Space Station: Russian Compliance With Safety Requirements

T-NSIAD-00-128 Published: Mar 16, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) International Space Station, focusing on: (1) areas where the Russian-built Zarya and Service Module do not comply with safety requirements; (2) NASA's review and approval of noncompliances; and (3) whether NASA was due any compensation from the Zarya contractor for noncompliance or performance problems.

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