RNT Foundation Dana A. Goward spoke to 25th meeting of the President’s National Space-based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Advisory Board last week.

Citing cases like Hurricane Katrina and the 9/11 attacks, his thesis was that, despite knowing about a problem and  what needs to be done, America often has a hard time acting to prevent foreseeable disasters.

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If you are having trouble with the above direct link, the presentation begins at 6:08:00 on the conference video available at the Advisory Board’s website.