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2011-01-21 10:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new mobile application puts breaking government news and media resources at the fingertips of government stakeholders, journalists and the public.

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2010-12-18 08:57:38

This collage of galaxies from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, showcases the many 'flavors' that galaxies come in, from star-studded spirals to bulging ellipticals to those paired with other companion galaxies.

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2010-11-24 06:40:00

A team of scientists and engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has brought the world one step closer to "hearing" gravitational waves -- ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein in the early 20th century.

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2010-11-02 14:06:27

The project team that built and operates the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity has become the first NASA space mission to use cloud computing for daily mission operations.

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2010-10-11 18:00:00

A small asteroid will fly past Earth early Tuesday within the Earth-moon system.

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2010-04-30 09:25:00

Near-Earth asteroid 2005 YU55 was "imaged" by the Arecibo Radar Telescope in Puerto Rico on April 19.

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2009-10-26 15:35:00

NASA's "greenest" building to date -- an environmentally friendly Flight Projects Center at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif -- is now open for business, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony today attended by lawmakers and local dignitaries.

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2009-10-16 15:15:00

NASA's Galileo spacecraft began what would become a 14-year odyssey of exploration 20 years ago this Sunday, Oct 18.

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2009-07-21 06:58:45

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced a first-of-its-kind partnership between the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., and its managing institution, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, to establish Los Angeles as a powerhouse for demonstrated energy and water innovation.

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2009-02-07 08:00:00

In one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to engineers and scientists, the National Academy of Engineering has elected Moustafa T. Chahine, a senior research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., as a member of its organization.


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