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SABEW, McCormick Foundation host Phoenix institute June 1-3 PHOENIX, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looming crises in the funding of the nation's public pension systems and how the media can better cover them will be the focus of a high-caliber reporting institute for business journalists here June 1-3. The Society of American Business Editors and Writers, with the generous support of a $40,000 grant from the McCormick Foundation and assistance and guidance from the Poynter...
HAMPTON, Va., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final countdown is on for the 2011 Yuri's Night celebration, to be held Sat., April 16, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism showcases substantive and innovative coverage that informs viewers about their electoral choices.
PHOENIX, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reuters received the gold award and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel the silver award in the fourth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W.
BETHESDA, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Through the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks, donated his customized 2004 Prius to support Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) initiative.
New Exhibit Opens May 15 at the LBJ Library & Museum AUSTIN, Texas, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The LBJ Presidential Library and Museum and The University of Texas at Austin's Dolph Briscoe Center for American History are pleased to announce the new exhibit CRONKITE: Eyewitness to a Century, opening May 15, 2010, at the LBJ Library.
Guenter Wendt, the legendary pad leader who often was the last person astronauts saw before going into space, died at his home Monday morning in Merritt Island, Fla, within a few miles of NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
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.
HAMPTON, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local space enthusiasts are counting down the days until this weekend's giant Yuri's Night celebration, to be held Saturday, April 10, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.
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...
Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...
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