Space Station: Status of Efforts to Determine Commercial Potential

NSIAD-99-153R Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on whether space-station-related commercial activities could generate revenue capable of reducing the station's annual cost of operations, which the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) estimates will average $1.3 billion, or $13 billion over a 10-year mission life after the space station is fully assembled in 2004.

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