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2012-04-10 03:40:15

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck and Space Technology Program Director Michael Gazarik will visit Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on Wednesday, April 11, to meet with students and faculty and learn about the school's engineering and science programs. Peck and Gazarik will hear about progress on NASA-funded research and meet with three Case Western Reserve graduate students who were selected as members of the inaugural class of NASA Space Technology Research Fellows. Peck...

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2012-03-19 05:30:50

R Darrah for RedOrbit.com [ Watch the Video ] NASA chief technologist Mason Peck and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) met with executives and engineers at L´Garde Inc. on Thursday, March 15 to see the company´s progress on providing an in-space demonstration of a large, mission-capable solar sail. L´Garde was one of only a handful of companies to have been awarded a NASA Technology Demonstration Mission (TDM) contract last year.  The program calls for the...

2012-03-11 06:54:46

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit L'Garde Inc., in Tustin, Calif., on Thursday, March 15, at 9 a.m. PDT. Peck's visit will highlight ways government can partner with small business to help create the jobs of the future through investment in science and technology. L'Garde has received several contracts with NASA on a variety of projects, including the creation of inflatable structures for radio frequency antennas and solar arrays. In 1996, L'Garde flew the Inflatable Antenna...

2012-03-07 04:43:28

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck and Space Technology Program Director Michael Gazarik will visit CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) of Huntsville, Ala., at 1 p.m. CST on Thursday, March 8. Media representatives are invited to join Peck, Gazarik and CFDRC's CEO Sangeeta Singhal during the one-hour tour of the company. Officials will be available to speak with reporters during the event at CFDRC corporate headquarters, located at 215 Wynn Drive in Huntsville. There also will be a photo...

2012-02-18 06:25:54

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will visit Cornerstone Research Group Inc. (CRG) in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. EST. Peck's visit will highlight how government can partner with small business to help create the jobs of the future through investment in science and technology. CRG has been the recipient of 18 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program contracts with NASA with a variety of different focuses, including projects such as creating inflatable structures...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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