NASA Budget Boosts Urban Air Mobility, Electric Propulsion NASA’s fiscal 2020 budget request for aeronautics supports the ongoing X-57 Maxwell electric-propulsion and X-59 QueSST low-boom supersonic flight demonstrators, but some within the agency are concerned that proposed outyear funding will not support further X-planes. NASA is requesting $666.9 million for aeronautics in fiscal 2020. This is up from the $633.9 million requested for fiscal 2019, but down from the $725 million ...

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