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Bureau:    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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University of Missouri at Rolla for the Advanced Millimeter Wave Inspection System program

1 recipient will receive $300,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Research and development directed at developing new and enhanced millimeter wave nondestructive inspection (NDI) tools for inspection of the Space Shuttle External Tank Spray On Foam Insulation (SOFI) and the acreage heat tiles of the orbiter which may potentially used at several critical stages during the pre-launch, after landing, and when in space. There is an urgent need for the advanced and robust NDI technique capable of inspecting the external SOFI during and subsequent to the application of the foam and prior to a launch.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
University of Missouri-Rolla $300 Public Educational Institution
Office of Sponsored Programs
215 ME Annex, 1870 Miner Circle
Rolla, MO
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: P.L. 108-447
Location: Conference Report (108-792) pg, 1603
Method: FY 2005 Conference Report - Statement of Managers
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Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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