Reports

The Space Foundation provides credible and authoritative space information through White Papers, policy and budget analyses, special reports, briefings and presentations.

Congressional Hearing Report: GPS Impact On Aviation Safety

February 10, 2012

This document provides an overview of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation hearing on February 8, 2012, which highlighted the importance of the Global Positioning System’s (GPS) impact on international aviation safety.

Congressional Hearing Report: Export Control Modernization

February 10, 2012

This document provides an overview of the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on February 7, 2012, which reviewed the current efforts to modernize U.S. export controls.

FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012

February 8, 2012

This document highlights—in yellow—space-related provisions in the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. It also highlights aviation activities to be undertaken by NASA. Please note this document reflects the exact language from the Conference Report accompanying H.R. 658.

UPDATE: FY 2012 DoD Budget Comparison

January 1, 2012

This document provides an overview of unclassified space-based and related programs requested in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) FY 2012 budget in comparison with the FY 2012 NDAA and Defense Appropriations Act.

UPDATE: FY 2012 NASA Budget Comparison

November 1, 2011

This document provides an overview of the President’s NASA FY 2012 budget request in comparison with the FY 2012 funds authorized by the NASA Authorization Act of 2010 (PL 111-267) and proposed appropriation bills under consideration by the 112th Congress.

Testimony of Elliot Holokauahi Pulham at The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

May 1, 2011

Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham testified on the Contributions of Space to National Imperatives before the Science and Space Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on May 18, 2011. As the foremost advocate for the space industry, the Space Foundation is often called upon to present unbiased, third-party…

NASA Budget Comparison

May 1, 2011

This document provides an overview of the President’s FY 2012 Budget Request, comparing it to the NASA FY 2008 Enacted Budget, NASA FY 2010 Enacted Budget, President’s FY 2011 Budget Request and FY 2012 funds authorized by the NASA Authorization Act of 2010. It provides a comparison of funding levels provided by each top-line item…

112th U.S. Congress Committee Assignments

March 1, 2011

This document lists Congressional committees with jurisdiction over space policy. The lists are organized by committee, and sorted by seniority.

NASA Budget Comparison

December 1, 2010

This report provides an overview and comparison of NASA budget proposals. The first section compares funding levels provided by each. The analysis then looks in detail at similarities and differences within Exploration and Space Operations. Each successive update of this document adds or changes data to reflect the most relevant budget proposals at the time.

H.R. 6523, Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

December 1, 2010

This document highlights space-related provisions in the proposed Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. Please note this document reflects the exact language from H.R. 6523, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011.