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2014-08-13 12:20:50

BELLEVUE, Neb., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract valued at up to $300 million to continue helping U.S. Air Force Weather (AFW) deliver a full range of terrestrial and space environmental information, products and services to military users worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Air Force, Army, special operations forces and others rely on AFW...

2014-07-16 23:13:49

Mary E Duff, CPA, has been named to the 2014-2015 national board of directors for the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance, serving more than 3,000 women in accounting and financial fields. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Mary E Duff, CPA, has been named National Treasurer of the 2014-2015 national board of directors for the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA). She is a member of the Philadelphia Chapter in Pennsylvania. “AFWA is such a unique...

2014-05-15 23:14:46

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has hired Matthew E. Menashes as its new Chief Executive Officer. Menashes, who will begin his new role on June 2, will succeed SAF’s previous executive, Michael T. Goergen, who left SAF in September 2013. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has hired Matthew E. Menashes as its new Chief Executive Officer. Menashes, who will begin his new role on June 2, will succeed SAF’s previous executive, Michael T....

2014-04-28 08:21:45

Company Tailors its AQUILA M2 Platform for Disaggregated Weather Missions EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Space Systems today announced that its Disaggregated Weather Satellite Pathfinder (DWSP) spacecraft, under design contract to the USAF Space & Missiles Center's Defense Weather Systems Directorate, has passed an important milestone design review. Performed under a fixed-price contract, the DWSP design directly supports the USAF Weather...

National Weather Service Getting Supercomputer Upgrade
2013-05-17 13:39:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The weather remains one of those things in life that can´t actually be changed, but being able to predict and track weather is the next best thing. By being able to improve forecasting and storm tracking abilities are just two ways that the United States National Weather Service (NWS) can help better protect the country from severe weather. The U.S. economy remains vulnerable to severe weather events, which can cost...

2013-04-15 23:02:31

The main source of online weather training for hundreds of thousands of forecasters, emergency managers, and others in the US and abroad is turning to donations to try to stay in service. COMET, managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, faces a funding shortfall caused by government budget cuts. BOULDER (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 The main source of online weather training for hundreds of thousands of forecasters, emergency managers, and others in the United States and...

ESA Opens New Space Weather Center In Brussels To Keep Their Eyes On Our Sun
2013-04-05 13:48:27

ESA This week, ESA opened a new Space Weather Coordination Centre to gather up-to-date information on our Sun. It is the first such data coordination center opened under the Agency´s Space Situational Awareness Programme. The new Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Space Weather Coordination Centre (SSCC) will serve as the central access point to a portfolio of European space-weather expertise for customers, including satellite operators, industrial sectors including...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'