Is NASA still the best use of US tax dollars?


Despite cost overruns totaling nearly $1.1 billion in nine of its flagship projects, NASA will see its 2010 fiscal year budget increase to $18.7 billion. Combined with the $1 billion NASA got from the new stimulus package, that's $2.4 billion more than the space agency received in 2008. But there are raised eyebrows among

congressional auditors who have called for a "more disciplined approach" to projects. The projects currently funded include: