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An Intelsat General Point Of View DoD Needs Commercial Innovation In Space

Tuesday, November 17, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Milsat Magazine
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A recent visit by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to Silicon Valley focused a lot of attention on the government’s role in fostering technical innovation.This visit reminded me about how the money invested in the Apollo Program in the 1960s that got American astronauts to the moon also fostered a wide range of technical innovations of benefit to mankind, including improvements in kidney dialysis, water filtration, monitoring hazardous gasses and flame retardant materials.

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