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2010-04-15 13:08:00

May 27th-May 31st at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference is where astronauts, scientists, entrepreneurs, officials, activists and other citizens who look forward to the "final frontier" gather each year. Regular features include talks by government and industry leaders, panels on the latest developments in space technology and related fields, exhibits from NASA...

2010-02-17 08:35:00

Canadian leadership in ocean sciences will be front and center at this week's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Diego. On Friday, February 19, Dalhousie University's Ron O'Dor will talk about the ambitious plans for the international Ocean Tracking Network (www.oceantrackingnetwork.org) to which Canada has committed $45 million, including up to $10 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The...

2010-02-11 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TechniScan, Inc.'s (OTC Bulletin Board: TSNI) cofounder and scientist-mathematician, James Wiskin, Ph.D, will be a presenting speaker at the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference in San Diego this weekend. The TechniScan Warm Bath Ultra Sound (WBU(TM)) system, capable of 3-dimensional whole breast imaging, is a result of Wiskin's and colleague David Borup's, Ph. D., groundbreaking work in the mathematics of inverse scattering. Wiskin will be...

2010-01-19 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) meteorologist and senior systems engineer Gerald Dittberner, Ph.D., was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for his 45 years of outstanding contributions to the atmospheric sciences and their applications. Just 31 of 14,000 AMS members received this honor in 2010. Dr. Dittberner, a Certified Consulting Meteorologist and Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society, has written more than 50...

2009-12-17 13:24:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientist M. Elizabeth "Betz" Halloran, M.D., M.P.H., D.S.c., has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, by their peers. Halloran is a researcher in the Hutchinson Center's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute and a professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington. She is being...

2009-11-18 12:30:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm((TM)) (www.pdgm.com), a leading provider of enterprise software solutions to the global oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) industry, announced today that the company's President and CEO, John W. Gibson, Jr., will speak at the American Astronautical Society (AAS) conference, IMAGINE '09: Ideas at Work, to be held December 2 and 3 at the NASA Johnson Space Center, in Houston, Texas. The event will engage CEOs, entrepreneurs,...

2009-07-07 16:03:52

The U.S. civil space program should be aligned with widely acknowledged national challenges, says a new report from the National Research Council. Aligning the program with pressing issues "“ environmental, economic, and strategic "“ is a national imperative, and will continue to grow in importance. Coordination across federal agencies, combined with a competent technical work force, effective infrastructure, and investment in technology and innovation, would lay the...

2009-04-22 09:30:00

Agency's Earth observation work critical to understanding planet HOUSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration, the leading collaboration of space industry businesses and advocacy groups, announced today the release of a statement by board member Dr. Tom Jones, a veteran astronaut who flew four space shuttle missions to conduct Earth and space science, and helped deliver the U.S. Destiny laboratory to the International Space Station. In recent editorials to...

2009-04-02 04:30:00

CERGY, France, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As in the previous two years, SPIE achieved good results in 2008. The growth in revenues to nearly EUR3.8 billion and the increase in operating income from ordinary activities (EBIT) to EUR172.9 million attest to the solidity and effectiveness of our development model. This was achieved despite the deteriorated financial environment in the second half. The year ended also saw acquisitions remain at a high level with EUR200 million in annual...

2009-02-15 13:12:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychoanalytic Association expresses its deep gratitude to members of Congress and their staffs for including strong privacy protections for mental health information in the health IT implementation in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. At a time when the confidence of Americans to preserve their houses, jobs and health insurance has been deeply shaken it is even more important to preserve the confidence of Americans...


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Ad Astra
2012-05-07 07:06:15

Ad Astra is a quarterly-published journal of the National Space Society (NSS). The name “ad astra” means “to the stars.” The journal was established following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute, which formed the NSS in 1987. The NSS is a non-profit aerospace advocacy and educational institution based in Washington DC. On November 28, 2007, the NSS announced MM Publishing Inc. as the newest publisher of Ad Astra. MM Publishing officially took on the role...

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