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Slownik Jezyka Polskiego : Volume 1

By: Linde, Samuel Bogumi, 1771-1847
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Kennedy Space Center 2004 Annual Report: by National Aeronautics a...

Excerpt: On the day our astronauts take their first steps on the ?red planet,? historians will ask, ?When did this journey truly begin?? They will point back to 2004 and this incredible year in our Agency?s history. The year 2004 will undoubtedly go down as one of the most pivotal years for NASA as President George W. Bush, on January 14, announced America?s new Vision for Space Exploration. The U.S. Congress proved its commitment to our Agency when it endorsed the Visio...

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Stefan Batory

By: Liwinski, Artur, 1877-1952
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Slownik Jezyka Polskiego : Volume 2

By: Linde, Samuel Bogumi, 1771-1847
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Encyklopedja Kocielna Podug Teologicznej Encyklopedji [Kirchen-Lex...

By: Encyklopedia, Kirchen Lexikon
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Report on Project Management in Nasa: by Mars Climate Orbiter

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Digital Archiving at Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center : Part 1 : B...

Executive Summary: Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) relies increasingly on electronic means to record and disseminate information about its missions, activities and operations. The mission of the Library is to preserve and provide access to the knowledge assets needed to carry out the Center?s mission, and preservation of the GSFC?s digital assets are a natural outgrowth of the GSFC Library?s current activities. Therefore, the GSFC Library conducted a project to evalua...

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration Fy 2001 Accountabili...

Excerpt: Fiscal Year 2001 was a year of challenge and accomplishment for NASA. The Space Shuttle turned 20 as NASA launched a new initiative to find better and cheaper access to space, while facing new fiscal realities that could fundamentally change the way the Agency does business. As part of NASA?s implementation of the President?s Management Agenda, we are placing particular emphasis on efforts to improve financial management. NASA?s ability to continue to achieve gr...

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Fort Years Pioneering the Future: by Roy D. Bridges

Excerpt: A Message from the Center Director 2 2002 Annual Report Roy D. Bridges Jr. This year Kennedy Space Center (KSC) marked 40 years of pioneering the future. The 1960s were an exciting time at KSC as the New World set out to explore even newer worlds from our launch pads. All eyes focused on Florida as America took its first steps in the race for space. Heroes were made and everyone knew them by name. They represented everything good about our country, but especiall...

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Annual Report 2000: by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Excerpt: ASA?s goal is to improve the quality of life on Earth by using ground- and space-based research to promote new scientific and technological discoveries. The Microgravity Research Program plays a vital role in our nation?s economic and general health by carefully selecting, funding, and supporting scientists across the country. It also serves as an important link in the international endeavors that are the hallmark of America?s space program, which is conducting ...

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Space Shuttle Program: 2000 Annual Report: by Ronald D. Dittemore

Excerpt: This has been an exciting year of hard work and preparation for the Space Shuttle team. We successfully completed five missions, including two successful logistics flights to the International Space Station (ISS) and another that resumed ISS assembly by installing the Z1 Truss and a second docking port. The third servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope was accomplished, allowing the great observatory to continue its stellar accomplishments. STS-99 successfully applied...

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Space Shuttle Program 1999 Annual Report: by National Aeronautics ...

Excerpt: 1999 was a productive and challenging year for the Space Shuttle Program (SSP). We have continued to strive to meet our Program goals to fly safely, to meet the manifest, to improve mission supportability, and to improve the system. We accomplished four safe and successful missions. On STS-95, a research flight, we returned John Glenn to space and obtained key scientific data on the similarities between the effects of microgravity and the aging process. We succe...

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Software Change Management: Balancing Flexibility and Control: by ...

Excerpt: The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is an extremely valuable scientific resource, and any changes to the ground system software must be carefully controlled to avoid harming the telescope. Traditionally, space operations software that creates and sends commands to a spacecraft and receives telemetry from a spacecraft is carefully configured, and changes to the baseline system require lengthy manual review and approval processes...

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Culture Management on the Nasa Hubble Space Telescope Control Cent...

Excerpt: HST Vision 2000 Program In 1995, the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center instituted the Vision 2000 Project to reengineer the ground based control system for the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). The project?s main purpose was to significantly reduce the costs of operating the telescope through the remainder of its lifetime (until approximately 2010), without impacting ongoing scientific observations. The new control system would primarily achieve these goals by utiliz...

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Dbview : A Database Access Tool; The Data Management Section Multi...

Excerpt: END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT. This End-User License Agreement (this ?Agreement?) is by and between The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a part of the California Institute Of Technology (?The Jet Propulsion Laboratory?) and the end-user of the Software contained in the accompanying package (?you? or ?your?). RECITALS: A. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is the developer of and the owner of world-wide rights to the ?Software? as defined herein below...

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An Activity Report on Protecting and Monitoring Our Ocean Resource...

Introduction: Ocean resources include living marine resources such as fish, marine mammals and sea birds, corals, kelp, plankton and algae, and non-living resources such as shoreline, oil and gas reserves, sand, salt and sea water itself. These resources account for a significant portion of the U.S. economy in goods and services; recent estimates for just the coastal areas alone are at least 28 million jobs, millions in goods and services, and an attractive tourist desti...

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Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Annual Report for 2001: by Nationa...

Introduction: This Annual Report of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) presents results of activities during calendar year 2001. The year was marked by significant achievements in the Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) programs and encouraging accomplishments by the Aerospace Technology Enterprise. Unfortunately, there were also disquieting mishaps with the X-43, a LearJet, and a wind tunnel. Each mishap was analyzed in an orderly process to asce...

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Survey Manager Gives Procurement Good Grade: by Don Abrams

Excerpt: The state of NASA?s procurement operations is very healthy. While that?s probably not something you?d expect to hear from the Program Manager of the Procurement Management Survey team, nonetheless it is true. Overall, the acquisition professionals at NASA are doing a good job of satisfying their customers? needs while using the taxpayers? resources judiciously. Certainly, as soon as you read this statement, your mind can wander to examples where someone could ha...

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Wearable Computers for Nasa Applications: by Barbara B. Pfarr

Introduction: As the world becomes increasingly dependent on computers, more applications can be found which would benefit from the development of smaller, faster computers, video products, and audio products that are capable of being worn by the user. The era of the next generation of personal and business computers is rapidly approaching. This allows for mobile computing not only in a lab setting, but also in that of the real world. These smaller, more powerful compute...

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