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

Table 2-24. Space Shuttle-Orbiter Design and Development Funding History (in thousands of dollars)

 

Year

Request

Authorization

Programmed

.

1970

---

---

8300

1971

22 500 a

---

--- b

1972

42 000 c

---

15 000

1973

90 000

--- d

139 480

1974

377 100

377 100

363 125

1975

647 500

647 500

634 757

1976

1 108 200 e

877 300 f

867 335

1977

842 500

842 500

899 400 g

1978

690 500

695 500

813 060 g

 

a For airframe development.

b $47 000 000 was programmed for vehicle definition.

c For vehicle definition.

d Authorization figures were not broken down to include this category.

e Includes $230 900 000 for the transition quarter.

f Authorization figures do not include transition quarter funds.

g See also table 2-29 for orbiter production.


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