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Commerical Space Funding – Public-Private Partnerships

Increasingly, partnerships of this kind are forming for development within emerging science-technology markets such as commercial space. The NASA-sponsored Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program that partners with industry via an open competition, is a highly-successful example.

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Do NASA and NewSpace Need Destinations and Deadlines?

International Space Station,  Source: NASA Do the new public and private sector partnerships in space infrastructure development require closer collaboration? 

Let's Stop Pretending We Can Establish Human Outposts Beyond Earth Orbit

Van Allen Belts,  Source: AstronomyCafe.net We're not ready!  It's time for ISS research on human life support, development and testing of commercial space transport, robotic technologies, and lunar rovers as pathfinders. 

We Need Cheaper Access to Space: Can It Be Done?

NASA Strategy Struggles,  Source: Winona.edu What's really behind Obama's revised strategy for NASA?  Why is Bolden solidly behind it and convinced that his team, with commercial space partners, can make it happen? 

“I’m From the Government and I’m Here to Help”

NASA: A Collaborative Customer, Source: Google Images NASA will be the ideal "Collaborative Customer" for Commercial Space Services as they become available. But what will it require for the Agency to assume that role?

So, Let's Talk About It: The NASA Resources Gap

Norm Augustine, Source: AP How can we lower costs for access to space, create a real space economy, and produce jobs for the future?  Let's talk about it. 

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