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2014-04-28 12:21:54

As part of NASA's continuing effort to open low-Earth orbit to commercial space opportunities, the agency is seeking feedback on ways it can help create greater access to and use of the International Space Station for research and commercial activities.

Research For Future Deep-Space Explorers Pioneered By NASA Engineer
2014-04-22 11:30:47

Annie Caraccio has been a chemical engineer in the Materials Science Division of the Engineering and Technology Directorate at NASA's Kennedy Space Center for the past three years. During that time, she has become involved in revolutionary research that may be of value both on Earth and for future explorers living and working on another planet.

harrison ford
2014-04-22 10:05:46

Actor Harrison Ford was on location at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., last November to film a segment of Showtime's "Years of Living Dangerously" documentary on climate change.

2014-04-19 23:01:57

The General Services Administration (GSA) and Department of Defense (GSA) have started to collaborate on price changes for goods and services on the GSA Schedule.

2014-04-16 20:20:21

INDIANAPOLIS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ever wonder what it's like to be an astronaut and to live and work in space? Find out directly from NASA astronauts who will be in the

2014-04-16 12:22:31

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the appointment of six new members to the NASA Advisory Council (NAC).

Reporters See NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Before Testing
2014-04-10 09:38:04

On April 9 reporters got a chance to don "bunny suits" (protective apparel that sometimes makes people look like large rabbits) and enter a NASA clean room at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. In the room is NASA's latest technology for landing large payloads on planets like Mars or Earth, being processed for shipping prior to testing next June.

2014-04-09 16:22:39

NASA is seeking proposals for the development of new, more capable, energy storage technologies to replace the battery technology that has long powered America's space program.

2014-04-07 16:20:13

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to attend NASA's third annual International Space Apps Challenge. The main event will be held April 12-13 in New York.

Space Apps Challenge 2014
2014-04-04 06:43:53

NASA and the European Space Agency are looking for individuals and teams willing and able to brainstorm ingenious new ways to use the data provided by satellites, astronauts and experiments as part of the annual International Space Apps Challenge initiative.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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