Weather Research Station Joins Two Others In Polar Orbit
The third time WAS the charm for NASA and the National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Association. The Delta II booster carrying the
NOAA-N Prime research satellite lifted off early Friday morning
from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in
The Heinlein Prize Trust announced this week the Microgravity
Research Competition, to reward innovation in the use of
microgravity to advance biotech, nanotech, combustion, metallurgy,
and other fields. Sponsored by the Trust and Space Exploration
Technologies, the competition offers a $25,000 prize and
transportation to and from Low Earth Orbit for the winning
experiment aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft.
NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate recently awarded
$1.5 million to Ohio University of Athens for work described in its
NASA research announcement proposal "Design, Development,
Verification and Validation of an Integrated Alerting and
Notification Function for an Intelligent Integrated Flight
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