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(Science, Aeronautics and Technology) House Rpt.107-740 VA-HUD Appropriations Bill 2003

Status Report From: House Appropriations Committee
Posted: Sunday, October 13, 2002

Source: House Rpt.107-740 - DEPARTMENTS OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND INDEPENDENT AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS BILL, 2003

SCIENCE, AERONAUTICS AND TECHNOLOGY

(including transfer of funds)

     Fiscal year 2003 recommendation                       $9,144,500,000  
     Fiscal year 2002 appropriation                         7,889,600,000  
     Fiscal year 2003 budget request                        8,844,500,000  
     Comparison with fiscal year 2002 appropriation        +1,287,400,000  
     Comparison with fiscal year 2003 request                +300,000,000  

This appropriation provides for the research and development activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. These activities include: space science, life and microgravity science, earth sciences, aero-space technology, advanced concepts and technology, space operations, and academic programs. Funds are also included for the construction, maintenance, and operation of programmatic facilities. Starting in fiscal year 2002, this account also includes funding for activities previously carried in the Mission Support appropriations account.

The Committee recommends $9,144,500,000 for Science, Aeronautics and Technology in fiscal year 2003. The amount recommended is an increase of $300,000,000 to the budget request, and $1,287,400,000 more than the fiscal year 2002 appropriation.

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