Daily Archives: October 28, 2010

LCROSS Back-to-School Webcast – November 3, 2010

One year ago, the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, probe impacted the moon in search of water. Since that time, scientists have been studying the results of the mission. Join NASA Quest on Nov. 3, 2010, as principal investigator Tony Colaprete and co-investigator Jen Heldmann reveal their surprising and exciting findings. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during this free 50-minute webcast. Webcasts take place at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. EDT.

For more information and to view the webcast, visit http://quest.nasa.gov/lunar/lcross/LCROSS_Back-to-School.html

Space Systems Engineering Curriculum for Undergraduates

The Space Systems Engineering website includes lots of new and exciting material to be used in the classroom. Many files are formatted to be readily loaded into the BlackBoard(tm) eLearning system.

Below is the new content that you will find on the website:

Eight new undergraduate modules.
1. Design for Manufacturability
2. Virtual Teams
3. Make vs Buy
4. Maintainability
5. Logistics
6. Human Factors
7. Human Factors and Ergonomics
8. The Role of Optimization in Systems Engineering

Systems Engineering aspects of the International Space Station.
The Case Study was commissioned by NASA and the Air Force Institute of Technology.

Systems Engineering and Integration.
Developed by: John Muratore

Course files to download:
1. Lectures
2. Assignments
3. Articles
4. DoD References
5. NASA References
6. NASA Handbooks

Visit the Space Systems Engineering website for more information and to download course materials.

NASA Coming Attractions!

Here are a series of video trailers produced by NASA TV for the 2010 International Astronautical Congress in Prague. All videos are available through the NASA YouTube channel.

Conquering the Gas Giant

Road to the Red Planet

Romancing the Green


Glory and the Curse of the Black Carbon

Back to the Beginning

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