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2015-04-08 16:20:26

HAMPTON, Va., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Langley is supporting the fourth annual International Space Apps Challenge that will be held Friday night to Sunday evening -- April

2015-04-08 12:20:49

Summit Draws Corporate Communications Officers from Arrow Electronics, Bell Helicopter, Carnival Corp, Cubic, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Northrop Grumman, Pratt & Whitney and Takeda Pharmaceutical

dawn ceres
2015-04-08 08:45:15

It was one month ago Monday that NASA’s Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres, and the US space agency issued an update this week assuring that the probe was still in good health and performing “flawlessly” as it continued its research.

2015-04-08 08:20:52

Unisys to compete to provide expanded set of products and services, including Stealth cybersecurity software and Forward! enterprise computing platform BLUE BELL, Pa., April 8, 2015

2015-04-07 23:01:11

Pre-mission briefing for the 2015 NASA Space Apps Challenge in collaboration with Space Apps NYC and Startup Bus at WeWork New York, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2015

2015-04-07 20:20:15

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sixth SpaceX cargo mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch

2015-04-07 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected three proposals to develop and manufacture ultra-lightweight (ULW) materials for future aerospace vehicles and structures.

3D-printed
2015-04-07 16:29:04

Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, unboxed some special cargo from the International Space Station on April 6: the first items manufactured in space with a 3-D printer.

2015-04-07 12:21:23

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has joined forces with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S.

VASIMR
2015-04-07 11:20:43

A rocket capable of sending astronauts to Mars in just six weeks rather than six months sounds impossible, but that’s exactly what one Texas company is working on – and they just received a NASA grant to continue working on the advanced propulsion technology.


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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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