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NASA Publication Collection (15,040 Books)


National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Publication Collection is an archive of the most fascinating information one has ever discovered. The World Public Library NASA Collection contains reports, summaries, new releases, and publications about NASA's Solar System Missions, Deep Space Missions, Earth Observing Missions, Humans in Space, and Earth Observing Stations.

 
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Rockets: A Teacher's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics...

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Excerpt: This publication was developed for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with the assistance of hundreds of teachers in the Texas Region IV area and educators of the Aerospace Education Services Program, Oklahoma State University...

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How to Use This Guide: by National Aeronautics and Space Administr...

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Description: This document contains information regarding about Carllsls Campbell phoning DF52/Bob Doremus to discuss the potential Impacts to orbiter systems due to the Et Foam debris contact the left wing ...

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Brief History of Rockets: by National Aeronautics and Space Admini...

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Excerpt: One of the first devices to successfully employ the principles essential to rocket flight was a wooden bird. The writings of Aulus Gellius, a Roman, tell a story of a Greek named Archytas who lived in the city of Tarentum, now a part of southern Italy. Somewhere around the year 400 B.C., Archytas mystified and amused the citizens of Tarentum by flying a pigeon made of wood. Escaping steam propelled the bird suspended on wires. The pigeon used the action-reaction...

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Rocket Principles: by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Excerpt: When we think of rockets, we rarely think of balloons. Instead, our attention is drawn to the giant vehicles that carry satellites into orbit and spacecraft to the Moon and planets. Nevertheless, there is a strong similarity between the two. The only significant difference is the way the pressurized gas is produced. With space rockets, the gas is produced by burning propellants that can be solid or liquid in form or a combination of the two. One of the interesti...

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Ksc Bulletin: by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Practical Rocketry: by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Excerpt: Rocket Engines and Their Propellants. Most rockets today operate with either solid or liquid propellants. The word propellant does not mean simply fuel, as you might think; it means both fuel and oxidizer. The fuel is the chemical the rocket burns but, for burning to take place, an oxidizer (oxygen) must be present. Jet engines draw oxygen into their engines from the surrounding air. Rockets do not have the luxury that jet planes have; they must carry oxygen wit...

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Activities: by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Description: This document contains information regarding topics such as Activity Matrix, Pop Can Hero Engine, and Antacid Tablet Race...

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Investigating the Structure of Paramagnetic Aggregates from Colloi...

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Overview: InSPACE is a microgravity fluid physics experiment that will be performed on the International Space Station (ISS). The purpose of this investigation is to obtain fundamental data of the complex properties of an exciting class of smart materials termed magnetorheological (MR) fluids. MR fluids are suspensions of small (micron-sized) super paramagnetic particles in a nonmagnetic medium. These controllable fluids can quickly transition into a nearly solid like st...

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration Fy 2001 Accountabili...

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Excerpt: Fiscal Year 2001 was a year of challenge and accomplishment for NASA. The Space Shuttle turned 20 as NASA launched a new initiative to find better and cheaper access to space, while facing new fiscal realities that could fundamentally change the way the Agency does business. As part of NASA?s implementation of the President?s Management Agenda, we are placing particular emphasis on efforts to improve financial management. NASA?s ability to continue to achieve gr...

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Nasa Financial Management Requirements: by National Aeronautics an...

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Purpose: This volume sets forth accounting policy and standard procedures that shall be followed by all NASA Mission Directorates, Mission Support Offices, and Centers. This guidance is to ensure that NASA?s financial information is, useful, timely, complete, accurate, and consistently presented...

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Fiscal Year 2006: b...

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Description: This document contains information regarding topics such as ?The Exploration Vision is Well Under Way?, Transforming NASA, and the Science Mission Directorate...

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Fiscal Year 2007: b...

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Description: This document contains information regarding topics such as Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, and Space Operations Mission Directorate...

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Community Day-Chance for Public to See Nasa Goddard: by Dewayne Wa...

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Excerpt: ?Explore NASA?s Goddard Space Flight Center and Beyond,? is the theme for Goddard?s community day; it?s first in several years. The Goddard gates will open to the public from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M., July 31, 2004. The first Community Day for Goddard since September 11, 2001, will showcase Goddard?s science research, and engineering programs and projects. Since this is the first time Goddard has opened its? gates to the public in almost three years, the planning commi...

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House Joint Resolution No. 813: by National Aeronautics and Space ...

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Excerpt: WHEREAS, the United States has a proud heritage of leading the world in exploration and discovery on land, under the seas, and in outer space; and WHEREAS, the Commonwealth of Virginia has played a leading role in expanding America's exploration initiatives throughout history, as evidenced by adventures ranging from the settlement of Jamestown, to establishing the first aeronautics research laboratory, to training the Apollo astronauts and exploring the surface of Mars; and...

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Expedition 11 : Opening the Door for Return to Flight: by National...

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Overview: Expedition 11. Opening the Door for Return to Flight The crew that will greet the first Space Shuttle astronauts to arrive at the International Space Station since November 2002 is scheduled to launch on April 15, 2005 (local time), aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, replacing the American astronaut and the Russian cosmonaut who have been living and working on the Station since October 2004. Russian Expedition 11 Stati...

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Expedition 10 : Paving the Road for Return to Flight: by National ...

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Overview: Expedition 10. Paving the Road for Return to Flight The next crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station is scheduled to launch on Oct. 13 aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to replace the American astronaut and the Russian cosmonaut who have been living and working on the Station since April...

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Nasa and Afterschool Programs: Connecting to the Future: by Gretch...

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Excerpt: NASA and Afterschool Programs. Connecting to the Future, What NASA Has to Offer Education Standards, Achievement, and the Afterschool Program, The Revolution in Earth and Space Science Education, Trends in Science Education...

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Women in Aerospace Keynote Breakfast Featuring Nasa Administrator,...

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Excerpt: NASA and Afterschool Programs. Connecting to the Future, What NASA Has to Offer The Revolution in Earth and Space Science Education, Afterschool Program Staff and Science Instruction: What We Bring to the Table, and Our Wish List: What We Would Like to See in a NASA Afterschool Science Program...

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration before the Subcommit...

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Excerpt: Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for this opportunity to appear today to discuss NASA?s plans for the future as represented in the President?s Fiscal Year 2006 budget request for NASA. On January 14, 2004, President George W. Bush announced the Vision for Space Exploration. The President?s directive gave NASA clear objectives as well as a new and historic focus. The fundamental goal of this directive for the Nation?s space exploration prog...

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Subcommittee on Science and Space Committee on Commerce, Science, ...

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Excerpt: Madam Chair and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the status and role of the Space Shuttle in human space flight, our plans for the Shuttle?s retirement, our progress in minimizing the gap between the retirement of the Space Shuttle and the introduction of the Crew Exploration Vehicle. On January 14, 2004, President George W. Bush announced the Vision for Space Exploration. The President?s directive ...

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