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December 11, 2009

OriginOil To Collaborate In Algae To Jet Fuel Project

Research Funded By Japan Science & Technology Agency

OriginOil announced Wednesday that the company has agreed to partner with Research Institute of Tsukuba Bio-Tech (RITB), recently approved for funding to develop algae to jet fuel applications by Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST).

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NASA System For Spacecraft Protection Adaptable To Terrestrial Aircraft

Airbag-Like-System Protects Helicopter In Drop Test

A system designed by NASA to cushion spacecraft during hard landings was recently tested on a helicopter airframe to see if it would protect the occupants in the event of a crash. For the test, a "deployable energy absorber", a honeycomb cushion made of kevlar, was attached to an MD-500 fuselage.

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FAA Website Gives Quick Access To Airport Status Information

Delays, Other Airport Information Searchable By Airport, Region

As part of the Obama administration’s new Open Government initiative, the FAA is expanding public access to its frequently-updated information on airport delays through an Airport Status and Delays Web service registered on

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Cessna Closes Three More Plants

Some Jobs Heading From Georgia to Mexico

Over 300 jobs will be cut when Cessna closes shop in Columbus, GA, sometime in the next six to twenty four months. The closure was announced to the local workers on Tuesday.

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