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              NASA's Beyond Einstein Program: An Architecture for Implementation

              NASA's Beyond Einstein Program: An Architecture for Implementation (Paperback)

              By Committee on NASA's Einstein Program: An Architecture for Implementation; Studies Board, Space; Board on Physics and Astronomy; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              The Beyond Einstein (BE) program is a set of five space missions designed to address important questions about physics and astrophysics. In 2003, NASA prepared a research roadmap proposing these five missions in order to study dark energy, black holes, gravitational radiation, in ...

              ISBN 9780309111621
              Published 15 December 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Lessons Learned in Decadal Planning in Space Science: Summary of a Workshop

              Lessons Learned in Decadal Planning in Space Science: Summary of a Workshop (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Board on Physics and Astronomy; Studies Board, Space; Edited by Smith, David H.

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              The National Research Council (NRC) has been conducting decadal surveys in the Earth and space sciences since 1964, and released the latest five surveys in the past 5 years, four of which were only completed in the past 3 years. This title presents the summary of a workshop held ...

              ISBN 9780309290678
              Published 15 September 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Strategy for the Detection and Study of Other Planetary Systems and Extrasolar Planetary Materials: 1990-2000

              Strategy for the Detection and Study of Other Planetary Systems and Extrasolar Planetary Materials: 1990-2000 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration

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              Addresses a different opportunity in the planetary sciences - to extend our exploration outward to discover and study planetary systems that may have formed or are forming around other stars.

              ISBN 9780309041935
              Published 15 January 1990 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              A Strategy for Research in Space Biology and Medicine in the New Century

              A Strategy for Research in Space Biology and Medicine in the New Century (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee on Space Biology and Medicine; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Provides a review of ground-based and space research in eleven disciplines, ranging from bone physiology to plant biology. This book offers recommendations for research. It is useful as a reference tool for space and life scientists.

              ISBN 9780309060479
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Opening New Frontiers in Space: Choices for the Next New Frontiers Announcement of Opportunity

              Opening New Frontiers in Space: Choices for the Next New Frontiers Announcement of Opportunity (Paperback)

              By Committee on New Opportunities in Solar System Exploration: An Evaluation of the New Frontiers Announcement of Opportunity; Studies Board, Space; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              The New Frontiers Program was created by NASA in 2002 at the recommendation of the NRC's decadal survey for solar system research. In order to optimize solar system research, the NRC recommended a series of principal-investigator missions that encourage innovation. This book pres ...

              ISBN 9780309118897
              Published 15 July 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Exploration of the Outer Heliosphere and the Local Interstellar Medium: A Workshop Report

              Exploration of the Outer Heliosphere and the Local Interstellar Medium: A Workshop Report (Paperback)

              By Committee on Solar and Space Physics; Studies Board, Space; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              A report that presents the summary of a workshop held in May 2003 by the Space Studies Board's Committee on Solar and Space Physics to synthesize understanding of the physics of the outer heliosphere and the critical role played by the local interstellar medium (LISM) and to iden ...

              ISBN 9780309091862
              Published 15 October 2004 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics

              New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Board on Physics and Astronomy; Committee for a Decadal Survey of Astronomy and Astrophysics

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              Driven by discoveries, and enabled by leaps in technology and imagination, our understanding of the universe has changed dramatically during the course of the last few decades. The fields of astronomy and astrophysics are making new connections to physics, chemistry, biology, and ...

              ISBN 9780309157995
              Published 15 December 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Assessing the Requirements for Sustained Ocean Color Research and Operations

              Assessing the Requirements for Sustained Ocean Color Research and Operations (Paperback)

              By Committee on Assessing Requirements for Sustained Ocean Color Research and Operations; Studies Board, Ocean; Studies Board, Space; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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              The ocean is a fundamental component of the earth's biosphere. It covers roughly 70 percent of Earth's surface and plays a pivotal role in the cycling of life's building blocks, such as nitrogen, carbon, oxygen, and sulfur. The ocean also contributes to regulating the climate sys ...

              ISBN 9780309210447
              Published 15 November 2011 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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              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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