Presidential Task Force on Space Industry Workforce and Economic Development

On May 3, President Obama established a task force co-chaired by the Secretary of Commerce and the NASA Administrator to plan a $40 million initiative for economic development and retraining along Florida’s Space Coast as the space shuttle program comes

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White House Review of U.S. Export Control System

On August 13, 2009, President Obama directed the National Economic Council and National Security Council to initiate an interagency review of the U.S. export control system, including both the dual-use and defense trade processes. The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry

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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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