TITLE

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/15/2011, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the acquisition approach of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for commercial crew transportation and the challenges it has encountered. It notes NASA's plan to commit to initial transportation missions procurement. It recommends that the country can access the space station.
ACCESSION #
70704597

 

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