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Commercialization of Space Systems: Policy Implications for the United States   [open pdf - 4MB]

"The purpose of this paper is threefold. First it identifies specific commercial services and the critical developments in the field of commercial space systems that support the needs of the U.S. government. Second, it describes specific U.S. government policies and regulations that govern how and to what extent military and governmental organizations are able to use commercial space products. Third, it assesses the effectiveness of these policies, and provides recommendations that seek to balance the increasing use of commercial space systems with protecting U.S. national interests and security."

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2001-06-14
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