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2011-08-08 07:27:48

NASA has selected four companies to develop concepts for storing and transferring cryogenic propellants in space. These capabilities are important for the agency's future deep space human exploration missions. The selected companies, pending successful contract negotiations, are: -- Analytical Mechanics Associates Inc. Hampton, Va. -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, Boulder, Colo. -- The Boeing Company, Huntington Beach, Calif. -- Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company,...

2011-03-07 14:35:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier and other NASA officials are scheduled to speak April 6 and 7 at the International Space Station and Mars Conference. Gerstenmaier is scheduled to speak during a dinner that begins at 7 p.m. on April 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The conference will explore the links between research, operations and technology development aboard the...

2010-06-28 13:59:00

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden issued the following statement today regarding President Obama's new National Space Policy: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "NASA is pleased to be an integral part of President Obama's National Space Policy. NASA's new direction, announced as part of the fiscal year 2011 budget, is embodied in the new National Space...

2010-06-28 08:47:18

NASA senior managers met with their counterparts representing other space agencies at the National Harbor, Md., on June 23, to discuss globally-coordinated human and robotic space exploration. The meeting participants agreed that significant progress has been made since the joint release of The Global Exploration Strategy (GES) in May 2007. They agreed steps should be taken to coordinate a long-term space exploration vision that is sustainable and affordable. The meeting included...

2010-06-28 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA senior managers met with their counterparts representing other space agencies at the National Harbor, Md., on June 23, to discuss globally-coordinated human and robotic space exploration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The meeting participants agreed that significant progress has been made since the joint release of The Global Exploration...

2010-04-08 13:02:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver presented an outline for new and extended program assignments across the agency Thursday in support of the president's fiscal year 2011 budget request. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Pending congressional approval, NASA will create new program offices that include activities in exploration technology and development, heavy lift rockets and...

2009-12-04 09:15:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Talented engineering students who have ideas on how future explorers might live on the moon could find themselves working at NASA as paid interns. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The 2010 NASA Moon Work engineering design challenge seeks to motivate college students by giving them first-hand experience with the process of developing new technologies. To participate in the contest, students will submit their...


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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