NASA has its roots in US defense. The Air Force is essentially a spin off of the Army, and the Navy, sort of. Homeland Security is a bureaucrat's dream, but it's charter is obvious and no state could take on what it does.
Lesbian fatso studies and restroom tyranny fall under general welfare, in the apparatchiks eyes, I suppose. With that definition, anything is justified.
So Homeland Security, though not mentioned in the Constitution, is ok with you. That means that your whole idea of limiting the federal government to things specifically enumerated is blown.
Just this week Trump's jaunt for a "Veterans Affairs meeting" in Mar-a-Lago was the cost of approximately 500,000 Meals on Wheels. But, it seems he forgot to bring the VA secretary. Or to even schedule the meeting.
What a shock, the cons on this board who scream about fiscal conservancy have yet to make a stink about how Chump's personal travel has already cost more than Obama did his first 12 months. Fiscal conservancy only matters when it is a Dem