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The future of NASA's missions

Can the recent Discovery mission selections be used as tea leaves to understand the future directions of NASA? In an age of many programmes being used to advance administrative and programmatic goals, Discovery appears to be driven almost entirely by science and by NASA's goal of cheaper missions.

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A’Hearn, M. The future of NASA's missions. Nat Astron 1, 0095 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-017-0095

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