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NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will participate in a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 13, to discuss the Partnership for Public Service Best Places to Work rankings.
NASA is celebrating the 12th year of continually manned operations on the International Space Station (ISS) with the launch of a new service that will let space enthusiasts know when the orbiting lab is flying over their neck of the woods.
The National Weather Service map for Nov. 2, 2012 showed two areas of low pressure over eastern Canada, near Quebec.
The National Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio, inducted Richard T. Whitcomb, a NASA aeronautics engineer whose contributions made supersonic flight practical.
Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...
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