Making NASA Groovy Again

Getting NASA's Groove Back, Business Week

"Among other things, the reports suggests the creation of an independent organization within NASA to develop cutting-edge technologies--much like the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) does for the Defense Dept. "Many people no longer believe that NASA is pushing the frontier in space," says Ray Colladay, vice-chairman of the panel, in an interview."

Give NASA the chance to be next Google, Houston Chronicle

"NASA is in an absolutely unique position to prototype a 21st-century organization. Given current political and budget constraints, many may consider the mission near impossible, but NASA has a mandate for change. It is expected to be creative, innovative and future-oriented. The public expects most of government and the private sector to be safe and conservative, but people understand that NASA must take risks to achieve great things with limited resources."

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