Planetary Science Takes a Hit in 2013 (Infographic)
President Barack Obama unveiled his proposed federal budget for 2013 today (Feb. 13), which includes $17.7 billion for NASA and requires painful cuts to the agency's Mars exploration plans that are already drawing criticism from astronomers. NASA's portion of the proposed 2013 budget features a cut on planetary science missions, but includes some funding boosts for space technology and human exploration. See how planetary science fares in 2013 for NASA in the above SPACE.com infographic.
- Video: NASA's 2013 Budget: What Will It Buy?
- Gallery: President Obama and NASA
- Highlights of NASA's 2013 Budget Request
- Voices: Experts React to NASA's 2013 Budget Request
- 50 Years of Presidential Visions for Space Exploration