The Senate panel tasked with funding NASA approved a bill that would provide $17.9 billion for the space agency, a 1.4% increase over current spending. The bill would add funding for human exploration programs above NASA's request and chides the administration for failing to adequately fund them. According to a Senate Appropriations Committee report, the bill would provide $1.2 billion for the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), as compared to the Obama administration’s ...

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