HOUSTON – NASA’s growing use of Space Act Agreements (SAAs) – like those used to nurture its commercial crew and cargo programs – may leave the agency vulnerable to financial loss through decreased transparency and accountability, according to NASA’s Inspector General. A June 5 audit measured a recent 28% jump in the transactions that lack the specific performance and financial criteria of traditional contracts. The upswing warrants increased oversight, ...

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