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2014-04-15 12:22:14

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For NASA's long-duration human spaceflight missions, travelers will need to recycle as much breathable oxygen in their spacecraft environments, as possible. To turn that need into a reality, NASA is seeking proposals for lightweight, safe, efficient and reliable systems for regenerating oxygen on future human exploration missions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The first of two phases of this new NASA...

2014-04-09 12:21:22

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to meet with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden during a visit to the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston from 1-2 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 10. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO During the visit, media will join Bolden and Johnson Center Director Ellen Ochoa inside Mission Control in the newly renovated and historic White Flight Control Room previously used during the Space Shuttle...

2014-03-25 20:20:09

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the success of NASA's commercial spaceflight initiatives, agency officials announced Monday plans to solicit proposals from U.S. private enterprises for unfunded partnerships to collaboratively develop new commercial space capabilities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "The growing U.S. commercial spaceflight industry is opening low-Earth orbit in ways that will improve lives on Earth, drive...

2014-03-19 12:21:32

Race car and vehicle dynamics software is now available for HyperWorks users TROY, Mich., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Altair Partner Alliance (APA) announced that multi-body dynamics (MBD) software from ChassisSim Technologies is available for download. Traditionally used in the racing industry, ChassisSim simulates and predicts numerous vehicle parameters. "ChassisSim Technologies is delighted to be working with Altair to provide our simulation technologies to their...

Orion Making Strides Ahead Of Its First Launch To Space
2014-03-17 13:30:42

NASA Orion is marching ever closer to its first trip to space on a flight that will set the stage for human exploration of new destinations in the solar system. The Orion team continues to work toward completing the spacecraft to be ready for a launch in September-October. However, the initial timeframe for the launch of Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) has shifted from September-October to early December to support allowing more opportunities for launches this year. Completing the...

Lunar Missions Of The Future Could Refuel In Space
2014-03-05 13:20:32

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online MIT scientists have come up with a concept to create gas stations in space in order to help fuel future lunar missions. Current missions require spacecraft to carry fuel in case of emergency, but this extra fuel means there is less room for space agencies to launch heavier payloads. The team at MIT has come up with two cost-efficient fuel station designs in space that take advantage of the “contingency propellant” that spacecraft...

nasa budget
2014-03-05 04:11:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The White House has proposed a $17.5 billion budget for NASA that includes $848 million for the development of commercial vehicles to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets reported Tuesday. The amount scheduled to be set aside for a private-sector replacement of the defunct space shuttle program is approximately 40-percent above current outlays,...

2014-03-04 12:20:26

TROY, Mich., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced that an eminent group of industry leaders will serve as judges for the 2014 Altair Enlighten Award, the automotive industry's only award program created specifically to acknowledge innovations in vehicle lightweighting, essential to improving fuel economy and performance. In collaboration with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Altair has created this award to recognize achievements in weight reduction across the...

2014-02-19 23:29:45

As Interoperability Moves Beyond HIEs, Updox Takes Lead to Extend Direct Messaging for More Than Just Meaningful Use Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for independent medical practices, announces that, to date, more than 35 electronic health record (EHR) vendors, representing 140,000 physicians, have selected Updox as their Health Information Service Provider (HISP) for Direct messaging. The Updox Direct Network...

2014-02-19 12:21:11

Director positions established to support growth BURLINGAME, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARES Security Corporation and its subsidiary, The Mariner Group are proud to announce that it has named Mr. Zachary S. Kantzes as Director of Professional Services for ARES Security and Captain Barry Compagnoni, United States Coast Guard (Ret.), as Director of Maritime Programs for Mariner. The companies' tremendous growth last year has demonstrated the need for these executive...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'