October 5, 2012 – Orbital Debris Management and Risk Mitigation iBook Release
Valador Inc., a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in Herndon, VA, is pleased to have supported NASA’s Academy of Program/Project & Engineering Leadership (APPEL) in the development of its first iBook. The public release of Orbital Debris Management and Risk Mitigation, its first publication of NASA training materials using the iBook format, went live on September 28, 2012. This new electronic book platform, introduced in the spring of 2012, enables the seamless integration of text with videos, 3-D models, image galleries, and interactive graphics.
Developed by Valador’s communications and design staff, the iBook serves as a supplement to APPEL’s Orbital Debris Management and Risk Mitigation (ODM) training course, which provides mission-critical knowledge that helps NASA missions implement with agency’s overarching strategic goals and the U.S. National Space Policy goals for sustainability in space. These supplementary materials are now freely available to anyone.
The interactive version of the iBook is only available on an Apple mobile devices. A PDF of the complete text and all multimedia materials is available for readers using other technologies.
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Valador, Inc. is a Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that delivers powerful solutions for collecting, maintaining, visualizing, and protecting its clients’ information. The company focuses on four key business areas — Modeling and Simulation, Information Assurance, Management Consulting, and Software Engineering. It employs innovative solutions such and the use of 3D immersive visualization to address its clients’ complex challenges, such as decision support, strategic planning, risk management, safety and reliability, assessment of alternatives, and information security.
For more information visit our website at www.valador.com.