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              Capability Planning and Analysis to Optimize Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Investments

              Capability Planning and Analysis to Optimize Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Investments (Paperback)

              By Committee on Examination of the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Capability Planning and Analysis (CPA&A) Process; Force Studies Board, Air; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities have expanded situation awareness for U.S. forces, provided for more precise combat effects, and enabled better decision making both during conflicts and in peacetime, and reliance on ISR capabilities is expected t ...

              ISBN 9780309258142
              Published 15 November 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Transforming Combustion Research through Cyberinfrastructure

              Transforming Combustion Research through Cyberinfrastructure (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Building Cyberinfrastructure for Combustion Research; Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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              Combustion has provided society with most of its energy needs for millennia, from igniting the fires of cave dwellers to propelling the rockets that traveled to the Moon. Even in the face of climate change and the increasing availability of alternative energy sources, fossil fuel ...

              ISBN 9780309163873
              Published 15 May 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Revitalizing NASA's Suborbital Program: Advancing Science, Driving Innovation, and Developing Workforce

              Revitalizing NASA's Suborbital Program: Advancing Science, Driving Innovation, and Developing Workforce (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee on NASA's Suborbital Research Capabilities

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              Suborbital flight activities, including the use of sounding rockets, aircraft, high-altitude balloons, and suborbital reusable launch vehicles, offer valuable opportunities to advance science, train the next generation of scientists and engineers, and provide opportunities for pa ...

              ISBN 9780309150835
              Published 15 March 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Saragosa, Texas, Tornado May 22, 1987: An Evaluation of the Warning System

              Saragosa, Texas, Tornado May 22, 1987: An Evaluation of the Warning System (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; of Natural Hazard Mitigation, Division; on Natural Disasters, Committee

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              The small community of Saragosa, Texas, was devastated by a violent multiple-vortex tornado in 1987. This book aims to combine the information provided by the respondents to a post disaster survey with the facts surrounding the tornado in order to understand the weather warning p ...

              ISBN 9780309044356
              Published 15 January 1991 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Series Natural Disaster Studies: A Series
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              Hypersonic Technology for Military Application

              Hypersonic Technology for Military Application (Paperback)

              By Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Force Studies Board, Air; Committee on Hypersonic Technology for Military Application; National Research Council, Committee on Hypersonic Technology for Military Application

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              ISBN 9780309042291
              Published 15 January 1990 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Options to Ensure the Climate Record from the NPOESS and GOES-R Spacecraft: A Workshop Report

              Options to Ensure the Climate Record from the NPOESS and GOES-R Spacecraft: A Workshop Report (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Panel on Options to Ensure the Climate Record from the NPOESS and GOES-R Spacecraft

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              In 2000, the nation's next-generation National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) program anticipated purchasing six satellites for $6.5 billion, with a first launch in 2008. This book includes sessions on the measurements and sensors that are orig ...

              ISBN 9780309112765
              Published 15 October 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Toward Infrastructure Improvement: An Agenda for Research

              Toward Infrastructure Improvement: An Agenda for Research (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Committee for an Infrastructure Technology Research Agenda; Edited by Lemer, Andrew C.

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              Advises the federal government on a national infrastructure research agenda. This book views that the traditional disciplinary and institutional divisions among infrastructure modes and professions are historical artifacts that impose barriers to the development of technology and ...

              ISBN 9780309051446
              Published 15 January 1994 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Series Studies in Infrastructure Technology and Policy: A Series
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              Limiting Future Collision Risk to Spacecraft: An Assessment of NASA's Meteoroid and Orbital Debris Programs

              Limiting Future Collision Risk to Spacecraft: An Assessment of NASA's Meteoroid and Orbital Debris Programs (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Committee for the Assessment of NASA's Orbital Debris Programs

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              Derelict satellites, equipment and other debris orbiting Earth (aka space junk) have been accumulating for many decades and could damage or even possibly destroy satellites and human spacecraft if they collide. During the past 50 years, various National Aeronautics and Space Admi ...

              ISBN 9780309219747
              Published 15 November 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Frontiers in Crystalline Matter: From Discovery to Technology

              Frontiers in Crystalline Matter: From Discovery to Technology (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Board on Physics and Astronomy; Committee for an Assessment of and Outlook for New Materials Synthesis and Crystal Growth

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              For much of the past 60 years, the U.S. research community dominated the discovery of new crystalline materials and the growth of large single crystals, placing the country at the forefront of fundamental advances in condensed-matter sciences and fueling the development of many o ...

              ISBN 9780309138000
              Published 15 October 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              A Space Physics Paradox: Why Has Increased Funding Been Accompanied by Decreased Effectiveness in the Conduct of Space Physics Research?

              A Space Physics Paradox: Why Has Increased Funding Been Accompanied by Decreased Effectiveness in the Conduct of Space Physics Research? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By on Solar-Terrestrial Research, Committee; Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate; Studies Board, Space; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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              Analyzes several disturbing trends in government support for space physics research. This book identifies funding and management problems that thwart cost efficiency within this discipline, and suggest possible solutions. It also has implications for those engaged in research or ...

              ISBN 9780309051774
              Published 15 January 1994 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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