Full Year CR Clears Congress

Full Year CR Clears Congress

The House and Senate have each passed the full-year Continuing Resolution (CR) that funds the government for the rest of FY2011.

The bill, H.R. 1473, passed the House by a vote of 260-167 and the Senate by a vote of 81-19. It funds NASA at $18.485 billion, The President is expected to sign the bill into law quickly.

NASA Administrator Bolden issued a statement saying that he appreciates the work of Congress and the agency is committed to “living within our means” as well as “carrying out our ambitious new plans for exploration and discovery.”

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