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[85 STAT. 277]
[85 STAT. 277]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971

85 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 92-78-AUG. 10, 1971

277

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, including research, development, operations, services, minor construction, maintenance, repair, and alteration of real and personal property; and purchase, hire, maintenance, and operation of other than administrative aircraft necessary for the conduct and support of aeronautical and space research and development activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $2,522,700,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That $39,000,000 of the amount made available shall be used only for the N E R V A program in fiscal year 1972. CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITIES

For advance planning, design, and construction of facilities for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for the acquisition or condemnation of real property, as authorized by law, $52,700,000, including $6,500,000 for modernization of a forty by eighty foot wind tunnel, $10,700,000 for Centaur modifications to Titan III launch area, $4,500,000 for alterations to launch complex 17, $7,900,000 for rehabilitation and modification of facilities, $600,000 for power plant replacements, $500,000 for relocation of an Applications Technology Satellite transportable ground station, $3,500,000 for facility planning and design, $13,000,000 for space shuttle main engine test facilities and $5,500,000 for space shuttle thermal protection facilities, to remain available until June 30, 1974. RESEARCH AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

For necessary expenses of research in Government laboratories, management of programs and other activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, not otherwise provided for, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); minor construction; awards; hire, maintenance and operation of administrative aircraft; purchase (not to exceed thirtyfive for replacement only) and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and maintenance, repair, and alteration of real and personal property; $722,635,000: Provided, That contracts may be entered into under this appropriation for maintenance and operation of facilities, and for other services, to be provided during the next fiscal year. GENERAL

PROVISION

Not to exceed 2 per centum of any appropriation made available to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration by this Act may be transferred to any other such appropriation, but no transfers shall be made to the appropriation "Research and Program Management". Not to exceed $35,000 of the appropriation "Research and Program Management" in this Act for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall be available for scientific consultations or extraordinary expense, to be expended upon the approval or authority of the Administrator and his determination shall be final and conclusive.

so stau sos;

81 Stat. 206.