SECTION IV

KSC SPECIFIC ROLES IN SUPPORT OF THE SPACE SCIENCE ENTERPRISE (SSE)

The Space Science Enterprise explores and seeks to understand the universe for the benefit of humanity. KSC supports these SSE goals by providing launch and payload processing services.

SSE SCIENCE GOAL 1

Examine the content, structure, origin, and evolution of the galaxy and the universe

SSE SCIENCE GOAL 2

Understand the relationship among the Sun, Earth, and heliosphere

SSE SCIENCE GOAL 3

Understand the origin and evolution of planetary systems

SSE SCIENCE GOAL 4

Understand the origin and distribution of life in the universe

KSC Implementation Plans:

KSC Future Plans:

EDUCATION, PUBLIC OUTREACH, AND TECHNOLOGY MISSION

KSC supports and implements the education, public outreach, and technology goals for each of the four NASA Enterprises. The goals, objectives, and implementation strategies for these areas are contained in Section VI, "Kennedy Space Center Cross-Cutting Functions."

KSC Implementation Plan Home Page

Author: Saul Barton
Curator: Carol Valdes (Carol.Valdes-1@ksc.nasa.gov)
Updated: June 10, 1997

A service of the Kennedy Space Center, Roy D. Bridges, Center Director