An interim report on the open-ended “technology roadmaps” NASA is developing to enable exploration beyond low Earth orbit suggests more emphasis on “evolutionary improvements” and testing to reach “intermediate goals,” as well as more attention devoted to getting new technologies in the hands of commercial companies. A National Research Council (NRC) committee evaluated the 14 roadmaps developed by NASA’s new Office of the Chief Technologist as part of the Obama administration’s new plan ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must be a paid subscriber to access "Panel Says NASA Should Push Technology To Commercial Spaceflight".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.