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NASA reportsActivities and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) programs, both ongoing and planned, are described by NASA administrative personnel from the offices of Space Science and Applications, Space Systems Development, Space Flight, Exploration, and from the Johnson Space Center. NASA's multi-year strategic plan, called Vision 21, is also discussed. It proposes to use the unique perspective of space to better understand Earth. Among the NASA programs mentioned are the Magellan to Venus and Galileo to Jupiter spacecraft, the Cosmic Background Explorer, Pegsat (the first Pegasus payload), Hubble, the Joint U.S./German ROSAT X-ray Mission, Ulysses to Jupiter and over the sun, the Astro-Spacelab Mission, and the Gamma Ray Observatory. Copies of viewgraphs that illustrate some of these missions, and others, are provided. Also discussed were life science research plans, economic factors as they relate to space missions, and the outlook for international cooperation.
Document ID
19930013974
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Authors
Obrien, John E. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Fisk, Lennard A. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Aldrich, Arnold A. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Utsman, Thomas E. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Griffin, Michael D. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Cohen, Aaron (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1992
Publication Information
Publication: The Eighth National Space Symposium
Subject Category
ASTRONAUTICS (GENERAL)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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