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2014-10-03 00:20:19

Colorado Space Grant Consortium proposal bolsters number of community college students involved with rocket launches DENVER, Oct.

2014-09-09 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, Sept.

NASA Global Hawk 872
2014-08-29 03:00:00

The first of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft landed at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia, on Aug. 27 after surveying Hurricane Cristobal for the first science flight of NASA's latest hurricane airborne mission.

LDSD retrieval
2014-08-11 05:21:13

NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project successfully flew a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle into near-space in late June from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii.

2014-07-28 16:21:09

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to learn about NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne mission from scientists and pilots and see the

2014-07-28 16:20:46

NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services II (ETIS II) contract to Sierra Lobo, Inc of Fremont, Ohio.

geckos in space
2014-07-29 04:02:39

After losing contact with a satellite filled with geckos taking part in an unusual reproductive experiment late last week, Russian space officials have re-established communication with the Photon-M probe.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]