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2014-07-01 12:21:33

HAMPTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA X, a video program based at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, has won a prestigious Emmy award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA X producers Kevin Krigsvold and Michael Bibbo won the award for "Power and Propulsion" in the category of...

2014-05-12 12:21:28

CANTON, Ohio, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A collaboration of LITO Technologies, Inc. and NASA's Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, has resulted in the launch of new technology which will revolutionize security monitoring systems. Furthermore, this type of collaboration could prove to be a new model to help publicly funded technology make the transition to privately funded commercialization. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86517 The product of NASA's SBIR...

2014-03-06 20:20:08

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Associate Administrator for Space Technology Michael Gazarik will visit the agency's Glenn Research Center's Plum Brook Station Wednesday, March 12, to see an advanced solar array system being tested at the facility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Bolden, Gazarik, Glenn Director Jim Free and executives of ATK, the California company that built the array, will tour the...

2014-02-28 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two generations of aerospace engineering excellence will come together Saturday, March 1 when NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., is redesignated NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The agency's center of excellence for atmospheric flight research is being renamed in honor of the late Neil A. Armstrong, a former research test pilot at the center and...

Icy Work In Store For NASA Scientists
2014-02-28 05:09:31

[ Watch the Video: HAIC SAFIRE Night ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many airline passengers have experienced the result of icy conditions during the cold winter months. It becomes difficult to get to the airport on icy roads, and planes can be delayed and also face de-icing while on the ground. Another concern year round, however, is ice formation inside the engine while the plane is in flight. An international research group, including NASA scientists, will...

2014-02-27 16:21:06

DARWIN, Australia, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers are part of an international team working to improve aviation safety by studying high altitude ice crystals during a flight campaign now under way in Darwin, Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA and its North American partners are supporting the European Airbus-led High Altitude Ice Crystals (HAIC)/High Ice Water Content (HIWC) field campaign in the "land down under" through...

2014-02-11 16:21:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Peerless Technologies Corporation of Fairborn, Ohio to perform state-of-the art information technology (IT) services at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The cost-plus, fixed-fee contract, awarded under the Small Business Set Aside Program, is valued at a maximum of $112 million. This award...

2014-01-17 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visited NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland Jan. 17 to view progress on the advanced space propulsion technologies the center is developing to carry cargo and American astronauts further into space than ever before. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "The work going on here at Glenn is an essential part of NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, and by investing in this...

2014-01-16 09:57:38

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency’s Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland Friday, Jan. 17, to view the Center's latest developments in advanced space propulsion technologies. Members of the local Ohio congressional delegation will be invited to join him for the tour. Beginning at 1:25 p.m. EST, Bolden, GRC Director Jim Free, and attending members of Congress will visit the Electric Propulsion Laboratory to assess progress on solar electric propulsion technologies...

2014-01-15 16:20:14

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency's Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland Friday, Jan. 17, to view the Center's latest developments in advanced space propulsion technologies. Members of the local Ohio congressional delegation will be invited to join him for the tour. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Beginning at 1:25 p.m. EST, Bolden, GRC Director Jim Free, and attending...


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  • A spider.
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