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International Space Station

Goal Leader: Sam Scimemi, Director, International Space Station Division

Deputy Goal Leader: Kevin Metrocavage, International Space Station Operations Manager

Goal Statement: Use the International Space Station (ISS) as a testbed to demonstrate the critical systems necessary for long-duration missions. Between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2019, NASA will initiate at least eight in-space demonstrations of technology critical to enable human exploration in deep space.

Implementation Action Plans will be available with the Q1 FY 2018 performance update.