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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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Upgrading the Space Shuttle

Committee on Space Shuttle Upgrades, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems - Science - 1999 - 82 pages
The space shuttle is a unique national resource. One of only two operating vehicles that carries humans into space, the space shuttle functions as a scientific laboratory and ...
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Assessment of NASA's Mars Architecture 2007-2016

Committee to Review the Next Decade Mars Architecture, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2006 - 62 pages
The United States and the former Soviet Union have sent spacecraft to mars as early as 1966, with Mars' exploration being priority for NASA spacecraft. Both sides, however ...
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3D Printing in Space

Committee on Space-Based Additive Manufacturing, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2014 - 106 pages
Additive manufacturing has the potential to positively affect human spaceflight operations by enabling the in-orbit manufacture of replacement parts and tools, which could ...
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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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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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Issues Affecting the Future of the U.S. Space Science and Engineering ...

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 - 2006 - 60 pages
In January 2006, the President announced a new civilian space policy focusing on exploration. As part of its preparations to implement that policy, NASA asked the NRC to ...
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Recapturing NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities

Committee to Assess NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board - Science - 2012 - 90 pages
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 ...
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