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2010-04-15 13:08:00

May 27th-May 31st at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference is where astronauts, scientists, entrepreneurs, officials, activists and other citizens who look forward to the "final frontier" gather each year. Regular features include talks by government and industry leaders, panels on the latest developments in space technology and related fields, exhibits from NASA...

2010-03-11 06:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus Management Corp. announced today that it will expand its relationship with Ad Astra Information Systems, a leading provider of scheduling software for postsecondary education. The companies are integrating Ad Astra's premier scheduling software, The Astra Schedule Suite, with Campus Management's top-rated student information system, CampusVue® Student. The two systems will now exchange vital data in real time, enabling...

2010-01-15 13:16:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Ad Astra Rocket Company, a world leader in plasma rockets and MEI Technologies, Inc., a nationwide aerospace, defense and technology company, have joined forces creating a strategic alliance in support of Ad Astra's Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR®) rocket development. The alliance combines Ad Astra's expertise in plasma physics and advanced rocket propulsion with MEI Technologies' well-established knowledge in...

2008-12-18 09:51:31

NASA and Ad Astra Rocket Company of Webster, Texas, have signed a Space Act Agreement that could lead to the testing of a new plasma-based space propulsion technology on the International Space Station. The Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) engine initially was studied by NASA and is being commercially developed by Ad Astra. This is the first such agreement for a payload on the station's exterior and represents an expansion of NASA's plans to operate the U.S. portion of...

2008-12-17 17:18:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Ad Astra Rocket Company of Webster, Texas, have signed a Space Act Agreement that could lead to the testing of a new plasma-based space propulsion technology on the International Space Station. The Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) engine initially was studied by NASA and is being commercially developed by Ad Astra. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) This is the first such agreement...


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Ad Astra
2012-05-07 07:06:15

Ad Astra is a quarterly-published journal of the National Space Society (NSS). The name “ad astra” means “to the stars.” The journal was established following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute, which formed the NSS in 1987. The NSS is a non-profit aerospace advocacy and educational institution based in Washington DC. On November 28, 2007, the NSS announced MM Publishing Inc. as the newest publisher of Ad Astra. MM Publishing officially took on the role...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.