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.
ASK OCE — May 29, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 3 By Chris Scolese Two new NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) documents developed by the Office of the Chief Engineer establish common Agency-wide requirements for project management and systems engineering. NASA Space Flight Program and Project Management Requirements (NPR 7120.5D) defines project management requirements […]
ASK OCE — May 29, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 3 The Senate Subcommittee on Space, Aeronautics, and Related Sciences held hearings on March 28, 2007, on NASA’s transition from the Space Shuttle to the Constellation program.
ASK OCE — May 29, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 3 On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy stood before a joint session of Congress and issued a bold challenge: to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade.
ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4 When the question arises as to whether a system of international standards is important, the United States Standards Strategy (USSS) has a clear answer: voluntary consensus standards are nothing less than the cornerstone of the 21st century global economy.
ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4 The need for unified technical and manufacturing standards goes far beyond economic efficiency, ease of use, and interoperability.
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.
ASK OCE — June 21, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 4 The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) is nearing the completion of the Naro Space Center.
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.