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April 18, 2013

NASA Awards Cooperative Agreement For Internships

Between Three And 10 Million Dollars Allocated To Support The Program

NASA's Office of Education has awarded a cooperative agreement to the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) to support the agency's education internship programs. The award is valued at an estimated at $3 million to $10 million per year, depending on options. The period of performance will not exceed five years.

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NASA Seeks Innovative Suborbital Flight Technology Proposals

Second Year For 'Game Changing Opportunities' Awards

For a second year, NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate is seeking proposals for suborbital technology payloads and spacecraft capability enhancements that could help revolutionize future space missions.

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Boeing Begins Move To New Building Complex In Huntsville

Redstone Gateway Facility To House 1,400 Employees

Boeing and Alabama leaders have officially opened a new complex in Huntsville that will advance Boeing’s competitiveness and strengthen the company’s commitment to the state. Boeing is the largest aerospace company in Alabama and one of the state's largest employers. Huntsville employees from several leased facilities have begun moving into the first completed building of the Redstone Gateway complex, which is expected to house 1,400 Boeing employees.

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NASA-Funded Asteroid Tracking Sensor Passes Key Test

NEOCam Designed To Track Near Earth Objects That Could Threaten The Planet

An infrared sensor that could improve NASA's future detecting and tracking of asteroids and comets has passed a critical design test. The test assessed performance of the Near Earth Object Camera (NEOCam) in an environment that mimicked the temperatures and pressures of deep space. NEOCam is the cornerstone instrument for a proposed new space-based asteroid-hunting telescope. Details of the sensor's design and capabilities are published in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Optical Engineering.

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Aero-TV: Staying Power -- Flight Design USA's Tom Peghiny Updates the CTLSI

One of the LSA Movement's Few True Success Stories Evolves Yet Again

There are but a few truly successful stories in the LSA community. After fighting years of false hope and bitter hype, only a few manufacturers have proven their mettle sufficiently not only to survive but to come out on top of a competition that can have but a few real winner. One of those winners is the Flight Design CT series... solid little airplanes, that fly well, look good and are supported both professionally as well as competently. BUT... it's time for the CT series to evolve yet again.





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