Reports

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Update 4: FY 2014 NASA Budget Comparison

January 14, 2014

This document provides an overview of the President’s NASA FY 2014 budget request in comparison with the FY 2013 NASA funds and proposed appropriation and authroization bills under consideration by the 113th Congress.

Update 2: FY 2014 NOAA Budget Comparison

January 14, 2014

This document provides an overview of the President’s NOAA FY 2014 budget request in comparison with the FY 2014 NOAA appropriations.

Update 2: FY 14 Military Cyber Provisions

December 29, 2013

There are a plethora of legislative proposals currently being considered in Congress regarding cybersecurity, and certainly more can be expected. These proposals range a broad spectrum of issues dealing with privacy and information sharing to cybercrime offenses and punishment. However, this document only deals with military cybersecurity-related provisions proposed in the House and Senate FY…

Update 1: U.S. Non-Military Cybersecurity Research & Development and Related Policies

November 12, 2013

There are a plethora of legislative proposals currently being considered in Congress regarding cybersecurity, and certainly more can be expected. These proposals range a broad spectrum of issues dealing with privacy and information sharing to cybercrime offenses and punishment. However, this document primarily deals with non-military cybersecurity research and development, National Institute of Standards and…

Testimony of Elliot Holokauahi Pulham at the United States House of Representatives Science, Space, & Technology Committee

February 27, 2013

Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham testified on A Review of the Space Leadership Preservation Act before the Space Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space, & Technology Committee on February 27, 2013. As the foremost advocate for the space industry, the Space Foundation is often called upon to present unbiased, third-party…

Update 3: 113th U.S. Congress Committee Assignments

January 28, 2013

This document lists Congressional committees with jurisdiction over space policy. The lists are organized by committee, and sorted by seniority. Not all the committee and subcommittee assignments have been made public. As that information becomes available we will update this document accordingly.

Update 7: FY 2013 DoD Space Budget Comparison

December 21, 2012

This document provides an overview of unclassified space-based and related programs requested in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) FY 2013 Budget in comparison with the FY 2013 NDAA and the FY 2013 Defense Appropriations Act. The first section provides a comparison of funding levels for major satellites and launch service acquisitions, followed by a more…

Update 2: 2012 U.S. Congressional Election Tracking Report

November 7, 2012

This document lists the results from the 2012 U.S. congressional elections for Members of Congress who sit on committees with jurisdiction over space policy and/or have space-related constituencies. The lists are organized by committee, and sorted by seniority. Races that are too close to call will be updated appropriately in the future.

Update: FY 2013 NASA Budget Comparison

May 14, 2012

This document provides an overview of the President’s NASA FY 2013 budget request in comparison with the FY 2012 NASA funds and proposed appropriation bills under consideration by the 112th Congress.

FY 2013 NOAA NESDIS Budget Comparison

February 14, 2012

This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2013 Budget request for NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data & Information Service (NESDIS) in comparison with the funds outlined in the Conference Report (Report 112-284) to the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 (P.L. 112-55), FY 2012. As the Congress proceeds through the annual budget…