A National Research Council panel preparing the first-ever decadal survey of priorities for microgravity research finds “no clear institutional home” at NASA for research on the International Space Station (ISS), and urges the agency to provide such a dedicated organization. The situation is even more critical now that there appears to be clear consensus in Congress and the White House to continue U.S. funding for the ISS to at least 2020, as proposed in the Fiscal 2011 NASA budget ...

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