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2015-05-04 15:27:15

NASA’s currently-planned future mission to Mars may be bad news for the astronauts likely to take part in the journey, as new research currently appearing in the journal Science Advances has found that long-term exposure to cosmic rays could cause cognitive impairment.

2015-05-04 12:32:03

Epoch Concepts LLC (Epoch) was recently awarded a SEWP V contract, based on a competitive source selection process. HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA recently

2015-05-04 12:21:34

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will be at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, Friday, May 8 to participate in a ceremony

2015-05-04 08:25:27

Award-Winning FMA Live! Forces in Motion to perform in 25 cities across 10 states MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and NASA's award-winning,

cygnusloop_hst
2015-05-02 13:09:18

NASA sounding rocket was launched towards a supernova remnant, with the goal of examining the X-rays emitted by the object to determine the composition of this 20,000-year-old explosion’s debris.

Three of 51 distant quasars ranging from about 5 billion to 11.5 billion light years from Earth
2015-05-02 10:29:42

These black holes are always hungry and are huge! Constantly gorging yourself on gas 'donuts' can do that to you.

2015-05-01 16:23:26

HAMPTON, Va., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 5, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, Robert Doggett Jr.

2015-05-01 16:22:21

SLU also will honor noted equal rights advocate Anita Lyons Bond and famed NASA mission commander Gene Kranz ST.

emdrive
2015-05-01 08:18:29

Space enthusiasts and sci-fi geeks everywhere (including those of us at redOrbit) pretty much broke the Internet on Thursday after online reports surfaced indicating that NASA scientists may have accidentally discovered warp-speed travel.

2015-04-30 20:20:59

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the House of Representatives' NASA authorization bill:


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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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