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What does NAP stand for?

NAP stands for National Aerospace Plane

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He later served as chief of the Dynamics and Controls Branch within Dryden's Research Engineering division, and also headed the center's National AeroSpace Plane Projects Office.
Since he began his career at Dryden in 1971, Petersen has served as deputy director, assistant to the director, chief of the Center's National AeroSpace Plane Projects Office, and chief of the Dynamics and Controls Branch within the Research Engineering Division.
Rosen, 59, a project manager responsible for Advanced Materials and Processes Technologies at the division, was cited for his attributes, abilities and distinguished contributions to three Rockwell Aerospace business pursuits: the National Aerospace Plane (NASP); a magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) upgrade to the test track at Holloman Air Force Base, N.
For an unconventional aircraft like the planned National Aerospace Plane, which would fly at more than 20 times the speed of sound and generate huge amounts of heat at its shell, materials researchers are designing carbon-based and carbon-fiber-reinforced structural composites that are strong and heat resistant yet light in weight and low in density.