NASA SP-509, vol. 4

SPACE
RESOURCES
Social Concerns



Preface

I. SYNTHESIS OF SPACE ACTIVITIES

by Philip R. Harris et al
Economic and System Tradeoffs
Management Structure. Legal, Political, Social and Environmental Issues
Overall Desirabilities and Probabilities
Conclusions

II. NEW SPACE MANAGEMENT AND STRUCTURE

NASA in the 21st Century: A Vision of Greatness by Kathleen J. Murphy
1. Defining a Worthy Vision. Notions of Greatness Expected Values Elements of Excellent Execution Section 2. Scoping a Strategically Significant Mission Agenda
Consumer-Driven Innovation: The Business of Protecting Planet Earth Capability-Driven Innovation: The Process of Engineering Critical Technological Advances Destination-Driven Innovation: The Evolution of Major Resource Development Projects Section 3. Sourcing-and Sustaining-Optimum Financing Potential Sources of Funds Opportunities for Sustainable Collaboration Life Cycle of NASA's Funding Responsibility References

The Future of Management:
The NASA Paradigm
by Philip R. Harris

III. LEGAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES

Space Law and Space Resources by Nathan C. Goldman
The Treaties
Treaty Issues
Conclusions
References

Strategies for Broadening Public Involvement in Space Developments by Philip R. Harris et al.

IV. SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ISSUES

Space Migrations: Anthropology and the Humanization of Space by Ben R. Finney The Influence of Culture on Space Developments by Philip R. Harris

V. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES


Future Space Development Scenarios: Environmental Considerations by Richard Tangum

VI. INCREASING SUCCESS PROBABILITIES: ISSUES OF SPACE COMMUNITIES AND HABITATS


Applications of Living Systems Theory to Life in Space by James Grier Miller
Human Safety in the Lunar Environment by Robert H. Lewis

VII. SUMMER STUDY POSTSCRIPT: A 1986 PERSPECTIVE

by Philip R. Harris Addendum: Participants

Cover Art
Liftoff from an Advanced Lunar Base by Dennis Davidson
An Advanced Lunar Base Rover by Dennis Davidson

Editors
Mary Fae McKay, David S. McKay, and Michael B. Duke
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas
1992

National Aeronautics and
Space Administration
National Aeronautics and
Space Administration

Scientific and Technical
Information Program

Washington, D.C.
1992

 
       
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