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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Aeronautics and
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: workshop, aeronautics, role, nasa
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 1981
eBookDB-ID: NAP:15644

Author: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Admi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: mathematics, technology, education, science, activities, educator, guide, aeronautics
Number of Pages: 129
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 1428927204
ISBN-13: 9781428927209

Explains basic aeronautical concepts and provides a background in the history of aviation. Activities explore the nature of flight.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: aeronautical, research, development, support, government, aeronautics, structure, industry, european
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 1994-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788110373
ISBN-13: 9780788110375

Provides information on the structure of the aeronautics industries of France, Germany, & the United Kingdom, & the support that these countries' respective governments give to aeronautical R&D. Also reports on the organization of each countries' aeronautical R&D establishments. Includes information on other aeronautical R&D efforts sponsored by the EC & its member nations. Charts & tables.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: commercial, aircraft, industry, support, government, transfer, aeronautics, technology
Number of Pages: 114
Published: 1991-06
ISBN-10: 0941375714
ISBN-13: 9780941375719

The U.S. Government provides massive, systematic support to the U.S. commercial aircraft industry pursuant to a long-standing U.S. policy of striving to maintain U.S. superiority in all areas of aeronautics technology. One can reasonably estimate that government support to the industry during the past 15 years was in the range of $18-22 billion. The support comes through three principal means: U.S. Defense Dept. R&D; NASA R&D, and the U.S. tax system.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: aeronautics, history
Number of Pages: 648
ISBN-10: 1451012764
ISBN-13: 9781451012767

Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Wi
Publisher: US National Aeronautics and Space Admi
Keywords: program, shuttle, space, years, celebrating
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 2012-06-15
ISBN-10: 0160902029
ISBN-13: 9780160902024

The Space Shuttle fleet set high marks of achievement and endurance through 30 years of missions, from its first, when STS-1 launched on April 12, 1981, to its last, when STS-135 landed on July 21, 2011. Beginning with the orbiter Columbia and continuing with Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Space Shuttle has carried people into orbit; launched, recovered, and repaired satellites; conducted cutting-edge research; and helped build the largest human made structure in space, the International Space Station. As

Author: Cristina T. Chaplain
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: administration, term, appointments, space, aeronautics, workforce, briefing, national, nasa
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437909736
ISBN-13: 9781437909739

Congress expanded the Nat. Aeronautics and Space Admin.żs (NASA) ability to use term appointments to fill civil service positions in 2003. NASA sought this flexibility to ensure that it could hire and retain the workforce it desired. In a joint explanatory statement accompanying the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 (P.L. No. 110-161), Congress asked for a review of NASAżs use of term appointments for civil servant positions. The Committee was briefed on the results of the review. This report summarizes that briefing, which is reprinted in full as an enclosure. Charts and tables.
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