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Solicitation Number: NASA-SHUTTLE-BOOK
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Office: Johnson Space Center
Location: Office of Procurement
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Special Notice
Added: Jul 01, 2010 11:30 am
Recently a NASA Shuttle Book focusing on the scientific and engineering legaciesand accomplishments was developed. This book will be provided to the Government PrintingOffice (GPO) for printing and dissemination of a limited number of copies. Therefore,NASA/JSC is seeking interested parties to publish and disseminate additional books andpublications, at their own expense, utilizing the Shuttle Book contents, in full or inpart. The content/material in the Shuttle Book will not be copyrighted and will be madeavailable though a NASA web site. Interested parties are requested to submit the following details: - Are you interested in publishing the book material in full or in part?- What forums would you use to market the material; i.e., scientific or technicalpublications, education, etc.- Please provide samples of your previously published scientific or engineering booksincluding color graphics.Upon review of the data received in response to this Request, NASA may contact theinterested parties to engage in further discussions and plans. NASA may send samples ofthe material captured within the Shuttle Book, if so requested.The Following is an excerpt of the Shuttle Books Table of Contents: Legacy of the Space Shuttle Program - Table of Contentsii Editorial Boardiii Dedicationiv ForewordJohn Young and Robert Crippenv Preface and Acknowledgementsvi Table of Contentsix PoemWitnessing the Launch of the Shuttle Atlantisx IntroductionCharles Bolden1 1 Magnificent Flying Machine - A Cathedral to Technology11 11 The Historical Legacy12 Major Milestones32 The Accidents42 National Security5353 Description of the Shuttle and its Operations54 The Space Shuttle74 Processing the Shuttle for Flight96 Flight Operations112 Extravehicular Activity Operations and Advancements132 Shuttle Builds the International Space Station15555 Engineering Innovations156 Propulsion184 Thermal Protection Systems206 Materials and Manufacturing232 Aerodynamics and Flight Dynamics Innovations250 Avionics, Navigation, and Instrumentation264 SoftwareXXX Structures288 Robotics and AutomationXXX Systems Engineering for Life Cycle of Complex Systems31515 Major Scientific Discoveries316 The Space Shuttle and Great Observatories340 Atmospheric Observations and Earth Imaging356 Mapping the Earth: Radars and Topography366 Human Health and Performance404 The Space Shuttle: A Platform that Expanded the Frontiers of Biology416 Microgravity Research in the Space Shuttle Era440 Space Environments501 Social, Cultural, and Educational Legacies502 NASA Reflects Americas Changing Opportunities; NASA Impact US Culture512 Education: Inspiring Students as Only NASA Can52727 Commercial Developments528 Aerospace Industry532 Spin Offs54039 The Shuttle Continuum, Role of Human Spaceflight541 President George H.W. Bush542 Pam Leestma and Neme Alperstein, Elementary School Teachers544 Norman Augustine, Former President and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation546 John Logsdon, Former Director of Space Policy Institute, Georgetown University548 Canadian Space Agency551 General John Dailey, Director of Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum552 Leah Jamieson, John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering, PurdueUniversity554 Mike Griffin, Former NASA Administrator55959 Appendix560 Flight Number InformationXXX Test FlightsXXX Department of DefenseXXX Military astronautsXXX International Payloads and Astronauts571 Education Payloads and Student-Teacher InteractionsXXX Earth Science PayloadsXXX Space Science PayloadsXXX Microgravity Sciences PayloadsXXX Space Biology PayloadsXXX Life and Medical Sciences PayloadsXXX Commercial Satellites Launch and RepairXXX Commercial PayloadsXXX Engineering TestsXXX Construction of International Space StationXXX Program ManagersXXX BibliographyXXX Glossary, Definition of Terms, AcronymsXXX Contributors BiographiesXXX AcknowledgementsXXX IndexThis synopsis is for information and planning purposes and is not to be construed as acommitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited. TheGovernment does not intend to fund any resulting activities associated with this request.Your response is requested not later than August 31, 2010 Any questions you may have are to be submitted in writing to the POC listed below, andcan be mailed or e-mailed. The Mailing Address is: NASA/JSCMail Code BJ5 Dawn Alexander2101 NASA Parkway Houston, TX 77058
NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BJ
Dawn Alexander, Contracting Officer, Phone 281-244-7689, Fax 281-244-0995, Email

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