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GAO assessed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) efforts to find acceptable private financing sources for seven space projects.
Recommendations for Executive Action
|National Aeronautics and Space Administration||1. The Administrator, NASA, should establish and consistently apply appropriate screening criteria to identify projects for commercialization.|
|National Aeronautics and Space Administration||2. The Administrator, NASA, in consultation with OMB, should keep such projects in the budget until they are adequately evaluated and determined to be private financing candidates and private financing is found or judged to be highly likely.|
|National Aeronautics and Space Administration||3. The Administrator, NASA, should ensure that financing options for future commercialization projects are properly analyzed.|