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New Rocket Project Aims To Study Auroral Wind Of Northern Lights
2013-02-01 13:41:57

For many in the extreme upper latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, the Aurora borealis (better known as the Northern Lights) offer breathtaking displays of color and lights, dancing effortlessly across the night sky.

Low-Maintenance, Reliable Spacecraft In NASA's Future, Experts Predict
2011-09-03 05:22:14

A spacecraft that can be reused and is capable of making more than 1,000 flights each year would drive down NASA's expenses and could radically change the agency's future.

2011-01-29 00:02:17

Only university competition awarding scholarships for innovation serving national security needs is achieving great participation from universities, judges and sponsors for April 2011 event – but there’s still time to enter and support the competition. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The fifth annual National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC) is attracting universities, a distinguished slate of judges and numerous private sector sponsors, according to...

2010-06-17 17:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Alaska Aerospace Corporation announced today that they are partnering to pursue the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract.

2010-05-05 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL) today announced it will present at the 2010 Space Parts Working Group (SPWG) Conference, a joint government-industry working group sponsored by The Aerospace Corporation and the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC).

2009-09-21 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., has selected the Aerospace Corporation of El Segundo, Calif., for the Specialized Engineering Evaluation and Test Services contract.

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2009-04-01 09:20:00

The global market for rocket launches may require more stringent regulation in order to prevent significant damage to Earth's stratospheric ozone layer in the decades to come, according to a new study by researchers in California and Colorado.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.