SETI [acc-list] SIRTF Restored! (fwd)


Larry Klaes (lklaes@bbn.com)
Fri, 30 Jul 1999 18:56:17 -0400


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>The latest in our melodrama. OSS is the NASA Science office, which took
>the brunt of the hits.
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>Still waiting for the Fat Lady to sing, tho, and it will be a while before
>she comes on.
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>Bill
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>> To: sirtf.sci@kromos.jpl.nasa.gov
>> Subject: SIRTF Restored!
>>
>> Hi all,
>> Jim Houck was the first to learn that today's
>> Appropriations Committee Meeting resulted in
>> $400M being restored to the OSS budget. SIRTF
>> is included in the $400M (see below). We still
>> have a long way to go in the process and not all of
>> the problems are solved, but at least SIRTF is
>> back in. Thanks to all of you that took time
>> to write!
>> Marcia
>>
>> From http://www.flatoday.com/space/today/index.htm
>>
>> "The addition would still leave NASA $1 billion short of its 1999
>> funding level.
>> Of the $400 million, $225 million would go to research and technology,
>> $75 million to future Mars missions and $100 million to the SIRTF
>> satellite program. "
>>
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