Tagged: Science Authorization

Center of the Milky Way Galaxy. (Credit: NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center)

House Passes NASA Reauthorization

This week, members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee introduced, and the House passed, the NASA Authorization Act of 2015 (H.R.810) to reauthorize the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

President George W. Bush signs H.R. 2272, The America Competes Act, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, in the Oval Office. Pictured with the President are, from left: Director John Marburger of the Office of Science and Technology Policy; Senator Jeff Bingaman of N.M.; Congressman Bart Gordon of Tenn.; and Senator Pete Domenici of N.M. (Credit: White House photo by Chris Greenberg)


The axiom that federal funding for research enjoys bipartisan support will be sorely tested next year as the U.S. Congress tries to reauthorize major legislation governing federal policies on research and science education.