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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...

2010-12-03 13:28:00

HAMPTON, Va., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airline and cruise ship passengers will soon be able to see an Emmy award-winning NASA TV program that shows how agency technology is part of everyday life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The producers of "NASA 360" have reached agreement with Airline Media Productions (AMP) International to air the half-hour magazine-style TV show through AMP's entertainment outlets around the world. "We're excited to...

2010-10-27 08:03:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a dozen NASA and university scientists will visit schools in the New Orleans area Oct. 29 to encourage students to learn more about our Earth system and the importance of the view from space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The scientists will be in New Orleans for a conference called the "A-Train Symposium," named after a fleet of NASA...

2010-10-01 08:00:00

HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VHS tapes, record players and other gadgetry have been declared "outdated" due to the advent of more robust and efficient technology. Now that NASA has reached middle age, is it also considered "outdated?" (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, Oct. 5, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, U.S. space program advisor A. Thomas Young will...

2010-07-06 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has given gamers a taste of lunar adventure with release of Moonbase Alpha, an exciting new, free online video game. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The game has single and multiplayer options that allow participants to step into the role of an exploration team member in a futuristic 3-D lunar settlement. Players must work to restore critical...

2010-06-29 09:44:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will take visitors into space and leave them with a picture postcard as a souvenir at Summer Motion in Ashland, Ky. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Technicians and others from NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., will be part of a special exhibit, July 3 and 4, at Ashland's Central Park that will highlight NASA's contributions to...

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2010-06-25 06:15:56

NASA is challenging college students to design concepts for inflatable habitat lofts for the next generation of space explorers. The winning concepts may be applied to the exploration habitats of the future. The X-Hab Academic Innovation Competition is a university-level challenge designed to encourage further studies in spaceflight-related engineering and architecture disciplines. This design competition requires undergraduate students to explore NASA's work to develop space habitats, while...

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2010-05-26 06:49:55

NASA EDGE, an award-winning agency talk show, will host a live webcast from the Lunabotics Mining Competition at 11 a.m. EDT on May 28 from the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's Astronaut Hall of Fame. More than 20 university teams from around the country built remote-controlled or autonomous excavators, called lunabots, for the competition. NASA EDGE will take viewers behind the scenes as the teams prepare their robots for lunar excavation. The mining competition is a NASA Exploration...

2010-05-19 08:52:00

HAMPTON, Va., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will help visitors imagine the future of flight at this weekend's fly-in in Suffolk, May 22-23. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Engineers and others from NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton will be part of a special NASA display at the Virginia Fly-In at the Suffolk Municipal Airport also known as the Suffolk Executive Airport. The exhibit, sponsored by Langley's Aeronautics Research Directorate,...

2010-05-11 11:00:00

HAMPTON, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will take visitors into space and leave them with a picture postcard as a souvenir at this weekend's fly-in in Lumberton, N.C. from May 14-16. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Technicians and others from NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., will be part of a special NASA display at the Mid-Atlantic Fly-In and Sport Aviation Convention at the Lumberton Municipal Airport. Among the NASA...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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