An internal NASA team has been "thinking out of the box" in an effort to find ways to commercialize human spaceflight in low Earth orbit, including the International Space Station, surveying consumer manufacturers for ideas and pondering a high risk, high payoff "space venture fund" to finance them. The goal from NASA's standpoint, said June W. Edwards, a NASA lawyer and a member of what is known as the Space Station Commercialization Team, is that 10 years after completion of the ...

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