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Don Flournoy, a professor from Ohio University, acknowledges the frustration felt in the commercial sectors in being so stalemated by government, but asks "In this time of greatest global cooperation and information sharing, how long can we survive as a nation fearful and continually looking inward?" The United States is in danger of losing its innovative and competitive edge not only in commercial space but also in education, which has always been an area of strength.

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(Audio) Panel (Part Two): The Future of Commercial Space: Regulation and Policy Challenges Relating to Licensing and Export Control Workforce Issues

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(Presentation Slides) Future of Commecial Space