A reader pointed out this newsletter from the Solar Physics Division of the American Astronomical Society. The major update in this newsletter is about a delay in a planned NASA research announcement, but it also includes some good news about the future of Voyager and several other space science missions whose fate were in doubt because of planned budget cuts in the 2006 budget. However, because of shifting priorities that have emerged from the roadmapping process going on within NASA:
Recently, the Science Mission Directorate has received advice from the Space Science Advisory Committee that in light of these new strategic priorities another senior review is warranted to identify the operating mission set that best addresses NASA’s strategic objectives. The current plan is to complete the strategic roadmap integration activity this summer before making any final decisions about the operating missions.
In other words, Voyager, whose funding after this month was in doubt, will remain in operation for the time being. Money is being transferred from another account (not specified) within the agency to continue funding the missions.