December 7, 2012

Report: NASA Is Broken & We Must Fix It

Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica

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In 2011, NASA commissioned the National Research Council to put together a report to serve as a "comprehensive independent assessment of NASA's strategic direction and agency management." That report, released yesterday, reads as a damning litany of what's wrong with one of the United States government's crown jewels. NASA, for all its accomplishments over the past fifty years, is a sinking ship.

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TAGGED: Space Exploration, Funding, Politicians, Nasa


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