President Joe Biden stands with a model of the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, which achieved its first flight on the Red Planet April 19. (Credits: White House/Adam Schultz)
WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — In the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris Administration, NASA has taken bold steps to expand America’s exploration and scientific frontiers, advancing the nation’s commitment to build back better through innovation, combat climate change, re-establish America’s standing abroad, and inspire the next generation.
“In just the first 100 days of their administration, President Biden and Vice President Harris have expressed strong support for NASA’s goals and missions – and have laid out a vision that will guide the agency for the years to come,” said acting NASA Chief of Staff Bhavya Lal, the senior-most political appointee at the agency. “The president’s discretionary budget, engagement with the NASA workforce, and appointment of a White House senior climate advisor underscore the president’s strong support for the agency’s awe-inspiring missions and incredible science that informs critical policymaking decisions. NASA has a vibrant future ahead under the Biden-Harris Administration.”
In the first 100 days, the Biden-Harris Administration and NASA:
Released a Fiscal Year 2022 budget request of $24.7 billion for NASA, ...