Obama proposes $2.15 billion investment in NASA Glenn

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Obama proposes $2.15 billion investment in NASA Glenn

WKYC – WASHINGTON, DC — If Congress agrees with President Barack Obama's budget plan, NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland would get $2.15 billion in funds over the next five years for space and aeronautic programs, according to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.

Brown said he applauds the Obama administration's decision to bring new missions and jobs to Ohio.

Center capabilities that will be tapped in the President's new program include expertise in space flight systems, power and propulsion, energy, program management, and technology innovation, development, and transfer.

The Center will also receive funds for programs that support new missions, a move likely to bring new economic development and job creation to the region.

"This is great news for NASA Glenn. These additional assignments represent a step forward for the center and a fundamental shift from the past. New investment and resources are planned for Glenn that will broaden the Center's abilities and its role within NASA," Brown said.

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