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2013-11-13 10:30:00

NASA has rescheduled its Asteroid Synthesis Workshop, a public forum to examine and synthesize 96 of the ideas submitted to a Request for Information (RFI) about the agency's asteroid initiative.

Eye Structure Begins To Change After Thirteen Days In Space
2013-10-24 15:06:44

Scientists say that spending just 13 days in orbit could cause some changes in eye structure, according to a recently published study in the journal Gravitational and Space Research.

After A Long Two-Week Shutdown, NASA Is Back In Business
2013-10-22 11:32:59

NASA has finally reopened its doors after being closed up for a few weeks due to the government shutdown. The US space agency said that while it was waiting for the conflicts in Washington to be resolved, a few of its on-going missions achieved significant milestones.

NASA Reconsidering Chinese Scientists' Applications
2013-10-11 18:27:13

NASA said on Thursday that it would be reconsidering the applications of Chinese scientists who were denied access to a conference when the US government opens back up.

2013-09-26 18:04:49

NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. State Department and Nike Inc. will host the fifth forum of the LAUNCH initiative at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28.

2013-09-26 12:34:27

NASA has selected Wolf Creek Federal Services Inc. of Anchorage, Alaska, to provide facilities operations, repair and maintenance services at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

2013-09-26 12:33:20

NASA has selected 10 university-led proposals for study of innovative, early stage space technologies that address high priority technical needs America's space program must master to enable future missions.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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