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2010-04-13 08:00:00

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.

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2010-01-19 12:14:01

After storms delay arrival, young polar scientists land at McMurdo and get ready to go in the field.

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2009-01-13 14:35:00

NASA and the Challenger Center for Space Science Education have selected the winner of the Antarctic habitat naming contest.

2009-01-08 14:19:00

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.

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2009-01-08 15:20:00

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.

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2008-10-22 10:15:00

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.

2008-10-13 06:00:34

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.

2008-10-08 18:00:06

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.

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2008-09-24 08:50:00

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.

2008-07-25 09:00:57

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.


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