technology and innovation—are necessary for a robust and productive U.S. civil space program. In the annual discussions of individual programs and agency budgets, these elements are not often mentioned, and if they are it is usually in some small aside. However, the U.S. civil space program would have more effect, a broader reach, and a greater connection to the American people if senior officials paid more attention to these elements.
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"3 Foundational Elements."
America's Future in Space: Aligning the Civil Space Program with National Needs.
Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2009.
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