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2014-04-16 12:22:31

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the appointment of six new members to the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). The group advises NASA's senior leadership on challenges and solutions facing the agency as it unfolds a new era of exploration. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The six new members are Wanda Austin, Wayne Hale, Scott Hubbard, Miles O'Brien, Thomas Young, and Kathryn Schmoll. The group has a...

2011-05-18 09:26:00

"YOU TALK TO ENDEAVOUR" - the EXCLUSIVE LIVE interview moderated by NEWSHOUR Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien using questions submitted by the public, is scheduled for Thursday, May 19 at 6 a.m. ET* Project is a collaboration between PBS NEWSHOUR, Google and YouTube ARLINGTON, Va., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After several delays, the space shuttle Endeavour blasted into space Monday on its final mission, the second-to-last of NASA's shuttle program. On Thursday, May 19 at...

2010-09-28 08:00:00

Veteran Journalist Will Join the PBS NewsHour as it Raises its Commitment to Broadcast and Online Coverage of Science and Technology ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when many news organizations are reducing or have altogether eliminated the coverage of science news, the PBS NewsHour will increase its commitment to science journalism both on air and online. With the goal of enhancing the profile of its science, engineering and technology reporting - and...

2010-05-12 15:53:00

Sparking dialogue about the future of mass transit in America NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month, acclaimed director Aaron Woolf (King Corn) of PBS's eye-opening film, BLUEPRINT AMERICA: BEYOND THE MOTOR CITY, will tour communities in America's manufacturing heartland to raise questions -- and seek answers -- about the future of transportation in America. Can we build the "infrastructure of tomorrow" today, as President Obama hopes? Can the cash-strapped and...

2009-10-08 09:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CNN Special Correspondent Soledad O'Brien will be in Charlotte Friday to speak to the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club - the region's premier business networking group. O'Brien covered Hurricane Katrina and the South Asian tsunami for CNN. She has reported breaking news in the war in Iraq, as well as breaking news across the United States. She also anchored major portions of CNN's coverage of President Barack Obama's inauguration. Her recent...

2005-07-12 06:10:16

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - When the space shuttle program roars back into space with a scheduled Wednesday launch, the high-profile network coverage will be slightly reminiscent of NASA's heyday -- at least briefly. While no big network anchors will be on hand at Cape Canaveral, Fla., for the launch a la Walter Cronkite of the late 1960s, each of the Big Three is going to break into regular daytime programing Wednesday afternoon to televise the launch of the Space...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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