Tag Archives: National Research Council

NASA Solicits Tech Proposals From Academia to Support Human Exploration Plans

NASA‘s space technology mission directorate seeks early-stage technology proposals from academic institutions that can support the agency’s human exploration and solar system research goals in the long term. The space agency said Wednesday the Early Stage Innovations program will fund research projects in specific areas of interest to the country’s space program …

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LMI’s Norm O’Meara Coordinates Research Team on Air Traffic Control Staffing, Operations

Norm O’Meara, a senior fellow at consulting firm LMI, helped the National Research Council carry out its efforts to assess current U.S. air traffic control staffing and operating practices. LMI said Tuesday that O’Meara served as staff coordinator for the 12-person team that conducted air traffic control research at 315 facilities nationwide, as mandated by Congress. …

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NASA to Grant $2.5M for University R&D Projects

NASA will provide $250,000 in grants to 10 universities for projects that focus on technologies used in astrophysics and space exploration. The one year of financial support will be provided under the space technology research grants program within the agency’s space technology mission directorate, NASA said Wednesday. The space agency …

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The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

One would expect NASA to reach for the stars when dreaming. And reach they have. Earlier this month, NASA released its “wish list” ranked by the National Research Council. While some pipedreams are never likely to see the light of day, others are challenges space contractors are sure to wave …

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TNNI Interview With Dr.Herb Lin Of The National Research Council: What Every Executive Should Know

Dr. Herb Lin, chief scientist of the recent report “Toward a Safer and More Secure Cyberspace” at the National Research Council, spoke with The New New Internet on a variety of cybersecurity issues, including his definition of cyber deterrence. Dr. Lin said that the private sector must use current, readily available securities and acknowledged that most …

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