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2014-01-31 08:20:10

Co-founder David Crain, Ph.D. Becomes Chief Technology Officer; Director Edward A. Keible Succeeds Dr. Crain as CEO NORTH LOGAN, Utah, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoMetWatch (GMW) announced today that it has realigned its executive ranks to assist its customers and the international meteorological data community in more effectively applying its advanced forecasting technologies. GeoMetWatch co-founder, David J. Crain, Ph.D. will become the company's Chief Technology Officer -...

2014-01-14 12:20:36

NORTH LOGAN, Utah, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoMetWatch (GMW) announced today that it has named two new directors to its board. New members of the board are Dean M. Willard (Pebble Beach, Calif.) and Edward A. Keible, Jr. (Cornelius, N.C.), both current shareholders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/LA45844LOGO) "Dean and Ed are important additions to our board. Their expertise in the high technology arena and in leading companies from startups to...

2009-11-13 08:33:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Corporation (the "Company" or "AMPAC") (Nasdaq: APFC) is pleased to announce the election of Barbara Smith Campbell and William F. Readdy to serve on its Board of Directors, effective November 9, 2009. With the addition of Ms. Campbell and Mr. Readdy, AMPAC's Board has increased to ten directors. "I am very pleased to welcome Ms. Campbell and Mr. Readdy to our Board," said John R. Gibson, the Company's Chairman and Chief...

2008-06-24 02:29:15

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Jason S. Sharp, NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1-202- 358-5213, jason.s.sharp@nasa.gov WASHINGTON,June 23/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of NASA's 50th anniversary, the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and NASA are partnering on this year's Folklife Festival. The festival will be held Wednesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 29, and Wednesday, July 2 through Sunday, July 6, outdoors on the National Mall between Seventh...

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2005-02-18 17:34:56

MELBOURNE, Fla. (Reuters) -- NASA has set May 15 as the launch date for the first shuttle mission since the Columbia accident two years ago, the agency's associate administrator for space operations said on Friday. "The challenge right now is closure of an awful lot of paper. The vehicle can't launch until all the paperwork is done," Bill Readdy said during a teleconference with reporters. "I know that sounds a little bit trivial," he added. "But documentation of each and every thing we do...

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2005-02-18 17:29:55

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is making strong progress in changing its safety culture after the breakdown that led to the Columbia tragedy, but many workers are still afraid to speak their minds, according to survey results released Friday. NASA, meanwhile, set May 15 for the first space shuttle launch since the catastrophe. The space agency has been saying for months that it hoped to launch in mid-May. While considerable work remains before Discovery can blast off on the long-awaited...

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2005-01-30 18:00:54

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Two years after Columbia's demise, excitement over the space shuttle fleet's return to the skies in just a few short months is finally overtaking the agony of the accident. In the past few weeks, two special deliveries have boosted morale among shuttle workers and provided tangible evidence they are rounding the corner. One is a special tool to inspect the next shuttle while in orbit for any damage to its thermal-protective skin. The other is a brand new fuel...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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