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House Appropriators Note CASIS Delays

By Keith Cowing
April 27, 2012
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House Appropriations Commitee FY 2013: CASIS and ISS (excerpt)
“An important element in the decision making about the long term status of ISS is whether it can demonstrate sufficient research value to justify the continuation of its operating budget. Currently, the fraction of the overall ISS budget devoted to research is extremely small, and plans for leveraging outside funding through the ISS National Lab are moving slowly because the National Lab’s manager, the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), is still establishing its management and governance structures …”

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