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  • NASA SENSOR TECHNOLOGY HELPS RECREATIONAL BOATERS MAKE WAVES

    04.30.10 - As summer approaches, NASA-developed wireless sensor technology is giving recreational boat owners safer and more accurate readings of how much fuel is in their tanks. The NASA-developed magnetic measuring system also has potential use in planes, trains and automobiles.

  • SOLAR DYNAMICS OBSERVATORY FIRST LIGHT

    04.22.10 - A unique NASA spacecraft launched February 11, 2010, called the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, has started delivering images of the sun that have astonished scientists.

  • STS-131 DISCOVERY POST-LANDING MEDIA BRIEFING

    04.20.10 - Shuttle team managers talked with reporters after Space shuttle Discovery and seven astronauts completed their successful mission to the International Space Station. Discovery landed at 9:08 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 20 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • President Obama Visits Florida to Launch Space Conference

    04.15.10 - Excerpts from President Obama’s speech at the Kennedy Space Center on April. 15, in which he provides details about the new course set for NASA and America’s space program by his fiscal year 2011 budget request.

  • Ground Team Seeks Solution to “Sticky” Valve

    04.13.10 - Lead International Space Station Flight Director Ron Spencer discusses a problem nitrogen valve on the station’s newly-installed ammonia tank assembly during the STS-131 Mission Status Briefing on April 13 at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

  • X-48B BLENDED WING BODY PROJECT

    04.03.10 - A team led by NASA and The Boeing Company has completed the first phase of flight tests with the X-48B blended wing body aircraft at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.

  • NASA Sends Teachers to Extreme Environments to Help Inspire Next Generation of Space Explorers

    03.29.10 - NASA is sending dozens of teachers to California State University’s Desert Study Center,on the edge of the barren Mojave Desert.

  • Space Shuttle Discovery Launch Set for April 5

    03.26.10 - NASA managers held a news conference on Friday, March 26, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch. The briefing took place after the Flight Readiness Review, which assessed preparations for the STS-131 mission to the International Space Station.

  • NASA’S Brenda Manuel Honored by Society of Women Engineers

    03.25.10 - Brenda Manuel, NASA Associate Administrator for Diversity and Equal Opportunity was honored March 24 by the Society of Women Engineers as the 2010 recipient of the group’s President’s Award.

  • Operation IceBridge Launches Spring Campaign in Greenland to Measure Arctic Ice

    03.22.10 - Operation IceBridge launches its spring 2010 campaign to measure Arctic ice. Deploying from NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, on March 20, IceBridge scientists will fly to Thule, Greenland.

  • NASA Hosts First-Ever Water Sustainability Forum

    03.17.10 - On March 16, NASA helped kick off a series of forums to identify, showcase and support innovative approaches to sustainability challenges. The new initiative is called Launch. The first forum, "Launch: Water," takes place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida from March 16-18.

  • NASA Helicopter Crash Test is a Smash Hit

    03.12.10 - NASA engineers are working to make helicopters safer. For the second time they equipped a small lightweight helicopter with instruments and four crash test dummies and dropped it from a gantry at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

  • Hubble-3D Movie Premiere at the National Air and Space Museum

    03.10.10 - The new IMAX film “Hubble 3-D” was premiered during a special event held at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington. The movie featured the NASA astronauts from the fifth and final space shuttle Hubble servicing mission who repaired and upgraded the telescope in May 2009.

  • STS-131 Preflight Education Overview Briefing

    03.09.10 - Excerpts from a news briefing held at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston, on March 9.

  • STS-131 Preflight Spacewalk Overview Briefing

    03.09.10 - The STS-131 mission of space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew will deliver a multi-purpose logistics module filled with science racks to be transferred to laboratories on the International Space Station.

  • STS-131 Preflight Mission Overview Briefing

    03.10.10 - The STS-131 mission of space shuttle Discovery will science racks to be transferred to laboratories on the International Space Station. STS-131 also will feature three spacewalks.

  • STS-131 Preflight Program Overview Briefing

    03.09.10 - A news briefing at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston previews the upcoming mission of Discovery to deliver a multipurpose-logistics module to the International Space Station.

  • NASA Supports Univision Hispanic Education Campaign, Plans Ongoing Partnership

    02.23.10 - NASA is working with Univision Communications Inc. to develop a partnership in support of the Spanish-language media outlet's initiative to improve high school graduation rates, prepare Hispanic students for college, and encourage them to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, disciplines.

  • Space Shuttle Endeavour Crew Returns to Earth After Delivering the Last Major U.S. Portion of the International Space Station

    02.21.10 - Space shuttle Endeavour and six astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles with a 10:20 p.m. EST landing Sunday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • President Obama Speaks With Shuttle, Station Crews

    02.17.10 - President Obama spoke with STS-130 and Expedition 22 crew members aboard the International Space Station on Feb. 17, 2010.