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2014-03-12 23:29:14

Fibertek has delivered to Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) state-of-the-art light detection and ranging (lidar) systems electronics and advanced laser technology for NASA’s Cloud Aerosol Transport System (CATS) payload on an upcoming International Space Station (ISS) mission. The CATS payload is scheduled to launch September 12, 2014 on the SpaceX #5 mission, an ISS commercial resupply flight from Cape Canaveral. Herndon, Virginia (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Fibertek announced today that...

2013-11-21 23:26:33

Saint Thomas ELC, an early learning center in College Station, recently gained a new online resource that was created by the associates of AgniTEK. College Station, TX (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 AgniTEK, a nationally-recognized company for their expertise in helping organizations leverage technology to improve businesses, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for Saint Thomas ELC at http://www.stthomaselc.org. The new website was designed and created by AgniTEK associates and...

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2009-12-07 15:45:00

The Materials on the International Space Station Experiment (MISSE) 7, designed and built by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), launched aboard STS-129 on November 16, for transport to the International Space Station. MISSE7 consists of two Passive Experiment Carriers (PEC7a and PEC7b) and three experiments mounted to the Express Pallet Assembly (ExPA). The individual experiments on MISSE7 include in situ monitoring of materials exposure, environmental monitoring including temperature,...

2009-11-16 14:43:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on Mission STS-129 to deliver experiments, hardware and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). The SSME is the only fully reusable high performance rocket engine rated for human space flight. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. Atlantis launched from...

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2009-11-13 15:19:08

In a partnership that exemplifies One NASA, engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. teamed up with engineers at NASA's Johnson and Kennedy Space Centers to design, build, and test five new ExPRESS Logistics Carriers, or ELCs, which will be delivered to the International Space Station. "ExPRESS" stands for Expedite the Processing of Experiments to the Space Station. The ELCs will provide scientists with a platform and infrastructure to deploy experiments in the vacuum...


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