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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