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2015-04-28 23:09:42

Innovative Educational Company Works with NASA to Help Students Reach the Stars through the Cubes in Space™ Program Ottawa, Ontario and Virginia Beach, VA

2015-04-28 16:21:37

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m.

2015-04-28 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys Inc., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, successfully

2015-04-28 12:23:22

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

2015-04-28 12:22:58

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following 32 days of flying its most rigorous test to date, NASA ended the flight of its super pressure balloon (SPB) Monday, April

2015-04-28 12:21:22

Award-Winning FMA Live! Forces in Motion to perform in 25 cities across 10 states MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and NASA's award-winning,

2015-04-27 20:20:41

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are statements from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Dr.

2015-04-27 16:22:10

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded 26 grants totaling $9.9 million to help bolster the capacity and competitiveness of 28 states and territories (jurisdictions)

2015-04-27 16:21:14

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) joined Griffith Observatory April 24-26 with daily events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of

2015-04-27 12:26:54

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


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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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overword
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