Outer Space

It is not the proper role of NASA or the federal government to put ads in outer space, or promote entertainment products, or assist corporations in marketing, or help prop up sagging or tarnished corporate images. These are functions properly left to the private sector.

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News Releases

Don't Put Ads in Outer Space, Commercial Alert Tells NASA
Gary Ruskin | August 12th, 2001

Related Articles and Links

Related Articles

Congressman Proposes Ads on NASA Assets
The Wall Street Journal | April 11th, 2007

An Ad-Space Odyssey
Abbey Klaassen | Advertising Age | October 9th, 2006

Going to The Moon, Sponsored By M&M's
John Schwartz | The New York Times | October 10th, 2004

Soviets Winning Race to Put Billboards in Space
United Press International | March 29th, 1989

External Links

Enhanced Strategy for the Development of Space Commerce (Draft)
NASA | September 24, 2001

Space Advertising Prohibition Act