• NSBRI First Award Fellowship Program Soliciting Applications

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    The application period for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute's (NSBRI) First Award Program is currently open and has a deadline of June 6, 2014 for applications. The two-year fellowships are available in any U.S. laboratory carrying out space-related biomedical or biotechnological research.

  • Connecticut, New York and Houston Students to Speak Live with Space Station Astronauts

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    Undergraduate and graduate students from Expedition 39 crew member Rick Mastracchio' s alma maters, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. and University of Houston-Clear Lake will speak with him live from the International Space Station at 11:45 a.m. CDT, Friday, April 18. News media representatives are invited to attend.

  • NASA Administrator to Tour Space Lab, Speak at University of Colorado-Boulder

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will tour the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) and speak with students and faculty at the University of Colorado-Boulder on Friday, Apr. 18.

  • DeBakey High School students inspired by astronaut talks during visit to space institute

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    How does space travel affect your health? What does an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have in common with a scientist that is wintering over in Antarctica?

  • NASA Administrator Charles Bolden to visit CU-Boulder April 18

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will give a free public talk at the University of Colorado Boulder April 18 on America’s space program and the challenges and opportunities the space agency will encounter as it moves through the 21st century.

  • UCF Grads Reaching for the Stars, Exploring Space

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    Many engineering, photonics and physics students have taken the university’s slogan “Reach for the Stars” to heart, landing jobs with NASA and commercial space companies in various capacities.

  • Lockheed Martin To Offer Real-life Science And Technology Experiences For Students At USA Science & Engineering Festival

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    As part of its ongoing commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will feature an exciting lineup of hands-on, interactive science and technology attractions for student attendees at the upcoming USA Science & Engineering Festival, where the company will serve as founding and presenting host.

  • Northrop Grumman Engineering Competition Encourages Students to Focus on Science and Technology Careers

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    Students from Antelope Valley area high schools proved on April 5 that imagination and dedication can ignite innovation. Competing in the annual Northrop Grumman (NOC) High School Innovation Challenge (HSIC)

  • NASA-Sponsored Students Compete in Mini-robot Regional Botball Tournament

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    The 2014 Northern California Regional Botball Tournament, co-sponsored by NASA’s Ames Research Center, will be held on April 12, 2014, at Independence High School in San Jose, Calif. Sixteen teams have prepared autonomous designs and will compete head-to-head in yet unrevealed challenges.

  • Orbital Physics Is Child's Play with 'Super Planet Crash'

    Updated: 2014-04-20 21:41:09
    Super Planet Crash is a pretty simple game: players build their own planetary system, putting planets into orbit around a star and racking up points until they add a planet that destabilizes the whole system. Beneath the surface, however, this addictive little game is driven by highly sophisticated software code that astronomers use to find planets beyond our solar system (called exoplanets).

  • Spectacular Fireball from Space Explodes Over Murmansk, Russia

    Updated: 2014-04-20 17:59:33
    : , Pages NEWS IMAGES VIDEOS DONATE ADVERTISING LINKS CONTACT US Sunday , April 20, 2014 Spectacular Fireball from Space Explodes Over Murmansk , Russia A suspected meteorite explosion has been recorded by citizens of the northern Russian city of Murmansk . Multiple drivers with dashcams out on the streets of the 300,000-people city at 2.10am on Saturday noticed a bright blue trail speed across the night sky , then explode while still in the air . Most observers identified the object as a meteorite , though officials have neither confirmed it nor said where the fragments are likely to have landed . Others speculated that the object may have been space debris , re-entering the . atmosphere Emergency services say there were no injuries as a result of the astral . event While tens of tons of

  • New Horizons

    Updated: 2014-04-20 17:37:00
    Tom's Astronomy Blog: New Horizons: On the Space Frontier Glad to hear anything about New Horizons as I patiently wait out the long journey. Source New Horizons: On the Space Frontier Glad to hear anything about New Horizons as I patiently wait out the long journey. Source

  • Whitesides: First Spaceflight on Schedule for This Year

    Updated: 2014-04-20 16:56:46
    : Skip to content Parabolic Arc Space Tourism and Much More News Search Archives Parabolic Reading List Polls Archive Dragon Berthed at International Space Station Whitesides : First Spaceflight on Schedule for This Year Posted by Doug Messier on April 20, 2014, at 8:56 am in News Tags : Aabar Investments Abu Dhabi George Whitesides human spaceflight LauncherOne space tourism space tourists Spaceport America SpaceShipTwo suborbital flights virgin galactic Comments : no responses 0 Comments George Whitesides Aabar Investments , the Abu Dhabi government company which owns 37.8 percent of Virgin Galactic , release the following Q A today with Galactic CEO and President George . Whitesides What brings you to the UAE We’re here for two events . The first was the Global Aerospace Summit .

  • Dragon Berthed at International Space Station

    Updated: 2014-04-20 16:42:19
    Skip to content Parabolic Arc Space Tourism and Much More News Search Archives Parabolic Reading List Polls Archive Space Veggies to Improve Cuisine on International Space Station Whitesides : First Spaceflight on Schedule for This Year Dragon Berthed at International Space Station Posted by Doug Messier on April 20, 2014, at 8:42 am in News Tags : Dragon ISS NASA space station SpaceX Comments : no responses 0 Comments Dragon berthed at ISS . Credit : NASA NASA PR ISS Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency , with the assistance of NASA’s Rick Mastracchio , successfully berthed the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at the space station at 9:06 a.m . EDT . The mission is the company’s third cargo delivery flight to the station . Dragon’s cargo will support more than 150

  • Another Dragon Visits ISS

    Updated: 2014-04-20 16:41:27
    NASA Watch : Dragon Berthed at the International Space Station "ISS Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, with the assistance of NASA's Rick Mastracchio, successfully berthed the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at the space station at 9:06 a.m. EDT."... Dragon Berthed at the International Space Station "ISS Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, with the assistance of NASA's Rick Mastracchio, successfully berthed the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at the space station at 9:06 a.m. EDT."

  • Dragon Delivers Science, Station Supplies

    Updated: 2014-04-20 15:51:23
    Space Fellowship: The Expedition 39 crew welcomed nearly two and a half tons of supplies and scientific payloads to the International Space Station with the arrival of the third SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft Sunday. With Dragon securely in the grasp of Canadarm2, the robotics officer at Mission Control remotely operated the arm to install the capsule to its port on the Earth-facing side of the Harmony module. Once Dragon was in place, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio monitored the Common Berthing [...]

  • Another Dragon Visits ISS

    Updated: 2014-04-20 15:40:46
    Dragon Berthed at the International Space Station "ISS Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, with the assistance of NASA's Rick Mastracchio, successfully berthed the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at the space station at 9:06 a.m. EDT."

  • Sun Emits a Mid-level Solar Flare and a Coronal Mass Ejection

    Updated: 2014-04-20 14:40:40
    : Pages NEWS IMAGES VIDEOS DONATE ADVERTISING LINKS CONTACT US Sunday , April 20, 2014 Sun Emits a Mid-level Solar Flare and a Coronal Mass Ejection The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare , peaking at 9:03 a.m . EDT on April 18, 2014, and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of the event . This flare is classified as an M7-class flare . M-class flares are one step below the most intense flares , which are designated as X-class . A minor G1 class geomagnetic storm is in progress following a Coronal Mass Ejection CME strike during the early hours of April 20th . The impact sparked auroras over Scandinavia visible despite the brightening spring . twilight This is the first of two CME impacts expected to rattle Earth's magnetic field today . NOAA forecasters expect the second CME

  • Watch SpaceX launch live

    Updated: 2014-04-18 18:22:43
    Science Buzz Be a part of the Buzz Register or log in Site Navigation Site Navigation Blog Topics What’s in the Mississippi Get all the dirt on compost KAYSC Heritage Crew Future Earth Archive Features Object of the Month Scientist on the Spot Changing Seasons Browse Images Browse Tags Community Latest comments Contribute Buzz points Scientists Teachers Community Guidelines Member Gallery Exhibit Buzz kiosks About Where is Science Buzz Awards Credits Your feedback will help us improve this website Copyright Information Privacy Help On this day Watch SpaceX launch live by mdr on Apr . 18th , 2014 Up and away : SpaceX's Falcon 9 is scheduled to launch . today Courtesy Maggie Osterberg via Fiickr Graphic by Mark Ryan The scheduled launch of SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket is a go for today at 2:25

  • Lift off: SMM president to raise science awareness at White House Easter egg roll

    Updated: 2014-04-18 16:31:28
    : Science Buzz Be a part of the Buzz Register or log in Site Navigation Site Navigation Blog Topics What’s in the Mississippi Get all the dirt on compost KAYSC Heritage Crew Future Earth Archive Features Object of the Month Scientist on the Spot Changing Seasons Browse Images Browse Tags Community Latest comments Contribute Buzz points Scientists Teachers Community Guidelines Member Gallery Exhibit Buzz kiosks About Where is Science Buzz Awards Credits Your feedback will help us improve this website Copyright Information Privacy Help Science links Lift off : SMM president to raise science awareness at White House Easter egg roll by Thor on Apr . 18th , 2014 SMM President Eric Jolly will be among the science presenters at Monday's annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House . Check out this

  • LADEE Makes A New Lunar Crater

    Updated: 2014-04-18 13:34:12
    Home SpaceRef SpaceRef Business NASA Hack Space SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology UPDATES This is not a NASA Website . You might learn something . It's YOUR space agency . Get involved . Take it back . Make it work for . YOU nasawatch spaceref.com Voice 1.703.787.6567 RSS Feed Twitter Advertising Archives Support Popular : Categories Budget Congress Commercialization ISS News Policy LADEE Makes A New Lunar Crater By Keith Cowing on April 18, 2014 9:34 AM View Comments NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's Surface Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field , Calif . have confirmed that NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer LADEE spacecraft impacted the surface of the moon , as planned , between 9:30 and 10:22 p.m . PDT Thursday , April

  • NASA Advisory Council Meeting Today

    Updated: 2014-04-17 13:51:49
    Home SpaceRef SpaceRef Business NASA Hack Space SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology UPDATES This is not a NASA Website . You might learn something . It's YOUR space agency . Get involved . Take it back . Make it work for . YOU nasawatch spaceref.com Voice 1.703.787.6567 RSS Feed Twitter Advertising Archives Support Popular : Categories Budget Congress Commercialization ISS News Policy NASA Advisory Council Meeting Today By Keith Cowing on April 17, 2014 9:51 AM View Comments NASA Advisory Committee meeting agenda , dial-in Webex instructions milesobrien asks about Education Public outreach for SLS . NASA guy says it is not important . Miles says sure it is NASA NASA Watch NASAWatch April 17, 2014 Categories Education Exploration Tags NAC Tweet NASA Advisory Council Meeting Today NASA Advisory

  • GAO Report on NASA Large-Scale Projects

    Updated: 2014-04-15 21:32:16
    Home SpaceRef SpaceRef Business NASA Hack Space SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology UPDATES This is not a NASA Website . You might learn something . It's YOUR space agency . Get involved . Take it back . Make it work for . YOU nasawatch spaceref.com Voice 1.703.787.6567 RSS Feed Twitter Advertising Archives Support Popular : Categories Budget Congress Commercialization ISS News Policy GAO Report on NASA Large-Scale Projects By Keith Cowing on April 15, 2014 5:32 PM View Comments NASA : Assessments of Selected Large-Scale Projects GAO NASA projects have continued to make progress in maturing technologies prior to the preliminary design review . This year , 63 percent of projects met this standard , up from only 29 percent of projects in 2010. For example , in preparation for its upcoming

  • Pad 39A Goes Commercial

    Updated: 2014-04-15 19:56:31
    Home SpaceRef SpaceRef Business NASA Hack Space SpaceRef Canada Astrobiology UPDATES This is not a NASA Website . You might learn something . It's YOUR space agency . Get involved . Take it back . Make it work for . YOU nasawatch spaceref.com Voice 1.703.787.6567 RSS Feed Twitter Advertising Archives Support Popular : Categories Budget Congress Commercialization ISS News Policy Pad 39A Goes Commercial By Keith Cowing on April 15, 2014 3:56 PM View Comments NASA Signs Agreement with SpaceX for Use of Historic Launch Pad NASA Kennedy Space Center's historic Launch Complex 39A , the site from which numerous Apollo and space shuttle missions began , is beginning a new mission as a commercial launch site . NASA signed a property agreement with Space Exploration Technologies Corporation SpaceX

  • This Week @ NASA

    Updated: 2014-04-15 09:00:24
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  • Helium Leak Delays SpaceX Launch

    Updated: 2014-04-15 02:04:18
    Dragon Cargo Craft Launch Scrubbed; Station Crew Preps for Spacewalk "Monday's launch attempt of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, loaded with nearly 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station's Expedition 39 crew, was scrubbed due to a helium leak on the Falcon 9 first stage. The next launch opportunity would be Friday, April 18 at 3:25 p.m. EDT if the issue can be resolved."

  • CaSGC Undergraduate Engineering Seminar 4/23/14

    Updated: 2014-04-10 18:00:21
    The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the seventh in a series of  Undergraduate Engineering Seminars, designed to introduce undergraduate students to funded research opportunities. Upcoming seminar will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014 @ 3:00PM Speaker: Celine Liong, Nanoengineering,  UCSD Where: UC San Diego’s Jacobs Hall, Room 2512, Henry G. Booker Room Topic: [...]

  • NASA video of recent solar flares

    Updated: 2014-04-07 20:33:15
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  • Slice of History: Analytical Chemistry Lab

    Updated: 2014-03-31 22:57:18
    By Julie Cooper Each month in “Slice of History” we feature a historical photo from the JPL Archives. See more historical photos and explore the JPL Archives at https://beacon.jpl.nasa.gov/. Analytical Chemistry Lab — Photograph number P-53B In 1952, the majority of the 1,000 employees at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory were men, and most of the women working on [...]

  • 1999 geology study warned of Washington mudslide

    Updated: 2014-03-26 21:11:03
    Science Buzz Be a part of the Buzz Register or log in Site Navigation Site Navigation Blog Topics What’s in the Mississippi Get all the dirt on compost KAYSC Heritage Crew Future Earth Archive Features Object of the Month Scientist on the Spot Changing Seasons Browse Images Browse Tags Community Latest comments Contribute Buzz points Scientists Teachers Community Guidelines Member Gallery Exhibit Buzz kiosks About Where is Science Buzz Awards Credits Your feedback will help us improve this website Copyright Information Privacy Help Mar 26 2014 1999 geology study warned of Washington mudslide by mdr 0 comments Mudslide inundates mailbloxes Courtesy Public domain via Wikipedia The deadly mudslide that occurred last Saturday in Washington state should not have surprised people living in the

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