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Commercial Space Industry Launches a New Phase

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Science/Technology

The U.S. space industry is changing with a government shift toward the use of fixed price contracts for commercial services, new entrants with new launch products, and an increase in the use of smaller satellites.  Includes a section on policy issues for Congress in the wake of the changing space environment.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists