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

Table 2-29. Space Shuttle-Other Categories Funding History

(in thousands of dollars)

 

Year

Request

Authorization

Programmed

.

1971

33 000 a

-

78 500 b

1972

-

-

39 900 c

1973

20 000 d

- e

18 552 d

1974

-

-

-

1975

-

-

-

1976

-

-

-

1977

-

-

70 000 f

1978

141 700 g

141 700 g

41 700 h

 

a Includes $12 000 000 for experiments definition and $21 000 000 for Shuttle-station preliminary design verification.

b Includes $10 600 000 for technology and related development; $20 900 000 for engine definition; and $47 000 000 for vehicle definition.

c Includes $26 100 000 for technology and related development; and $13 800 000 for vehicle and engine definition.

d For technology and related development.

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

f For production: $65 000 000 for the orbiter; and $5 000 000 for the main engine.

g For production.

h For production: $29 140 000 for the orbiter; and $12 560 000 for the main engine.


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