Catalogs and Conferences

This subject resource guide is available courtesy of Jennifer Doherty?? 2009.? ?She can be contacted at jenniferadoherty@yahoo.com.

Introduction???? Archives and Databases???? Associations???? Catalogs and Conferences???? Journals???? Reference Works???? Research Groups and Organizations???? Websites and Electronic Resources

Catalogs

NASA Video Catalog

NASA Scientific and Technical Information Program Office. (2009). NASA video catalog (Technical Report No. NASA/SP-2009-7109/SUPPL19). Hampton, VA: NASA Langley Research Center. (NASA Video Catalog). http://www.sti.nasa.gov/Pubs/Videocat/videocat.pdf

The catalog lists videos that depict manned and unmanned space exploration, day-to-day activities of Space Shuttle missions, extravehicular activities, environmental pollution and climate studies, planet fly-bys, and aircraft design, testing, and performance. These materials would be of interest to scientists and engineers, as well as space historians and the general public. The Video Catalog is available online as a PDF and individual videos are available for order.

NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) Films Digitization Project

NASA Langley Research Center. (2008). LaRC films digitization project catalog. Hampton, VA: NASA Langley Research Center. http://www.sti.nasa.gov/films1.html

This project is part of an effort to digitally preserve motion picture materials located at the NASA Langley Research Center. The films provide supplementary material for technical reports produced by both NASA and the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor agency to NASA. Others represent project and operations overviews. Low and medium resolution versions of the films are available on the website and copies of the films can be ordered on DVD.

Conferences, Meetings, Symposiums, Workshops

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conferences

American society for engineering education (ASEE) conferences (2009). http://www.asee.org/conferences/paper-search-form.cfm

This is a searchable database of conference papers from conferences sponsored by ASEE and includes topics spanning various engineering aspects of aerospace and space sciences.? The papers are available in full-text as PDF files for free and would be of interest to both students and science or engineering professionals.

Developing Basic Space Science World-Wide

Developing basic space science world-wide: A decade of UN/ESA workshops (2004). In Wamsteker W., Albrecht R. & Haubold H. J.(Eds.), Dordrecht ; Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

The book is a compilation of papers that were presented at conferences sponsored by the United Nations and the European Space Agency over a span of ten years.? The conferences focused on the development of space science disciplines around the world and particularly in developing nations.? It highlights past activities, plans within the various nations developed over the ten year time-span and the results of the activities to date.?? The book is organized according to the economic regions on Earth, as considered by the United Nations.

Introduction??? ?Archives and Databases???? Associations???? Catalogs and Conferences???? Journals??? ?Reference Works??? ?Research Groups and Organizations???? Websites and Electronic Resources

This subject resource guide is available courtesy of Jennifer Doherty?? 2009.? ?She can be contacted at jenniferadoherty@yahoo.com.