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October 29, 2010

NASA: Earth-Size Planets Are Probably Common

Research Finds Smaller Planets Likely To Vastly Outnumber Larger Ones

Nearly one in four stars similar to the sun may host planets as small as Earth, according to a new study funded by NASA and the University of California.

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ATK and NASA Report Initial 30-Day Findings From Development Motor (DM-2)

Data Confirm ATK Five Segment Solid Rocket Motor Is Ready For Flight Testing

Data from the second successful five segment Development Motor (DM-2) test conducted by ATK and NASA show that the new motor performed precisely as designed, providing substantially higher performance and reliability than the heritage space shuttle solid rocket booster at a lower cost.

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Aero-TV: America's Challenge -- Gas Balloon Race Launch at ABQ

This Program Is Dedicated To The Memory Of Richard Abruzzo and Carol Rymer Davis

The America's Challenge Gas Balloon Race was founded by the Balloon Fiesta in 1995 due to the vision and efforts of Mark Sullivan, former Balloon Fiesta President and recipient of the Montgolfier Diplome (one of ballooning's highest honors), who saw the need for America to be identified with the world's most prestigious ballooning sport. The America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race is modeled after the Coupe Aeronautique Gordon Bennett, but it differs from the older event in allowing balloons from all countries, without limits on the number of entries from each. The team that travels the longest distance wins. 1995 was the first year of the America’s Challenge, and has been held in Albuquerq

Aero-TV: Sounds Like Privacy -- Acousticom's Sound Egg

Can You Hear Me????

Acousticom traces its roots back three decades to October, 1980, when Ben and Jean Cochran set out to supply high quality audio and communication products to government and industry. If you use a rebuilt military-style aviation headset or helmet, you may have personal experience with products found in the Acousticom catalog. Mark Cochran took over as president in 2005, making this a second-generation family business.




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