Senate Appropriations Committee

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee

A Review of the President’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and for the National Science Foundation

192 Dirksen
Wed, 22 May 2024 13:30:00 GMT

Subcommittee hearing.

Chair: Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)

  • Bill Nelson, Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Sethuraman Panchanathan, Director, National Science Foundation

The $10.2 billion NSF budget request includes $897.18 million for the U.S. Global Change Research Program, $500.52 million for clean energy technologies, $69.50 million for greenhouse gas tracking research, $30.0 million for the National Discovery Cloud (NDC) for Climate, and $15.0 million for the the Focus On Recruiting Emerging Climate and Adaptation Scientists and Transformers (FORECAST) program.

The $25.38 billion NASA budget request proposes $2.4 billion to fund Earth science and observations that enhance our understanding of the Earth system and continues efforts to make data more accessible and useful to a wide range of stakeholders, including scientists and policymakers. This request also includes over $500 million in Aeronautics to improve aircraft efficiency and reduce the climate impact of aviation.