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2014-07-30 12:21:03

Wyle has been named the prime contractor on the Fully Integrated Lifecycle Mission Support Services (FILMSS) contract awarded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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

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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,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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