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2014-02-11 16:21:44

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders in the science and engineering world will gather on March 4 - 6, 2014, to attend the 52nd Robert H.

Understanding Fluid Slosh To Improve Rocket Safety And Efficiency
2013-12-17 07:38:16

Since Robert Goddard's first launch of a liquid propellant rocket in 1926, experts have worked to perfect engine propulsion systems. As launch vehicles have grown in size, fuel and oxidizer tanks have become more complex resulting in unexpected changes in thrust, potentially endangering flight crews and mission success.

NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Mission Project Scientist Passes Away
2013-12-10 11:06:36

Arthur Hou, the project scientist for the upcoming Global Precipitation Measurement mission, died at home Nov. 20 from pancreatic cancer, which he had battled for more than a year.

2011-03-15 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16: SPACE PIONEER Profile America -- Wednesday, March 16th.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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