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              Launching Science: Science Opportunities Provided by NASA's Constellation System

              Launching Science: Science Opportunities Provided by NASA's Constellation System (Paperback)

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

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              The National Research Council (NRC) committee evaluated a total of 17 mission concepts for space science missions. Of those, the committee determined that 12 would benefit from the Constellation System and 5 would not. This book presents the committee's findings and recommendatio ...

              ISBN 9780309116442
              Published 15 February 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Recapturing NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities

              Recapturing NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Committee to Assess NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities; Academies, National

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              'In the five decades since NASA was created, the agency has sustained its legacy from the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) in playing a major role in U.S. aeronautics research and has contributed substantially to United States preeminence in civil and military av ...

              ISBN 9780309255387
              Published 15 December 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              NASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities: Restoring NASA's Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space

              NASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities: Restoring NASA's Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space (Paperback)

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

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              NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) has begun to rebuild the advanced space technology program in the agency with plans laid out in 14 draft technology roadmaps. It has been years since NASA has had a vigorous, broad-based program in advanced space technology developmen ...

              ISBN 9780309253628
              Published 15 December 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              America's Future in Space: Aligning the Civil Space Program with National Needs

              America's Future in Space: Aligning the Civil Space Program with National Needs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Studies Board, Space; Committee on the Rationale and Goals of the U.S. Civil Space Program

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              As civil space policies and programs have evolved, the geopolitical environment has changed dramatically. Although the U.S. space program was originally driven in large part by competition with the Soviet Union, the nation now finds itself in a post-Cold War world in which many n ...

              ISBN 9780309140362
              Published 15 December 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Review of NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program: An Interim Report

              Review of NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program: An Interim Report (Paperback)

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

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              Presents an assessment of NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program's various projects including a quality rating, an analysis of how effectively the research is carried out, and the degree to which the research is aligned with the Vision for Space Exploration. This title ...

              ISBN 9780309119436
              Published 15 December 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              From Earth to Orbit: An Assessment of Transportation Options
               

              From Earth to Orbit: An Assessment of Transportation Options (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Committee on Earth-to-Orbit Transportation Options

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              Provides strategies to reduce launch costs, while increasing the reliability and resiliency of vehicles. This work also recommends continued improvements for the Space Shuttle Orbiter and its subsystems and the development of a Space Transportation Main Engine (STME).

              ISBN 9780309047265
              Published 15 January 1992 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies: Interim Report

              Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies: Interim Report (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Studies Board, Space; Committee to Review Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies

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              This study is based on work supported by the contract NNH06CE15B between the National Academy of Sciences and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration --T.p. verso.

              ISBN 9780309143615
              Published 15 December 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Defending Planet Earth: Near-Earth-Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies

              Defending Planet Earth: Near-Earth-Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies (Paperback)

              By Committee to Review Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies; Studies Board, Space; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              The United States spends approximately $4 million each year searching for near-Earth objects (NEOs). The objective is to detect those that may collide with Earth. The majority of this funding supports the operation of several observatories that scan the sky searching for NEOs. Th ...

              ISBN 9780309149686
              Published 15 June 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Wake Turbulence: An Obstacle to Increased Air Traffic Capacity

              Wake Turbulence: An Obstacle to Increased Air Traffic Capacity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Committee to Conduct an Independent Assessment of the Nation's Wake Turbulence Research and Development Program

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              Congress in 2005 directed NASA to request a study from the NRC to assess the federal wake turbulence R&D program. This book gives a description of the problem, an assessment of the organizational challenges to addressing wake turbulence, an analysis of the technical challenges in ...

              ISBN 9780309113793
              Published 15 April 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Building a Better NASA Workforce: Meeting the Workforce Needs for the National Vision for Space Exploration

              Building a Better NASA Workforce: Meeting the Workforce Needs for the National Vision for Space Exploration (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Studies Board, Space; Committee on Meeting the Workforce Needs for the National Vision for Space Exploration

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              The Vision for Space Exploration (VSE) announced by President George W. Bush in 2004 sets NASA and the nation on a bold path to return to the Moon and one day put a human on Mars. The long-term endeavor represented by the VSE is, however, subject to the constraints imposed by ann ...

              ISBN 9780309107648
              Published 15 June 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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