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									    National Aeronautics and Space Administration




                      NASA Scientific and Technical
                      Information (STI) Program
                       The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI)            NASA STI Program
NASA STI FACT SHEET




                       Program was established to support the objectives of NASA’s    •	 Helps	provide	the	widest	appropriate	dissemination	of	
                       missions and research. It is dedicated to the advancement         NASA research results
                       of aeronautics and space science. This program is essential    •	 Is	essential	in	helping	the	United	States	maintain	
                       to help NASA avoid duplication of research by sharing             leadership	in	aerospace
                       information and to ensure that the U.S. maintains its          •	 Provides	a	mechanism	to	help	NASA	avoid	duplication	
                       preeminence in aerospace-related industries and education.        of	research	dollars	
                       The NASA STI Program acquires, processes, archives,            STI Program as a critical component in the
                       announces, and disseminates NASA STI and acquires              aerospace community
                       worldwide STI of critical importance to NASA and the Nation.
                                                                                      •	 Collects	STI	from	all	NASA	centers
                                                                                      •	 Acquires	STI	from	over	50	countries	worldwide
                       STI is defined as basic and applied research results from
                       the work of scientists, engineers, and other technical and     •	 Maintains	largest	collection	of	aerospace	STI	in	the	
                                                                                         world
                       management personnel. STI is made available in paper,
                       multimedia, and electronic media.                              •	 Provides	worldwide	access	to	STI	that	increases	
                                                                                         productivity	and	minimizes	duplication	of	research
                       The STI Program is a critical component in the worldwide       STI Program Mission
                       activity of scientific and technical aerospace research and    •	 Supports	the	advancement	of	aerospace	knowledge
                       development. Collected from U.S. and international sources,
                                                                                      •	 Contributes	to	U.S.	competitiveness	in	aerospace	
                       STI is organized via its content prior to being added to          research	and	development
                       the NASA Aeronautics and Space Database, which is a
                       world-class collection of STI that includes over 4 million     STI Program Components
                       bibliographic records and a growing number of full-text        •	 NASA	Headquarters	STI	(responsible	for	policy	and	
                       documents. A public interface is available through the            oversight)
                       NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS).                          •	 NASA’s	Agency-wide	program	office,	the	Scientific	
                                                                                         and	Technical	Information	Program	Office,	located	
                       The STI Program manages the activities of the NASA Center         at	Langley	Research	Center,	Hampton,	Virginia	
                       for AeroSpace Information (CASI) in Maryland. CASI is             (the	STI	Program	Office	is	responsible	for	program	
                                                                                         implementation)
                       NASA’s archiving and dissemination facility, and provides
                       a wide variety of products and services, in various media      •	 Center	for	AeroSpace	Information	(CASI)	in	Maryland
                       and platforms.                                                 •	 NASA	STI	Program	at	all	NASA	field	centers



                      For further information:
                      Visit the STI Program Web site at http://www.sti.nasa.gov          Contact	the	Scientific	and	Technical	Information	
                                                                                         Program	Office	via
                      Contact CASI at the NASA STI Help Desk via                           E-mail: nasa-dl-sti-id@mail.nasa.gov
                       E-mail: help@sti.nasa.gov                                           Fax: 757-848-5250
                       Fax: 443-757-5803
                                                                                           Telephone: 757-848-5244, ext. 16 or 17
                       Telephone: 443-757-5802

								
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