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2014-05-12 12:21:28

CANTON, Ohio, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A collaboration of LITO Technologies, Inc. and NASA's Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, has resulted in the launch of new technology which will revolutionize security monitoring systems. Furthermore, this type of collaboration could prove to be a new model to help publicly funded technology make the transition to privately funded commercialization. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86517 The product of NASA's SBIR...

2012-02-01 13:42:42

NASA's Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland will host a special event on March 2 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's first orbital flight by an American. NASA also will invite 100 people for a behind-the-scenes Tweetup at GRC in advance of the celebration event. The Tweetup activities begin at 7:30 a.m. EST with a tour of Glenn's world-class flight research and ground test facilities that support aeronautics and space exploration. Participants will speak with scientists...

2011-04-27 09:13:33

When space shuttle Endeavour is launched on April 29, it will carry six experiments developed over the last ten years at NASA's Glenn Research Center to the International Space Station. Materials International Space Station Experiment 8 (MISSE-8), developed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), will carry Glenn's Polymers Experiment, consisting of 40 different polymer samples. This experiment is the sixth in a series of experiments that test the erosion of different types of polymers...

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2009-06-12 06:40:00

When space shuttle mission STS-127 launches on June 13, there will be connections to NASA's Glenn Research Center both in the shuttle bay and on the ground. In the bay will be the next phase of the Binary Colloidal Alloy Test (BCAT-5) and spare nickel-hydrogen battery Orbital Replacement Units. The BCAT-5 is the next step in an ongoing experiment being conducted aboard the International Space Station. It consists of 10 samples contained within a small case the size of a school textbook. After...


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