Reports

The Space Foundation provides credible and authoritative space information through White Papers, policy and budget analyses, special reports, briefings and presentations.

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Hearing: Returning to the Moon: Keeping Artemis on Track”

January 17, 2024

U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology   Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics “Returning to the Moon: Keeping Artemis on Track”   Wednesday, January 17, 2024  Watch the Hearing  Introduction The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics held a hearing entitled “Returning to the Moon: Keeping Artemis on Track”…

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Hearing: Government Promotion of Safety and Innovation in the New Space Economy

December 13, 2023

U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee of Space and Science “Government Promotion of Safety and Innovation in the New Space Economy” Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Watch the Hearing Introduction The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Space and Science held a hearing entitled “Government Promotion of Safety and…

House Committee on Natural Resources Hearing: The Mineral Supply Chain and the New Space Race

December 12, 2023

U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee “The Mineral Supply Chain and the New Space Race” Tuesday, December 12, 2023 Watch the Hearing Introduction The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources’ (CNR) Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing entitled “The Mineral Supply Chain and the New Space Race” on Tuesday,…

2019 Space Policy Summary

June 16, 2020

The Space Policy Review is a summary of the key space policy activities, legislation, and funding during the past year. This document is a new initiative, intended to provide a snapshot of key issues within space policy that are of significant consequence across the space community.  This document serves as a tool for recent policy decisions as…

FY 2018 NOAA Satellites Budget Comparison Update 1

June 21, 2017

This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2018 NASA Budget request for satellites in comparison with the FY 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act (P.L. 115-31).

FY 2018 NASA Budget Comparison Update 1

June 21, 2017

This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2018 NASA Budget request in comparison with the FY 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act (P.L. 115-31).

Fact Sheet: Russian Rocket Engines Used by the United States

August 8, 2016

The Space Foundation has created this fact sheet detailing U.S. use of Russian-made rocket engines. The fact sheet provides an overview of the engines’ history, technical details and performance. Similar to our annual publication The Space Report, the Space Foundation is providing information to help policy makers arrive at informed decisions without the Space Foundation…

FY 2017 NOAA Satellites Budget Comparison Update 2

June 21, 2016

This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2017 NOAA Budget request and the SAC Passed Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill in comparison with FY 2016 Consolidated Appropriations (P.L. 114-113).

NOAA Releases FY 2017 Budget Request

February 23, 2016

This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2017 NOAA Budget request in comparison with FY 2016 Consolidated Appropriations (P.L. 114-113).

Update 3: FY 2016 NOAA Budget Comparison

December 18, 2015

This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2016 NOAA Budget request in comparison with the House passed Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill, the Senate Appropriations Committee (SAC) passed Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill, and the FY 2016 Omnibus.