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Ten Years After Launch NASAs Aura Mission Keeps On Providing

Ten Years After Launch, NASA's Aura Mission Keeps On Providing Invaluable Data About Our Atmosphere

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ten years ago on July 15, NASA launched the Aura satellite aboard a Delta II 7920-10L rocket into a sun-synchronous, near polar orbit approximately 400 miles above the Earth. Aura, which is...

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NASA Images Highlight US Air Quality Improvement
2014-06-27 03:22:56

Kathryn Hansen, NASA Anyone living in a major US city for the past decade may have noticed a change in the air. The change is apparent in new NASA satellite images unveiled this week that demonstrate the reduction of air pollution across the country. After ten years in orbit, the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on NASA's Aura satellite has been in orbit sufficiently long to show that people in major US cities are breathing less nitrogen dioxide – a yellow-brown gas that can cause...

2014-05-29 12:28:18

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Migraine - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/epicast_report_migraine_epidemiology_forecast_2023.html EpiCast Report: Migraine - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 SummaryMigraine is typically characterized by recurring headaches, throbbing pain on one side of the head along with one or more of the following symptoms: nausea;...

2014-05-21 08:21:59

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two scientific spacecraft and a military communications payload produced by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) are observing major on orbit anniversaries this year as they continue to perform for many additional years beyond their design lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=25474 -- Chandra...

2014-05-15 16:21:10

GREENBELT, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected the winners of NASA's 2014 educational "REEL Science Communications" video contest. The three winning videos were created by students in Huntington, New York, Santa Cruz, California, and Placerville, California. There were also six videos chosen as runners-up. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "Once again, NASA received some impressive, creative videos from high school students around the...

2014-01-29 08:25:59

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aura Group, a full-service advertising agency specializing in interactive engagement solutions, multi-channel branding, and specialized web development, today announced that after 19 months, it has won a patent infringement lawsuit initiated by rival Interpolls (aka Interpols Network, Inc). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/LA56972LOGO) Despite an aggressive campaign by Interpolls to intimidate and dissuade The Aura...

2014-01-27 08:28:26

510(k) filing follows recent FDA clearance of CerenaTMS(TM) SUNNYVALE, Calif. and BALTIMORE, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eNeura Inc., a privately held medical technology company, announced today that it filed a 510(k) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the SpringTMS(®) transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) device. SpringTMS is a second-generation medical device based on eNeura's ground-breaking CerenaTMS(TM), which recently received FDA clearance for the...

2014-01-07 12:31:27

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- from ShowStoppers @ CES 2014 -- Hot on the heels of its disruptively innovative Luci inflatable solar lantern, MPOWERD Inc. today announced the launch of Luci's glamorous "sister," Luci Aura -- an inflatable solar lantern that cycles through four energy-saving colors to set just the right mood lighting for everything from your next dinner party or dorm room rave to outdoor sports and special events. In addition to her color-cycling feature,...

Magnetic Device To Treat Painful Migraines Gets FDA Approval
2013-12-16 13:29:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week it would allow the marketing of a magnetic device aimed at relieving migraine headache pain for the first time. The FDA is green lighting eNeura to start marketing its Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS) as the first device to relieve pain caused by migraine headaches which are preceded by a visual, sensory or motor disturbance. This type of migraine headache...

Inside Ozone Hole NASA Data
2013-12-12 10:27:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small hole in the Earth’s protective ozone layer appears annually over Antarctica and scientists have found that the 2012 ozone hole was the second-smallest hole since the mid 1980s. However, NASA scientists have also found that the hole in the ozone layer isn’t near to completely closing despite an international agreement to limit the emissions of ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) more than 20 years ago –...


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