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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...

2009-07-10 13:24:18

 NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program, working with the Office of the Chief Engineer at NASA Headquarters, has selected 20 projects for the 2009 NASA Innovation Fund. The fund was established to advance work from NASA innovators on novel technologies and concepts that have the potential to revolutionize the way NASA performs its missions such as enabling new capabilities in space flight, science, aeronautics or exploration. Projects that also offer potential solutions to other national...

2009-05-21 11:08:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, NASA is part of a team chosen to receive one of the most prestigious awards in aviation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On May 28, the National Aeronautics Association will present the 2008 Robert J. Collier Trophy to the Commercial Aviation Safety Team, or CAST. This unique industry and government partnership was established in 1997 with the goal of reducing the U.S. commercial...

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2009-03-06 10:10:41

March means tournament time for college basketball fans, and NASA wants to make sure space exploration fans aren't left out of the action. So, beginning March 9, the agency kicks off NASA's 2009 Mission Madness tournament. This interactive Internet online feature enables you to share your opinion about the agency's greatest missions. Space fans will be able to view a lineup of 64 missions, learn about their goals, and predict which missions fellow exploration fans will vote for during this...

2009-03-05 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March means tournament time for college basketball fans, and NASA wants to make sure space exploration fans aren't left out of the action. So, beginning March 9, the agency kicks off NASA's 2009 Mission Madness tournament. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This interactive Internet online feature enables you to share your opinion about the agency's greatest missions. Space fans will be able to view a lineup of 64...

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,"...

2009-01-12 16:24:00

HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's reach extends from outer space to hundreds of millions of homes and schools. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090112/DC58051 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Students near NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., have used art and their imaginations to illustrate some of the aerospace agency's contributions and potential contributions. The youngsters were part of an annual NASA...

2008-11-10 18:00:03

CLEVELAND, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has awarded a contract to ZIN Technologies Inc., of Middleburg Heights, Ohio, for the definition, design, fabrication, assembly, integration, test and operation of a broad array of space flight projects. These projects are particularly in the Exploration Technology Development and Human Research Programs. (http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The total value of the cost plus...

2008-10-08 15:00:09

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Sonja Alexander of NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1- 202-358-1761, sonja.r.alexander@nasa.gov WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2008 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication celebrates the agency's 50th anniversary and highlights 50 new examples of how NASA technology is being put to use in everyday life. This anniversary edition features a 50-year timeline of NASA-derived technologies from historical programs and projects, and a...

2008-08-05 15:00:07

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast a special high definition (HDTV) feed of two hours of highlights from America's human spaceflight history as the agency celebrates its 50th anniversary. The NASA HD highlights will be broadcast on Friday, Aug. 8, Monday, Aug. 11, and Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. EDT on a special feed from NASA TV. The highlights also will be broadcast on standard definition on NASA TV's media channel. The broadcast will...


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