NASA is spending too much of its tight budget on Earth science missions and not enough on space exploration, according to House Republican lawmakers who also faulted the U.S. space agency on its most ambitious new exploration program. Republican members of the House Science space subcommittee argued April 16 in a sometimes contentious hearing on NASA’s fiscal 2016 budget request that the agency should focus its funding on aeronautics and space exploration, and leave Earth monitoring ...

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