SP-4012 NASA HISTORICAL DATA BOOK: VOLUME III
PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS 1969-1978
 

Table 2-18. Spaceflight Operations -Development, Test, and Mission Operations Funding History

(in thousands of dollars)

 

Year

Request

Authorization

Programmed

.

1970

36 300 a

36 300 a

--- b

1971

40 900 a

40 900 a

--- c

1972

--- c

--- c

--- c

1973

305 200 d

305 200

294 000

1974

220 200

220 200

220 200

1975

175 200

170 200

170 200

1976

209 300 e

161 1OO f

161 100

1977

169 900

--- g

166 900

1978

173 000

173 000

171 900

 

a For spaceflight operations -operations.

b It was estimated in the FY 1971 budget estimate that $24 548 000 would be programmed for FY 1970.

c Funded in FY 1971-1972 by the Apollo program; see table 2-31.

d Development, test, and mission operations funds were distributed among the following categories: research and test operations, crew and flight operations, operations support, launch systems operations, and data systems. For budget data, consult the yearly budget estimates.

e Includes $43 200 000 for the transition quarter.

f Authorization figures do not include transition quarter funds.

g A total of $2 500 000 was subtracted from the authorization for development, test, and mission operations and space transportation system operations capability development.


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