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2014-10-14 23:02:21

Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems business area has been competitively selected to develop and build a next-generation science and technology demonstration satellite for the Department

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2014-03-05 07:37:26

Just as you might keep a spare tire in your car, or a spare filter for your air conditions, NASA keeps spares as well. These "spare" flight hardware units allow NASA to continue work without interruption in the event that something goes down for repair.

2014-01-10 08:20:16

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

2011-10-14 11:40:31

NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and the U.S. Air Force signed an agreement this week to establish clear criteria for certification of commercial providers of launch vehicles used for national security space and civil space missions.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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