The NASA Technical Standards Program: An Enterprise Approach

ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4   As technology has progressed and system complexity has increased exponentially in recent decades, the need for technical standards relevant to spaceflight developments has also increased.

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Ames Partnership to Develop Machine-to-Machine Intelligence System

ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4 A satellite that can repair itself in low-Earth orbit. Intelligent machines and systems that can “mind meld” with one another.

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Archimedes Archive: The Anemometer

ASK OCE — May 29, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 3   For more than 550 years, mankind has had the ability to observe and measure the pressure and velocity of the wind through the use of the anemometer.

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A View from the Outside: South Korea Nears Completion of First Space Center

ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4   The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) is nearing the completion of the Naro Space Center.

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A View from the Outside: Venus Express

ASK OCE — May 29, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 3   The European Space Agency’s Venus Express is capturing new images of Venus’s atmosphere. In an effort to obtain better imagery of the planet’s stormy south pole, scientists operating the Ultraviolet, Visible and Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIRTIS) tried a new approach. They focused on […]

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Archimedes Archive: The History of U.S. Engineering Standards

ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4   The movement to unify and strengthen U.S. standards is hardly new a voluntary standards system has been in existence for nearly ninety years.

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Leadership Corner: Charles Koch on the Science of Success

ASK OCE — May 29, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 3   As the CEO and Chairman of what may be the largest private company in the world, Charles G. Koch has a highly developed idea of what it takes to build a successful enterprise. In his forty years at the helm of Koch Industries, […]

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This Week in NASA History: Seasat-A

ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4   On June 28, 1978, Seasat-A was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base aboard an Atlas-Agena launch vehicle.

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