Accession Number : ADA313331

Title :   Technology for the Stars: Extending Our Reach. Research and Technology Annual Report of the Marshall Space Flight Center Held in Alabama.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HUNTSVILLE AL GEORGE C MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Craft, Harry, Jr

PDF Url : ADA313331

Report Date : 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 256

Abstract : Marshall Space Flight Center's greatest assets are its people highly qualified engineers and scientists who perform the daily analysis, development, and engineering necessary to extend humankind's grasp. Propulsion is the foundation that enables America's future in space. MSFC's talented team continues to achieve new advances through focused efforts in space propulsion, materials and processes, structures and dynamics, and avionics. Microgravity at MSFC provides invaluable insights into biotechnology processes and materials science/technology which are enabled by and exploit the unique space-flight environment. Dedicated scientific experts are making it possible to continue exploration of the physics of the Earth and the Universe. The Advanced Studies, Research, Technology, and Technology Transfer projects summarized in this report represent a sampling of MSFC's contributions to inspire and serve America and to benefit the quality of life for humankind.

Descriptors :   *SPACE FLIGHT, *SPACE PROPULSION, AVIONICS, ENVIRONMENTS, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, DYNAMICS, MATERIALS, STRUCTURES, QUALITY, SAMPLING, BIOTECHNOLOGY, DAILY OCCURRENCE, STARS, LIVING STANDARDS.

Subject Categories : Astronautics
      Unmanned Spacecraft
      Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE