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Briefing Date:04/01/2011
Topic:Recapturing a Future for Space Exploration: Life and Physical Sciences Research for a New Era

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board and Space Studies Board
Committee for the Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences in Space

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Congressional Briefings
Friday, April 1, 2011
253 Russell Senate Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.
and
2321 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.

on

Recapturing a Future for Space Exploration:
Life and Physical Sciences Research for a New Era

Requested by Congress in P.L. 110-161, this second of two reports sets a research agenda for the next decade that will allow the use of the space environment to solve complex problems in life and physical sciences as well as address the barriers to human space exploration.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on April 5, 2011 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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