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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....

2013-01-30 16:21:02

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on Feb. 13 to experience "Our Eruptive Sun: The Causes and Consequences of Space Weather," by Dr. Phillip Chamberlin, Research Astrophysicist in the Solar Physics Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, in Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The sun was once thought to be a very stable source of energy to the Earth. In fact, scientists even...

2013-01-28 16:20:39

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Friday, Feb. 1, the 10th anniversary of the Columbia accident. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) NASA's Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery. Flags...

2013-01-02 16:20:27

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event in January to experience "Finding the Slippery Slope: Detecting Landslides from Space," by Dalia Kirschbaum, research physical scientist in hydrological science at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, in Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The talk is part of the Gerald Soffen Lecture Series and will be held at the Goddard Visitor Center on Wed., Jan. 9,...

2012-12-19 16:20:48

HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center and the Houston Technology Center have officially opened the doors to the JSC Acceleration Center at the Johnson Space Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The JSC Acceleration Center provides onsite offices to enhance collaboration for business growth and future technology development under an agreement with the Houston Technology Center (HTC). The focus of the new center in...

'Operation Give Thanks' Allows Us To Serve Those Who Serve Us
2012-12-18 15:22:48

NASA For a second year the NASA Goddard Veterans Advisory Committee, or VAC, conducted an operation in support of those who continue to defend the American liberties we all enjoy. “Operation Give Thanks 2012” also provided an opportunity for Goddard community members to send a few comforts of home to active duty members currently serving on a battlefield somewhere overseas. “America is daily afforded the opportunity to live under the protection of so many who are...

2012-12-17 16:21:48

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded its Test and Operations Support Contract, or TOSC, to Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn. Jacobs will provide overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion...

2012-12-14 16:20:12

HAMPTON, Va., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A materials research scientist who works at NASA's Langley Research Center has been named 2013 Robert A. Mitcheltree Young Engineer of the Year - an award presented by the Hampton Roads Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Dr. Hyun Jung Kim, who conducts her research in the Advanced Materials and Processing Branch at NASA Langley, but...

2012-12-13 11:47:16

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. Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management Jeri Buchholz also will be available to answer questions. Rankings were determined through the Office of Personnel Management's Employee Viewpoint Survey of nearly 700,000 federal workers and will be announced Thursday morning at an event in...

2012-11-16 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) of McLean, Va., to provide information technology support for systems that support a wide array of flight operations across the agency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Aircraft Management Information System (NAMIS) is an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity, contract managed at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The...


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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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