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 lspalaw.txt
(c) National Aeronautics and Space Administration launch vehicles Launch vehicles shall be acquired or owned by the National Aeronautcs and Space Administration only-- (1) as required under circumstances described in subsection (b) of this section; or (2) by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for conducting research and development on, and testing of, launch technology.
Requirement to procure commercial launch services (a) In general Except as otherwise provided in this section, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall purchase launch services for its primary payloads from commercial providers whenever such services are required in the course of its activities.
3206.) Codification Section was enacted as part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1991, and also as part of the Launch Services Purchase Act of 1990, and not part of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 which is classified principally to this chapter.
www.space-frontier.org /COMMSPACE/lspalaw.txt

  
 Agencies
NASA records at the National Archives and Records Administration
The GSFC Traveling Exhibits Program loans freestanding panel displays, models, posters, and other types of exhibits on NASA projects, past and present: the life of Dr. Robert Goddard, the Space Shuttle Program, the Hubble Space Telescope, Earth and Space Science, and much more.
Federal Aviation Administration's Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
spacelist.org /agencies.html

  
 WBDG: Tools - Agency Use Listing (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Tools - Agency Use Listing (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
WBDG: Tools - Agency Use Listing (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
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 MSN Encarta - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA also administers the space shuttle program and a variety of other endeavors, which include improving the performance of airplanes and rockets (aeronautics), conducting scientific experiments in space, improving data-tracking technology, increasing international alliances for space activities, and establishing partnerships between private companies and government agencies in the aeronautics industry.
NASA grew out of what became known as the “space race” between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) to create a rocket that could reach space and, ultimately, the Moon and perhaps Mars.
These facilities include the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida; the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas; the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland; and the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761569121/National_Aeronautics_and_Space_Administration.html

  
 NASA - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which was established in 1958, is the agency responsible for the public space program of the United States of America.
The space shuttle will be retired in 2010 and the Crew Exploration Vehicle will replace it by 2014, capable of both docking with the ISS and leaving the Earth's orbit.
NASA's early programs were research into human spaceflight, and were conducted under the pressure of the competition between the USA and the USSR (the Space Race) that existed during the Cold War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/NASA   (2289 words)

  
 Aeronautics and Astronautics Chronology, 1958
Keith Glennan to be Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Dr. Hugh L. Dryden as Deputy Administrator.
A National Aeronautics and Space Board, appointed by the President and composed of eminent persons outside the Government and representatives of interested Government agencies (with at least one member from the Department of Defense), was to assist the President and the Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Agency.
A NASA Space Task Group organized at Langley Research Center drew up specifications for the Mercury capsule, based on studies by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics during the preceding 12 months, and on discussions with the Air Force which had been conducting related studies.
history.nasa.gov /Timeline/1958.html   (2289 words)

  
 NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a federal agency established in 1958 to administer all non-military aeronautical research and space programs in the United States.
An acronym for the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
NASA was created by Congress in 1958 to do three things: conduct aeronautical and space activities, create a science program using aeronautical and space vehicles, and inform the public as widely as possible about agency activities and their benefits.
www.auditmypc.com /acronym/NASA.asp   (2289 words)

  
 National Aeronautics and Space Administration --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Radar images from a National Aeronautics and Space Administration space shuttle yielded evidence of the track of the Silk Road from northwestern China to the Middle East and settlement remains along the route.
A year later the United States Congress passed the National Aeronautics and Space Act to promote and coordinate an effective United States space program.
Administration in the field of education requires a wide range of capabilities to suit the wide range of tasks.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9276034   (959 words)

  
 China 2001
China National Space Administration will organize an exhibition on the space technology and applications in Beijing during September 18-21, more than 70 companies and space institutes for China, France, Germany, UK, Ukraine, USA, Italy, Russia participated.
The China Organizing Committee will hold the Celebration Ceremony for the 2001 WSW and the space knowledge contest in Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics on Oct.10,2001, with the high rank governmental officials and more than 3,000 university students attendance.
China Organizing Committee for the World Space Week shall actively support the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and its initiatives, with its commitment to cooperation.
www.spaceweek.org /china_2001.html   (399 words)

  
 National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Encyclopedia.com
NASA came into existence on Oct. 1, 1958, superseding the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA), an agency that had been oriented primarily toward laboratory research.
The best-known NASA field installations are the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center near Houston, Tex., where flights are coordinated, and the John F. Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla., where all space shuttle launches take place.
Currently, NASA oversees all space science projects, operates the space shuttle, and launches approximately half of all military space missions.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/NatlA1ero.asp   (399 words)

  
 National Aeronautics and Space Administration --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
"National Aeronautics and Space Administration." Britannica Student Encyclopedia from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.
He served as a United States Air Force officer in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) space travel...
During 1999, assembly of the International Space Station was delayed, the loss of the Mars Climate Observer cast a shadow over the interplanetary capabilities of the U.S. National Aeronautics and...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article?tocId=9276034   (399 words)

  
 National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Encyclopedia.com
NASA came into existence on Oct. 1, 1958, superseding the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA), an agency that had been oriented primarily toward laboratory research.
The best-known NASA field installations are the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center near Houston, Tex., where flights are coordinated, and the John F. Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla., where all space shuttle launches take place.
(NASA), civilian agency of the U.S. federal government with the mission of conducting research and developing operational programs in the areas of space exploration, artificial satellites (see satellite, artificial), rocketry, and space telescopes (see Hubble Space Telescope) and observatories.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/NatlA1ero.asp   (399 words)

  
 OSTP NSTC NATIONAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION POLICY
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will be the lead agency for technology development and demonstration for next generation reusable space transportation systems, such as the single-stage-to-orbit concept.
Civil and commercial space transportation capabilities identified as critical to national security may be modified at the expense of the requesting agency or department.
Protection of space transportation capabilities employed for national security purposes will be pursued commensurate with their planned use in crisis and conflict and the threat.
www.ostp.gov /NSTC/html/pdd4.html   (399 words)

  
 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION AT A GLANCE United States Federal Budget 2006
NASA is examining configurations for the Space Station that meet the needs of both the new space exploration vision and our international partners using as few Shuttle flights as possible.
Most recently NASA has focused on ways to improve the safety and security of aircraft and the National Airspace System while reducing airport congestion, aircraft noise, and air pollution.
NASA plays a major part in the interagency Climate Change Science Research Program, contributes to the international initiative on the Global Earth Observing System of Systems, and has pioneered new methods to improve forecasting of the weather, monitoring of forest fires, and tracking of the spread of pollutants.
www.egovernmentaccess.com /SpaceAdmin_06.htm   (399 words)

  
 fUSION Anomaly. NASA - National Aeronautics Space Administration
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), agency of the U.S. government, established by the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958.
Under guidance of the president, the administration participates in the development of programs of international cooperation in space activities.
NASA and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, created the technology with the goal of feeding astronauts on long space voyages, and eventually, feeding future space colonies.
fusionanomaly.net /nasa.html   (399 words)

  
 NASA's charter obligates it to promote space commercialization.
"(c) The Congress declares that the general welfare of the United States requires that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (as established by title II of this Act) seek and encourage, to the maximum extent possible, the fullest commercial use of space."
NASA's charter obligates it to promote space commercialization.
Is NA$A stifling commercial space ventures that could otherwise outperform it?
www.spaceprojects.com /charter   (399 words)

  
 Senate Commerce Committee Approves National Aeronautics and Space Administration Act of 2005 SpaceRef - Your Space Reference
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Act of 2005 instructs NASA, as well, to develop an expanded permanent human presence on the Moon, and then extending from the Moon to Mars.
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation today approved S. 1281, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Act of 2005 by a unanimous vote.
Senate Commerce Committee Approves National Aeronautics and Space Administration Act of 2005
www.spaceref.com /news/viewpr.html?pid=17228   (399 words)

  
 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
SERIES TITLE: NASA Activities ORIGINATING AGENCY/DEPT.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration FREQUENCY: Bi-monthly YEARS PUBLISHED: 1969-1991 DESCRIPTION: Running commentary on Nasa activities in the technical field of aeronautics and exploration of space.
USES: Designed for use in middle and high school science classes, but also of use to any member of the general public with an interest in space.
Original reports include a brief introduction to the NASA program, followed by a 6- month update of progress and highlights of NASA's most recent ventures.
www.libsci.sc.edu /bob/NASA.HTM   (399 words)

  
 LSU Libraries Federal Agency Directory: Independent/National_Aeronautics_and_Space_Administration_NASA
LSU Libraries Federal Agency Directory : Independent : National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA
www.lib.lsu.edu /gov/Independent/National_Aeronautics_and_Space_Administration_NASA   (399 words)

  
 NASA History Home Page
Here you will find links to our newest monograph entitled Research in NASA History, NASA headquarters, the headquarters library, and the NASA Image eXchange, our various field centers and their historical information, as well as links to other space agencies, the National Archives and Records Administration, and interesting aerospace history sites.
- Search through the bulk of our reference documentation on major aeronautics and astronautics programs, in addition to information about key NASA and NACA (1915-1958) officials, policy documents, statistics, and our timeline of air and space achievements.
- Find out about ordering our publications, viewing many of these on-line, or review a comprehensive list of all NASA History publications and their availability.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/history.html   (399 words)

  
 NASA Research Opportunities
Welcome to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Headquarters Research Opportunities Web site.
As of August, 2004, NASA has streamlined the agency's structure in order to better implement the Vision for Space Exploration.
Minority Programs and Education Division solicitations released on this site prior to February 2004 can be found under the appropriate links to Code E and Code F, respectively.
research.hq.nasa.gov /research.cfm   (399 words)

  
 COSMIC - NASA's Partner for Software Technology
"The Administration shall provide for the widest practicable and appropriate dissemination of information concerning its activities and the results thereof." -National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958
The University of Georgia Research Foundation has issued NASA a letter of intent to terminate the Space Act Agreement with NASA for the operation of the software disbursement center, COSMIC.
For more information please visit NASA's web page.
www.cosmic.uga.edu   (399 words)

  
 Link Details - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Link Details - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Detailed Entry: A flash-based website dedicated to the latest space and research news and NASA missions.
Please rate this link between 1 and 5 with 5 being the best.
www.toequest.com /linkup/link.php?n=5   (399 words)

  
 NASA History Fact Sheet
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) succeeded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) as the U.S. government agency most responsible for advancing flight-related technology.
--Adapted from "A Brief History of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration." NASA History Fact Sheet, August 31, 1999.
Established on October 1, 1958, with the passage of the National Aeronautics and Space Act, signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 29, 1958, NASA added the development of space technology to the NACA's aeronautics mission.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Evolution_of_Technology/NASA/Tech2.htm   (399 words)

  
 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 2002006469
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: United States, National Aeronautics and Space Administration History, United States, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics History, Airplanes United States Flight testing History, Astronautics United States History, Outer space Exploration History
After 1945 the agency's test pilots experimented with jet-powered aircraft, testing both human and technical limits in trying to break the so-called "sound barrier." In October 1958, when the launch of the Soviet Sputnik signaled the beginning of the space race, NACA formed the nucleus of the new National Aeronautics and Space Agency.
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics--forerunner of today's NASA--emerged in 1915, when airplanes were curiosities made of wood and canvas and held together with yards of baling wire.
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/jhu051/2002006469.html   (399 words)

  
 HoustonChronicle.com - Maxime Faget, NASA engineer, dies at 83
The task group migrated from NASA's forerunner, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics based in Langley, Va., to Houston, where they formed the nucleus of the Johnson Space Center.
Though slight of build, Faget exhibited a blunt self-confidence in his aeronautic engineering skills that won him membership in the exclusive Space Task Group, the team of 35 engineers selected by the Eisenhower administration in 1958 to kick off America's answer to the Cold War space challenge posed by the former Soviet Union.
While other experts advocated the development of a "lifting body" with small wings, Faget made a convincing argument that the blunt shape of the ballistic missile nose cone could be adapted quickly into a capsule that could launch a pilot into space and return him.
www.chron.com /cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/space/2840983   (399 words)

  
 The Space Shuttle [encyclopedia]
The Space Shuttle was developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Shuttle was selected in the early 1970s as the principal space launcher and carrier vehicle to be developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA).
NASA coordinates and manages the Space Transportation System (NASA's name for the overall Shuttle program), including intergovernmental agency requirements and international and joint projects.
kosmoi.com /Space/Shuttle   (399 words)

  
 National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)-The digital library for NACA's research reports
NACA was the predecessor organization for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), NACA existed from 1915 until 1958.
Aeronautics, Aircraft, and Aerodynamics-General; Combustion, Engines, and Propellants-Rocket engines and motors; Library and Information Resources-Reference resources; Space Exploration and Technology-General
Aeronautics, Aircraft, and Aerodynamics; Combustion, Engines, and Propellants; Library and Information Resources; Space Exploration and Technology
www.scitechresources.gov /Results/show_result.php?rec=1315   (399 words)

  
 records.html
SUCCESSOR ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT (WITH DATES AND SPHERE OF ACTIVITY TRANSFERRED): National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (09/30/58), all activities.
Therefore, an Executive Committee (which met regularly throughout the year), composed of seven of the twelve Advisory Committee members, was given the care of the administration of NACA and the general supervision of research.
NACA was charged with the duties of conducting scientific aeronautical research and coordinating the research needs of aviation, both civil and military.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/nara/records.html   (399 words)

  
 National Park Service: Man in Space (Wind Tunnels)
Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1978.
Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1981.
[1] The VDT was constructed during the period from 1921 to 1923 at the direction of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/butowsky4/space1.htm   (399 words)

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