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This Month in NASA History: Viking 2 Lands on Mars

September 30, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 9   NASA successfully put the second Viking lander on Mars in September 1976.

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Scientist-astronaut Edward G. Gibson has just exited the Skylab extravehicular activity hatchway. Astronaut Gerald P. Carr, Skylab 4 commander, took this picture during the final Skylab spacewalk that took place on Feb. 3, 1974. Carr was above on the Apollo Telescope Mount when he shot this frame of Gibson. Note Carr's umbilical/tether line extending from inside the space station up toward the camera. Astronaut William R. Pogue, Skylab 4 pilot, remained inside the space station during the spacewalk by Carr and Gibson. Credit: NASA.
Academy Interview: Jim Crocker on Systems Engineering

September 30, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 9   Veteran systems engineer Jim Crocker of Lockheed Martin talks about doing the right things versus doing things right.

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Academy Brief: New Orbital Debris Mitigation Course

September 30, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 9   A new Academy course explores the challenges of designing spacecraft with debris in mind.

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Aerospace Unbrief: SpaceUP DC An Unconference

September 30, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 9   “Whoever comes are the right people. Whatever happens is the only thing that could have. When it starts is the right time. When it’s over, it’s over.” *

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Academy Bookshelf — Linked: The New Science of Networks

September 30, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 9   The science of networks shows us the architecture of complexity, according to mathematician Albert Laszlo Barabasi.

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Project Management Beat: Virtual Workplaces and the Social Networks That Bind Them

September 30, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 9   Operating in an open and transparent environment increasingly means having a social media strategy and virtual meeting place.

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Research Brief: 2010 Young Professionals Study Released

September 30, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 9   Aviation Week, industry leaders, and the Academy collaborated on the launch of an inaugural Young Professional and University Student Research Study.

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Message from the Academy Director: Virtual Project Teams and Learning

September 30, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 9   Virtual teams are a permanent part of the landscape for complex projects. How do we learn to thrive in this environment?

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