nasa nasa  /ˈnæ sə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight

News

  1. NASA Schedules Media Events and Coverage for New Solar Mission Launch

    NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission is scheduled to launch at 7:27 p.m. PDT (10:27 p.m. EDT) Wednesday, June 26, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SpaceRef

  2. NASA's Centennial Challenge Prize Awarded To Sample Return Robot

    NASA After two days of extensive competition, Team Survey of Los Angeles was awarded $5,000 in prize money after successfully completing Level 1 of the Sample Return Robot Challenge, a part of NASA's Centennial Challenges prize program. The event, hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute ( WPI ) June 5-7 in Worcester, Mass., drew robotics teams from the United States, Canada and Estonia to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  3. NASA satellite sees Tropical Storm Yagi just south of Japan

    ( NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center ) Tropical Storm Yagi is not expected to make landfall in Japan, but NASA satellite imagery showed that the storm was just south of the big island.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "NASA spent billions upon billions of dollars on space travel and has only managed to send 480 people," Branson said. "We're literally hoping to send thousands of people into space over the next couple of years. We want to make sure that we...
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Richard Branson Source: ABC News

  2. "When I became the NASA administrator, [President Obama] charged me with three things," Bolden said in an interview with Al-Jazeera. "One, he wanted me to help re-inspire children to want to get into science and math; he wanted me to expand...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Charles Bolden Source: CNN (blog)

  3. "These talented individuals will help put NASA on course to boldly push the boundaries of science, aeronautics and exploration in the 21st century and ensure the long-term vibrancy of America's space program," Obama said in Saturday's statement.
    on May 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: msnbc.com

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