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 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 […]
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, […]
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 — 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.