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ERIC Number: ED111665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Pages: 42
Abstractor: N/A
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Identification and Evaluation of Educational Uses and Users for the STS. Executive Summary. Educational Planning for Utilization of Space Shuttle (ED-PLUSS). Final Research Report.
Engle, H. A.; Christensen, D. L.
Reported is a study to consider the educational uses of the space shuttle/space lab. Several specific tasks were identified and accomplished during the study and the summary addresses itself to five that are considered pertinent: (1) Potential User and Identification; (2) Identification and Analysis of Space Education Programs; (3) Planning Methodology for User Involvement; (4) Techniques and Programs to Encourage New Users; and (5) Compiling Follow-On Ideas. Conclusions and recommendations of the study team are reported. The document also includes a copy of an interview held with Dr. Wernher von Braun, Vice President, Engineering and Developmentof Fairchild Industries, soliciting his comments and suggestions on educational applications for the Space Shuttle/Spacelab (SS/SL) Program. (Author/EB)
The final research report described in the abstract is available on microfiche from ERIC/SMEAC, The Ohio State University, 400 Lincoln Tower, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (on loan)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, AL. George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., Huntsville.