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2014-01-23 16:20:10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate is seeking proposals from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of outstanding early career faculty members who are beginning their independent careers. The grants will sponsor research in specific, high priority areas of interest to America's space program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Aligned with NASA's Space Technology Roadmaps and priorities...

2014-01-21 12:20:55

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio and their congressional representative will speak with Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station at 10:25 a.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 23. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media are invited to attend and cover the 20-minute Earth-to-space call, which also will be broadcast on NASA Television and the agency's website. Students...

2014-01-17 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visited NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland Jan. 17 to view progress on the advanced space propulsion technologies the center is developing to carry cargo and American astronauts further into space than ever before. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "The work going on here at Glenn is an essential part of NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, and by investing in this...

2014-01-16 09:57:38

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency’s Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland Friday, Jan. 17, to view the Center's latest developments in advanced space propulsion technologies. Members of the local Ohio congressional delegation will be invited to join him for the tour. Beginning at 1:25 p.m. EST, Bolden, GRC Director Jim Free, and attending members of Congress will visit the Electric Propulsion Laboratory to assess progress on solar electric propulsion technologies...

2014-01-15 20:20:09

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has released its 2013 annual report examining NASA's safety performance over the past year and highlighting issues and concerns to agency and government officials. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The report released Wednesday is based on the panel's 2013 fact-finding and quarterly public meetings;...

2014-01-15 16:20:14

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency's Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland Friday, Jan. 17, to view the Center's latest developments in advanced space propulsion technologies. Members of the local Ohio congressional delegation will be invited to join him for the tour. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Beginning at 1:25 p.m. EST, Bolden, GRC Director Jim Free, and attending...

2014-01-06 12:21:08

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the Wednesday Jan. 8 launch of Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus cargo spacecraft mission to resupply the International Space Station. The Antares rocket carrying Cygnus will lift off at 1:32 p.m. EST from the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Launch from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at...

2014-01-02 12:20:05

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the Jan. 7 launch of the Cygnus cargo spacecraft mission to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On the heels of a successful demonstration flight to the space station in September, Orbital Sciences is scheduled to launch the spacecraft on an Antares rocket at 1:55 p.m. EST from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional...

2013-12-24 13:23:50

President Obama named five NASA researchers Monday as recipients of the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). These recipients, and 97 other federal researchers, will receive their awards in a ceremony early next year in Washington. The PECASE awards represent the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists and engineers beginning their research careers. The award recognizes recipients' exceptional potential for leadership at the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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