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              NASA Aeronautics Research: An Assessment

              NASA Aeronautics Research: An Assessment (Paperback)

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

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              Presents an assessment of how well NASA's research portfolio is addressing the recommendations and high priority R&T challenges identified in the Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics: Foundation for the Future . This book shows how well NASA's aeronautic research portfolio is addr ...

              ISBN 9780309119139
              Published 15 July 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Radioisotope Power Systems: An Imperative for Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Space Exploration

              Radioisotope Power Systems: An Imperative for Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Space Exploration (Paperback)

              By Power Systems Committee, Radioisotope; Studies Board, Space; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              Spacecraft require electrical energy. This energy must be available in the outer reaches of the solar system where sunlight is very faint. It must be available through lunar nights that last for 14 days, through long periods of dark and cold at the higher latitudes on Mars, and i ...

              ISBN 9780309138574
              Published 15 July 2010 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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              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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              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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              Assessing the Research and Development Plan for the Next Generation Air Transportation System: Summary of a Workshop

              Assessing the Research and Development Plan for the Next Generation Air Transportation System: Summary of a Workshop (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Edited by Boehm-Davis, Deborah A.

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              On April 1-2, 2008, a workshop was held at the National Academies to gather reactions to the research and development aspects of the Joint Planning and Development Office's baseline Integrated Work Plan (IWP), which is designed to increase the efficiency of airport and air space ...

              ISBN 9780309124706
              Published 15 September 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Preparing for the High Frontier: The Role and Training of NASA Astronauts in the Post-Space Shuttle Era

              Preparing for the High Frontier: The Role and Training of NASA Astronauts in the Post-Space Shuttle Era (Paperback)

              By Committee on Human Spaceflight Crew Operations; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              As the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) retires the Space Shuttle and shifts involvement in International Space Station (ISS) operations, changes in the role and requirements of NASA's Astronaut Corps will take place. At the request of NASA, the National Resea ...

              ISBN 9780309218696
              Published 15 November 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              An Assessment of NASA's National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service

              An Assessment of NASA's National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service (Paperback)

              By Committee on NASA's National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service (NAOMS) Project: An Independent Assessment; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              The National Research Council of the National Academies was requested by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to perform an independent assessment of NASA's National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service (NAOMS) project, which was a survey administered to pil ...

              ISBN 9780309146463
              Published 15 January 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Approaches to Future Space Cooperation and Competition in a Globalizing World: Summary of a Workshop

              Approaches to Future Space Cooperation and Competition in a Globalizing World: Summary of a Workshop (Paperback)

              By Studies Board, Space; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National; Edited by Zimmerman, James V.

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              Numerous countries and regions now have very active space programs, and the number is increasing. These maturing capabilities around the world create a plethora of potential partners for cooperative space endeavors, while at the same time heightening competitiveness in the intern ...

              ISBN 9780309139960
              Published 15 June 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              A Constrained Space Exploration Technology Program: A Review of NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program

              A Constrained Space Exploration Technology Program: A Review of NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program (Paperback)

              By Committee to Review NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              In January 2004, President George W Bush announced the Vision for Space Exploration (VSE). NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program (ETDP) is designed to support, develop, and ultimately provide the necessary technologies to meet the goals of the VSE. This book also pres ...

              ISBN 9780309125833
              Published 15 December 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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