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2014-07-01 12:21:33

HAMPTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA X, a video program based at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, has won a prestigious Emmy award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA X producers Kevin Krigsvold and Michael Bibbo won the award for "Power and Propulsion" in the category of...

2014-05-21 08:21:55

New Center to Address Critical Threats to Orbiting Satellites and Other Space Activities COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) has announced the establishment of the Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research (CODER) to address critical issues in orbiting space debris and serve as a hub for academic, industry, and government research collaboration. "CODER is the first academically led center established to address the full...

2014-05-09 16:20:56

Keynote address will focus on Space Solar Power LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPACE Canada (Solar Power Alternative for Clean Energy), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of solar energy from space; is sponsoring a dinner at the International Space Development Conference (ISDC 2014), the yearly conference of the National Space Society (NSS). The dinner will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. PT in the Grand Ballroom at the site of...

2014-04-08 08:20:58

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Space Technologies, Inc. (Vanguard) today announced that it supplied mission-critical components to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for the Amazonas 4A telecommunications satellite that was recently launched aboard Arianespace's Ariane 5 ECA rocket from Kourou, French Guiana. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA98872 The Amazonas 4A spacecraft, which was designed, manufactured and tested by Orbital and built for Hispasat,...

2014-01-16 08:20:25

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Space Technologies (Vanguard) announced that it supplied mission-critical components to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for the THAICOM 6 communications satellite that was successfully launched aboard a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, FL today. The THAICOM 6 satellite provides communication services to Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Southeast Asia and Africa. (Photo:...

Space Station Research Proposals Wanted By NASA
2013-01-29 06:16:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA is opening up the floor for suggestions, asking for proposals about how the International Space Station (ISS) can be used as a technological test tube. The space agency said it is asking for proposals on how the space station may be used to develop advanced or improved exploration technologies. NASA is looking for proposals as to how new approaches, technologies and capabilities could utilize the unique research environment...

Medvedev Orders Russian Space Agency Shakeup
2012-08-15 09:22:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered the government to work out a plan to improve Russia's space industry organizations.  Meeting with both cabinet and space industry officials, Medvedev gave them one month to present proposals for practical steps to tighten controls on spacecraft production and reorganize the federal space agency, Roscosmos. This demand comes in response to a string of failed launches that have tarnished...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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