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GPIM Spacecraft To Validate Use Of Green Propellant

GPIM Spacecraft To Validate Use Of "Green" Propellant

NASA Milestone progress is being made in readying NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) for launch in 2016, a smallsat designed to test the unique attributes of a high-performance, non-toxic, “green” fuel on orbit. The GPIM...

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2014-08-19 20:21:00

WEST SUSSEX, England, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) represents more than 800,000 airline staff and consumers and congratulates the Boeing Aircraft Company for designing the Boeing 787 so it can provide clean breathing air to passengers and crews. For over 50 years, all commercial jet aircraft have used the flawed practice of supplying passengers and crews with unfiltered breathing air taken directly from the compression section of the...

2014-08-15 16:20:32

Only University in Nation to Offer Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. in Human Factors DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark moment in its history, Embry-Riddle has won approval of its new Ph.D. in Human Factors degree program as well as an accompanying advancement to the highest level of accreditation - Institutions that Offer Four or More Doctorates - in a decision by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges...

Space Launch System
2014-08-10 02:00:17

Kim Henry, Marshall Space Flight Center As progress continues on NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), the solid rocket boosters team successfully completed its critical design review Aug. 6. This is an important milestone for the program, as it verifies the boosters are ready to move forward with qualification testing. The two five-segment solid rocket boosters will provide the majority of the liftoff thrust for the SLS vehicle. As the SLS evolves, it will be used for deep...

2014-08-08 23:05:42

In a recent report, SmarTech found that sales to the aerospace industry of additive manufacturing (AM) equipment and associated software, services and materials will reach $805 million in 2019 going on to reach $1.2 billion by 2023. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 SmarTech Publishing today announced the release of a new white paper titled, "Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace: Strategic Implications." The paper was drawn from a previously issued research study...

2014-08-05 12:21:16

Booth #1312, South Hall, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute announced today that representatives of the Engineering Division will be exhibiting at the 2014 Space & Missile Defense Symposium, to be held August 11-14, 2014 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Space & Missile Defense Symposium attendees can learn more about Southern Research Institute's Engineering Division...

impossible space propulsion
2014-08-04 04:27:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An experimental microwave thruster that does not require fuel to operate has been dubbed the “impossible” space engine, but a team of NASA researchers has reportedly confirmed the system actually works. According to Mike Wall of Space.com, researchers from the US space agency’s Houston-based Johnson Space Center evaluated the system and found that it actually is capable of generating a small amount of thrust. If this is...

2014-07-31 23:07:08

Inertial Navigation System Market is driven by the increasing demand for accuracy in navigation, the growing aerospace and defense market, and high availability of small and robust components - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/inertial-navigation-system-market-154810661.html. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to a new market research report, the "Inertial Navigation System Market by Product, Technology, Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and...

2014-07-30 23:08:06

Spaceflight to become first and only company to offer both rideshare launch services for free-flying spacecraft and ground-station communications in one bundled service. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Spaceflight Inc., the space logistics company reinventing the model for launching small satellites, today announced it is expanding its services to include Spaceflight Networks, a business dedicated to cost-effective spacecraft communications and operations for small-satellite...

2014-07-29 08:32:14

Brand Teams Up with Actor and Comedian Joel McHale to Introduce Berocca and Kick off "Get A Lift, Give A Lift" WHIPPANY, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Excitement is bubbling up nationwide and it's all about the fizz. Today, Bayer HealthCare announces the nationwide arrival of Berocca - an energy support supplement in an effervescent tablet that, when dropped into a glass of water, unleashes a fizzy, refreshing, infusion of key ingredients that support mental sharpness and...

2014-07-29 08:22:15

U.S. Air Force AFSPC-4 mission to Provide High-Altitude Surveillance ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple ATK (NYSE: ATK) technologies supported the third successful launch in 2014 of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Yesterday's launch, the AFSPC-4 mission included two satellites and one secondary payload. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130752 ATK's contributions to AFSPC-4 and Delta IV include cutting-edge...


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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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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.