ITAR reform legislation

Via Nasa Watch: It looks like Bigelow, Virgin Galactic and Space X are all teaming up to lobby the US Government for sensible technology export controls. 

Space pioneers battle for greater freedom – space – 21 May 2009 – New Scientist

“Imagine if the Star Trek crew had to operate under today’s rules,” he adds. “Kirk couldn’t tell Chekhov to fire the phasers because he’s Russian. Or tell Sulu to go to warp speed because he’s Japanese. We need to get ITAR right so we can achieve the dream we all have.”

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