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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Two NASA scientists, Edward C. Stone and Emmett Chappelle, have been recognized for their outstanding lifetime achievements.
ASK OCE — November 3, 2006 — Vol. 1, Issue 15 NASA’s Space Communications Office is well managed and highly effective at carrying out critical functions, according to a preliminary review by the National Research Council (NRC). A key component of NASA’s space communications capability, the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS), is […]
ASK OCE — January 12, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 1 A Gallup poll found strong support for the Vision for Space Exploration, with a two-thirds majority (66%) of Americans voicing support for the program.