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Technology for Small Spacecraft

Panel on Small Spacecraft Technology, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems - Technology & Engineering - 1994 - 156 pages
This book reviews the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) small spacecraft technology development. Included are assessments of NASA's technology ...
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The Rise of Games and High Performance Computing for Modeling and Simulation

Standing Committee on Technology Insight--Gauge, Evaluate, and Review, Committee on Modeling, Simulation, and Games, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Computers - 2010 - 130 pages
The technical and cultural boundaries between modeling, simulation, and games are increasingly blurring, providing broader access to capabilities in modeling and simulation and ...
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Controlling Cost Growth of NASA Earth and Space Science Missions

Committee on Cost Growth in NASA Earth and Space Science Missions, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2010 - 76 pages
Cost and schedule growth is a problem experienced by many types of projects in many fields of endeavor. Based on prior studies of cost growth in NASA and Department of Defense ...
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Principal-Investigator-Led Missions in the Space Sciences

Committee on Principal-Investigator-Led Missions in the Space Sciences, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2006 - 132 pages
Principal Investigator-Led (PI-led) missions are an important element of NASA's space science enterprise. While several NRC studies have considered aspects of PI-led missions ...
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Building a Better NASA Workforce:: Meeting the Workforce Needs for the ...

Committee on Meeting the Workforce Needs for the National Vision for Space Exploration, Space Studies Board, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2007 - 80 pages
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 ...
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An Enabling Foundation for NASA's Space and Earth Science Missions

Committee on the Role and Scope of Mission-Enabling Activities in NASA's Space and Earth Science Missions, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2010 - 76 pages
NASA's space and Earth science program is composed of two principal components: spaceflight projects and mission-enabling activities. Most of the budget of NASA's Science ...
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Stepping-Stones to the Future of Space Exploration:: A Workshop Report

Steering Committee for Workshops on Issues of Technology Development for Human and Robotic Exploration and Development of Space, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2004 - 73 pages
NASA s Human Exploration and Development of Space (HEDS) program within the Office of Space Flight has proposed a new framework for space technology and systems development ...
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America's Future in Space:: Aligning the Civil Space Program with National Needs

Committee on the Rationale and Goals of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Space Studies Board, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Political Science - 2009 - 106 pages
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 ...
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Laying the Foundation for Space Solar Power:: An Assessment of NASA's Space ...

Committee for the Assessment of NASA's Space Solar Power Investment Strategy, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2001 - 94 pages
In March 2000, NASA's Office of Space Flight asked the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Research Council to perform an independent assessment of the ...
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Assessment of Impediments to Interagency Collaboration on Space and Earth ...

Committee on Assessment of Impediments to Interagency Cooperation on Space and Earth Science Missions, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2011 - 70 pages
Through an examination of case studies, agency briefings, and existing reports, and drawing on personal knowledge and direct experience, the Committee on Assessment of ...
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