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NASA Sends Pair Of Global Hawk Aircraft To Investigate 2013 Hurricanes
2013-05-30 09:15:16

With the start of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, NASA is preparing to send a pair of specially instrumented Global Hawk unmanned aircraft out over the Atlantic later this summer to investigate the processes that underlie hurricane formation and intensity.

NASA Administrator Talks Asteroids During Visit At JPL
2013-05-24 09:57:14

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden met with members of the asteroid initiative team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., today.

Sensors For Seafaring Satellite Shipped By NASA
2013-05-23 15:21:07

Three NASA-built instruments that are integral components of the next in a series of U.S./European ocean altimetry satellites have arrived in France for integration with their spacecraft in preparation for a 2015 launch.

Titan Gears Up For Some Wild Weather
2013-05-23 04:39:59

NASA scientists are predicting that Saturn's moon Titan is in for some wild weather during its spring and summer seasons.

Ring Of Fire In Messier 94 Galaxy
2013-05-19 08:20:24

Johnny Cash may have preferred this galaxy's burning ring of fire to the one he sang about falling into in his popular song. The "starburst ring" seen at center in red and yellow hues is not the product of love, as in the song, but is instead a frenetic region of star formation.

NASA Curiosity Rover Receives Prestigious Awards
2013-05-10 07:52:58

Two prominent aerospace industry organizations are recognizing the contributions of NASA, especially the achievements of the team that landed NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars in August, with coveted awards.

Communication Blackout Caused By Sun Put Opportunity Into Standby Mode
2013-04-30 18:25:35

NASA said its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity placed itself in standby mode during April when the sun was blocking out communication with the Red Planet and Earth.

National Air And Space Museum Trophy Won By Curiosity Team
2013-04-25 14:50:45

The team in charge of successfully landing NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., received the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's highest group honor


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.