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Nasa Begins the ACT-America campaign

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nasa Begins the  ACT-America campaign

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016— NASA’s airborne experiment to improve scientists’ understanding of the sources of two powerful greenhouse gases and how they cycle into and out of the atmosphere begins now.The Atmospheric Carbon and Transport–America, or ACT-America campaign will measure concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane in relation to weather systems. The study will... »

Helicopter News

Friday, August 30, 2013
By George Hatcher

Just crossing the transom now, there were alerts today of a number of helicopter events: The fleet of North Sea Super Pumas were reinstated after the Sumburgh crash that killed 4 oil workers: but the L2 version of the helicopter – the Super Puma model involved in Friday’s crash – will only be allowed... »

JAN. 10 NASA MEDIA BRIEFING ON NEXT LANDSAT MISSION

Monday, January 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
JAN. 10 NASA MEDIA BRIEFING ON NEXT LANDSAT MISSION

WASHINGTON — NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 10, about the upcoming launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). The briefing will be held in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington. The news conference will air live on NASA... »

NASA Kicks Off 2013 First Robotics Season with Live Broadcast Jan. 5

Friday, January 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
NASA Kicks Off 2013 First Robotics Season with Live Broadcast Jan. 5

WASHINGTON — NASA Television will broadcast the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Kickoff event on Saturday, Jan. 5, starting at 10:30 a.m. EST from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester. The event also will be streamed live on NASA’s website. As in past years, NASA plays a significant... »

NASA TO HOLD COMMERCIAL CREW PROGRAM STATUS UPDATE JAN. 9

Friday, January 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
NASA TO HOLD COMMERCIAL CREW PROGRAM STATUS UPDATE JAN. 9

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA will hold a status update news conference to discuss the progress of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP) at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The briefing from Kennedy Space Center in Florida will be broadcast live on NASA Television and streamed on the agency’s website. Through CCP,... »

NASA EVENTS SET FOR AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY MEETING

Friday, January 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
NASA EVENTS SET FOR AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY MEETING

WASHINGTON — NASA scientists will present new findings on a wide range of astrophysics topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). The meeting takes place Jan. 6-10 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, in Long Beach, Calif. Media registration for the event... »

NASA AND PARTNERS TEST UNMANNED AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY IN N.D.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
By George Hatcher
NASA AND PARTNERS TEST UNMANNED AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY IN N.D.

NASA AND PARTNERS TEST UNMANNED AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY IN N.D. GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A joint team of government, a not-for-profit research and development organization and academia has completed two weeks of flight testing “sense and avoid” technology that could some day help unmanned aircraft better integrate into the national air transportation system. The MITRE... »

NASA, PARTNERS LAUNCH: BEYOND WASTE INNOVATORS

Friday, July 20, 2012
By George Hatcher

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA and partners from the LAUNCH: Beyond Waste forum will discuss innovative ideas for waste management during a 3-day forum July 20-22. Waste management is important for planning long-duration human spaceflight missions to an asteroid, Mars or beyond. Reporters are invited to attend the forum at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in... »

Nasa Admin tours Lockheed Martin

Monday, January 9, 2012
By George Hatcher
Nasa Admin tours Lockheed Martin

WASHINGTON — NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will tour Lockheed Martin’s facilities near Denver on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Bolden and Lockheed Martin’s Vice President and General Manager for Human Spaceflight John Karas will hold a brief press availability after Bolden’s tour on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1:30 p.m. Media who wish to attend should contact... »

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  • #Aviationsafety Fumes aboard Alaska Airlines 737 Seattle-Boston. flight crew declared emergency due to air quality. https://t.co/hiZ6qge5yk
    about 4 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Tri-M.G Boeing 737 freight flight suffers runway excursion on landing at Wamena Indonesia https://t.co/bGWt1FtGfJ
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  • #Aviationsafety United B744 at Frankfurt Passengers faint from faulty air conditioning. Passengers required medical attention from heat.
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  • #Aviationsafety Allegiant B752 at Cincinnati. Engine cowl detaches,damages upper wing.Crew stopped the climb&returned to Covington Airport.
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