The latest from D. James Baker

  • Interagency Collaboration: Beware!

    There are substantial and continuing pressures from many quarters of government toward collaborative work on space and Earth science missions. However, a new study, “Assessment of Impediments to Interagency Collaboration on Space and Earth Science Missions,” carried out under the aegis of the U.S. National Research Council (NRC), finds a host of reasons that space missions should, in general, not be performed in an interagency framework.