Friday, February 10, 2012

Mars exploration budget would be reduced in the next fiscal year


“President Obama will submit NASA’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget request to Congress on Feb. 13.” as reported by NASA.

From SayPeople,
Current Mars budget is $581.7 million and there is proposal of $300 million reductions in NASA's $1.5 billion planetary science budget including more than $200 million in those reductions are for Mars program. 
It is expected that the two proposed missions to explore Mars in 2016 and 2018, which NASA would complete with Europeans, will not be completed.

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