PUBLIC LAW 96-48—AUG. 8, 1979
93 STAT. 345
Public Law 96-48 96th Congress An Act To authorize appropriations to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for research and d^elopment, construction of facilities, and research and program management, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to become available October 1, 1979: (a) For "Research and development," for the following programs: (1) Space Shuttle, $1,586,000,000; (2) Space flight operations, $463,300,000; (3) Expendable launch vehicles, $70,700,000; (4) Physics and astronomy, $337,500,000; (5) Planetary exploration, $220,200,000; (6) Life sciences, $43,900,000; (7) Space applications, $338,300,000; (8) Technology utilization, $12,100,000; (9) Aeronautical research and technology, $309,300,000; (10) Space research and technology, $119,400,000; (11) Energy technology, $5,000,000; and (12) Tracking and data acquisition, $332,800,000. (b) For Construction of facilities," including land acquisition, as follows: (1) Modification of static test facility, Ames Research Center, $2,900,000; (2) Construction of large aircraft maintenance dock, Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center, $1,500,000; (3) Rehabilitation and modification of flight operations facilities, Ellington Air Force Base, $1,760,000; (4) Modifications to central instrumentation facility, John F. Kennedy Space Center, $1,260,000; (5) Modifications to operations and checkout building, John F. Kennedy Space Center, $950,000; (6) Rehabilitation of roof, launch control center, John F. Kennedy Space Center, $600,000; (7) Modifications of model support system 8-foot high temperature structures tunnel, Langley Research Center, $1,410,000; (8) Modifications to 8-foot transonic pressure tunnel, Langley Research Center, $2,000,000; (9) Modification of transonic dynamics tunnel, Langley Research Center, $970,000; (10) Rehabilitation and modification of gas dynamics laboratory, Langley Research Center, $3,600,000; (11) Modifications to central air system, various buildings, - Lewis Research Center, $5,720,000; (12) Modifications to various buildings, Marshall Space Flight Center, $2,640,000; (13) Rehabilitation of roofs, various buildings, Marshall Space Flight Center, $900,000;
Aug. 8, 1979 [H.R. 1786]
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act, 1980.