By the time this FYI is read, the three redesign options for the
space station will be in the hands of President Clinton. After
several intense months of redesign work at Clinton's request, on
Monday, June 7, NASA presented the final details of the three
options and their estimated costs to Clinton's "Blue Ribbon Panel,"
or, more formally, the Advisory Committee on the Redesign of the
Space Station. It was the job of the committee, headed by MIT
President Charles Vest, to evaluate the options and pass their