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A New Reason for Being: Science

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Science  10 May 1996:
Vol. 272, Issue 5263, pp. 801
DOI: 10.1126/science.272.5263.801


Dan Goldin is crisscrossing the country telling audiences that NASA's mission should be to seek answers to such age-old questions as the origins of life and our solar system. Building the hardware should be simply a means to that end, he says, not the driving force behind the agency's activities.