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Nasa’s LCROSS wins popular mechanics award.
[6 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Nasa’s LCROSS wins popular mechanics award. ]

NASA’s Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, mission has won Popular Mechanics magazine’s 2010 Breakthrough Award for innovation in science and technology.

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Project firefly the toaster sized satellite!
[21 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Project firefly the toaster sized satellite! ]

The small satellite, with a big mission, is appropriately named “Firefly.” Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the pint-sized satellite will study the most powerful natural particle accelerator on Earth — lightning.

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NASA Hosts Green Aviation Summit.
[9 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on NASA Hosts Green Aviation Summit. ]

NASA has a “critical responsibility” to the flying public to develop environmentally responsible solutions to the nation’s most pressing aviation problems, Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. said Wednesday.

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NASA Seeks Proposals for Green Aircraft.
[3 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on NASA Seeks Proposals for Green Aircraft. ]

NASA is soliciting proposals for studies designed to identify advanced vehicle concepts and enabling technologies for commercial airliners to fly more economically, quieter and cleaner by 2025.

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The Global Hawk Eyes for Science.
[14 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on The Global Hawk Eyes for Science. ]

NASA pilots and flight engineers, together with colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), have successfully completed the first science flight of the Global Hawk aircraft over the Pacific Ocean.

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Virgin Galactic Unveils “Spaceship Two”
[8 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Virgin Galactic Unveils “Spaceship Two” ]

Virgin Founder, Sir Richard Branson and SpaceshipOne (SS1) designer, Burt Rutan, today reveal SS2 to the public for the first time since construction of the world’s first manned commercial spaceship began in 2007.

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Atea-1 from Rocket Lab NZ.
[30 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Atea-1 from Rocket Lab NZ. ]

Rocket Lab is currently developing a new launch vehicle that offers access to space at an unprecedented low cost.

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NASA | Greenland Ice Flights.
[7 Apr 2009 | Comments Off on NASA | Greenland Ice Flights. ]

Flight across the ice up in Greenland by NASA pilots to check on ice flow.

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Discovery gets off to a good start.
[15 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Discovery gets off to a good start. ]

NASA’s space shuttle Discovery lifts of on a mission to the International Space station.

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Potent Greenhouse Gas More Common in Atmosphere than Estimated
Potent Greenhouse Gas More Common in Atmosphere than Estimated
[23 Oct 2008 | Comments Off on Potent Greenhouse Gas More Common in Atmosphere than Estimated ]

WASHINGTON — New research indicates a powerful greenhouse gas is at least four times more prevalent in the atmosphere than previously estimated.

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