Reports

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

Reports Archive

May 1, 2011
This document provides an overview of the President's FY 2012 Budget Request, comparing it to the NASA FY 2008 Enacted Budget, NASA FY 2010 Enacted Budget, President's FY 2011 Budget Request and FY 2012 funds authorized by the NASA Authorization Act of 2010. It provides a comparison of funding levels provided by each top-line item and looks in detail at similarities and differences within Exploration, Space Operations and Science. READ MORE »
May 1, 2011
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham testified on the Contributions of Space to National Imperatives before the Science and Space Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on May 18, 2011. READ MORE »
March 1, 2011
This document lists Congressional committees with jurisdiction over space policy. The lists are organized by committee, and sorted by seniority. READ MORE »
December 1, 2010
This document highlights space-related provisions in the proposed Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. Please note this document reflects the exact language from H.R. 6523, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. READ MORE »
December 1, 2010
This report provides an overview and comparison of NASA budget proposals. The first section compares funding levels provided by each. The analysis then looks in detail at similarities and differences within Exploration and Space Operations. Each successive update of this document adds or changes data to reflect the most relevant budget proposals at the time. READ MORE »