Spring 2013

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The Crosslink Crossword

The Crosslink Crossword First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine Across 5. Acquire (poison ivy, for example) 8. Baseball team transaction 11. Literary iteration 12. Leave no _____, hiker’s credo 16. Screenplay abstract 17. Kind of freak 19. Can spring back 22. Back _____, last week’s Time 25. Bent-knee offer 26. One governs gravity 27. It’s […]  More »

The Back Page

The Back Page In Memoriam: Sally K. Ride The First American Woman in Space First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine Richard K. Park   “The nation has lost one if its finest leaders, teachers, and explorers.” –Charles Bolden, NASA administrator Sally K. Ride, a member of The Aerospace Corporation’s board of trustees for eight years, […]  More »

Bookmarks

Bookmarks Recent Publications, Papers, and Patents by the Technical Staff First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine Publications   J. Barrie, P. D. Fuqua, K. A. Folgner, and C. T. Chu, “Control of Stress in Protected Silver Mirrors Prepared by Plasma Beam Sputtering,” Applied Optics, Vol. 50, No. 9, pp. C135–C140 (2011). D. Bearden, M. Cowdin, […]  More »

Research Horizons

Research Horizons Simplified Spacecraft Design Tools For Evaluating Architecture Concepts First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine As space system architecture capabilities mature, the tools used to analyze them must be modified and enhanced. The Aerospace Corporation is placing an increasing emphasis on its corporate architecture and systems-of-systems capabilities, which supports its customers in the analysis […]  More »

Evalica: Supporting Software Evaluation Logistics

Evalica: Supporting Software Evaluation Logistics First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine Supporting the logistics of a software architecture evaluation can be cumbersome and error-prone, especially as the depth of the evaluation and the number of participants grows. The Aerospace software architecture evaluation framework consists of more than one thousand questions that could be part of […]  More »

Evaluating Software Architectures for National Security Space Systems

Evaluating Software Architectures for National Security Space Systems A framework geared toward evaluating software architectures for national security space programs on the front end saves costs and minimizes schedule delays. First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine Alan Unell   National security space programs rely on dependable and effective software for ground and space systems. Developing […]  More »

Recasting Aerospace Support/Strategy Team

Recasting Aerospace Support/Strategy Team First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine Delivering unrivaled space and missile system capabilities to the U.S. military and its allies is a primary goal of the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) at Los Angeles Air Force Base. SMC, along with The Aerospace Corporation and its contractor partners, has been very […]  More »

Top Future Policy Issues

Top Future Policy Issues First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine   ■ Hosted payloads. Further clarification and adjustment can be expected on national policies regarding space transportation and export control as applied to U.S. government payloads flying on commercial satellites and foreign launchers. ■ International partnering agreements. The design, deployment, and operation of space assets […]  More »

Designing a Better Future through Policy and Strategy

Designing a Better Future through Policy and Strategy Aerospace works closely with its customers to keep them informed of what is happening in the policy and strategy arena and how those outcomes may affect space system acquisition planning. First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine Jack Clarke and James Vedda   Policy and strategy are very […]  More »

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