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NASA Map Of Typhoon Haiyan Helps Disaster Response
2013-11-14 12:54:46

After Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, a joint team from NASA and the Italian Space Agency quickly generated a map using satellite imagery that could be used to survey the devastation and assist recovery operations.

2013-06-21 10:46:08

At a meeting in Rome Thursday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Italian Space Agency (ASI) President Enrico Saggese signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on the European Space Agency- (ESA) led BepiColombo mission to Mercury, strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation between NASA and ASI in planetary exploration.

The Many Faces Of Titan's Dunes
2012-01-23 10:34:54

A new analysis of radar data from the Cassini mission has revealed regional variations among sand dunes on Saturn's moon Titan. The result gives new clues about the moon's climatic and geological history.

Image 1 - First Vega Launch Campaign Possible For January
2011-11-12 05:44:55

The first Vega launch campaign began on Monday at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with the installation of the first stage on the pad. Europe’s new small launcher is on track for its maiden flight at the end of January.

2011-07-04 07:00:00

PARIS and ROME, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ASI, the Italian Space Agency today announced an agreement with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) to use the new KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite in order to develop broadband connectivity for public administrations in Italy.

2011-05-20 11:20:30

His Holiness the Pope will talk with the astronauts aboard the International Space Station from the Vatican Library on Saturday, 21 May.

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2011-05-18 07:15:00

On Monday’s final launch of the NASA shuttle Endeavour, the tardigrade once again got a ride into space on a new mission: to help scientists understand more about how this extremely hardy organism can survive for short periods in outer space.

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2011-02-12 07:55:00

The Cosmo-SkyMed satellites, operated by the Italian space agency, have acquired the first images of the Italian oil tanker Savina Caylyn since it was hijacked earlier this week by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.

2010-11-08 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its engine helped propel Friday night's launch of the Delta II launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in Calif.


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bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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