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NASA's industry partners have met all their initial milestones in developing commercial crew transportation capabilities to reduce the gap in US human spaceflight capability.
The new main engine to power Europeâ€™s successor to its Ariane 5 space launcher was brought a step closer on June 22.
TROY, Mich., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services, today announced that it will deliver a paper presentation at ASME Turbo Expo 2011, describing a new application for optimizing the weight of composite fan blades using Altair's HyperWorks suite of computer-aided design tools.
NASA said on Tuesday that a new spacecraft to take humans into deep space will be based on designs of the Orion crew exploration vehicle.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk DrivingÂ® (MADD) of Tennessee will host its signature Walk Like MADDÂ® non-competitive 5K fundraising walk in Nashville on June 4th, 2011.
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has reached an important milestone for the next U.S. transportation system that will carry humans into deep space.
CANOGA PARK, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on Mission STS-134 to deliver a permanent experiment module to the International Space Station that will allow scientists to study anti-matter in the universe.
Named for the Greek god of dreams, Project Morpheus is a project for people who dream big.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to satisfy growing client demand, Tom Dickenson and his company, Direct from Venice, have reached exclusive agreement with a classically trained expert Murano glassmaster to sell individual one-of-a-kind pieces of the artist's own design, as well as to design custom jewelry according to specific client request.
NASA will host a media briefing at 11 am EDT Thursday, April 28, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to highlight the four companies selected for the second round of the agency's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev2) efforts.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.