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... This would imply NASA budgets in the $13 billion to $15 billion range during the first half of the 1990s. SPACE INFRASTRUCTURE The Congressional Budget Office report The NASA Program in the 1990s and Beyond points out that the planned NASA program for the next decade has as its primary aim putting in place an infrastructure designed to support a variety of space missions, including many that are ambitious in scope and that have not yet been approved.
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... launchers face intense competition from foreign enterprises, which often enjoy government support and can charge prices that do not reflect total enterprise costs. In addition, the worldwide overcapacity in launches will make it difficult for private companies to compete without some form of government participation.

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