Press Release

NASA Announces Plan to Win The Future with Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

By SpaceRef Editor
February 14, 2011
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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will brief reporters about the agency’s fiscal year 2012 budget at 2 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 14. The news conference will take place in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, located at 300 E St. S.W., in Washington.

Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Robinson will join Bolden. The news conference will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency’s web site. Questions will be taken from news media representatives at headquarters and NASA field centers.

To watch the budget news conference online, visit:

The NASA budget and supporting information will be available online at 1:30 p.m., Feb. 14, at:

After the overview briefing on NASA’s fiscal year 2012 budget, the associate administrators of the mission directorates and NASA’s chief technologist will hold individual teleconferences to discuss the budget’s impact on their specific area.

The teleconference schedule is (all times Eastern):

3:30 p.m. — Space Operations (phone: 800-857-5728 or 312-470-7226,
password: Space Ops)
4:15 p.m. — Exploration Systems (phone: 888-677-3117 or 312-470-0114,
password: Exploration)
5:00 p.m. — Office of Chief Technologist (phone: 800-369-6087 or
773-756-0843, password: Technology)
5:45 p.m. — Aeronautics (phone: 888-455-7155 or 415-228-4733,
password: Aeronautics)
6:30 p.m. — Science (phone: 800-621-9407 or 773-799-3798, password:
NASA Science)

Each teleconference is scheduled to last 30 minutes. Reporters may join the teleconference of their choice by dialing the telephone number and using the password listed above.

Live audio of the budget teleconferences will stream online at:   

SpaceRef staff editor.