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Low Cost Innovation in Spaceflight: The History of the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Mission (NASA SP-2005-4536)

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2005

image Low Cost Innovation in Spaceflight: The History of the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Mission (NASA SP-2005-4536) by Howard E. McCurdy. This is an insightful study of the management practices on the NEAR mission that originated as an unsolicited proposal from the Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Lab after the CRAF mission was canceled. This mongraph is available online or by sending self-addressed 8"x11" flat-rate Priority Mail envelope to the NASA History Division, Office of External Relations, Mail Stop CO72, NASA Headquarters, Washington D.C. 20546.

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