Technology R&D for space commerceThe potential effects of reserach conducted by the NASA Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology, OAST, on the aerospace industry are addressed. Program elements aimed at meeting commercial needs and those aimed at meeting NASA needs which have secondary effects benefiting aerospace firms are considered. Particular attention is given to current and future NASA programs for cooperating with industry and the potential effects of OAST research on nonaerospace industries.
Sadin, Stanley R. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Christensen, Carissa B. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Steen, Robert G. (Princeton Synergetics, Inc. NJ, United States)