Re: NASA/OIG to be replaced by USAF

From: JAY RESPLER (jrespler@superlink.net)
Date: Sat Dec 20 2003 - 23:49:55 EST

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    Ted Molczan wrote:
    > > I would be sorry to see OIG go, but then
    > > with the axe hovering over them it might explain why their
    > > cataloguing was becoming so shoddy of late.
    > 
    > A common misconception is that OIG maintains the catalogue. It is USSTRATCOM
    > that maintains the catalogue, and then transmits additions and revisions to OIG,
    > which simply makes them available to the world.
    
    Correct.  When I worked to add RCS to the catalog, I had to first get 
    approval from Space Command, then get OIG to accept it.
    
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    Jay Respler
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