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2011-07-08 12:48:00

HOUSTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA today debuts an inspirational video featuring the International Space Station and its crews set to the song "World" by recording artists Five for Fighting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The video features imagery of both the space station and the space shuttles that have served as the workhorses of space station construction and resupply. It uses selections from orbit as well as Earth-bound training and...

2011-06-24 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized Stephanie Schierholz of Colorado Springs, Colo., social media manager for NASA's Office of Communications, for her outstanding support of human spaceflight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) In addition to serving as a public affairs officer for the Space Operations Mission Directorate, Schierholz has embraced her new role as NASA's social media...

2011-06-07 13:49:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA TV program that shows how NASA technology contributes to our daily lives is up for a national Emmy award for TV editing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Mike Bibbo, the lone editor of "NASA 360," faces some stiff competition in the "Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing" category of the Daytime Emmy Awards, going up against teams of editors of three Public Broadcasting System programs....

2011-05-25 12:00:00

Agency Looks to the Future and Beyond Low-Earth Orbit WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago, a young president struggling with deepening international issues set a fledgling space agency on a course that would change the history of human exploration. NASA commemorates President John F. Kennedy's historic speech that sent humans safely to the moon with a series of activities and a commitment to continue the journey of discovery and exploration that started...

2011-04-26 08:45:28

NASA invited 150 lucky people to a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour on Friday, April 29. The launch is scheduled for 3:47 p.m. EDT. The participants were selected randomly from more than 4,100 online registrants during a 24-hour opportunity in mid-March. Attendees represent 43 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Puerto Rico,...

2011-04-13 14:06:00

HAMPTON, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three videographers at the Langley Research Center are among NASA's best, according to the agency's Videographer of the Year 2010 awards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Mike Bibbo and Tom Shortridge of the half-hour TV show "NASA 360" and Rob Lorkiewicz of NASA Langley's Office of the Chief Information Officer Media Services Branch placed in the top three in NASA's video production category. Bibbo and...

2011-03-25 14:18:34

An award-winning NASA-produced television program, "NASA 360," is available at the online video service hulu.com at: http://www.hulu.com/nasa-360 The site features four 30-minute episodes that show how composite materials are changing our world, how NASA has tested space technologies on Earth and what NASA researchers are doing to improve aviation. More programs will be added in the coming weeks. "It's awesome that millions of monthly Hulu users have the chance to watch NASA 360 and learn how...

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2010-12-22 13:57:28

Curious how a device designed to produce fuel and oxygen on Mars transformed into a source of clean energy right here on Earth? The 2010 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication is now available online, highlighting new innovations and notable examples of NASA technology improving everyday life on our home planet. Spinoff provides an in-depth look at how the agency's initiatives in aeronautics and space exploration have resulted in beneficial commercial technologies in the fields of...

2010-12-22 11:36:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curious how a device designed to produce fuel and oxygen on Mars transformed into a source of clean energy right here on Earth? The 2010 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication is now available online, highlighting new innovations and notable examples of NASA technology improving everyday life on our home planet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Spinoff provides an in-depth look at how the agency's...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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