For the 13th consecutive year, NASA received an unmodified or “clean” opinion from an external auditor on its fiscal year 2023 financial statements.
NASA’s financial statements and budget reports have received the highest possible audit opinion, certifying that it adheres to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for federal agencies. These financial statements provide a comprehensive overview of the agency’s financial activities and disclosures for fiscal years 2023 and 2022. The audit opinion reaffirms NASA’s responsible stewardship of U.S. tax dollars.
“For the 13th consecutive year, NASA continues to deliver an accurate and transparent account of our fiscal operations as we explore the unknown in air and space,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson. “Under the leadership of NASA Chief Financial Officer Margaret Vo Schaus, NASA will continue to maintain the American public’s trust in our goals and missions and ensure best financial reporting practices, which are critical to the agency’s success.” “.
In addition to the opinion of the independent auditor, the Agency financial report It includes crucial supplemental information and preliminary high-level performance results, among other essential details.
“NASA continues to maintain the highest standards of prudent financial management, data integrity and reliable financial reporting,” said NASA Chief Financial Officer Margaret Vo Schaus. “Our Agency Financial Report provides valuable information on NASA’s financial performance as we promote American leadership in space and aeronautics; addressing the climate crisis; foster greater diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility; and boost economic growth.”
The Agency’s 2023 Financial Report reports on the agency’s mission and performance objectives based on its strategic plan and highlights the benefits it brings to everyone. The report details NASA’s progress in achieving its long-term priorities, including the utilization of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope; promote research on climate change; secure America’s position in space technology; and achieving the historic feat of landing the first woman and person of color on the Moon through the Artemis program, as a step toward human exploration of Mars.
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