The future of NASA: Space Policy Issues Facing Congress
As the Congress considers the existing space policy challenges, the major issues it faces can be summarized as three broad questions: What is NASA for? What should NASA do? How? This report analyzes these questions and some possible answers. It also addresses a number of cross-cutting issues, such as NASA’s interactions with other federal agencies and the growing role of the commercial space industry.
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