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2009-05-19 08:58:56

The U.S. space agency says it has selected 21 technology demonstration projects to fly on reduced gravity aircraft flights this summer. The projects will be tested during the week of Aug. 10 in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Facilitated Access to the Space Environment for Technology Development and Training program known as FAST. The FAST program is designed to enable new technologies to be incorporated into NASA's flight programs and other commercial space applications,...

2009-05-13 14:28:55

NASA has awarded $6.4 million in grants to institutions of higher education and not-for-profit education organizations nationwide to enhance learning through the use of NASA's Earth science resources. Each grant is expected to leverage NASA's unique contributions in climate science. The selected grant winners proposed ways to enhance students' academic experiences or improve educators' abilities to engage their students by providing opportunities to investigate the Earth system using NASA...

2009-04-29 07:26:17

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is holding a symposium for students and teachers from across the United States. The event, being held at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston through Friday, allows students to present research results to fellow students and NASA scientists and engineers. The 62 students and 31 educators will represent 31 NASA Explorer Schools. The NASA Explorer Schools Project establishes a three-year partnership between NASA and school teams to help fourth...

2008-09-29 12:00:12

The U.S. space agency said it awarded a $300 million contract to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc. of Greenbelt, Md., for intelligent systems support. The contract will provide the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Ames Research Center with intelligent systems research and development support. Ames' Intelligent Systems Division conducts scientific research, develops technologies, builds applications and deploys advanced information systems technology into NASA missions and...

2008-09-11 12:00:30

National Retirement Partners, Inc. (NRP), the nation's largest network of independent retirement plan focused advisors with more than 6,000 retirement plans and assets in excess of $60 billion, announced today new plan growth from Member Firms increased year to year 400% above the national average. Year to year NRP Member Firms have grown the number of retirement plans over 16% for pension business and over 25% for wealth management. This contrasts with recent retirement industry news...

2008-08-11 15:01:04

National Retirement Partners, Inc. (NRP), one of the nation's largest networks of independent retirement plan focused advisors, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire two advisory groups, thus continuing another round of the firm's acquisition strategy. In addition to the affiliation of over 120 advisory firms with 122 offices in 39 states, NRP has now completed the acquisition of 12 firms and is scheduled to close additional firms in the third quarter of 2008....

2008-07-30 12:15:00

The U.S. space agency says scientists from the Ames Research Center and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory are co-winners of its 2007 Software of the Year award. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration award went to a computer program used to define safety margins for spacecraft re-entries and to a program that helps detect planets outside our solar system. Software engineers at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., developed the Data-Parallel Line Relaxation software,...

2008-06-18 15:00:06

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: Jason S. Sharp, NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1-202- 358-5213, jason.s.sharp@nasa.gov WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moon buggies, stardust and space food are a few of the things visitors will learn about at the "NASA: 50 Years and Beyond" program during this summer's Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The program will showcase the role men and women of NASA have played in broadening the horizons of American science and culture, and the role...

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2005-09-29 06:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- Web search company Google Inc. said on Wednesday it plans to partner with U.S. space agency NASA on space research and to build a new campus at the agency's research center in the heart of Silicon Valley. Google and the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) said they plan to cooperate on research projects such as large-scale data management, nanotechnology, massively distributed computing and the entrepreneurial space industry. Massively distributed computing...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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