NASA Invites Media to Silicon Valley Center for Celebration of Women Leaders

NASA Invites Media to Silicon Valley Center for Celebration of Women Leaders

NASA's Ames Research Center
NASA’s Ames Research Center, located in California’s Silicon Valley, will host Call to Leadership: A Celebration of Women Leaders, an event organized by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group to mark Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, 2019.
Credits: NASA

Media are invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, astronaut Megan McArthur and several special guests, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, for a Women’s Equality Day event Monday, Aug. 26 at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley.

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NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station

NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft approaches the International Space Station July 27, 2019
A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft approaches the International Space Station July 27, 2019, on the company’s 18th cargo delivery to the space station as it orbits 265 miles above the Atlantic Ocean, off the west coast of Namibia.
Credits: NASA

Filled with almost 2,700 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Tuesday, Aug. 27. NASA Television and the agency’s website will broadcast its departure live beginning at 10:15 a.m. EDT.

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Complete Orion starts tests for shipping to Plum Brook

 

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  • Title First Orion complete
  • Released 22/08/2019 4:42 pm
  • Copyright NASA–R. Sinyak
  • DescriptionFirst image of the complete Orion spacecraft that will fly around the Moon on the Artemis-1 mission.

    At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA, the full spacecraft with the European Service Module, Crew Module Adapater and Crew Module were unveiled on the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.

    The first Orion spacecraft was unveiled in its entirety on 18 July at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. After assembling the European Service Module in Bremen, Germany, and the Crew Module Adapter and Crew Module in USA, the three elements of the spacecraft are now integrated into the full Orion that stands almost as high as a two-storey house.

    Power and fluid lines were connected to complete the integration and the electrical systems were started up, with the Initial Power On taking place on 2 August. Engineers will now install a heatshield panel on the spacecraft and prepare it for a September ferry flight to NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Ohio.

    Testing will continue in Plum Brook to ensure the completed spacecraft can withstand the harsh environment of deep space.

 

22 August 2019

The first Orion spacecraft was unveiled in its entirety on 18 July at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. After assembling the European Service Module in Bremen, Germany, and the Crew Module Adapter and Crew Module in USA, the three elements of the spacecraft are now integrated into the full Orion that stands almost as high as a two-storey house.

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L.J. Aviation Grows Fleet with Addition of Two Industry-leading Bombardier Challenger 350 Business Jets

  • Two new Challenger 350 business jets recently added to L.J. Aviation’s existing fleet of more than 40 aircraft under management
  • The Challenger 300 aircraft series continues to outperform the competition as the fastest business jet in history to reach 300 deliveries in the medium and large categories and as the best-equipped aircraft in its class
  • With the widest and quietest cabin, smoothest ride and lowest operating costs in its category, the Challenger 350 aircraft delivers an unrivalled experience

MONTREAL, Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is pleased to announce that L.J. Aviation, a world-class aircraft flight management and charter aircraft company, has expanded its fleet with its latest addition of two industry-leading Challenger 350 aircraft. The high-performing Challenger 350 business jets join the company’s existing fleet of 40 aircraft and are available for charter in the Mid-Atlantic States.

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Second Lockheed Martin-Built Next Generation GPS III Satellite Responding to Commands, Under Self-Propulsion

First GPS III Satellite Successfully Completes On-Orbit Testing

DENVER, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Air Force’s second next-generation GPS III satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), is responding to commands, under control and now using its own internal propulsion system to get to orbit following its successful launch this morning.

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Ucore Hosts Two U.S. Senators, Submits Proposition to US Department of Defense

Halifax, Nova Scotia – (August  22, 2019 ) – Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV: UCU) (OTCQX: UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that the Company recently hosted Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) in separate visits to Ketchikan, Alaska, to discuss Ucore’s promise as a secure domestic supply source for rare earth elements (REE) crucial to U.S. defense, manufacturing, and industrial base needs.

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NASA Administrator to Tour New Colorado Aerospace Complex, Discuss Artemis Program

NASA Administrator to Tour New Colorado Aerospace Complex, Discuss Artemis Program

University of Colorado Boulder Aerospace Engineering Sciences complex
This image, taken Aug. 12, 2019, shows the University of Colorado Boulder Aerospace Engineering Sciences complex. The 175,000-square-foot building will serve as a collaboration hub and pipeline to Colorado’s rapidly growing aerospace industry, which is actively engaging in NASA’s Artemis program and other agency missions.
Credits: CU Engineering

Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 10 a.m. MDT Friday, Aug. 23, during his visit to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he will tour a newly-completed aerospace engineering complex.

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AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming

  • 2019 University Collaboration Project advances academic research, applications and crop production practices
  • Quantix™ hybrid drone and the AeroVironment Decision Support System™ (AV DSS) deliver on-demand field intelligence to improve crop management for today’s growers
  • Drone and data analytics ecosystem to be used in a wide variety of precision agriculture research studies

University of Louisiana Monroe UAS major Stephanie Robinson holds the Quantix drone, donated by AeroVironment to the school’s Precision Agriculture and UAS Research Center. (Photo: The University of Louisiana, Monroe.)

 

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., August 21, 2019 AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced its 2019 Quantix and AV DSS University Collaboration Project. The project’s focus is to advance academic research, applications and crop production practices to improve the future of farming through the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and advanced data analytics.

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