Articles Tagged: budget

In Space, Doing More With Less Much Scarier Than Budget Cuts

The scariest part of the projected budget for national security space is not the cuts. It is the ensuing proposals that promise ways to do more with less. Adopting them without close and careful analysis can easily bring on far more damage to national security space capabilities than the cuts ever will. We’ve seen this […]

Worthy of a Great Nation? NASA’s Change of Strategic Direction

NASA’s fiscal year 2011 budget request is a significant change of direction for the U.S. space program. As such, it makes several strategic choices for the country at a time when a growing number of countries are acquiring ever greater capabilities to use space and incorporate it into their pursuit of national interests. In a […]

FY 2010 Appropriations for National Security Space Programs

A review of the final budget for FY 2010 military space activities.

Analysis of the FY10 National Security Space Budget

This memorandum briefly identifies the President’s requested budgets for major national security space programs and compares the FY 2010 request to FY 2009 and FY 2008 appropriations. It also includes information regarding the House and Senate Armed Services Committees (HASC and SASC) markups to the President’s request. The HASC and SASC reported the revised bills […]

FY 2009 National Security Space Appropriations

This memo briefly identifies appropriations for the major space programs within the FY 2009 Department of Defense budget, changes between the FY 2009 Presidential budget requests and the actual appropriations, and a comparison with FY 2008 appropriations.

National Security Space FY 2008 Budget: Overview and Assessment

A review of the final military space budget for FY 2008.

FY 2008 Presidential Budget Request for National Security Space Activities

A review of the military space activities in the FY 2008 budget request.

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