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2013-09-17 23:19:58

One-day training in Colorado Springs to help equip educators to boost science teaching and student achievement. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will deliver in-person training to educators at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, CO, on Saturday, September 21, 2013. This professional development event—called "Igniting Student Interest in STEM"—will help improve how educators increase student...

Mars Rover Curiosity's Team Selected To Receive Space Foundation Award
2013-01-16 10:42:18

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory The NASA mission that had the nation holding its breath as it tested an ingenious but never-before-used landing technique, and continues to amaze with new discoveries about Mars has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Space Foundation's John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration. NASA's Mars Science Laboratory project is using the rover Curiosity to investigate whether the study area within Gale Crater has offered environmental...

2012-04-18 11:13:05

NASA's social media team has received the Space Foundation's Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award, which is presented annually to an individual, team or organization that has made significant contributions to public awareness and understanding of space programs. The award was presented on Monday, April 16, during the opening ceremony of the 28th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The NASA social media team was selected for creative and pioneering...

2012-04-12 09:12:58

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide remarks next week at the 28th Annual National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The event will be held at The Broadmoor Hotel, located at 1 Lake Ave. in Colorado Springs. Bolden is the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 17, at 2:45 p.m. MDT, at the International Center Main Stage of the hotel. Bolden will be available to speak to reporters immediately following his presentation. Garver will...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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