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2014-07-24 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Houston, to support NASA's flight programs and mission projects, providing support for multiple

cubesats
2014-07-17 11:30:49

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.

Antares Orbital-2 Mission Launch
2014-07-13 16:20:03

A multitude of NASA research investigations, crew provisions, hardware and science experiments from across the country is headed to the International Space Station aboard Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus spacecraft.

SkyTran System Will Be Elevated And Utilize MagLev Technology
2014-06-25 11:01:22

A NASA-affiliated company based in the space agency’s Ames Research Center has announced an agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to construct a revolutionary new transportation system in central Israel.

2014-06-24 12:21:02

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is launching two challenges to give the public an opportunity to create innovative ways to use data from the agency's Earth science

Supersonic Passenger Travel May Be Coming Closer To Reality
2014-06-18 03:31:45

The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA’s efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms.

2014-06-17 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic

Future Of Aeronautical Simulation
2014-06-16 03:37:35

It's a platitude that is as true for garage tinkerers as it is for the NASA aeronautical innovators who are helping to design future airliners that will cut fuel consumption, reduce polluting emissions and fly more quietly.

2014-05-15 20:25:47

Rhombus Power's product independently verified by NIST to meet ANSI standards MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhombus Power Inc.'s first product, Mercury,

space dust nanograins
2014-05-07 16:20:44

A team of scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center has successfully reproduced, right here on Earth, the processes that occur in the atmosphere of a red giant star and lead to the formation of planet-forming interstellar dust.


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