White Papers, Reports and Analysis

We provide credible and authoritative information on space to policymakers, industry and finance, educators and academia, the media and the general public in White Papers, space-related policy and budget analyses, special reports, briefings and presentations.

07/23/2015
This document provides an overview of unclassified space-based and related programs requested in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) FY 2016 Budget in comparison with the House Passed FY 2016 NDAA (H.R. 1735), SASC Passed FY 2016 NDAA (S. 1376), House Passed FY 2016 Defense Approps (H.R. 2685), and SAC Passed FY 2016 Defense Approps (S. 1558). The first section provides a comparison of funding levels for major satellites, programs and launch service acquisitions, followed by a more detailed analysis of each program. A middle segment contains verbiage pertaining to various space programs.
07/23/2015
This document provides an overview of unclassified space-based and related programs requested in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) FY 2016 Budget in comparison with the House Passed FY 2016 NDAA (H.R. 1735), SASC Passed FY 2016 NDAA (S. 1376), House Passed FY 2016 Defense Approps (H.R. 2685), and SAC Passed FY 2016 Defense Approps (S. 1558). The first section provides a comparison of funding levels for major satellites, programs and launch service acquisitions, followed by a more detailed analysis of each program. A middle segment contains verbiage pertaining to various space programs.
02/18/2015
This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2016 DoD Budget request in comparison with the Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2015.
02/03/2015
This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2016 NOAA Budget request in comparison with the Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2015.
02/02/2015
This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2016 NASA Budget request in comparison with the Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2015.
01/27/2015
This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2015 NOAA Budget Request for satellites in comparison with the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill (H.R. 83).
01/27/2015
This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2015 NASA Budget request in comparison with FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The first section provides a comparison of funding levels provided by each top-line item. The analysis then looks in detail at the differences between the proposals within Science, Exploration, Space Operations, and Space Technology.
01/27/2015
This document provides an overview of unclassified space-based and -related programs requested in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) FY 2015 Budget in comparison with the FY 2015 NDAA and the FY 2015 Defense Appropriations in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill. The first section provides a comparison of funding levels for major satellites, programs and launch service acquisitions, followed by a more detailed analysis of each program. An appendix at the end of the document provides a chart of unclassified DoD space and space-related programs organized by the various funding proposals.
07/20/2014
This document provides an overview of unclassified space-based and -related programs requested in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) FY 2015 Budget in comparison with the DoD’s FY 2014 budget request, the FY 2015 NDAA and the FY 2015 Defense Appropriations Act. The first section provides a comparison of funding levels for major satellites, programs and launch service acquisitions, followed by a more detailed analysis of each program. An appendix at the end of the document provides a chart of unclassified DoD space and space-related programs organized by the various funding proposals.
06/10/2014
This document provides an overview of the President's FY 2015 NASA budget request in comparison with the FY 2014 NASA funds and proposed appropriation and authroization bills under consideration by the 113th Congress.

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