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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- July 15, 2010

NEWS FLASH: NASA Senate Authorization Bill Action

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved the NASA Authorization Act of 2010 which addresses the authorization of funding for NASA for the next three years (FY2011-2013).  The next step in the legislative process is for the bill to be voted on by the full Senate.  Currently available information on the bill is linked below.  Updates, analyses, press releases, and policy statements as applicable will be added as they emerge.

What is in the NASA Authorization Act of 2010?

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