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2014-04-17 16:22:00

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will outline NASA's human exploration path to Mars during a keynote address at the Humans to Mars Summit 2014 at 9 a.m. ET, Tuesday, April 22. The conference, sponsored by Explore Mars, will be held April 22-24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lisner and Betts Auditoriums at George Washington University in Washington and will be carried live on NASA TV....

2014-01-31 16:20:10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stanford University's Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center in Palo Alto, Calif., will be the site of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium Feb. 4-6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NIAC supports early studies of visionary concepts, which may one day enable new missions or transformative advances in future aerospace capabilities. During the symposium NIAC fellows will present and discuss...

PhoneSat Wins Innovation Award From Popular Science
2012-11-15 07:18:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The 2012 Popular Science's Best of What's New Award for innovation in aerospace has been announced — and the winner is NASA's PhoneSat project. PhoneSat is expected to demonstrate the ability to launch one of the lowest-cost, easiest to build satellites ever flown in space using off the shelf consumer smartphones. Popular Science reviews thousands of new products and innovations each year, choosing the top 100 winners across 12...

2012-08-08 07:06:24

NASA has elected to exercise the first option of the Technology, Engineering and Aerospace Mission Support contract (TEAMS 2) that was awarded to Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc. of Hampton, Va., on Feb. 22. The contracted work will be performed at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton. The option is valued at almost $42.2 million. The total value of this cost-plus award-fee with indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is approximately $328 million. The TEAMS 2...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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