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2013-09-24 11:13:45

NASA has selected six companies from five U.S. states to participate in a government-and-industry partnership to advance composite materials research and certification.

NASA Highlights Asteroid Initiative At World Maker Faire
2013-09-22 08:12:03

This weekend, NASA reached out for the public's help in tracking potentially hazardous asteroids at the World Maker Faire.

National Aerospace Week Celebrated By NASA
2013-09-18 07:22:38

Every time you step aboard an airplane there’s an excellent chance that a piece of innovative NASA technology will be flying with you, helping to ensure you have a safe and efficient flight.

NASA Inviting Social Media Fans To Earth Science Event
2013-09-17 07:27:04

NASA is inviting its social media followers to apply for participation in a two-day NASA Social on Nov. 4 and 5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

2013-09-11 11:19:34

NASA has exercised the first option under its contract with Vantage Partners LLC of Lanham, Md., to continue providing engineering and scientific support services to the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

Global Exploration Roadmap
2013-09-11 07:31:57

Space exploration has always created benefits for humankind -- from new technologies and discoveries, to deepening international relationships and inspiring young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

2013-09-10 10:19:30

Several NASA officials will update media Wednesday, Sept. 11, about the agency's progress on a proposed mission to find, capture, redirect and visit a near-Earth asteroid.

Close To One Hundred Ideas Selected For Possible NASA Asteroid Missions
2013-09-04 13:25:34

NASA has selected 96 asteroid initiative ideas about how to protect Earth from asteroids and find a space rock for humans to explore. The list was dwindled down from more than 400 submissions the space agency received since June.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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