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Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics: Foundation for the Future
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Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics: Foundation for the Future (Paperback)

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The U.S. air transportation system is very important for our economic well-being and national security. The nation is also the global leader in civil and military aeronautics, a position that needs to be maintained to help assure a strong future for the domestic and international air transportation system. Strong action is needed, however, to ensure that leadership role continues. To that end, the Congress and NASA requested the NRC to undertake a decadal survey of civil aeronautics research and technology (R&T) priorities that would help NASA fulfill its responsibility to preserve U.S. leadership in aeronautics technology. This report presents a set of strategic objectives for the next decade of R&T. It provides a set of high-priority R&T challengesa "-characterized by five common themesa "-for both NASA and non-NASA researchers, and an analysis of key barriers that must be overcome to reach the strategic objectives. The report also notes the importance of synergies between civil aeronautics R&T objectives and those of national security.

Science & MathematicsPhysicsApplied physicsAstrophysics Publisher: National Academies Press Publication Date: 05/06/2006 ISBN-13: 9780309101585  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Steering Committee for the Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics, National Research Council

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