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2014-06-19 12:21:12

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski Also Recognized for Long Record of Environmental Stewardship JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads (AAR) bestowed its highest environmental honor, the John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award, on CSX's Chris Durden last night at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The annual award recognizes railroad employees for outstanding environmental awareness and responsibility. Durden is the eighth CSX employee...

2014-02-03 12:20:09

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland congratulated the James Webb Space Telescope team Monday for the delivery of all flight instruments and primary mirrors to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Their comments came in a morning news conference at Goddard, where NASA's flagship science project will be assembled in...

2013-12-13 23:02:05

Nurses and Doctors from Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland Sign and Send Letter to Sen. Mikulski Urging Action Akron, OH (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 More than 70 Maryland-based nursing, medical and science professionals today released a letter calling on Congress to lift the ban on federal funding for Syringe Services Programs (SSPs). The letter is signed by a number of doctors, nurses, and professors from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, the Maryland...

Image 1 - Space Archive, Supernova Named in Honor of Maryland Senator
2012-04-08 05:15:42

[ Watch the Video ] Both one of the world's largest astronomy archives and a supernova have been named in honor of the US Senator currently serving as the chairwoman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, various media outlets have reported. According to a Thursday UPI article, a facility which is home to astronomical observations of various stars, planets, and galaxies originating from the Hubble Space Telescope and 15 other NASA space...

2012-04-06 04:10:39

The following is a statement from NASA's Chief Scientist, Waleed Abdalati, on the Space Telescope Science Institute naming its astronomical database the Barbara A. Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST). MAST holds science data from the Hubble Space Telescope and 14 other NASA missions. "The Space Telescope Science Institute's decision to name its database for Senator Mikulski is an honor very much deserved. She is a tremendous advocate and supporter for science, NASA and the...


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