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Small and innovative engineering and business consulting firm responsible for guiding complex and challenging historic mission SIMI VALLEY, Calif., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Innovative Educational Company Works with NASA to Help Students Reach the Stars through the Cubes in Space™ Program Ottawa, Ontario and Virginia Beach, VA
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To demonstrate how technology drives exploration, NASA will highlight key space technologies at its annual Technology Day on the Hill event
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are statements from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Dr.
SHREVEPORT, La., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers, working with Boeing's ecoDemonstrator Program, plan to be in Shreveport, Louisiana, April 27 to May 15, to test non-stick
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will test non-stick wing coatings designed to minimize insect residue and help reduce aircraft fuel consumption during flights in Shreveport,
1105 Public Sector Media Group is launching the Federal IT Acquisition Summit with participating agencies GSA, NASA SEWP and NIH-NITAAC. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) April
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who is working and living aboard the International Space Station on a one-year
Ace Computers, a leading technology resource for public procurement contracts, was just awarded a substantial NASA SEWP V contract. CHICAGO (PRWEB) April 21,
Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...
Bernard Harris is a former NASA astronaut who set NUMBER records being an African-American in space. He was born Bernard Anthony Harris, Jr. on June 26, 1956 in Temple, Texas. In school he was actively involved in science fairs, book clubs and other activities, and in 1969 he decided he wanted to be an astronaut after watching the Apollo 11 mission on television. He graduated from Sam Houston High School in San Antonio, Texas in 1974, and went on to attend the University of Houston, where he...
Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 28, 1991 at 7:33 AM EDT and landed at Kennedy on May 6, 1991 at 2:55 PM EDT. The shuttle orbited 134 times at an altitude of 190 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 3.5 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 7 hours, 22 minutes, and 23 seconds. This was a Department of Defense mission whose activities are not classified. An unclassified payload included Air Force Program-675 (AFP675); Infrared Background...
Columbia launched from Kennedy Space Center on January 9, 1990 at 1:35 AM EST and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on January 20 at 1:35 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 172 times at an altitude of 178 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.5 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 21 hours, 0 minutes, and 36 seconds. At nearly eleven days this was by far the longest shuttle mission to date. The launch scheduled for December 18, 1989 was postponed to complete and...
Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on July 29, 1985 at 5:00 PM EDT and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on August 6 at 12:45 PM PDT. The shuttle orbited 127 times at an altitude of 173 nautical miles at an inclination of 49.5 degrees and travelled 3.3 million miles. The Spacelab-2 payload consisted of an igloo and three pallets in the payload bay, containing scientific instruments dedicated to life sciences, plasma physics, astronomy, high-energy astrophysics, solar physics,...
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