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2009-12-09 15:35:41

NASA is supporting the White House's Open Government Directive with a number of Internet-based programs designed to make the agency more accessible and create a dialog with the American people about their space program. NASA is one of six departments and agencies working to spur innovation by making it easier for high-tech companies to identify collaborative, entrepreneurial opportunities. Government agencies are home to treasure troves of data and information, too much of which is...

2009-12-09 11:57:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is supporting the White House's Open Government Directive with a number of Internet-based programs designed to make the agency more accessible and create a dialog with the American people about their space program. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA is one of six departments and agencies working to spur innovation by making it easier for high-tech companies to identify collaborative, entrepreneurial...

2009-12-03 12:42:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is offering community and junior college students from across the country an opportunity to participate in a semester-long scholars program, culminating in a three-day visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Students who apply and are chosen for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program will interact with NASA engineers and each other as they learn...

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2009-12-03 13:25:00

NASA is offering community and junior college students from across the country an opportunity to participate in a semester-long scholars program, culminating in a three-day visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Students who apply and are chosen for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program will interact with NASA engineers and each other as they learn more about careers in science and engineering. Program participants will form teams and establish fictitious...

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2009-11-20 11:35:00

NASA launched a social media experience at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida that quickly turned into an unprecedented world-wide event as more than 100 Twitter users got a unique look inside America's space program and front row seats to the Nov. 16 liftoff of the space shuttle Atlantis. People from as far away as New Zealand participated in Kennedy's first Tweetup, an event where bloggers meet face-to-face and share their experiences in 140 character online bursts. During the two-day...

2009-10-09 05:45:00

HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emmy award-winning "NASA 360" has added a new dimension to its half-hour TV show. It's the third dimension or 3-D. "NASA 360," produced by NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., in partnership with the National Institute of Aerospace, has just release a "webisode" in 3-D. The two and a half minute segment that is available on YouTube and Facebook takes viewers to the Arizona desert so they can see the testing of moon rover...

2009-10-02 06:30:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is inviting fifth through eighth grade students to participate in a waste limitation management and recycling design challenge. Participants in the competition will design and test water recycling systems that could be used for future exploration of the moon. The top three teams will receive awards, and the first place team will receive an expense-paid trip to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo:...

2009-08-14 14:51:00

HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The award-winning NASA 360 TV program has broken the one-million mark in downloads. The total as of Aug. 14, 2009, is 1,074,088 for the 30-minute show that explores NASA's contributions to everyday life. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "This accomplishment is truly remarkable in less than one year," said Michael Finneran, NASA 360 executive producer at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. "Our...

2009-08-12 08:21:00

HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Disney has recognized the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) and NASA with an iParenting Award for Outstanding Television Product of 2009. The award honors web-based NASA eClips(TM) for two of its four programs: a NASA's "Our World" episode called "Fluid Shift," and a NASA's "Real World Mathematics" segment entitled "Scarab, NASA's Newest Lunar Exploration Rover." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)...

2009-06-26 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has announced a schedule of events to commemorate the achievements of the Apollo program and the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing. Among the activities is a news conference with astronauts from several Apollo missions scheduled for 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. EDT, July 20, in the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters in Washington. NASA Headquarters is located at 300 E St., S.W. (Logo:...


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