Presentation on GPS Economic Study

On June 11, economist Irv Leveson delivered a public presentation on the preliminary results of his ongoing study on the economic benefits of GPS. The Office of Space Commercialization leads the interagency team of federal economists and subject matter experts

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Results of U.S. Space Industry “Deep Dive” Assessment

The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has completed its analysis of the data collected through its “Deep Dive” survey of the U.S. space industrial base. BIS has begun publishing publicly available reports that detail findings and recommendations

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NASA Industrial Base Study Results

The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security released its report on the “National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Human Space Flight Industrial Base in the Post-Space Shuttle/Constellation Environment.” The report’s representative survey sample consists of 536 suppliers affiliated with

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FCC Blocks LightSquared Operations

On February 14, 2012, the FCC announced that, based on NTIA’s recommendation, “the Commission will not lift the prohibition” on LightSquared’s terrestrial network operations. NTIA delivered its recommendation to the FCC earlier that day after assessing the test results from

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NRO Industrial Base Report to Congress

On June 25, 2010, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) submitted a report to Congress on the health of the U.S. space industrial and supplier base. The report identifies many challenges faced by the second and third tier suppliers to the

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Defense Industrial Base Assessment of the U.S. Space Industry

In 2007, the National Security Space Office (NSSO) and the Air Force partnered with the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) to conduct a comprehensive survey of the U.S. space industrial base. The Office of Space Commercialization worked

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Presentation on Economic Benefits of GPS L2C Signal

Jason Kim of the Office of Space Commercialization was a featured speaker at the September 25 meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) in Fort Worth, Texas. His presentation summarized the results of Irv Leveson’s recently published economic

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Published Article on Economic Benefits of Second Civil GPS Signal

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The Office of Space Commercialization hired economist Irv Leveson to assess the economic productivity benefits of the new GPS L2C signal being introduced with the GPS Block IIR-M satellites. He published some of his findings in the July/August 2006 issue of

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Report on Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles and Applicable Markets

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In December 2002, the Office of Space Commercialization released a report (dated October 2002) providing an analysis of the technical viability of several suborbital launch system concepts. The report also examines the commercial market potential for suborbital space transportation services.

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