Latest Pete Worden Stories

2010-07-07 10:59:00

COLUMBIA, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) recently took great pleasure in welcoming the first contingent of students from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to NASA's Education Associates Program (EAP).

2010-04-27 13:15:00

The director of NASA's Ames Research Center, S Pete Worden, was recognized Tuesday by The Arthur C Clarke Foundation for his leadership in space exploration.

2010-04-20 14:58:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seventy-six students from community colleges in 28 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico have been selected to travel to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, May 20-22, for an out-of-this-world experience.

2010-04-13 15:37:33

NASA and the State of Hawaii agreed Tuesday to collaborate in a variety of activities involving small satellite development, advanced aviation, space exploration, education and science.

2010-02-25 12:14:30

The NASA World Wind Java computer program developed at the agency's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., is the winner of NASA's 2009 Software of the Year Award.

2010-01-27 07:25:48

NASA and the Israel Space Agency have signed a joint statement that recognizes the Israel Network for Lunar Science and Exploration, or INLSE, as an affiliate partner with the NASA Lunar Science Institute at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.

2009-10-01 07:15:00

DOVER, Del., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Delaware State University has been awarded a $5 million research grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to establish a NASA-URC Center for Applied Optics for Space Science (CAOSS) on campus.

2009-09-11 14:25:00

To prepare for human exploration of the moon and other destinations in our solar system, NASA is conducting a field test of rovers and equipment at an Earthly site in the Arizona desert.

2009-03-31 07:00:00

Just before dawn on Oct 7, 2008, an SUV-sized asteroid entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded harmlessly over the Nubian Desert of northern Sudan.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.