Monday, 11 February 2013

NASA Unveils Strategic Space Technology Investment Plan



WASHINGTON -- NASA's Strategic Space Technology Investment Plan has been posted to the agency's website. The comprehensive strategic plan prioritizes space technologies essential to the pursuit of NASA's mission and achievement of national goals.

The NASA Strategic Space Technology Investment Plan was created following development of a series of agency draft Space Technology Roadmaps. After careful review of the roadmaps by the National Research Council, with input from the public and key stakeholders, NASA finalized this new investment plan. It provides guidance for NASA's space technology investments during the next four years, within the context of a 20-year horizon. The plan will be updated approximately every two years, as appropriate, to meet agency and national needs.

"Technology enables discovery and advancement," NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck said. "We look forward to working with our stakeholders to grow our technological base and take the journey to expand scientific understanding, explore the universe, and make a positive impact on the lives of all."

More - Link >>> http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2013/feb/HQ_13-039_NASA_SSTIP.html

NASA Strategic Space Technology Investment Plan:
Link >>> http://www.nasa.gov/pdf/726166main_SSTIP_02_06_13_FINAL_hires=TAGGED.pdf

Source: NASA.

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