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2012-07-27 10:45:48

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit Space Florida's Space Life Sciences Lab, located just outside of NASA Kennedy Space Center's security gates, on Monday, July 30 at 12:30 p.m. EDT. Peck will meet with Space Florida President and CEO Frank DiBello and small business leaders to discuss collaborative partnerships with NASA. Reporters are invited to join Peck and lab officials during the two and a half-hour tour of the facility, which is located on Space Commerce Way. The lab...

2012-05-18 13:09:19

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will join agency and Ohio officials to name nine small and medium-sized Ohio manufacturers that will receive NASA assistance to solve technical problems with new or existing products. The news conference will be held Wednesday, May 23, at 11 a.m. EDT at the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) headquarters, 1768 E. 25th St. in Cleveland. The news conference also will feature Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed...

Webb Telescope Spinoff Technologies Already Seen In Some Industries
2012-04-20 03:38:40

[ Watch the Video ] A critical component of the James Webb Space Telescope is its new technology. Much of the technology for the Webb had to be conceived, designed and built specifically to enable it to see farther back in time. As with many NASA technological advances, some of the innovations are being used to benefit humankind in many other industries. The Webb telescope is the world's next-generation space observatory and successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. The most powerful...

2012-04-10 03:40:15

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck and Space Technology Program Director Michael Gazarik will visit Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on Wednesday, April 11, to meet with students and faculty and learn about the school's engineering and science programs. Peck and Gazarik will hear about progress on NASA-funded research and meet with three Case Western Reserve graduate students who were selected as members of the inaugural class of NASA Space Technology Research Fellows. Peck...

Image 1 - NASA Chief Technologist Praises Solar Sail Mission
2012-03-19 05:30:50

R Darrah for RedOrbit.com [ Watch the Video ] NASA chief technologist Mason Peck and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) met with executives and engineers at L´Garde Inc. on Thursday, March 15 to see the company´s progress on providing an in-space demonstration of a large, mission-capable solar sail. L´Garde was one of only a handful of companies to have been awarded a NASA Technology Demonstration Mission (TDM) contract last year.  The program calls for the...

2012-03-11 06:54:46

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit L'Garde Inc., in Tustin, Calif., on Thursday, March 15, at 9 a.m. PDT. Peck's visit will highlight ways government can partner with small business to help create the jobs of the future through investment in science and technology. L'Garde has received several contracts with NASA on a variety of projects, including the creation of inflatable structures for radio frequency antennas and solar arrays. In 1996, L'Garde flew the Inflatable Antenna...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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