STEM Education Bills Signed by President Trump

President Trump signed two STEM related bills into law (February 28, 2017): HR 321 and HR 255. HR 321: Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act” directs NASA “to encourage women and girls to study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), pursue careers in aerospace, and further advance the nation’s space … Continue reading STEM Education Bills Signed by President Trump

Education Secretary de Vos: Positions on STEM Education

The Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as President Trump's education secretary on February 7, 2017. She recently joined President Trump for the signing of two STEM related bills- Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act and the Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act. "I was honored to join President Trump as he signed … Continue reading Education Secretary de Vos: Positions on STEM Education

NASA’s 2017 Budget Request is Central to US Global Climate Change Initiative

PART 2: NASA’s programs in Earth science are central to three important Presidential initiatives: the Climate Change Research Initiative, Global Earth Observation, and the Oceans Action Plan. NASA's budget request for 2017 is intrinsically linked to the $2.68-billion Global Change Research Program budget for 2017 ($1.54 billion of NASA’s Earth science research is including, constituting 58 percent of that total).

NASA’s FY2017 Budget Request

The President's Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Carries out an ambitious deep space exploration program and continues the Nation’s Journey to Mars. NASA’s budget advances the Nation’s space exploration plan and ensures our nation remains the world’s leader in space exploration and technology, aeronautics research and discovery in space and Earth science. This budget request, as in previous years includes a large percentage of funding for U.S. Global Change Research Program (http://www.globalchange.gov/about/budget).