Snapshot

DOD to outpace NASA in funding for launches

NASA and DOD space budgets

The Defense Department, shown below in dark blue, will ask more funding for space launches than will NASA (light blue) over the next few years, according to GAO.

(Figures in billions of inflation-adjusted dollars.)

SOURCE: GAO. Read the report.

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Technology journalist Michael Hardy is a former FCW editor.

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