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Autonomous asset tracking solution for intermodal transportation of goods - end-to-end monitoring of containers and trailers during transportation HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Oct.
NECKARTENZLINGEN, Germany and ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hirschmann at Intermodal Europe 2014 in Rotterdam: Stand C70 Autonomous
ISS 24/7 announced Friday, October 3, that they have partnered with New York Road Runners (NYRR) to implement their innovative ISS 24/7 Venue Management Technology in the TCS New York City Marathon
The contribution of satellite navigation to society is serving as the theme of World Space Week 2014, the annual event where astronomy enthusiasts from across the globe pay tribute to how the international space industry has helped to make our lives better.
NASA's Human Research Program will fund nine proposals for ground-based research that will help enable extended and safer human exploration of space by quantifying and, ultimately, reducing the risks posed by space radiation.
VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - UrtheCast Corp.
Enables Crowdsourcing for Rapid Attention to Building Hazards and Service Repairs EDUCAUSE 2014, Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014
WILL PROVIDE LED LIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR PLANTS GROWN IN CLOSED ENVIRONMENTS GOTEBORG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.
Secure, Individualized Early Warning Module Detects At-Risk Students Before Dropouts Occur San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 BrightBytes (
Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...
Douglas Wheelock is an American astronaut. He was born Douglas Harry "Wheels" Wheelock on May 5, 1960 in Binghamton, New York. The Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969 is said to have inspired him to pursue astronautics. He graduated from Windsor Central High School in Windsor, New York in 1978 and immediately went on to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. After four years as a cadet, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science and Engineering. After...
Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...
Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 12 at 7:30 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 20, 1995 at 12:01 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 129 times at an altitude of 213 nautical miles at an inclination of 51.6 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes, and 44 seconds. STS-74 marked the second docking of a U.S. Space Shuttle to the Russian Space Station Mir, continuing Phase I activities leading to construction of International...
Timothy Creamer is a NASA astronaut as well as a Colonel in the United States Army. He was born Timothy "TJ" Creamer on November 15, 1959 in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, but he was raised in Maryland. He graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland in 1978, and then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Loyola College in 1982. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army through the ROTC program. In August 1983, after attending the...
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