Consider this: adjusted for inflation, NASA's entire budget for the Apollo program was about $10 billion per year. Compare that to the U.S. military budget, which is a whopping $600 billion per year. Obviously, NASA and the military are two very different organizations with very different needs, but that won't stop us from wondering...what if NASA had that kind of budget? What might it accomplish? Watch the videos below to explore this idea.
What if NASA had the US Military's Budget?
What Could NASA Do With Double The Budget?
Bill Nye: NASA Can Get Humans to Mars by 2033 (Without a Budget Increase!)
Written by Curiosity Staff May 24, 2017
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