General Science and Innovation includes all Federal activities to meet the national need to advance knowledge in this area. This includes general research and technology programs, space exploration activities, and other research and technology programs that have diverse goals and cannot be readily classified into another Line of Business or Sub-function.
- Space Exploration and Innovation
Space Exploration and Innovation includes all activities devoted to innovations directed at human and robotic space flight and the development and operation of space launch and transportation systems, and the general research and exploration of outer space.
- Scientific and Technological Research and Innovation
Scientific and Technological Research and Innovation includes all federal activities whose goal is the creation of new scientific and/or technological knowledge as a goal in itself, without a specific link to the other Lines of Business or Sub-Functions of the BRM. NOTE: If a research and development program directly supports another Service For Citizen, it should be included here.