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Principal Investigator-Led (PI-led) missions are a huge section of NASA’s area technological know-how company. whereas a number of NRC reviews have thought of elements of PI-led missions during different reviews for NASA, concerns dealing with the PI-led missions quite often haven't been topic to a lot research in these reports. however, those matters are elevating more and more very important questions for NASA, and it asked the NRC to discover them as they at the moment have an effect on PI-led missions. one of the concerns NASA requested to have tested have been these touching on price and scheduling, the choice procedure, relationships between PI-led group participants, and possibilities for wisdom move to new PIs. This record offers a dialogue of the evolution and present prestige of the PIled venture thought, the ways that sure practices have affected its functionality, and the stairs which could hold it effectively into the long run. The examine used to be performed in collaboration with the nationwide Academy of Public Administration.

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