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Economic impact of large public programs: The NASA Experience

  title={Economic impact of large public programs: The NASA Experience},
  author={{\'E}. I. Ginzburg and J. W. Kuhn and J. Schnee and Boris Yavitz},
The economic impact of NASA programs on weather forecasting and the computer and semiconductor industries is discussed. Contributions to the advancement of the science of astronomy are also considered. 
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