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Executive Summary

Chapter 1: The Commissionís Charter

Chapter 2: Space: Today and the Future

Chapter 3: U.S. Objectives for Space

Chapter 4: Organizations that Affect National Security Space

Chapter 5: Management of National Security Space Activities

Chapter 6: Organizing and Managing for the Future

Chapter 7: Conclusions of the Commission

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Report of the Commission to Assess United States National Security Space Management and Organization

This report provides the Commissionís assessment of the organization and management of space activities in support of U.S. national security. Members of the Commission were appointed by the chairmen and ranking minority members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees and by the Secretary of Defense in consultation with the Director of Central Intelligence.

In accordance with section 1623 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (P.L. 106-65), the commission submitted the report of the Commission to Assess United States Security Space Management and Organization. The Commission's report was unanimous. The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld served as a member and chairman of the Commission from its inception until December 28, 2000, when he was nominated for the position of Secretary of Defense by President-elect George W. Bush.

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