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Cryogenic Testing Completed For Webb Telescope Mirrors
2011-12-22 04:39:44

Cryogenic testing is complete for the final six primary mirror segments and a secondary mirror that will fly on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.

2011-12-15 04:49:56

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., is entering into a space act agreement with Sierra Nevada Corp. Space Systems of Louisville, Colo., to provide key wind tunnel testing of a new spacecraft designed to transport crew and cargo to and from the International Space Station.

NASA Opens Registration For Annual Great Moonbuggy Race
2011-12-09 04:02:02

NASA is challenging student inventors to gear up for the agency's 19th annual Great Moonbuggy Race. Registration is open for the engineering design and racing contest set to culminate in a two-day event in Huntsville, Ala., on April 13-14, 2012.

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2011-04-15 08:35:00

The first six of 18 segments that will form NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror for space observations will begin final round-the-clock cryogenic testing this week.

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2011-04-03 07:00:00

NASA has announced the winners of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race -- and it's Puerto Rico's year.

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2011-03-08 14:10:24

The Payload Operations Center at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala, is celebrating a decade of round-the-clock support to the International Space Station.

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2010-10-25 11:27:08

In the hostile environment of space, satellites could get burned by the ultra-hot sun in front of them and chilled by the frigid cold conditions of space behind them.

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2010-10-15 08:35:00

Four decades after the first NASA lunar rover rolled across the surface of the moon, innovative students are preparing to design and build a new generation of wheeled wonders.

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2010-08-12 12:53:06

Perseid Meteor Shower: Afternoon Chat, Then Up All Night!


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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