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NASA's new university engineering space research programsThe objective of a newly emerging element of NASA's university engineering programs is to provide a more autonomous element that will enhance and broaden the capabilities in academia, enabling them to participate more effectively in the U.S. civil space program. The programs utilize technical monitors at NASA centers to foster collaborative arrangements, exchange of personnel, and the sharing of facilities between NASA and the universities. The elements include: the university advanced space design program, which funds advanced systems study courses at the senior and graduate levels; the university space engineering research program that supports cross-disciplinary research centers; the outreach flight experiments program that offers engineering research opportunities to universities; and the planned university investigator's research program to provide grants to individuals with outstanding credentials.
Document ID
19890030461
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Sadin, Stanley R. (NASA Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology, Washington, DC; Universities Space Research Association, Columbia, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
October 1, 1988
Subject Category
SOCIAL SCIENCES (GENERAL)
Report/Patent Number
IAF PAPER 88-468
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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