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President Trump's full 2018 budget request was released this morning. Unlike the 62-page "skinny" budget preview released in March, this is the full proposal that will go to Congress. In the coming months, both the House and Senate will debate various aspects of the budget before voting on a final version, which will return to the president's desk for a final signature.

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The White House's 2018 federal budget request includes $19.1 billion for NASA, which is a 3 percent drop from 2017.

Here are the details:
The White Houses 2018 federal budget request includes 191 billion for NASA

NASA's 2018 budget request is here, and we're breaking down the details

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05/22/2017 at 14:12. Facebook
250,000 miles (400,000 kilometers) above Saturn's swirling maelstrom. planet.ly/vortex
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05/21/2017 at 20:02. Facebook
New Planetary Radio! The human journey to the Red Planet is long and hard, but our conversation with three NASA Associate Administrators at the Humans to Mars Summit was filled with cautious optimism.

Listen now: planet.ly/D3qld
New Planetary Radio The human journey to the Red Planet is long
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05/21/2017 at 13:52. Facebook
Where we're roving, we don't need roads!

View the full Mars panorama at planet.ly/bagnolddunes
Where were roving we dont need roads View the full Mars panorama
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05/20/2017 at 20:12. Facebook
Saturn's smaller satellites at 500 meters per pixel: planet.ly/smallsatellites
Saturn's smaller satellites at 500 meters per pixel: planetlysmallsatellites
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05/20/2017 at 16:48. Facebook
Rocket Lab's Electron, a light-lift launcher for small satellites, is ready to make its debut test flight from a peninsula in New Zealand.
Rocket Labs Electron a lightlift launcher for small satellites is ready to

Here's what you need to know about the Electron rocket, which is set to launch from New Zealand

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05/20/2017 at 14:21. Facebook
There are volcanoes on Mars. They are awesome. planet.ly/volcanoes
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05/19/2017 at 20:11. Facebook
A comparison of the sizes of Saturn's very smallest regular satellites as viewed by Cassini: planet.ly/smallsatellites
A comparison of the sizes of Saturns very smallest regular satellites as
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05/19/2017 at 16:23. Facebook
Company officials say they have no plans to retire Antares, which has secured its first mission order under the second round of NASA's commercial cargo flights, known as CRS-2.
Company officials say they have no plans to retire Antares which has

Orbital ATK discusses Antares rocket's future, confirms new NASA cargo mission

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05/19/2017 at 14:12. Facebook
Images like this are why we get up and go to work in the morning. Let's keep exploring. planet.ly/newjupiterview
Images like this are why we get up and go to work
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05/18/2017 at 14:11. Facebook
Size comparisons of solar system bodies, courtesy of Cassini's recent views of Saturn's tiniest moons.
Size comparisons of solar system bodies courtesy of Cassinis recent views of

Saturn's small satellites, to scale

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05/17/2017 at 18:52. Facebook
Recently our space policy team attended Senator Ted Cruz's talk with The Atlantic as he shared Washington's optimistic approach to planetary exploration.

Watch the full interview below. #SpaceUnites
Recently our space policy team attended Senator Ted Cruzs talk with The

The View From The Hill: Senator Ted Cruz / On The Launchpad

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) Ross Andersen, Senior Editor, The Atlantic For more on this event, please visit: TheAtlantic.com/on-the-launchpad/ #AtlanticSpace

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05/17/2017 at 14:11. Facebook
New life brought to an old image of Jupiter captured by the New Horizons mission on its way to Pluto over a decade ago:
New life brought to an old image of Jupiter captured by the

Jupiter from New Horizons

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The Space Launch System and Orion won't fly until 2019, and NASA is sticking with its original plan not to include astronauts for the maiden mission.

Here is a timeline of some of the programs' major twists and turns over the years.
The Space Launch System and Orion wont fly until 2019 and NASA

The anatomy of a delay: Here's a timeline of twists and turns for NASA's SLS and Orion programs

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In the early hours of April 13, 2017, Cassini captured this breathtaking and unique visage of the Saturnian system as it coasted through space in the shadow of the gas giant:
In the early hours of April 13 2017 Cassini captured this breathtaking

Cassini's 'Grand Finale' Portrait of Saturn

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Artist's impression of a solar eclipse on the Moon—scroll around for an immersive experience!
Artists impression of a solar eclipse on the Moonscroll around for an
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Calling all near-Earth object hunters! Applications for our Shoemaker NEO grants are due July 31.

Apply today:
Calling all nearEarth object hunters Applications for our Shoemaker NEO grants are

2017 Shoemaker NEO Grant Call for Proposals

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Stratigraphic columns are a basic tool in geology, used on both Earth and Mars to tell the story of a location. But what are they really?
Stratigraphic columns are a basic tool in geology used on both Earth

Geology on Mars: Using stratigraphic columns to tell the story of Gale Crater

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Every day, The Planetary Society is actively working to advance space science and exploration. You can be part of this new movement for space.

Tell the U.S. President and Congress: I support space science and NASA at planet.ly/ActionCenter
Every day The Planetary Society is actively working to advance space science

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