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2013-06-24 20:20:04

CLEVELAND, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA advanced ion propulsion engine has successfully operated for more than 48,000 hours, or 5 and a half years, making it the longest test duration of any type of space propulsion system demonstration project ever. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The thruster was developed under NASA's Evolutionary Xenon Thruster (NEXT) Project at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. Glenn manufactured the...

2013-02-21 12:24:45

Innovative director, playwright and actor TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Innovative playwright, actor and director of theatre, opera, circus and film, Robert Lepage is the Tenth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate.  Mr. Lepage has won international critical acclaim and audience applause for his groundbreaking and influential works that fuse diverse media into cohesive stories that surprise, challenge and delight. "I would like to congratulate our jury on an inspired selection,"...

2013-01-10 09:54:54

NASA has selected Frontier-Arrowhead NASA Services Joint Venture of Kansas City, Mo., to manage and oversee construction projects at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. The Construction Management, Inspection, Surveillance and Testing (CMIST) contract will help assure there are safe, efficient, reliable and sustainable facilities and systems to support Glenn's research and development mission. The contract begins April 1 with an...

Leadership Changes At Glenn And Johnson Announced By NASA
2012-11-16 16:51:52

NASA NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced leadership changes Friday for the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and Johnson Space Center in Houston. James Free will succeed Ramon (Ray) Lugo as Glenn's center director when Lugo retires in January. Free has served as Glenn's deputy director since January 2011. Ellen Ochoa will succeed Michael Coats as Johnson's center director when Coats retires at the end of the year. Ochoa has served as Johnson's deputy director since...

2012-09-25 02:25:23

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Today, as the 80(th) anniversary of Glenn Gould's birthday is celebrated around the globe, the Glenn Gould Foundation invites the public to nominate individuals who have demonstrated a lifetime of extraordinary creative achievement and innovation for the Tenth Glenn Gould Prize. An international symbol of creative excellence, The Glenn Gould Prize - which has been referred to as "The Nobel Prize of the Arts" - is awarded biennially to a living...

2012-05-14 18:20:32

TORONTO, May 14, 2012 /CNW/ - At a star-studded gala in his honour, Leonard Cohen, the Ninth Laureate of The Glenn Gould Prize, donated his $50,000 award to the Canada Council for the Arts.  The capacity crowd at Toronto's Massey Hall burst into thunderous applause when Mr. Cohen presented the donation to Joseph L. Rotman, Canada Council Chair. "Thank you so much. I'm deeply grateful for this recognition," said Mr. Cohen. Upon reflecting back on his early career, he...

2012-02-28 05:19:34

NASA's Glenn Research Center will host an event on March 2 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's orbital flight, the first by an American. "Celebrating John Glenn's Legacy: 50 Years of Americans in Orbit" will be held at 1 p.m. EST at Cleveland State University's Wolstein Center, 2000 Prospect Ave., in Cleveland. More than 800 complimentary tickets are being distributed to the general public for this event through a lottery by Cleveland State University in partnership with...

2012-02-27 14:19:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Glenn Research Center will host an event on March 2 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's orbital flight, the first by an American. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "Celebrating John Glenn's Legacy: 50 Years of Americans in Orbit" will be held at 1 p.m. EST at Cleveland State University's Wolstein Center, 2000 Prospect Ave., in Cleveland. More than 800 complimentary tickets are being...

2012-02-01 13:42:42

NASA's Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland will host a special event on March 2 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's first orbital flight by an American. NASA also will invite 100 people for a behind-the-scenes Tweetup at GRC in advance of the celebration event. The Tweetup activities begin at 7:30 a.m. EST with a tour of Glenn's world-class flight research and ground test facilities that support aeronautics and space exploration. Participants will speak with scientists...

2012-02-01 08:52:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland will host a special event on March 2 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's first orbital flight by an American. NASA also will invite 100 people for a behind-the-scenes Tweetup at GRC in advance of the celebration event. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Tweetup activities begin at 7:30 a.m. EST with a tour of Glenn's world-class flight research and...


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2010-10-12 13:52:43

John Glenn is a former United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut and United States senator who was the first American and third person to orbit the Earth. He was born as John Herschel Glenn, Jr. on July 18, 1921 in Cambridge, Ohio. Glenn met a girl named Anna Margaret Castor during his public schooling, and together they played in the school band. Glenn finished high school and studied chemistry at Muskingum College. He then went on to earn his private pilot's license in 1941. On April 6,...

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