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2011-11-09 04:24:53

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Cornell University Professor Mason Peck to be the agency's chief technologist, effective in January. Peck will serve as the agency´s principal advisor and advocate on matters concerning technology policy and programs. As the chief advocate, Peck will help communicate how NASA technologies benefit space missions and the day-to-day lives of Americans. The office coordinates, tracks and integrates technology investments across the agency and...

2011-09-21 03:39:44

The Naval Research Laboratory's Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) has been encapsulated inside the fairing (nose cone) of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ launch vehicle in preparation for a Sept. 27 launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Kodiak Launch Complex. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsored the development of the payload and the first year of operations. The Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Office funded the launch that is managed by the Space...

2011-08-11 12:55:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announces the successful testing of the state-of-the-art Upper Stage Engine Technology (USET) Hydrogen Turbopump Assembly (TPA) at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Aerojet and its teammate, Florida Turbine Technologies Inc. (FTT), Jupiter, Fla. designed, manufactured, assembled and delivered the turbopump assembly to the AFRL test facility and successfully...

2011-06-30 10:05:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced that the Multi-Mission Satellite Operations Center Ground System Architecture recently extended its mission capability to Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., with the successful launch of a new Air Force Operationally Responsive Space mission satellite, ORS-1. The ORS mission will be deployed by the 1st Space Operations Squadron, a component of the 50th Space Wing at Schriever. The architecture was...

2011-06-29 08:20:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Environment and Energy Program Office (AFRL/RXSC) received the annual Environmental Excellence in Transportation (E2T) Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) for designing, validating, and implementing laser coatings removal systems throughout the U.S. Air Force. The award was presented at the SAE World Congress in Detroit, Michigan. This...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.