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Title: A Decadal Shift: From Space Exploration Science to Space Utilization Science
Primary Author: William B.C. Crandall
Secondary Author(s): N/A
Institution: Space Wealth
Date: September 15, 2009
Summary: We urge the Decadal Survey Committee, which is charged with developing “a comprehensive science and mission strategy for planetary science,” to temporarily shift research priorities in the United States from space exploration science to space utilization science.
Panel Selection: Primitive Bodies: Asteroids, comets, Phobos, Deimos, Pluto/Charon and other Kuiper belt objects, meteorites, and interplanetary dust.
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