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2009-07-10 10:12:00

GREENBELT, Md., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's upcoming mission to study the sun in unprecedented detail and its effects on Earth, the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

2009-06-15 13:59:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- GS Yuasa Lithium Power (GYLP) today announced that The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) awarded it the contract to supply Lithium-ion cells for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission.

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2009-03-20 15:30:33

NASA and the European Space Agency have selected 10 proposals for science instruments to fly aboard a spacecraft that will study the sun from a unique vantage point in space.

2009-03-20 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the European Space Agency have selected 10 proposals for science instruments to fly aboard a spacecraft that will study the sun from a unique vantage point in space. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The European-led mission, called the Solar Orbiter, will be positioned about one-fourth the distance Earth is from the sun.

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2009-03-20 07:58:56

NASA has selected three teams to design and build science instruments for a proposed European-led solar mission. The instruments, with a total value of approximately $81 million, are part of NASA's Living with a Star Program.

2009-03-16 15:57:00

DENVER, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded United Launch Alliance (ULA) four science and communications missions set to launch in the first half of the next decade. All four missions will fly aboard ULA's Atlas V rocket and are scheduled to launch between 2011-2014.

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2008-08-21 07:25:00

What if you woke up one morning and found your whole planet had been swallowed by the atmosphere of a star? Don't laugh, it could happen to you, and NASA has a special program to deal with it.

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2008-05-01 11:40:00

NASA-funded researchers released to the general public a new "4D" live model of Earth's ionosphere. Without leaving home, anyone can now fly through the layer of ionized gas that encircles Earth at the edge of space itself.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.