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2009-07-17 21:10:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement upon the death tonight of Walter Cronkite:"Walter Cronkite was America's conscience and its pulse as television anchor, commentator and documentary narrator. He was a truth teller.

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2009-07-18 06:00:00

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the death of veteran journalist Walter Cronkite.

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2009-07-18 06:00:00

The following is a statement issued by Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong on the death of Walter Cronkite.

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 –

2009-06-26 10:26:22

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the historic first moon landing, NASA is seeking ideas from the public, academia, and industry about how to analyze and catalog notes from spaceflight pioneer Wernher von Braun into an electronic, searchable database or other system.

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.

2009-04-20 13:47:00

$76 Billion annual contribution good news in today's economy WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today by the California Space Authority (CSA) shows California leading the nation and world in contributions to the economy. California accounts for 44 percent of the U.S.

2009-04-15 17:43:00

California Space Industry Ranks #1 in US and #1 in World in Economic Impact, Contributing more than $76B to State Economy and 370,000 Jobs SANTA MARIA, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by California Space Authority: MEDIA BRIEFING When: Monday, April 20, 2009.

2009-02-23 16:25:00

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2009-01-29 09:50:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today, the Coalition for Space Exploration joins NASA in observing a Day of Remembrance to reflect on the lives lost in the heroic endeavors of our space program.


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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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2013-03-16 00:00:00

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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