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An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
ings and recommendations are presented in the next chapter. The Committee finds that the NASA SBIR program largely meets it legislative objectives and makes recommendations to improve program outcomes. Chapter 3 reviews awards made by NASA. Chapter 4 looks at the outcomes of the NASA SBIR program, including commercial sales and employment effects. Chapter 5 examines how the SBIR program at NASA is managed. Appendix A presents program data collected by NASA. Appendix B and C provide the template and results of the NRC Firm Survey and the NRC surveys of SBIR Phase I and Phase II projects. Appendix D provides the results of the survey of agency project managers. Appendix E presents illustrative case studies of firms participating in the NASA SBIR program. Finally, Appendix F provides a reference bibliography.