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SpaceUp Unconference Taking Place In Europe
2012-09-04 07:07:24

Europe´s first SpaceUp Unconference will take place in Belgium this month. An Unconference brings to center stage those informal conversations that usually happen off stage at most conferences. There are no spectators — everyone is encouraged to give a talk, a demo or participate in a roundtable. The Unconference will be held at the Cosmodrome in Genk, Belgium over the weekend of 22—23 September. The format has already proved popular in the US. The very first SpaceUp...

2011-07-08 14:14:00

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even before NASA retired its space shuttle program, government and privately funded efforts have already begun to develop a new deep space exploration program. But who owns space? Private companies are already making plans to profit from it through tourism, mining and development. And who will craft the laws to fairly govern it? Edythe Weeks is an adjunct professor of international space law at Webster University in St. Louis and...

2010-11-20 00:00:47

To respond to the demand for an in-depth technical degree offering with a global perspective, Stevens Institute of Technology and the International Space University (ISU) have joined forces to offer a Graduate Certificate in Space Systems Engineering that can lead to either a Master's Degree in Space Systems Engineering or a Master's Degree in Systems Engineering. The program will begin in January 2011. Hoboken, NJ (Vocus) November 19, 2010 To respond to the demand for an in-depth technical...

2009-03-31 09:42:00

COLUMBIA, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) hosted their 40th anniversary symposium, "Our Future in Space," on Thursday, March 26 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain of the European Space Agency (ESA) addressed the audience of professors, deans, and leaders in the space research field from industry and government, including international representatives. In his remarks,...

2009-03-26 09:08:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., WASHINGTON, and STRASBOURG, France, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (AMEX: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company) The National AeroSpace Training and Research (NASTAR) Center and International Space University (ISU) announced today that they have partnered to create a series of unique space education and training courses aimed to motivate, inspire, and educate people from a range of backgrounds and age groups. Each course will be taught by...

2007-12-06 10:59:13

GOLDEN, Colorado – Odyssey Moon, the first team to complete registration for the Google Lunar X Prize, will unveil its entry today. The robotic race to the Moon will be kick-started today by an international group seeking to win the $30 million purse established to spark a global, non-governmental rivalry with the aim of landing private spacecraft upon Earth's neighbor. As a newly established lunar enterprise based in the Isle of Man – located just off the west...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.