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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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              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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              Assessment of the NASA Astrobiology Institute

              Assessment of the NASA Astrobiology Institute (Paperback)

              By Committee on the Review of the NASA Astrobiology Institute; Studies Board, Space; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              In 1997, NASA established an Astrobiology program (the NASA Astrobiology Institute - NAI) as a result of a series of results from solar system exploration. This book presents an evaluation of NAI's success in meeting its goals for fostering interdisciplinary research, training fu ...

              ISBN 9780309114974
              Published 15 March 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Decadal Science Strategy Surveys: Report of a Workshop

              Decadal Science Strategy Surveys: Report of a Workshop (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Studies Board, Space; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National; Edited by Alexander, Joseph K.

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              The Workshop on Decadal Science Strategy Surveys was held on November 14-16, 2006, to promote discussions of the use of National Research Council (NRC) decadal surveys for developing and implementing scientific priorities, to review lessons learned from the most recent surveys, a ...

              ISBN 9780309106641
              Published 15 July 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Landsat and Beyond: Sustaining and Enhancing the Nation's Land Imaging Program

              Landsat and Beyond: Sustaining and Enhancing the Nation's Land Imaging Program (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee on Implementation of a Sustained Land Imaging Program

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              A title that deals with a committee that was specifically tasked with several objectives including identifying stakeholders and their data needs and providing recommendations to facilitate the transition from NASA's research-based series of satellites to a sustained US Geological ...

              ISBN 9780309290012
              Published 15 December 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Review of the Draft 2014 Science Mission Directorate Science Plan

              Review of the Draft 2014 Science Mission Directorate Science Plan (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on the Assessment of the NASA Science Mission Directorate 2014 Science Plan; Studies Board, Space; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) is engaged in the final stages of a comprehensive, agency-wide effort to develop a new strategic plan at a time when its budget is under considerable stress. This book provides detailed findings and recommendations relating to the draft Sc ...

              ISBN 9780309297653
              Published 15 December 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Severe Space Weather Events: Understanding Societal and Economic Impacts: A Workshop Report

              Severe Space Weather Events: Understanding Societal and Economic Impacts: A Workshop Report (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee on the Societal and Economic Impacts of Severe Space Weather Events: A Workshop

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              The adverse effects of extreme space weather on modern technology--power grid outages, high-frequency communication blackouts, spacecraft anomalies--are well known and well documented, and the physical processes underlying space weather are also generally well understood. Less we ...

              ISBN 9780309127691
              Published 15 December 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Vision and Voyages for Planetary Science in the Decade 2013-2022

              Vision and Voyages for Planetary Science in the Decade 2013-2022 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee on the Planetary Science Decadal Survey

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              'In recent years, planetary science has seen a tremendous growth in new knowledge. Deposits of water ice exist at the Moon's poles. Discoveries on the surface of Mars point to an early warm wet climate, and perhaps conditions under which life could have emerged. Liquid methane ra ...

              ISBN 9780309224642
              Published 15 December 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Portals to the Universe: The NASA Astronomy Science Centers

              Portals to the Universe: The NASA Astronomy Science Centers (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee on NASA Astronomy Science Centers; Academy of Sciences, National

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              The astronomy science centers established by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to serve as the interfaces between astronomy missions and the community of scientists who utilize the data have been enormously successful in enabling space-based astronomy missi ...

              ISBN 9780309107341
              Published 15 June 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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