WASHINGTON, May 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The following is a statement from the NASA administrator Bill Nelson:
The Biden-Harris Administration’s Fiscal Year 2022 funding request is an investment in the future of the United States. The agency’s activities contribute to local and national economies, invest in the next generation through the STEM education and are essential to American leadership in the world. This budget request is proof that NASA missions are contributing to the administration’s broader goals for America: tackling climate change, promoting equity and stimulate economic growth.
“As the world leader in Earth sciences and our eyes in the sky, NASA is uniquely positioned to help the world understand and mitigate climate change. This demand for funding increases investment in climate science and research programs, enabling NASA to build the next-generation platform: The Earth System Observatory, a collection of satellites, instruments and devices. space missions, will provide essential data to help us better understand the Earth as a system and to prepare and protect our communities against natural hazards.
“This FY 2022 budget, along with continued bipartisan support for NASA’s objectives and missions, will enable NASA and United States lead humanity into the next era of exploration – an era in which government and the private sector come together to take us further than ever before – to the Moon, Mars and beyond – and to develop science , economic growth and well-being here on Earth. “
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