dettagli extra dall Explanatory Statements
The agreement includes $97,000,000 for the Double Asteroid Redirection Test and no less than the fiscal year 2018 level for NEOcam.
The agreement includes no less than $312,200,000 for WFIRST. The agreement emphasizes and reiterates House and Senate language regarding cost overruns, schedule delays, and adherence to the $3,200,000,000 cost cap. The agreement also includes $10,000,000 for starshade technology development and $10,000,000 for search for life technology development.
The agreement includes a general provision to adjust the cap for JWST to $8,802,700,000, an increase of $802,700,000 above the previous cap. NASA should strictly adhere to this cap or, under this agreement, JWST will have to find cost savings or cancel the mission.
The agreement includes $926,900,000 for Space Technology.
$48,100,000 for solar electric propulsion activities;
$5,000,000 for innovative use of nanomaterials;
not less than $100,000,000 for the development of nuclear thermal propulsion, of which not less than $70,000,000 shall be for the design of a flight demonstration by 2024 for which a multi-year plan is required by both the House and the Senate within 180 days of enactment of this agreement.
NASA shall allocate sufficient funding to ensure that both the EUS and the second mobile launch platform will be ready for flight no later than 2024.
The agreement provides not less than $145,000,000 for the Human Research Program;
$176,200,000 for habitation, airlock for docking vehicles and other logistics activities as requested;
adopts House and Senate direction regarding lunar lander-related language and provides up to $116,500,000 for Advanced Cislunar and Surface Capabilities;
and $450,000,000 for the Lunar Orbital Platform.
The agreement provides $4,639,100,000 for Space Operations, and includes $40,000,000 for commercial low Earth orbit (LEO) development, as recommended by the Senate, for LEO port implementation analysis and other activities to enable future commercial activities at the International Space Station.
The agreement includes $110,000,000 for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Engagement [that’s the new name for Education]