Reports

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Reports Archive

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. READ MORE »
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 detailed analysis of each program. The analysis then looks at space-related provisions in the NDAA. READ MORE »
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. READ MORE »
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. READ MORE »
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 process, we will update and highlight differences between the Administration's Budget request and proposed Congressional appropriations bills. READ MORE »