ERIC Number: ED111665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Aerospace Technology, Earth Science, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Instruction, Program Development, Research, Science Education, Space Sciences, Telecommunications
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
Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, AL. George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., Huntsville.