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2013-08-21 12:20:37

Boeing Research & Technology, University of Washington complete design feasibility study for Pressure Vessel SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OceanGate Inc., a global provider of manned submersible solutions for research and commercial applications, has announced the completion of the initial carbon fiber hull design and feasibility study for its next generation manned submersible - Cyclops(TM). Under a contract issued to Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T), OceanGate,...

2013-05-07 12:21:37

University's Applied Physics Lab to Help Design and Develop Groundbreaking New Vessel Aimed at Expanding Oceanic Commercial Exploration and Research SEATTLE, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OceanGate Inc. (OGI), a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, has announced a collaboration with the University of Washington's Applied Physics Lab (APL-UW) on Project Cyclops, a revolutionary new 3000-meter manned submersible which will usher in a new era of increased access to...

2012-11-08 08:08:49

Media representatives are invited to attend a ceremony to announce the renaming of NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP). The event takes place Nov. 9 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 pm EST, at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Building 200, 11101 Johns Hopkins Rd., Laurel, Md. Along with the announcement of a new name and presentations highlighting the spacecraft's commissioning activities, there will be a tour of the RBSP mission operation facilities. The...

2012-11-07 16:20:53

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media representatives are invited to attend a ceremony to announce the renaming of NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP). The event takes place Nov. 9 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 pm EST, at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Building 200, 11101 Johns Hopkins Rd., Laurel, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Along with the announcement of a new name and presentations highlighting the...

Messenger Completes Mercury Mission
2012-03-21 12:30:58

In Roman mythology Mercury was the “Messenger of the Gods,” — as well as a god of trade, thieves and travel. It is thus fitting — apart from the trade and thieves aspect — that the MESSENGER program has been so carefully studying the inner most planet in our solar system. MErcury, Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) this week successfully completed a year-long mission to perform the first complete reconnaissance of the...

2012-03-20 02:38:51

On March 17, 2012, MESSENGER successfully wrapped up a year-long campaign to perform the first complete reconnaissance of the geochemistry, geophysics, geologic history, atmosphere, magnetosphere, and plasma environment of the solar system's innermost planet. The following day, March 18, 2012, marked the official start of an extended phase designed to build upon those discoveries. What MESSENGER has accomplished since its launch in August 2004 is "amazing," says MESSENGER Mission Systems...

2012-03-15 06:35:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced that its high-performance 40 Gigabit network solution, highlighted by Summit® X670 switches, is playing a vital role in the Scalable Network Monitoring Program sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) and hosted by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHUAPL) in Laurel, MD. Extreme Networks was the first to ship 40 GbE Ethernet...

2011-09-28 04:07:32

Science Journal Has Embargoed Details Until 2 p.m. EDT on Sept. 29 NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 29, to discuss new data and images from the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury. NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft conducted fifteen laps through the inner solar system for more than six years before achieving the historic orbit insertion on March 18. Briefing participants are: -- Ed...

2011-09-20 10:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is leveraging its satellite and missile defense expertise on the Manufacturing and Production Readiness Integrated Systems Engineering Team for the Precision Tracking Space System (PTSS). PTSS will provide the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) with a space-based system for post-boost tracking of ballistic missile threats in a global infrastructure. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory awarded...

2011-06-23 08:05:30

MESSENGER Co-Investigator Scott Murchie, of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md., will be awarded the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest honor that NASA bestows to an individual working outside the government. The award is granted only to individuals whose singular accomplishments contributed substantially to the NASA mission. Murchie is receiving the honor in recognition of his leadership of the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging...