S.1881 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Technology Investment Act of 1994103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rockefeller, John D., IV [D-WV] (Introduced 03/01/1994)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Science, Space and Technology|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 103-362|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/07/1994 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1881 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (10/06/1994)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I: Role of National Aeronautics and Space
Administration in Technology Investment
Title II: National Aeronautics Facilities
Title III: Commercial Space Launch Amendments
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Technology Investment Act of 1994 - Title I: Role of National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Technology Investment - Directs the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to establish a technology investment program with industry that will advance both U.S. industrial competitiveness and aeronautics and space technologies. Authorizes appropriations.
(Sec. 106) Provides for coordination with other Federal and NASA programs.
Title II: National Aeronautics Facilities - States that it is U.S. policy that: (1) Federal investment in domestic aerospace technologies shall be a priority, including the maintenance of superior aeronautics facilities; and (2) NASA shall work with industry to identify and address aeronautics technology and facility issues.
(Sec. 203) Directs the President to: (1) conduct a worldwide facilities assessment; and (2) develop and implement with domestic industries an aeronautics facilities strategy.
Title III: Commercial Space Launch Amendments - Amends Federal law to include commercial reentry vehicles and reentries within the parameters of commercial space transportation provisions.
(Sec. 303) Prohibits the use of outer space for advertising purposes. Requests the President to negotiate an agreement with foreign launching nations for such purpose.