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2015-01-27 23:02:24

Envision Experience, a leading education organization dedicated to enabling students to explore their interests, chosen to attend NASA SMAP launch and share the event in real-time video, photos,

2015-01-16 16:20:53

WASHINGTON, Jan.16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is preparing for a Thursday, Jan. 29, launch of the first U.S.

OCO-2 mission launch
2014-07-02 07:01:52

A Delta II rocket blazed off the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California early Wednesday morning to begin a landmark mission to survey carbon dioxide gas in Earth's atmosphere.

2014-06-16 16:20:45

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 mission (OCO-2) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California is scheduled for Tuesday, July

2014-04-04 16:20:23

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation now is open for U.S.

2013-10-22 23:02:27

This sets the stage for actual site installation by Quintron technicians at the Delta IV Remote Launch Control Center at Vandenberg AFB.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.