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2011-08-02 11:50:00

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said during a conference on Tuesday that he wants to see man living as a multi-planet species. "Ultimately, the thing that is super important in the grand scale of history is"”are we on a path to becoming a multi-planet species or not? If we're not, that's not a very bright future. We'll just be hanging out on Earth until some eventual calamity claims us," Musk said according to a PC Magazine report. The billionaire founder of PayPal told the American Institute...

2011-07-06 14:18:20

The Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has named MESSENGER team members Peter Bedini and Eric Finnegan as Engineering Manager of the Year and Engineer of the Year, respectively, for 2011. Bedini and Finnegan, both of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md., will be honored at an awards dinner later this month. Bedini is the MESSENGER Project Manager. In that role he oversees all aspects of the mission,...

2010-04-19 12:51:12

Aerospace companies must consider offering newly recruited workers flexible job assignments and a variety of projects to remain competitive with other scientific fields of employment. This was among the conclusions of the "2009 Survey of Aerospace Student Attitudes" discussed at the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Joint Societies Capitol Hill Reception, April 13, on Capitol Hill. Presented by Dr. Annalisa Weigel, Charles Stark Draper Career Development Assistant...

2008-07-18 12:00:21

RESTON, Va., July 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will hold the SPACE 2008 Conference and Exposition September 9-11 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif. The conference is co-chaired by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. Sponsors of the conference are: ATK; Northrop Grumman Corp.; Orbital Science Corp.; Raytheon Company; Stellar Solutions, Inc.; The Aerospace...

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