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2012-05-23 13:24:26

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., completed wind tunnel testing for Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorn, Calif., to provide Falcon 9 first stage re-entry data for the company's advanced reusable launch vehicle system.

2011-03-24 09:55:00

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden participated in an event Thursday to highlight the contributions of small businesses to the agency's mission and the national economy at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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2010-10-11 07:40:00

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala, collaborated with NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, NM, and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne in Canoga Park, Calif, to successfully complete a series of thruster tests at the White Sands test facility.

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2010-04-12 08:40:00

NASA has announced the victors in the 17th annual Great Moonbuggy Race: The team representing the International Space Education Institute of Leipzig, Germany, won the high school division; and racers from the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao took first place in the college division.

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2009-07-15 06:50:55

Using a metal joining technique called friction stir welding, the Ares Projects team at the Marshall Center has completed welding the first liquid hydrogen tank dome being developed to define manufacturing processes for the upper stage of the Ares I -- the rocket that will launch explorers to the moon, Mars and beyond in coming decades.

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2005-01-10 15:06:11

As NASA charts a bold new course into the future, the space agency is briefly taking a step back in time to examine a Tyrannosaurus rex skull.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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