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NASA ............................................................................................................................................................. 1 Johnson Space Center (JSC) ...................................................................................................................... 2 Type chapter title (level 3) .................................................................................................................... 3 Type chapter title (level 1) ........................................................................................................................... 4 Type chapter title (level 2) ........................................................................................................................ 5 Type chapter title (level 3) .................................................................................................................... 6

1. NASA Johnson Space Center Engineering Directorate organized into nine functional divisions: (Engineering Direcatorate Organization 2013) i. Engineering Directorate Planning and Control Office (DP&C) ii. Systems Architecture and Integration Office iii. Technical Integration Office iv. Crew and Thermal Systems Division v. Aeroscience and Flight Mechanics Division (AFMD) vi. Energy Systems Division vii. Software, Robotics, and Simulation Division viii. Structural Engineering Division ix. Avionic Systems Division Capabilities: i.

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Human Space Vehicle Systems a. Avionics, Communication and Software b. Radiation Resistant Hardware c. Structure and Materials Development d. Integrated Power e. Thermal Management f. Mechanical Separation g. Integrated Spacecraft Propulsion h. Spacecraft Cockpit Rapid Prototyping Design Life Support Systems a. Space Suits b. Extra Vehicular Activity c. Regeneration d. Waste Management e. Habitats Flight Design a. Ascent and Abort Performance b. On-Orbit Flight c. Proximity Operations d. Automated Rendezvous and Docking e. Entry Performance f. Landing Recovery Systems Integrated Environments a. Launch Dynamics b. Entry Environments c. Space Environment (man-made and natural) d. Thermal Vacuum Chambers

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e. Electromagnetic Testing Robotics and Simulation a. Robotics b. Human Machine Interaction c. Mobility Systems d. Manipulation Manufacturing a. Machining, Welding, Fabrication/Assembly, Friction Stir Welding, Softgoods, Metal Cleaning, Metal Finishing, Clean Room, Non-Metallic Capabilities Tools

Facilities: i. ii. iii. Human Space Vehicle Systems a. Avionics Life Support Systems Flight Design a. Aerodynamics: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/pdf/639761main_Aerodynami cs_FTI.pdf b. Flight Mechanics Laboratory (FMLab): http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/engineering/flight_design/flig ht_mechanics_laboratory/index.html http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/pdf/639154main_Flight_Mech anics_FTI.pdf c. Guidance, Navigation and Control: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/pdf/640057main_Guidance_N avigation_Control_FTI.pdf d. Integrated Environments Robotics & Simulation Manufacturing Tools

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RELEVANT COURSEWORK:

Differential Calculus Integral Calculus Sequences, Series, and Multivariable Calculus Different Equations Vector Calculus Numerical Methods and Engineering Computation Computer Programming Physics: Mechanics Physics: Electricity and Magnetism Measurements and Instrumentation Linear Systems Analysis Flight Control Systems Mechatronics Statics Dynamics Mechanics of Solids Aerospace Materials Engineering Structural Dynamics Low-Speed Aerodynamics Compressible Aerodynamics Chemistry Thermodynamics Propulsion

Flight Dynamics Spacecraft Dynamics Attitude Dynamics Applied Orbital Mechanics Space Systems Engineering Space Systems Applications Space Mission Design

Systems engineering, test and evaluation, propulsion, modeling and simulation, mechanical systems and engineering, materials science and engineering, instrumemtation and data acquisition systems, guidance navigation and control, design, controls/automation systems, aerodynamics/astronautics/aeronautics/fluid mechanics systems and engineering

Fluid dynamics: Boundary Layer thermo dynamics fluid flow measurement Fluid dynamics Fluid mechanics Gas dynamics general Gas dynamics supersonic Structures Test techniques Trajectory analysis Turbulence Flow visualization Fluids

Analysis Fluid flow compressible supersonic turning vanes flight control boundary layer - laminar

Bibliography
Engineering Direcatorate Organization. January 22, 2013. http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/engineering/about/organization/index.html#.