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exercise ISS
2015-02-24 08:56:32

Astronauts exercise regularly while in space to maintain muscle, bone, and cardiovascular health and fitness and to remain fit and strong enough to perform physically demanding tasks such as extravehicular activity. Scientists have frequently measured the effectiveness of that exercise during short spaceflights. Now, researchers have assessed exercise on longer spaceflights with the help of astronauts on the space station, measuring their VO2 peak before, during and after missions of four to...

2014-10-24 16:21:35

Technology and Key Leaders from Groundbreaking 135,908-Foot StratEx Space Dive Form Foundation for Future Space Flights via High-Altitude Balloon ROSWELL, N.M., Oct.

2014-09-30 23:20:00

Spacesuit designer and manufacturer Final Frontier Design to supply Waypoint 2 Space with spacesuits for Waypoint’s Discovering Astronaut Training sessions and FAA approved spaceflight training

MIT BioSuit
2014-09-19 07:43:43

A next-gen, skintight spacesuit that would improve astronaut mobility, provide support and reduce mass in comparison to current gas-pressurized models is in the works at MIT, officials the Cambridge-based research university revealed on Thursday.

nasa flag
2014-09-16 08:08:27

As our nation celebrates the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, we remember the original inspiration for Francis Scott Key's immortal verse, "O say can you see by the dawn's early light ..."

2014-06-12 12:21:09

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air live coverage of a six-and-a-half hour spacewalk by two Russian International Space Station crew members beginning

2014-05-28 08:23:58

Acquisition allows ILC to offer a broad range of solutions from bulk packaging to processing FREDERICA, Del.

NASA Astronauts Testing Tools Underwater Preparing For A Mission To An Asteroid
2014-05-12 04:00:46

NASA is planning to send astronauts to an asteroid in the 2020s, and preparations are already being made.

Spacesuit Prototype Chosen By Public
2014-05-01 04:55:56

NASA has released the design for the Z-2 prototype, which was chosen by the public. The "Technology" option received 233,421 votes, just over 63 percent, in NASA's Z-2 Spacesuit design challenge.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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