Space Technology

The FY 2023 budget request for Space Technology ($1,437.9 billion) is split between Early Stage Innovation and Partnerships ($155.9 million), Technology Maturation ($471.6 million), Technology Demonstration ($525.4 million), and SBIR and STTR ($285 million).[1]

The Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) aims to grow technologies that better the capabilities and lower cost of commercial, NASA, and other Government missions. The FY 2023 President’s Budget Request includes a $5 million addition from FY 2022 for the On-orbit Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing (OSAM) Consortium made up of universities, non-profit research institutions, Government departments and agencies, NASA centers and mission directorates, and commercial companies. In addition, $15 million of this budget is for nuclear propulsion.[2]

STMD Organization Chart:

Source: NASA

Updated November 2022, by Jackie Johnson