TITLE

NASA:Commercial Partners Are Making Progress, but Face Aggressive Schedules to Demonstrate Critical Space Station Cargo Transport Capabilities

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;6/16/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report by the U.S.'s Government Accountability Office (GAO) based on its review of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) development of a new cargo transport capabilities through its Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) project. Under the COTS, NASA will fully utilize the space station after the space shuttle is retired in 2010. GAO analyzed the NASA's reliance on commercial partners to meet the space station's cargo resupply needs.
ACCESSION #
42524963

 

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