|Topic:||Factors Affecting the Utilization of the International Space Station for Research in the Biological and Physical Services|
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Space Studies Board
Task Group on Research on the International Space Station
Monday, September 16, 2002 -- 2:00 p.m.
B374 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Factors Affecting the Utilization of the International Space Station
for Research in the Biological and Physical Services
Undertaken in cooperation with the National Academy of Public Administration, this new study examines current and projected factors that limit the usefulness of the space station for conducting scientific research, and looks at ways to maximize its research potential.
This study was requested by Congress in PL106-391.
This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on September 18, 2002 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.