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2010-06-14 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., June 14, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) is proud to announce that the significant strides made over the last two years by NASA's Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP) - including USRP's growth into NASA's largest undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) internship program - have been recognized with the selection of the USRP management team for a NASA Group Achievement Award for Excellence in...

2010-06-03 08:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University Space Research Association (USRA) is extremely proud to announce the achievement of "first science light" by the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) with the observatory's initial in-flight observations.

2010-05-28 08:45:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a joint program by NASA and the German Aerospace Center, achieved a major milestone May 26, with its first in-flight night observations.

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2010-05-28 09:35:00

The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) achieved a major milestone May 26, with its first in-flight night observations.

2010-05-03 08:50:00

COLUMBIA, Md., May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters attending a recent Media Day event for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) were given not only an introduction to the innovative high-flying observatory but were also briefed on the telescope's exciting, upcoming "First Light" missions.

2010-04-14 09:40:00

COLUMBIA, Md., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) is extremely proud to welcome the University of Stuttgart to its distinguished group of member universities.

2009-09-14 09:37:00

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2009-08-19 11:41:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Donald A. Kniffen, a veteran of the space program for over forty years, has been appointed Vice President for Science at the Universities Space Research Association (USRA).

2009-06-08 08:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) is very pleased to congratulate its Earth Sciences scientific and technical staff at the National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC), in Huntsville, AL, on their upcoming participation in a number of recently awarded research projects covering a range of critical scientific topics.


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