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2014-09-30 23:07:09

The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) announced today that Dr. Jeffrey A. Isaacson will join USRA as President & CEO, effective October 20. Dr.

comet 209P LINEAR
2014-05-29 23:03:03

Researchers from the Universities Space Research Association observed the comet 209P/LINEAR which was responsible for the recent Camelopardalids meteor shower of May 2014. Comets rarely come this close to Earth, making it an extraordinary opportunity to get images of the surface.

2014-03-12 16:21:34

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New perspectives of the moon, initial results from the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission and a geophysical perspective

2014-02-03 23:04:28

The Universities Space Research Association announced today that Dr. Nicholas E. White has been selected to serve as Senior Vice President for Science.

2013-10-05 23:00:07

USRA’s scholarship selection committee has chosen an outstanding group of students in physical science and engineering disciplines from universities across the United States. Columbia,

2013-08-22 10:41:37

NASA has selected Universities Space Research Association (USRA) of Columbia, Md., to support research and technology efforts at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

2013-04-17 12:11:02

NASA's Office of Education has awarded a cooperative agreement to the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) to support the agency's education internship programs.


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'.