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2015-04-13 20:20:32

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will hold a media and public event at 1 p.m.

2015-04-13 16:30:20

BALTIMORE, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore, Maryland and NASA Goddard Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland have partnered to offer two engineering

2015-04-13 12:22:03

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge will take place April 17-18 at the U.S.

2015-04-13 08:40:08

Award-Winning FMA Live! Forces in Motion to perform in 25 cities across 10 states MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and NASA's award-winning,

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2015-04-11 09:35:32

NASA has always been cool. But did you know they were THIS cool? They are hosting their 15th annual Student Rocket Launch this weekend, and it's going to be a blast!

2015-04-10 16:29:41

FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelera Solutions, Inc.

3d printing
2015-04-10 12:30:19

With many people still thinking that 3D printing is simply a novelty and only good for printing flimsy toys, we at redOrbit decided we wanted to inform the masses about this breakthrough technology as it is on the cusp of exploding. We sat down with Niki Werkheiser, NASA’s 3D printing in zero-G project manager, and discussed the current status of 3D printing on the ISS as well as the future implications it could have on the terrestrial level.

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2015-04-10 09:26:56

The natural magnetic bubble surrounding the Earth known as the magnetosphere could be an essential part of what makes our planet habitable, according to new research investigating the impact of solar eruptions on the atmosphere of Venus.

four corners
2015-04-10 09:00:19

Scientific investigators from NASA, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences in Colorado and several other institutions are joining forces to investigate a mysterious methane hotspot located in the Four Corners regions of the southwestern US.

2015-04-09 16:20:50

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air media briefings at 1 p.m. EDT and 2:30 p.m.


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Stephanie Wilson
2012-10-29 14:17:00

Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...

Stephen Frick
2012-10-27 14:05:11

Stephen Nathaniel Frick is an American astronaut having flown two Space Shuttle missions. Frick was also appointed as a United States Naval officer and qualified as an F/A-18 fighter pilot. Frick was born on September 30, 1964 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pine-Richland High School in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania in 1982. After receiving his high school diploma, Frick went on to the United States Naval Academy in 1986 to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace...

James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

Janice Voss
2012-10-27 13:58:18

Janice Elaine Voss was a NASA astronaut as well as an American Engineer whom flew in space five times placing her at first for holding the record for American women. Voss was born on October 8, 1956 in South Bend, Indiana. She attended Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Massachusetts and graduated in 1972. She then attended Purdue University to receive her bachelor’s degree in engineering while concurrently working at the Johnson Space Center. After Purdue University, Voss...

Lodewijk van den Berg
2012-10-27 13:54:11

Lodewijk van den Berg is a naturalized American chemical engineer born in the Netherlands whom was rather dedicated to crystal growth and also rode aboard as a payload specialist on the 1985 Space Shuttle Challenger mission. He was born in Sluiskil, Netherlands on March 24, 1932. He worked to get his Engineer’s degree in chemical engineering at the Delft University of Technology in Netherlands from 1949 to 1961. After moving to the United States, Van den Berg continued his education to...

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