Five-year freeze on NASA budget

Washington (AFP) Feb 14, 2011 President Barack Obama on Monday proposed reining in expenses at NASA, sending a 2012 budget blueprint to Congress that calls for a five-year freeze on spending levels at the US space agency. Obama would restrict NASA’s budget to last year’s levels, $18.7 billion annually through fiscal 2016. The figure represents a 1.6-percent decrease from the spending total the agency had sought for fisca

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