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What does NASA do? An insider’s view by Dr. Kai Goebel

17 Mar. 2016, 14:30 - 15:30
Luleå, C305
Published: 29 February 2016

Luleå University of Technology Welcomes NASA.


NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is the agency of the United States Federal Government Responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA is well known for the Apollo moon-landing missions, the Skylab space station and the ISS and the Space Shuttle. NASA conducts its work in four principal organizations, called Mission Directorates:

• Aeronautics: Manages research focused on meeting the global demand for air mobility in ways That are more environmentally

friendly and sustainable, while overpriced embracing revolutionary technology from outside aviation.

• Human Exploration and Operations: focuses on the International Space Station operations, development of commercial

spaceflight capabilities and human exploration beyond low-Earth orbit.

• Science: explores the Earth, solar system and universe beyond; charts the best route of discovery; and reaps the

Benefits of Earth and Space Exploration Society.

• Space Technology: Develops, Innovates, demonstrates, and infuses Technologies That Enable NASA's future space missions

This seminar will explore some of the salient points of NASA


Uday Kumar

Uday Kumar, Professor and Head of Subject, Head of Division

Phone: +46 (0)920 491826
Organisation: Operation and Maintenance, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering