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2010-05-11 08:21:29

NASA has awarded a sole source contract to Ball Aerospace and Technology Corp of Boulder, Colo, for the Global Precipitation Measurement Microwave Imager instrument Flight Unit 2.

2009-07-30 19:55:00

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) President Keiji Tachikawa signed an agreement defining the terms of cooperation between the agencies on the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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