Managing the Space Sciences.

Science, Committee on the Future of Space.

Managing the Space Sciences. - 1 online resource (112 pages)

MANAGING THE SPACE SCIENCES -- Copyright -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- 1 Introduction -- GENERAL BACKGROUND -- TASK GROUP ON ALTERNATIVE ORGANIZATIONS -- TASK GROUP ON RESEARCH PRIORITIZATION -- TASK GROUP ON TECHNOLOGY -- 2 Science at NASA -- RATIONALE FOR NASA SCIENCE -- Space Science Programs -- Technology for Space Science -- MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT NASA -- Space Science -- Technology for Space Science -- THE BUDGET FOR SPACE SCIENCE AT NASA -- Space Science Budgets -- Technology Budgets -- NASA SCIENCE RELATIONSHIPS -- International Agreements -- Interagency Agreements -- Management Considerations -- HOW OTHERS MANAGE SCIENCE AND ASSOCIATED TECHNOLOGY -- Science-NSF, NIH, DOE, and NASA -- Advanced Technology-ARPA and NASA -- 3 The Changing Environment for Science at NASA -- RATIONALE FOR SPACE SCIENCE -- BUDGET ISSUES -- THE CHANGING CHARACTER OF MISSIONS AND TECHNOLOGY -- Missions -- Technology for Space Science -- THE GROWTH OF CAPABILITIES OUTSIDE OF NASA -- MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES -- 4 Alternative Organizations: Analysis and Findings -- PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE ORGANIZATION -- Axioms -- Goals -- MANAGEMENT OF THE NASA SCIENCE ORGANIZATION -- NASA HEADQUARTERS SCIENCE ORGANIZATION -- NASA CENTER SCIENCE ORGANIZATION -- OTHER ISSUES -- Balance Between In-House and Out-of-House Research -- Industrial Versus Institutional Funding -- Reporting Relationship of the Centers to Headquarters -- Role of the Project Scientist -- Oversight -- 5 Research Prioritization: Analysis and Findings -- PRINCIPLES OF RESEARCH PRIORITIZATION -- Axioms -- Goals -- PRIORITIZATION OF SCIENCE AT NASA -- Defining the Problem -- Disciplines -- Structure and Participants -- NRC Participants -- NASA Advisory Participants -- NASA Management Participants -- THE PRIORITIZATION PROCESS -- Key Elements -- Tasks. SUMMARY OF PRIORITIZATION TASKS, TOOLS, AND PARTICIPANTS -- Summary Matrix -- Recommendations for NASA Management -- 6 Technology: Analysis and Findings -- THE NEW RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY AND THE SPACE SCIENCES -- The Integration of Science and Technology -- Previous Studies -- TECHNOLOGY PLANNING -- TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT -- Near-term Technologies -- Far-term Technologies -- The Role of NASA Headquarters -- The Role of the Field Centers -- Participation of Industry and Academia -- TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION -- TECHNOLOGY BUDGETS -- 7 Collected Recommendations -- ESTABLISHMENT OF A "NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SPACE SCIENCE" -- ROLE OF THE NASA CHIEF SCIENTIST -- THE ROLE OF HEADQUARTERS -- NASA FIELD CENTER ISSUES -- THE SCIENCE PRIORITIZATION PROCESS -- TECHNOLOGY PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION -- Appendixes -- APPENDIX A -- U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON VA, HUD, AND INDEPENDENT AGENCIES -- APPENDIX B -- COMMITTEE ON THE FUTURE OF SPACE SCIENCE -- TASK GROUP ON ALTERNATIVE ORGANIZATIONS -- TASK GROUP ON RESEARCH PRIORITIZATION -- TASK GROUP ON TECHNOLOGY -- APPENDIX C -- STUDY OF THE MISSION OF NASA NASA ADVISORY COUNCIL -- Recommendation -- REPORT OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE FUTURE OF THE U.S. SPACE PROGRAM WASHINGTON, D.C., DECEMBER 1990 -- IMPROVING NASA'S TECHNOLOGY FOR SPACE SCIENCE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SPACE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY… -- Summary and Recommendations -- APPENDIX D -- APPENDIX E -- APPENDIX F -- NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION -- NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH -- DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY -- ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY -- APPENDIX G -- APPENDIX H -- STEERING GROUP -- TASK GROUP ON ALTERNATIVE ORGANIZATIONS -- TASK GROUP ON RESEARCH PRIORITIZATION -- TASK GROUP ON TECHNOLOGY -- APPENDIX I -- APPENDIX.

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