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Space systems and technology offer a wide variety of benefits to the aviation community, ranging from improved navigation to in-flight entertainment. As the U.S. air traffic management system is modernized, airline passengers should experience fewer delays and safer flights due to satellite positioning, navigation, and timing. New air traffic control procedures will also help to…Read More
The first publication in our Solutions from Space series, this white paper discusses how space systems and applications can be used to enhance international development efforts. Satellite communications and remote sensing capabilities, in particular, have a great deal to offer developing nations. View presentations from the panel event on November 18, 2009 The first publication in our…Read More
The International Space Station (ISS) is a valuable asset for the United States and its international partners. This white paper discusses the reasons for supporting ISS activity beyond 2015. The space station is expected to provide educational opportunities, produce useful scientific data, stimulate the commercial space sector, and support future international partnerships, among other benefits.Read More
As part of its mission to address issues of importance to the space industry, the Space Foundation conducted research on the impact of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As of the time of publication in late 2008, ITAR was found to be harmful to the U.S. space industrial base. This was particularly the…Read More