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              Books by Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board

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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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              Fostering Visions for the Future: A Review of the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts

              Fostering Visions for the Future: A Review of the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts (Paperback)

              By Committee to Review the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              The NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC) was formed in 1998 to provide an independent source of advanced aeronautical and space concepts that could dramatically impact how NASA develops and conducts its missions. Until the program's termination in August 2007, NIAC provide ...

              ISBN 9780309140515
              Published 15 October 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Review of the Space Communications Program of NASA's Space Operations Mission Directorate

              Review of the Space Communications Program of NASA's Space Operations Mission Directorate (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Committee to Review NASA's Space Communications Program; Academy of Sciences, National

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              The Space Communications Office (SCO) at NASA has two primary roles. The first is to manage two of the communications networks that enable spaceflight operations and research, and the second is to integrate agency-wide telecommunications issues. This report presents a review of e ...

              ISBN 9780309102971
              Published 15 January 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              An Interim Report on NASA's Draft Space Technology Roadmaps

              An Interim Report on NASA's Draft Space Technology Roadmaps (Paperback)

              By Steering Committee for the NASA Technology Roadmaps; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              For the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to achieve many of its space science and exploration goals over the next several decades, dramatic advances in space technology will be necessary. NASA has developed a set of 14 draft roadmaps to guide the development o ...

              ISBN 9780309218757
              Published 15 October 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              U.S. Supersonic Commercial Aircraft: Assessing NASA's High Speed Research Program

              U.S. Supersonic Commercial Aircraft: Assessing NASA's High Speed Research Program (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; on High Speed Research, Committee

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              The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is developing advanced technologies to form the foundation for the breakthrough in civil aviation. This book examines aircraft design requirements, assesses the program's planning and progress, and recommends changes that h ...

              ISBN 9780309058780
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Streamlining Space Launch Range Safety

              Streamlining Space Launch Range Safety (Paperback)

              By on Space Launch Range Safety?, Committee; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              In 1997, for the first time commercial launches outnumbered government launches at the Eastern Range (ER), located at Cape Canaveral Air Station, Florida. This title discusses whether range safety processes can be made more efficient and less costly without compromising public sa ...

              ISBN 9780309069311
              Published 15 January 2000 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Continuing Kepler's Quest: Assessing Air Force Space Command's Astrodynamics Standards

              Continuing Kepler's Quest: Assessing Air Force Space Command's Astrodynamics Standards (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Committee for the Assessment of the U.S. Air Force's Astrodynamic Standards

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              In February 2009, the commercial communications satellite Iridium 33 collided with the Russian military communications satellite Cosmos 2251. The collision, which was not the first recorded between two satellites in orbit--but the most recent and alarming--produced thousands of p ...

              ISBN 9780309261425
              Published 15 September 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              United States Civil Space Policy: Summary of a Workshop

              United States Civil Space Policy: Summary of a Workshop (Paperback)

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

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              The challenges faced by the US civil space program stimulated the NRC to form an ad hoc committee to organize a workshop in November 2007, to address space program's future directions. This book presents a summary of the workshop.

              ISBN 9780309120142
              Published 15 May 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Science Opportunities Enabled by NASA's Constellation System: Interim Report

              Science Opportunities Enabled by NASA's Constellation System: Interim Report (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Studies Board, Space; Committee on Science Opportunities Enabled by NASA's Constellation System

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              To begin implementation of the Vision for Space Exploration (United States Space Exploration Policy), NASA has begun development of launch vehicles and a human-carrying spacecraft that are collectively called the Constellation System. This report presents a description of the Con ...

              ISBN 9780309120104
              Published 15 May 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Uninhabited Air Vehicles: Enabling Science for Military Systems

              Uninhabited Air Vehicles: Enabling Science for Military Systems (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Committee on Materials, Structures, and Aeronautics for Advanced Uninhabited Air Vehicles; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Materials Advisory Board, National; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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              States that US Air Force (USAF) planners have envisioned that uninhabited air vehicles (UAVs), working in concert with inhabited vehicles, will become an integral part of the future force structure. This title also states that plans are based on the premise that UAVs have the pot ...

              ISBN 9780309069830
              Published 15 January 2000 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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