(1) remains viable as an element of overall exploration and partnership strategies and approaches;
(2) is considered for use by all NASA mission directorates, as appropriate, for technically appropriate scientific data gathering or technology risk reduction demonstrations; and
(3) remains an effective, functional vehicle providing research and test bed capabilities for the United States through at least September 30, 2024.Open Table
|Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|70907||42 U.S.C. 17751(a).||Pub. L. 110–422, title VI, §601(a), Oct. 15, 2008, 122 Stat. 4793.|
2015—Pub. L. 114–90 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to maintaining the International Space Station as a viable and productive facility capable of potential United States utilization through at least 2020.