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May 17, 2015

Airbus BizLab Business Accelerator Invites First Project Entries

Airbus Will Offer Early-Stage Projects Wide-Ranging Support In The Form Of A Six-Month 'Acceleration Program.'

Airbus BizLab has opened its first call for projects entries after the business accelerator was launched on March 9th this year. Project proposals can be submitted from now until June 11th, 2015.

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Gulfstream Expands Student Leadership Program To Appleton, Wisconsin

Partnering With Appleton School District For Education Initiative

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently announced a partnership among its Appleton, Wisconsin, facility, the Appleton Area School District and the local community to bring the company’s Student Leadership Program (SLP) education initiative to high schools in Appleton.

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Evaluation Of Rockwell Collins ARINC Underway

Assessing Worldwide Potential Of Multilink Flight Tracking Service

Rockwell Collins and nine undisclosed airlines from around the world have launched a trial program for the company’s new ARINC MultiLink flight tracking service. The service, which was announced in March, offers a comprehensive and cost-effective global flight tracking solution for the world’s airlines.

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Judicial Watch: TSA Patdowns 'Humiliate' Passengers

FOIA Lawsuit Produces 58 Pages Of TSA Documents Showing Alleged Sexual Assaults On Men And Women At Three Major Airports

Judicial Watch says it obtained 58 pages of records from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that detail alleged sexually-related assaults on passengers by TSA personnel at three major U.S. international airports. The documents describe incidents at Denver International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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NASA Challenges Students To Design 3-D Space Containers

Vessels Are Vital For Plant Growth Aboard ISS

NASA is seeking the help of students in grades K-12 to design containers that could be used in space. The 3-D Space Container Challenge is the second in series of Future Engineers Challenges where students will create and submit a digital 3-D model of a container that they think astronauts could use in space.

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NASA Study Looks At Number Of U.S. Landfalling Hurricanes

No Major U.S. Hurricane Landfalls in Nine Years: Luck?

The United States hasn’t experienced the landfall of a Category 3 or larger hurricane in nine years – a string of years that’s likely to come along only once every 177 years, according to a new NASA study.

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NASA Research Reveals Europa's Mystery Dark Material Could Be Sea Salt

Salt To 'Europa-Like' Conditions Showed Similar Discoloration

NASA laboratory experiments suggest the dark material coating some geological features of Jupiter's moon Europa is likely sea salt from a subsurface ocean, discolored by exposure to radiation. The presence of sea salt on Europa's surface suggests the ocean is interacting with its rocky seafloor -- an important consideration in determining whether the icy moon could support life.

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NASA Goddard Innovator Inducted Into The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

George E. Alcorn Was Honored May 12 In Washington, D.C.

In honor of his many inventions and patents developed in a 34-year career at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, George E. Alcorn, a pioneering African-American physicist and engineer, was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame on May 12. The ceremonies, which honored 14 inductees in five categories, were held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.17.15)

Aero Linx: Rhode Island Pilots Association Whether you’re just starting out or you have thousands of hours, if you fly anywhere in and around the State of Rhode Island, you’ll want to join us! RIPA is an organization of social and activist pilots, acknowledged as “The voice of general aviation in Rhode Island.” You are invited to learn more about us and — of course — to join us! RIPA holds monthly dinner meetings (except for July and August) featuring guest speakers on a variety of aviation topics, including our members’ aviation adventures.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.17.15): Precipitation Shaft

Precipitation Shaft A visible column of rain and/or hail falling from a cloud base. When viewed against a light background, heavy precipitation appears very dark gray, sometimes with a turquoise tinge. This turquoise tinge has been commonly attributed to hail, but its actual cause is unknown.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.17.15)

“Hurricanes respond in complicated ways to their environment... It’s one of the areas of climate change research where reasonable people can still disagree.” Source: Timothy Hall, a research scientist who studies hurricanes at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, in comments made as a new NASA study noted that the United States hasn’t experienced the landfall of a Category 3 or larger hurricane in nine years – a string of years that’s likely to come along only once every 177 years.

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