Last Call for San Jose Area Teachers to Participate in
Northrop Grumman is issuing a last call for teacher applications
for the 2008 Weightless Flights of Discovery program's Sept. 18
micro- and zero-gravity flights in San Jose.Middle-school math and
science teachers, and those studying to become teachers, have a
limited time to apply for the program.
NASA has concluded that corrective action is appropriate in the
Government Accountability Office bid protest of Exploration Systems
& Technology, Inc.NASA determined that a compliance issue
requires the termination of the contract for the Constellation
Space Suit System with Oceaneering International, Inc. of Houston
for the convenience of the government.
Fatal Accident Occurred As A/C Went Down At A "Steep
Scud running... it's the bane of many a VFR
flyer who can't or won't file IFR or stay on the ground when the
conditions tend to start the bird walking. It appears that another
pilot has fallen to this hazard... and we can only hope (forlornly,
we'd imagine) that he might be the last.
Humanitarian aid to the former Soviet republic of Georgia
continues, as two C-130 Hercules aircraft arrived in the Georgian
capital of Tbilisi, carrying pallets of cargo, including emergency
shelter items and medical supplies.Military forces throughout U.S.
European Command's area of responsibility are contributing to the
Announces Results for 3Q/08, Highlights Include 23.6% Net
Ballistic Recovery Systems, Inc., the
manufacturer of whole-aircraft emergency parachute systems, has
announced results of its fiscal 2008 third quarter ended June 30,
2008 -- and for a change, the news isn't half bad.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a five-year
contract to Northrop Grumman for engineering and technical services
to support NASA's use of Global Hawk unmanned aircraft for Earth
The Tiger Boys' Aeroplane Works & Flying Museum is a "hobby
out of control" overseen by partners Tom Dietrich and Bob Revell.
For the past thirty-five years, The Tiger Boys have tracked down
the remains of rare old airplanes in barns, fields, forests, and
from the bottom of northern lakes, then rebuilt these wrecks to
The equinoxes are times at which the center of the Sun is
directly above the Earth's equator. The day and night would be of
equal length at that time, if the Sun were a point and not a disc,
and if there were no atmospheric refraction.
"NASA determined that a compliance issue requires the
termination of the contract for the Constellation Space Suit System
with Oceaneering International, Inc. of Houston for the convenience
of the government."
Source: NASA, in a public statement that
concluded that 'corrective action' is appropriate in the Government
Accountability Office bid protest of Exploration Systems &
Technology, Inc. NASA anticipated that the above-mentioned
corrective action will involve reconsideration of its procurement
decision. The pending protest litigation is subject to a Government
Accountability Office Protective Order.