Author: Joan Lisa Bromberg
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Keywords: nasa, history, series, industry, space, new
Number of Pages: 264
Published: 2000-10-20
List price: $25.00
ISBN-10: 0801865328
ISBN-13: 9780801865329

Few federal agencies have more extensive ties to the private sector than NASA. NASA’s relationships with its many aerospace industry suppliers of rocket engines, computers, electronics, gauges, valves, O-rings, and other materials have often been described as "partnerships." These have produced a few memorable catastrophes, but mostly technical achievements of the highest order. Until now, no one has written extensively about them.In NASA and the Space Industry, Joan Lisa Bromberg explores how NASA’s relationship with the private sector developed and how it works. She outlines the

Author: Committee on the Review of the NASA Astrobiology I
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: institute, astrobiology, nasa, assessment
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2008-03-21
List price: $21.00
ISBN-10: 0309114977
ISBN-13: 9780309114974

Astrobiology is a scientific discipline devoted to the study of life in the universe - its origin, evolution, distribution, and future. In 1997, NASA established an Astrobiology program (the NASA Astrobiology Institute - NAI) as a result of a series of new results from solar system exploration and astronomical research in the mid-1990s, together with advances in the biological sciences. To help evaluate the NAI, NASA asked the NRC to review progress made by the Institute in developing the field of astrobiology. This book presents an evaluation of NAI’s success in meeting its goals for fo

Authors:Walt Truszkowski, Harold Hallock, Christopher Rouff,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: systems, nasa, monographs, exploration, software, engineering, operations, intelligent, autonomic, applications, autonomous, spacecraft
Number of Pages: 289
Published: 2009-12-08
List price: $129.00
ISBN-10: 1846282322
ISBN-13: 9781846282324

This book provides an in-depth discussion of autonomous and autonomic systems, their interdependencies, differences and similarities. Current and pending issues in these evermore increasingly important subjects are highlighted and discussed. Concepts, ideas and experiences are explored in relation to real-life NASA systems in spacecraft control and in the exploration domain.

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Publisher: NASA History Office
Keywords: nasa, saturn, history, series, vehicles, apollo, technological, stages, launch
Number of Pages: 511
Published: 1996-12-31
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0788181866
ISBN-13: 9780788181863

Author: Committee on Science Opportunities Enabled by NASA
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: science, constellation, system, nasa, provided, opportunities, launching
Number of Pages: 156
Published: 2009-02-13
List price: $37.25
ISBN-10: 0309116449
ISBN-13: 9780309116442

In January 2004, NASA was given a new policy direction known as the Vision for Space Exploration. That plan, now renamed the United States Space Exploration Policy, called for sending human and robotic missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. In 2005, NASA outlined how to conduct the first steps in implementing this policy and began the development of a new human-carrying spacecraft known as Orion, the lunar lander known as Altair, and the launch vehicles Ares I and Ares V. Collectively, these are called the Constellation System. In November 2007, NASA asked the National Research Council (NRC)

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Publisher: Diane Pub.
Keywords: nasa, business, doing
Number of Pages: 55
Published: 1993
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0788101285
ISBN-13: 9780788101281

Author: Dan Elish
Publisher: Benchmark Books (NY)
Keywords: kaleidoscope, nasa
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2006-09-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0761420460
ISBN-13: 9780761420460
  
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