President Asks for 2.4% Increase in NASA FY 2006 Budget

By Keith Cowing
February 7, 2005
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The President is requesting a FY 2006 NASA budget of $16,456 million, an increase of 2.4% over the amount requested for FY 2005. See Table with budget comparisions, and out year projects (below) for additional detail.

Budget($ in millions)2005 *20062007200820092010
Science, Aero & Exploration8,9129,66110,55011,21512,21012,796
–Exploration Systems2,5683,1653,7073,8264,4745,125
–Aeronautics Research813852728731728718
Exploration Capabilities6,7046,7636,3796,0575,3675,194
–Space Operations6,7046,7636,3796,0575,3675,194
Inspector General273234353537
Unrequested Items426.....

–annual increases.2.4%3.1%2.0%1.8%2.4%
Emergency Hurricane Supplemental126.....

* -FY 2005 budget is shown in new budget structure for comparison purposes, and allocation by Mission Directorate does not include $426m in unrequested items to allow a direct comparison of content included in the President’s request.

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