Vehicle Analysis Branch
How we do it
Life Cycle Analysis and
- We support experimental and operational flight vehicle projects through in-depth multi discipline design and analysis.
- We assist tactical decision-making via requirement sensitivity evaluations.
Technology Assessment and
- We provide concept development, technology assessment, and system innovation for high speed flight vehicles in any atmosphere and end-to-end transportation systems.
- We perform a non-advocacy role in the independent evaluation of proposed system requirements, hardware technologies, and individual vehicle and system concepts.
Concept and Trade
- We perform preliminary design and analysis of aerospace transportation system concepts.
- We evaluate technical trades or trends in vehicles.
- We formulate original and innovative transportation architectures that enable effective space exploration.
Entry, Descent, and Landing
NESC Independent Assessments