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Obama Asks Congress to Shift $100M from NASA for Job Initiatives

Obama Asks Congress to Shift $100M from NASA for Job Initiatives
U.S. President Barack Obama speaking at NASA Kennedy Space Center.
(Image: © NASA/Bill Ingalls)

WASHINGTON — NASA stands to lose $100 million under an

The money, a small part of the roughly $19 billion NASA

"This request would fund an initiative to develop a plan to

In April, Obama pledged $40 million to NASA's largely

Under Obama's newly revised spending

NASA spokesman Michael Cabbage said in a June 18 statement

"Our workforce is incredibly talented and dedicated,

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