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National Academies Reports Coming Out Soon

By Keith Cowing
NASA Watch
April 25, 2008

The following reports are tentatively scheduled for release during May:

– United States Civil Space Policy — A Workshop Summary [National Research Council]

Summarizes a November 2007 workshop that explored future directions of the U.S. civil space program.

– Ensuring the Climate Record from the NPOESS and GOES-R Spacecraft: Elements of a Strategy to Recover Measurement Capabilities Lost in Program Restructuring [National Research Council]

Prioritizes resources, especially those related to climate research, that were lost or placed at risk following recent changes to NPOESS and the GOES-R series of polar and geostationary environmental monitoring satellites, and presents strategies to recover these capabilities.

– Science Opportunities Enabled by NASA’s Constellation System — Interim Report [National Research Council]

Assesses potential space and earth science mission concepts that could take advantage of the capabilities of the Constellation system of launch vehicles and spacecraft being developed by NASA.

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