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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

NASA Budget Increase

LOS ANGELES -- Proposed budgets for new NASA space exploration missions are rising as much as 40 percent in the aftermath of back-to-back Mars failures and the agency is considering canceling some projects, according to akey administrator.

Nothing has been canceled yet, said Ed Weiler, NASA's associate administrator for space science. He denied rumors he had already cut a mission to Pluto.