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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...

2013-07-11 11:01:06

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and the president of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) met in Washington Wednesday, July 10,  to discuss the importance of international cooperation in space, especially the continued support for the International Space Station. Bolden and Naoki Okumura also discussed NASA's plans for a new asteroid initiative, previously announced in President Obama's fiscal year 2014 budget proposal. Okumura welcomed the opportunity to discuss...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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