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2013-03-05 16:20:41

Wyle to Provide Comprehensive Health, Safety, Science and Engineering on Human Space Flight Missions EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has been awarded a contract valued at nearly $1.76 billion over a 10-year span to provide comprehensive health, safety, science and engineering support to NASA human space flight missions supporting the International Space Station, Orion, commercial space initiatives and exploration human systems development. Called the Human...

2013-03-04 12:20:57

GREENBELT, Md., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on March 13 at the Visitor's Center at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., to experience "Archeology from Space" presented by Dr. Compton Tucker, senior Earth scientist at NASA's Biospheric Sciences Branch Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) In his presentation, Tucker will explain how he used NASA technology in...

2013-02-26 16:20:42

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paulo Oemig of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., was chosen as one of 20 outstanding educators by the Space Foundation for its 2013 Teacher Liaisons. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Paulo Oemig is an Albert Einstein distinguished educator fellow with NASA's STEM Education program in Goddard's Office of Education. The Einstein Educator Fellowship Program, signed into law by Congress...

2013-02-22 12:23:04

As part of the Obama Administration's recognition of the critical role that space technology and innovation will play in enabling both future space missions and bettering life here on Earth, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the creation of the Space Technology Mission Directorate. The directorate will be a catalyst for the creation of technologies and innovation needed to maintain NASA leadership in space while also benefiting America's economy. The Space Technology Mission...

2013-02-21 16:20:20

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the Obama Administration's recognition of the critical role that space technology and innovation will play in enabling both future space missions and bettering life here on Earth, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the creation of the Space Technology Mission Directorate. The directorate will be a catalyst for the creation of technologies and innovation needed to maintain NASA leadership in space while also...

2013-02-19 16:20:16

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has received the Candle in Military Service and Aeronautical Science Award from Morehouse College in Atlanta. The award recognizes exceptional achievement in a field by an African-American man. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "It's an honor to be recognized by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s alma mater and a privilege to share this recognition with the other...

2013-02-09 10:11:30

NASA has selected Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., for an engineering, technology and science contract at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The cost-plus-award-fee services contract has a potential value of $1.93 billion, including options. The contract begins May 1 with a five-year base period followed by two two-year options and includes indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity task orders. Work under the contract will support Johnson's Engineering Directorate...

2013-02-08 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., for an engineering, technology and science contract at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The cost-plus-award-fee services contract has a potential value of $1.93 billion, including options. The contract begins May 1 with a five-year base period followed by two two-year options and includes...

2013-02-07 12:22:08

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Around 70 educators from seven different Virginia school districts will be participating in a NASA-sponsored professional development workshop on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the MathScience Innovation Center in Richmond, Va. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Sen. Tim Kaine and NASA Langley Research Center Director Lesa Roe, will kick off the 2013 Aerospace Educator Workshop at 9 a.m. They, along with...

2013-01-30 20:20:05

In the news release, Public Invited to Free Lecture at NASA Goddard: Our Eruptive Sun, issued 30-Jan-2013 by NASA over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the hyperlinks in the sixth and ninth paragraphs for online registration have been updated. The complete release with corrected links is below: Public Invited to Free Lecture at NASA Goddard: Our Eruptive Sun GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on Feb....


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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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