PUBLIC LAW 86-481-JUNE 1, 1960
Public Law 86-481 AN ACT To aiithorize appropriations to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for salaries and expenses, research and development, construction and equipment, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representath)es of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That there are 1
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Tune 1, 1960 [H. R. 10809]
National Aeron a u t i c s and Space
hereby authorized to be appropriated to the JNational Aeronautics Administration. and Space Administration for the fiscal year 1961 the sum of Appropriation. $970^00,000, as follows: (a) For "Salaries and expenses," $170,760,000. (b) For "Kesearch and development,*' $621,453,000. (c) For "Construction and equipment," $122,787,000, as follows: (1) Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia: Hypersonic aerothermal dynamics facility and dynamics research laboratory, $11,957,000. (2) Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California: Centrifuge equipment, $980,000. (3) Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio: Energy conversion laboratory and basic materials research laboratory, $9,100,000. (4) Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland: Payload testing facility; satellite systems laboratory; and utility installations, $9,500,000. (5) Pilotless Aircraft Station, Wallops Island, Virginia: Precision trajectory determination system; operations computing center; and equipment modernization, $4,000,000. ^ (6) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California: Land acquisition; modernization of laboratory facilities; solid propellant facility; liquid propellant test cell; and antenna range, $5,000,000. (7) George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama: Saturn static test facility; central laboratory and office facility; dynamic test facility; pressure test cell; and additions to existing facilities for structures engineering, guidance and control, fabrication, checkout, and assembly, $26,750,000. (8) Atlantic Missile Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida: Completion of the Saturn launching complex, escape mechanism, hydrogen system, new Saturn launching complex, staging buildings, and addition to the engineering and laboratory building, $27,750,000. (9) Various locations: Tracking facilities, $27,750,000. (d) For emergency "Research and development" in accordance with the provisions of section 3, $50,000,000. (e) For emergency "Construction and equipment", in accordance with the provisions of section 4, $5,000,000. (f) Appropriations for "Research and development" may be used for any items of a capital nature (other than acquisition of land) which may be required for the performance of research and development contracts: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated for Restriction. "Research and development" pursuant to this Act may be used for construction of any major facility, the estimated cost of which, including collateral equipment, exceeds $250,000, unless the Administrator or his designee notifies the Committee on Science and Astronautics of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences of the Senate of the nature, location, and estimated cost of such facility. (g) When so specified in an appropriation Act any amount appropriated for "Research and development" and for "Construction and equipment" may remain available without fiscal year limitation.