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Asteroid Grand Challenge First Round Reviews Complete
2013-08-01 04:35:09

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first step toward NASA's mission to find and capture a near-Earth asteroid, redirect it to a stable Earth-lunar orbit, and send humans to examine it, has been completed. On Tuesday, a mission formulation review brought together NASA leaders from around the US to examine internal studies proposing multiple concepts and alternatives for each phase of the asteroid mission in preparation for fiscal year 2014. Technical and...

Asteroid Initiative RFI Receives 400+ Responses
2013-07-27 07:19:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver announced this week that the agency has received more than 400 responses to its request for information (RFI) on its Asteroid Initiative. "Under our plan, we're increasing the identification, tracking and exploration of asteroids, and the response to this initiative has been gratifying," said Garver, speaking at the Space Frontier Foundation's NewSpace 2013 conference in San Jose, Calif. "The...

2013-07-25 10:15:57

NASA has awarded Arctic Slope Regional Corp. (ASRC) Federal Research and Technology Solutions of Greenbelt, Md., for information technology (IT) services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. This firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity hybrid contract begins Sept. 1. The contract has a maximum value of $403.4 million and a two-year base period with three one-year options. The contractor will provide IT system and...

2013-07-22 23:23:40

Warrior Gateway, a national military nonprofit, is partnering with the American Legion Auxiliary and Volunteers of America to bring an AmeriCorps VISTA aboard the Warrior Gateway team for one year of national service to veterans, servicemembers and their families beginning today, July 22, 2013. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Today, Allison Hesketh, a native of New Hampshire, begins a year of national service through the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Call to Service Corps AmeriCorps Volunteers in...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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