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NASA Voyager Missions Get Breakthrough Award From Popular Mechanics
2012-10-09 06:41:38

Hurtling through space at more than 35,000 miles per hour, NASA’s Voyager 1 is on the verge of breaking the barrier between the known Solar System and Interstellar Space

New Program Aims To Advance Scientific Understand Of Sun and Space Weather
2012-08-16 06:47:12

New report presents research program for solar and space physics over the next decade.

2011-10-06 09:23:37

NASA will begin development and testing of two science instruments, in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA), to be placed on ESA's newly selected Solar Orbiter mission.

2011-09-28 04:14:04

Ed Weiler, who has worked almost 33 years as a leader in NASA's science exploration programs, will retire from the agency effective Sept. 30.

2011-06-07 09:09:25

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 pm EDT on Thursday, June 9, to discuss a new computer model that shows the edge of our solar system is not smooth, but filled with a turbulent sea of magnetic bubbles.

2011-05-03 15:51:00

GREEBELT, Md., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a Cooperative Agreement to the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, Md., to establish a science center for collaborative research in Solar-Planetary Sciences at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The total value of the agreement is estimated at $9,999,442, for the period of May 9, 2011 through May 8, 2016, with the ability...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.