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Space Studies Board Annual Report 1995 Contents From the Chair iii 1 Charter and Organization of the Board 1 2 Activities and Membership 7 3 Summaries of Major Reports 31 3.1 A Strategy for Ground-Based Optical and Infrared Astronomy, 31 3.2 Microgravity Research Opportunities for the 1990s, 33 3.3 Review of Gravity Probe B, 45 3.4 Earth Observations from Space: History, Promise, and Reality, 49 3.5 A Scientific Assessment of a New Technology Orbital Telescope, 57 3.6 Managing the Space Sciences, 62 3.7 The Role of Small Missions in Planetary and Lunar Exploration, 65 3.8 Setting Priorities for Space Research: An Experiment in Methodology, 67 3.9 A Science Strategy for Space Physics, 68 4 Short Reports 74 4.1 On NASA Field Center Science and Scientists, 74 4.2 On a Scientific Assessment for a Third Flight of the Shuttle Radar Laboratory, 78 4.3 On Clarification of Issues in the Opportunities Report, 82 4.4 On Peer Review in NASA Life Sciences Programs, 85 4.5 On the Establishment of Science Institutes, 88 4.6 On “Concurrence” and the Role of the NASA Chief Scientist, 90 5 Cumulative Bibliography 91
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