Your awareness of the freedoms and responsibilities these policies support will help us continue to pursue new knowledge, fuel wonder, and make groundbreaking discoveries about the universe and our place in it.
NASA Chief Scientist Waleed Abdalati reminded me so eloquently yesterday about what is so powerful about what we do here at NASA.
The iconic success of NASA is planted firmly on three foundational elements: innovation, inspiration, and integrity. While innovation and inspiration are visible through our endeavors and successes, it is our integrity – how we work, and our commitment to excellence and openness – that earns us the trust of the public and ensures our continued ability to inspire and innovate. Integrity is woven throughout the fabric of NASA. It has always been there. And each and every day, we recommit ourselves to keeping it there.
(You can read more about the Agency’s framework for scientific integrity here.)
Innovation is what NASA is known for. Every day we are asking new questions and solving problems in new ways. We are encouraging innovation internally and building innovative communities externally, incubating technologies that are deeply committed to making a better world. We are developing innovative partnerships all the time ...