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Canada Reaches Out to NASA

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Science  28 Mar 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5308, pp. 1873-1874
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5308.1873b

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OTTAWA—Three years after Canada decided it could not afford to do science on the international space station, officials are hoping to broker a deal with NASA that would reopen the facility's labs to the nation's research community in exchange for making an essential piece of hardware. But some Canadian space scientists warn that, even if NASA lets them aboard, the arrangement won't do them any good until the government finds enough money to fund their ideas.

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