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

Table 2-19. Spaceflight Operations -Mission Systems and Integration Funding History

(in thousands of dollars)

 

Year

Request

Authorization

Programmed

.

1970

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6 000 a

1971

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23 600 a

1972

37 375 a

37 375 a

17 600 b

1973

23 000 a

23 000 a

21 000 c

1974

15 500 d

15 500 d

15 500 d

1975

15 500 e

15 500 e

3 000 f

1976

28 400 g

23 000 h

11 300 i

1977

17 300 j

--- k

16 800 l

1978

63 000 m

61 000

65 400 n

 

a For spaceflight operations -orbital systems and experiments/payloads.

b Includes $7 100 000 for space station studies.

c Includes $6 000 000 for spacelab concept verification testing.

d Includes $2 500 000 for spacelab concept verification testing.

e Includes $2 500 000 for spacelab concept verification testing, and $1 500 000 for space tug studies.

f In FY 1977, this category was renamed spaceflight operations -space transportation system operations capability development. The total programmed for FY 1975 included $2 000 000 for spacelab studies and $1 000 000 for Shuttle interim upper stage studies.

g Includes $6 400 000 for the transition quarter; the total includes $6 100 000 (plus $1 900 000 for the transition quarter) for spacelab concept verification testing and $3 400 000 (plus $700 000 for the transition quarter) for Shuttle interim upper stage/space tug studies.

h Authorization figures do not include transition quarter funds.

i Includes $6 100 000 for spacelab studies and $2 625 000 for space transportation system upper stage studies.

j Includes $10 500 000 for spacelab studies and $3 800 000 for space transportation system upper stage studies.

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

l Includes $8 600 000 for spacelab studies and $1 800 000 for space transportation system upper stage studies.

m Includes $24 500 000 for spacelab studies and $13 500 000 for space transportation system upper stage studies.

n Includes $21 600 000 for spacelab studies and $8 400 000 for space transportation system upper stage studies.


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