With the lengthy assembly of the U.S.-led International Space Station nearing completion this year, NASA is leading an unprecedented effort to expand the use of the orbiting sciencelaboratory by other domestic federalagencies, academia and the commercial sector under the National Laboratory status established by Congress. A fast-paced competition to select a U.S.-based, nonprofit organization to manage non-NASA uses of the station under the National Lab banner got under way on Feb. 14 ...


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