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WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission to map global soil moisture and detect whether soils are frozen or thawed has begun
GREENBELT, Md., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of his many inventions and patents developed in a 34-year career at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland,
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA tracking and communications payload suspended beneath a super pressure balloon (SPB) landed safely upright via parachute in
CALGARY, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. ("GSFC"), a significant shareholder of Karnalyte Resources Inc.
In a feat of modern-day engineering, NASA’s upcoming Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission will fly four spacecraft about the size of Fenway Park in tight formation while gathering 4 megabytes per second.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following 32 days of flying its most rigorous test to date, NASA ended the flight of its super pressure balloon (SPB) Monday, April
New General Dynamics SGSS test and integration lab provides a realistic, ground-control operations environment to speed SGSS system design and implementation. FAIRFAX, Va., April 27,
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After nearly a month of flight, a massive NASA Super Pressure Balloon (SPB) is closing in on a key milestone of completing the
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) reached another major milestone for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope this week, with the delivery
BALTIMORE, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore, Maryland and NASA Goddard Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland have partnered to offer two engineering
Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center on December 2, 1993 at 4:27 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on December 13 at 12:25 AM EST. The shuttle orbited 163 times at an altitude of 321 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.45 degrees and travelled 4.4 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 19 hours, 58 minutes, and 37 seconds. This was the first mission to repair and maintain the Hubble Space Telescope. It involved the second longest spacewalk to date at nearly 8 hours. The final...
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) -- The SOHO (Solar & Heliospheric Observatory) project is being carried out by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a cooperative effort between the two agencies in the framework of the Solar Terrestrial Science Program (STSP) comprising SOHO and CLUSTER, and the International Solar-Terrestrial Physics Program (ISTP), with Geotail (ISAS-Japan), Wind, and Polar. SOHO was launched on...