NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 
 

                                           FISCAL YEAR 1996 ESTIMATES 
 
 

The FY 1996 multi-year budget estimate is submitted in accordance with the NASA FY 1989 Authorization Law (P.L. 100-685).  The 
Administration has directed NASA and other Federal agencies to reflect in this budget request for FY 1996 funding estimates for FY 
1997-FY 2000 derived by making percentage reductions to the FY 1996 request base.  These estimates for NASA are substantially 
below the levels required to support previously approved programs and planned new initiatives.  In response, NASA has underway 
an orderly process to examine the relative merits and funding requirements of all programs and activities.  The results of this review 
will not be available for several months.









                                        NATIONAL AERONAUTICS & SPACE ADMINISTRATION
                                                 FY 1996 BUDGET ESTIMATES
                                                   (MILLIONS OF DOLLARS)


FY 1996 PRESIDENT'S BUDGET

                                                    1994      1995     1996
                                                    PAST   CURRENT    BUDGET
                                                    YEAR      YEAR      YEAR       1997      1998      1999     2000


HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT                                6,074.3   5,514.9   5,509.6   5,333.6   5,207.8   5,110.5  4,850.2


   UNRESOLVED PERCENTAGE REDUCTION                                               -110.0    -135.0    -203.0   -327.4


SPACE STATION                                     1,939.2   1,889.6   1,833.6   1,782.0   1,742.0   1,719.0  1,531.6
US/RUSSIAN COOPERATIVE PROGRAM                      170.8     150.1     129.2     114.2       1.3
SPACE SHUTTLE                                     3,558.7   3,155.1   3,231.8   3,243.5   3,319.4   3,335.4  3,370.8
PAYLOAD AND UTILIZATION OPERATIONS                  405.6     320.1     315.0     303.9     280.1     259.1    275.2


SCIENCE, AERONAUTICS AND TECHNOLOGY               5,792.5   5,943.6   6,006.9   5,901.4   5,838.9   5,748.8  5,820.9


   UNRESOLVED PERCENTAGE REDUCTION                                               -152.7    -421.9    -584.1   -712.2


SPACE SCIENCE                                     1,920.9   2,012.6   1,958.9   1,811.9   1,637.6   1,527.0  1,546.3
LIFE AND MICROGRAVITY SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS     507.5     483.1     504.0     523.1     537.2     591.6    608.0
MISSION TO PLANET EARTH                           1,068.0   1,340.1   1,341.1   1,379.4   1,483.0   1,498.1  1,580.8
AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY              1,067.2     882.0     917.3     996.8   1,085.0     975.9    873.7
SPACE ACCESS AND TECHNOLOGY                         562.4     642.4     705.6     743.0     885.9     903.4    925.8
MISSION COMMUNICATION SERVICES                      581.0     481.2     461.3     474.9     489.9     512.8    528.8
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS                                    85.5     102.2     118.7     125.0     132.1     138.9    143.3
FUTURE PLANNING                                                                              10.1     185.2    326.4


MISSION SUPPORT                                   2,667.4   2,589.2   2,726.2   2,644.4   2,589.9   2,535.4  2,480.8


   UNRESOLVED PERCENTAGE REDUCTION                                               -175.1    -288.0   -399.2    -488.7

SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE            34.3      38.7     37.6        37.8     38.0     39.7      40.0
SPACE COMMUNICATION SERVICES                        248.2     226.5    319.4       368.4    372.1    319.3     250.0
RESEARCH AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT                   2,175.6   2,189.0  2,202.8     2,258.0  2,296.6  2,325.6   2,379.5
CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITIES                          209.3     135.0    166.4       155.3    171.2    250.0     300.0

INSPECTOR GENERAL                                    14.7      16.0     17.3        16.8     16.4     16.1      15.7



   UNRESOLVED PERCENTAGE REDUCTION                                                  -1.0     -2.1     -2.9      -4.1



NATIONAL AERONAUTICAL FACILITIES                              400.0



                 TOTAL BA                       14,548.9   14,463.7 14,260.0    13,896.2 13,653.0 13,410.8  13,167.6



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