NASA helps partners to meet a "Sputnik moment"

Monday - 2/14/2011, 9:31am EST

Lori Garver, Deputy Administrator, NASA

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With the rise of commercial space programs, NASA wants to remain competitive in future space endeavors. They know the importance of working with the private sector. Deputy Administrator Lori Garver recently met with commercial space companies Bigelow Aerospace and Sierra Nevada Corporation to discuss working together. Garver says her recent meetings have been important stepping stones in the partnership between NASA and the private sector.