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2014-02-27 12:22:47

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will brief reporters about the agency's fiscal year 2015 budget at 2 p.m.

2014-02-26 12:20:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a teleconference at 2 p.m.

2014-02-12 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded its Advanced Technology and Integration contract to Tietronix Software Inc.

University High School Wins Competition At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2014-02-04 14:31:51

University High School Bowls Over Competition at JPLUniversity High School of Irvine, Calif., beat out 23 other local high schools in an all-day, "buzzer-beater"-style Science Bowl held at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

2014-02-03 23:04:28

The Universities Space Research Association announced today that Dr. Nicholas E. White has been selected to serve as Senior Vice President for Science.

2014-01-13 16:20:26

HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan will be available to meet with local media at 4 p.m. CST Wednesday, Jan.

2014-01-08 12:20:43

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EST today, Jan.

2013-12-24 13:23:50

President Obama named five NASA researchers Monday as recipients of the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

Students Win 'Hole-In-One' Contest At JPL
2013-12-09 07:03:11

Students from 19 high school teams across Southern California, as well as NASA professionals, took part in a "Hole-in-One" contest in this year's Invention Challenge on Friday, Dec. 6 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.