Friday, May 08, 2009

Centennial Challenges in FY 2010 Budget Proposal

Here's information about the Future Centennial Challenges budget proposal from the Administration:

FY 2008 Actual FY 2009 Enacted FY 2010
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Topics for future challenges that are under consideration include revolutionary energy storage systems, solar and other renewable energy technologies, laser communications, demonstrating near-Earth object survey and deflection strategies, innovative approaches to improving the safety and efficiency of aviation systems, closed-loop life support and other resource recycling techniques, and low-cost access to space.