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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.

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

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.


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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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The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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