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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully completed a major communications upgrade in Antarctica for the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) program. The upgrade of the satellite communications link at McMurdo Station provides better operational performance, supporting higher data rates for off-continent communications.
After storms delay arrival, young polar scientists land at McMurdo and get ready to go in the field.
NASA and the Challenger Center for Space Science Education have selected the winner of the Antarctic habitat naming contest.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the National Science Foundation have successfully launched and demonstrated a newly designed super pressure balloon prototype that may enable a new era of high-altitude scientific research.
NASA and the National Science Foundation have successfully launched and demonstrated a newly designed super pressure balloon prototype that may enable a new era of high-altitude scientific research.
NASA and the Challenger Center for Space Education have partnered to engage students in ongoing activities for one of NASA's concepts for astronaut housing on the moon through a contest to name a habitat in Antarctica.
US-based ITT Advanced Engineering and Sciences has been awarded a seven-year, $1.2bn contract from Nasa to provide telemetry, tracking and command services for satellite communications.
The U.S. space agency has awarded a $1.2 billion contract to the ITT Corp. to support its Space and Near Earth Communications Network.
Environmental scientists studying the world's shrinking polar ice sheets will soon get a substantial boost in computing power thanks to IU's Polar Grid Project.
By Jeff Vice Deseret News For his latest big-screen adventure, Werner Herzog went where few other filmmakers have gone before him -- and that includes "Transformers" director Michael Bay.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.