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Briefs: Information Technology
Development of Free Molecule Flow Equations from a Transient, Asymmetric Source

Molecular flow model is explored as a tool to describe an unusual variety of plume interaction issues.

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt,...

Briefs: Information Technology
iPhone App to Facilitate Airborne Radar Operations

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

The Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) is an Earth imaging radar that flies on a Gulf-Stream Jet. Its...

Briefs: Software
Spherical Empirical Mode Decomposition

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

The spherical empirical mode decomposition algorithm is an adaptation in the spherical space of the 2D empirical mode decomposition in Euclidian space....

Briefs: Software
Database Design for Storing Software Entity Metadata, User Identification, and License Terms

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

The NASA Space Telecommunications Radio System (STRS) specification cites a plan for an...

Briefs: Software
Geometry Manipulation Protocol for CFD Applications, V1.0

Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Geometry Manipulation Protocol (GMP) is a library that serializes data types between XML and ANSI C data structures to support...

Briefs: Information Technology
Web Application: Ground Hardware Management Tool

John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida

An integrated ground support equipment (GSE) tracking and management tool is designed for tracking and managing GSE data used in support of KSC/Ground...

Briefs: Information Technology
Bird Vision System

About 2.5 seconds after the launch of STS-114, the first Return to Flight launch after the Columbia accident, a large bird struck the external tank and fell into the exhaust plume. While this particular bird strike did not...

Briefs: Information Technology
Fully Implicit Ablation and Thermal Analysis Program, Version 3 (FIAT v3)

The program is very stable and robust for application to both robotic and crewed vehicles entering a planetary atmosphere from space.

Ames Research...

Briefs: Information Technology
CFD Utility Software Library

Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Originating as the Aerodynamics Division Software Library of the 1980s and -90s, this software is a collection of more than 100 software applications, many of...

Briefs: Information Technology
Selective Access and Editing in a Database

Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

A complex organization with many tasks and sub-tasks, many phases, and many workers often will have an associated database with many users and...

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