Planetary Science “Doing Incredibly Well” Under NASA’s 2019 Budget Written 23 March 2018

SPACE reports that NASA Planetary Science Division Director Jim Green, speaking at a “town hall meeting about NASA’s planetary science program,” cited the agency’s proposed 2019 budget, which includes $2.2 billion for planetary science efforts, and stated, “Overall, planetary science is doing incredibly well.” Green added, “Planetary science has never had this high a budget,” and he further “noted that, in past years, planetary science has suffered significant budget cuts at the expense of other parts of NASA.” Now, Green said, is planetary science’s “time in the sun to shine.”
More Info (SPACE)