NASA admin talks plans for moon return, Orion and SLS as Trump proposes $21B in budget for space agency

With a version of the Orion capsule on display behind him — a spacecraft that will take a crew of astronauts to the moon and beyond — NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, praised U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget that gives the agency more money than it has seen in recent years. 

Trump’s fiscal-year 2020 budget for the U.S. government was made public on March 11, with the president proposing a $4.7 trillion budget plan. For NASA, the budget request is $21 billion — a $283 million, or 1.4 percent, increase from the 2019 estimate. Read more here.