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3D Printing Technology Now In The Hands Of NASA Engineers
2014-02-06 12:18:25

NASA is getting on board with the quickly growing 3D industry, saying it offers a compelling alternative to manufacturing. The space agency said on Wednesday that it has launched a number of formal programs to prototype new tools for future missions using this new manufacturing technique.

2014-02-05 12:21:09

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Space Technologies (Vanguard) has been awarded two contracts to provide hardware for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.

2014-01-29 20:20:30

NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Friday, Jan. 31.

NASA's Space Launch System Sound Suppression Testing Ramps Up
2014-01-29 12:23:13

The first round of acoustic tests on a scale model of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) is underway. The tests will allow engineers to verify the design of the sound suppression system being developed for the agency's new deep space rocket.

2014-01-28 16:20:37

The first round of acoustic tests on a scale model of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) is underway. The tests will allow engineers to verify the design of the sound suppression system being developed for the agency's new deep space rocket.

NASA Space Launch System Could Make Exploration Of The Outer Solar System Possible
2014-01-15 13:50:08

When it comes to scientific probes exploring the far reaches of our solar system, the rules could be changing.

NASA Administrator Bolden Visits Michoud Assembly Facility
2014-01-14 08:43:50

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Monday visited the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to see the progress being made on the Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket ever built that will take American astronauts into deep space, first to an asteroid beyond the Moon and eventually on to Mars.


Latest Marshall Space Flight Center Reference Libraries

Owen Garriott
2012-10-02 10:26:07

Owen Garriott is a former United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He was born Owen Kay Garriott on November 22, 1930 in Enid, Oklahoma. In 1948 he graduated from Enid High School and then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1953. He subsequently joined the United States Navy and worked his way to the role of officer. However, just three years later Garriott decided to leave the Navy to pursue a higher...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...

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