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2009-06-10 11:45:00

NASA TV show "NASA 360" has won an Emmy, one of the best-known awards in regional television. This is the fifth honor in recent months for the half-hour television program that explores NASA's contributions to everyday life. "We're thrilled NASA 360 has won recognition within the video communications industry," said Michael Finneran, NASA 360 executive producer at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. "Its visual content and fast-paced feel are designed to appeal to a wide variety of...

2009-05-06 11:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has received two Webby awards for excellence on the Internet. NASA's main Web site, http://www.nasa.gov, won the People's Voice award for best government Web site. The Cassini mission Web site, http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov, received a Webby award for best science site. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The People's Voice award is the second for NASA's Web site, which also won in 2003. More than 500,000 people cast...

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2009-04-22 11:30:00

The U.S. space agency says it has expanded its interactive online program that presents NASA technologies that positively impact one's everyday life. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said its interactive NASA at Home and NASA City sites are now enhanced with new features, including green-related information to coincide with Earth Day 2009. NASA at Home and NASA City take users on an illustrated tour of the commercial technologies and products that trace their origins to...

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2009-01-28 13:18:06

NASA 360, a half-hour television program that explores NASA's contributions to everyday life, is celebrating its one-year anniversary. NASA produces the program in partnership with the National Institute of Aerospace, or NIA, in Hampton, Va. It is part of the NASA eClips project that provides free NASA educational video content via the Internet. "The show has really taken off," said Michael Finneran, NASA 360 executive producer at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. "We focus on...

2009-01-28 10:23:00

HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA 360, a half-hour television program that explores NASA's contributions to everyday life, is celebrating its one-year anniversary. NASA produces the program in partnership with the National Institute of Aerospace, or NIA, in Hampton, Va. It is part of the NASA eClips project that provides free NASA educational video content via the Internet. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "The show has really taken off,"...

2009-01-16 13:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronauts who recently returned from a trip to the International Space Station will join representatives from across the country and the nation's armed forces in the 56th Inaugural Parade. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The NASA contingent will include a next-generation lunar rover that astronauts will use for future exploration of the moon. The parade will travel down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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