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2012-11-14 04:22:22

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcement at book release of Revolution Justified Today climate proceedings against the Dutch state have been announced, claiming that the Netherlands is under a legal obligation to reduce its CO2 emissions by as much as 40% by 2020 and up to 95% by 2050. A Dutch "climate-book" provided the impetus for these proceedings. The book, which essentially calls for similar climate proceedings against all Western states...

2012-11-07 16:21:01

GREENBELT, Md., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on Nov. 14 to experience "Space Exploration and Humanity's Quest to Understand Everything," by Dr. David T. Leisawitz, Chief of the Science Proposal Support Office at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, 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 Visitor Center at NASA Goddard...

NASA Announces New Spot The Station Service On 12th Anniversary
2012-11-05 11:41:26

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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 service, called “Spot the Station,” was announced Friday November 2, 2012, twelve years to the day when Expedition 1 first arrived at the home away from home. For those who sign...

Sandy's Remnant Clouds Continue To Linger Over Canada And The Northeastern U.S.
2012-11-02 15:34:53

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The National Weather Service map for Nov. 2, 2012 showed two areas of low pressure over eastern Canada, near Quebec. That's where the remnants of Sandy are located and the storm's massive cloud cover continues to linger over a large area. That low pressure area is associated with Sandy's remnants. A visible image from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite at 1:31 p.m. EDT on Nov. 2, 2012 showed the remnant clouds from Sandy still linger over the Great Lakes east to...

2012-11-02 11:20:52

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 12th anniversary of crews continuously living and working aboard the International Space Station, NASA announced Friday a new service to help people see the orbiting laboratory when it passes overhead. "Spot the Station" will send an email or text message to those who sign up for the service a few hours before they will be able to see the space station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "It's really...

2012-10-31 15:20:48

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected AECOM Technical Services Inc. of San Francisco, to support architect engineering services for the Facilities Engineering Branch at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This firm-fixed-price, definite-core, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity hybrid contract begins Nov.1. The contract has a maximum value of $59.3 million...

2012-10-11 15:20:49

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Library of Congress, Washington, in which NASA Chief Scientist Waleed Abdalati will demonstrate the tremendous power of the space-based perspective in science, exploration and in daily life, in his lecture "Looking Homeward Toward Earth: The Power of Perspective." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) In 1968, Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders took an...

NASA Legend Whitcomb Enters Aviation Hall Of Fame
2012-10-07 10:34:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Saturday, October 6, the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio, inducted a new class of "enshrinees." Among them was Richard T. Whitcomb, a NASA aeronautics engineer whose contributions made supersonic flight practical. Located at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, the National Aviation Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring those who have made unique contributions to America's rich legacy of...

2012-10-05 06:20:49

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aeronautics engineer Richard T. Whitcomb, whose legendary NASA research contributions made supersonic flight practical, will join other aerospace pioneers in the National Aviation Hall of Fame Saturday, Oct. 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The National Aviation Hall of Fame, located at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, is dedicated to honoring individuals who have...

2012-10-04 10:20:18

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA engineers, student interns and amateur radio enthusiasts around the world are listening for signals from a small, cube-shaped satellite launched into orbit from the International Space Station Thursday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The satellite, dubbed "TechEdSat," was released at 11:44 a.m. EDT from the new Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Deployer aboard the space station. TechEdSat measures about...


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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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