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2010-11-24 06:38:07

NASA selected the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory of Cambridge, Mass., to provide advanced guidance, navigation and control system development and avionics technology development and analysis at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The new contract is valued at $45.8 million. The services provided are primarily under the direction of Johnson's Engineering Directorate for use in the guidance, navigation and control systems of the space shuttle, International Space Station, future...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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