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Asteroid Exploration

George Washington University Experts Express Concerns Over U.S. Human Space Flight Future

August 30th, 2013

  Portions of U. S.  space policy focused on the future of human space exploration are seriously adrift, according to two George Washington University experts in the field. The declarations from Scott Pace, the director of GWU’s Space Policy Institute and a former NASA associate administrator for program analysis and evaluation, and John Logsdon, founder […]

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Asteroid Exploration

Congress Ponders Space Leadership Provision

March 10th, 2013

    Congress is considering some substantial changes in the way NASA is led, managed from the outside and funded, as policy makers attempt to give the nation’s civil space program a sharper focus as well as the stability to ensure the sustained political, public and financial support to advance human exploration and address other […]

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Free Read! NASA Books Look Back, Gaze into the Future

December 27th, 2012

NASA has issued an impressive volume, just right for reading as the space agency encounters a new year. NASA at 50: Interviews with NASA’s Senior Leadership is edited by Rebecca Wright, Sandra Johnson, and Steven J. Dick. The 50th anniversary of NASA on 1 October 2008 found an agency in the midst of deep transition. […]

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Benefits of Space Exploration

National Research Council Report Finds NASA in Need of Strategic Guidance

December 6th, 2012

NASA’s long legacy of achievement, from the Apollo moon missions to the assembly of the International Space Station and the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars, is in jeopardy, according to a new study from the National Research Council. Key findings from NASA’s Strategic Direction and the Need for a National Consensus suggest that […]

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