Changes Needed to Spur Innovation in Aerospace Technologies

Status Report From: National Academy of Sciences
Posted: Friday, May 12, 2006

NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) faces serious challenges to the innovative use of its research results because of inadequate budgets and a lack of agreement on ARMD's future direction, says a new report from the National Research Council.

The report offers NASA guidance on prioritizing its aeronautics research portfolio, managing the transfer of technology to external users, and implementing flexible personnel- and financial-management practices.

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