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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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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Message from the Chief Engineer: Technical Standards

ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4   By Chris Scolese   In this issue we examine the role of standards at NASA, the Department of Defense, and more generally throughout engineering and technical professions.

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PM Challenge Executive Leadership Roundup

ASK OCE — February 23, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 2 Several of NASA’s highest-ranking officials addressed nearly 1200 participants at PM Challenge 2007 in Galveston, Texas.

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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: 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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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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NASA Scientists Honored

ASK OCE — May 29, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 3   Two NASA scientists, Edward C. Stone and Emmett Chappelle, have been recognized for their outstanding lifetime achievements.

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