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2011-08-19 09:45:00

NASA's partnership with industry to develop transportation to the International Space Station reaches another milestone on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The cargo module for Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus spacecraft, which will carry supplies to the station, is scheduled to arrive at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Reporters are invited to cover the arrival of Cygnus' Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) at 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday. NASA officials and Orbital representatives will be available for...

2011-07-20 10:24:29

NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Brevard Workforce are partnering to host a job fair with private sector companies and federal employers from across the country on July 26. News media representatives are invited to attend the Space Coast Job Fair and Hands-on Training Event at 11 a.m. EDT at the Radisson Resort at the Port, 8701 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA, OPM and Brevard Workforce officials will be available for...

2011-07-10 10:49:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., July 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia successfully launched two NASA sounding rockets carrying experiments to study the ionosphere on Sunday, July 10, 2011. The Black Brant V rocket launched at 10 a.m. and the second rocket, a Terrier-Improved Orion, launched 15 seconds later. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) A second pair of Black Brant V/Terrier-Improved Orion rockets will be launched no...

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2011-07-07 13:42:22

The Swedish space center said Thursday that scientists were forced to stop building a project to test the impact of stars when a balloon carrying an X-ray telescope began leaking helium. "We sent it up without any problems, but then we were forced to take it down. It was leaking, and when a balloon leaks it loses height," Johanna Bergstroem-Roos of the Esrange Space Center, near Kiruna in northern Sweden, told AFP. The Polarized Gamma-ray Observer (PoGoLite) is a telescope dangling from an...

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2011-07-04 07:04:10

Public Viewings Available Through July 10, 2011, at the Air Force Space and Missile History Center On December 8, 2010, SpaceX became the first commercial company in history to launch, fly, land and recover a spacecraft from low Earth orbit. Now through July 10, 2011, that spacecraft, the SpaceX Dragon, will make its first public appearance in Florida since its historic inaugural flight. SpaceX, in coordination with the Air Force Space and Missile History Center, will host a public viewing...

2011-06-30 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK's (NYSE: ATK) RSMB (Responsive Space Modular Bus) is included in the Department of Defense's Operationally Responsive Space-1 (ORS-1) satellite, which was successfully launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va. on June 29th, 2011. ORS-1 is the first satellite in the DoD's Operationally Responsive Space program designed to support Combatant Command operations as an operational...

2011-06-30 01:25:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE -- The U.S. Air Force successfully launched the first Operationally Responsive Space prototype satellite aboard a Minotaur I launch vehicle at 11:09 p.m. EDT yesterday from Pad 0B at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va. ORS-1 deployed 12 minutes after launch. This marks a great achievement by the Space and Missile Systems Center's Space Development and Test Directorate, the...

2011-06-29 23:40:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket carrying the Department of Defense Operationally Responsive Space Office's ORS-1 satellite was successfully launched at 11:09 p.m. EDT yesterday from NASA's Launch Range at the Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) "We are very pleased to continue our support to the U.S. Air Force and the...

2011-06-28 17:30:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia has rescheduled the launch of an United States Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket carrying the ORS-1 satellite for the Department of Defense's Operationally Responsive Space Office. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Originally set for June 28, the new launch date is June 29. The launch on June 28 was postponed due to thunderstorms in the area. The Minotaur 1...

2011-06-20 11:33:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket carrying the Department of Defense's Operationally Responsive Space office's ORS-1 satellite is scheduled for launch June 28 from NASA's Launch Range at the Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) ORS-1 is the Operationally Responsive Space Office's first operational satellite. Rapidly...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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