This webpage is a brief overview of some of the online resources available to people researching engineering at NASA. Lists of databases, document collections, and our current journal subscriptions can be found elsewhere on this website.
All items are available at the Headquarters Library, except as noted. NASA Headquarters employees and contractors: call x0168 or email Library@hq.nasa.gov for information on borrowing or in-library use of any of these items. Members of the public, contact your Local Library for the availability of these items. NASA Headquarters employees can request additional materials or research on this topic. The Library welcomes your comments or suggestions about this webpage.
- Aerospace Dictionaries
- Creative Problem Solving
- Ethics in the Workplace
- Human Capital Management in the Technical Fields
- Management of Safety and Technical Risks
- Managing Scientists and Engineers
- Quality Management
- Transforming Engineers and Scientists Into Managers
Drawings & Technical Diagrams - Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.
NASA Goddard Radiation Effects & Analysis - Test reports, presentations, papers & documents, and a searchable publication database.
NASA Headquarters Office of Safety and Mission Assurance Documents - directives, standards, plans, reference documents, and office work instructions.
NASA IT Technical Standards - NASA standards in the 2800 series.
NASA Lessons Learned Information System (LLIS) - Database of events with lessons learned and recommendations.
NASA Office of Logic Design - Full-text NASA reports on digital engineering and programmable technology.
NASA Standards - NASA standards and NASA preferred standards including everything from AIAA and DOD to ISO and SAE. Also includes NASA handbooks. Many documents are available in full-text or can be requested by NASA employees. Open to the public with registration.
NASA Tech Briefs - Index of NASA Tech Briefs articles from 1998-present and technical support packages (TSPs) from 2000 to present.
NASA TechFinder - Source for technology profiles, technology opportunity sheets, software technologies and success stories.
NASA Technical Report Server - The NTRS is a publicly accessible subset of the technical reports NASA has generated over the years. Members of the public should use it to identify NASA reports and books. Many materials are available in full-text.
Small Business Innovation Research/Technology Transfer Phase 1 Abstract Archives - a searchable database of SBIR technology proposals.
Spinoff - Full-text of issues of NASA Spinoff, 1996 to present.
Last Updated: Jan. 2013