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2 January 2005: NASA Nurtures Inventors to Produce Space Wonders of the Future, Washington Post

"The [NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts] started in 1997 as a NASA effort to seek out far-sighted concepts that might not pay off for decades, but which could be priceless when they do. "NASA recognized it suffered from 'not invented here' syndrome," [Ron] Turner said in a telephone interview. "If it wasn't invented by NASA, then NASA didn't want to hear about it."

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