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Hubble Space Telescope Servicing In Orbit Monitored By Three Schneider Lenses

... Xenoplan and Cinegon lenses on the Space shuttle delivered high-resolution video ... mission." During the rendezvous between the shuttle Atlantis and the Hubble Space Telescope, and ... that delivered high resolution images to the shuttle and to engineers on earth. "We are ...

Veteran Astronaut Joins Wyle Business Development Staff in Houston

... -- A former astronaut and veteran of five space shuttle flights has been named a director of business ... in March 1992 and is a veteran of five Space shuttle flights. He has logged more than 1,381 hours in ... he was the Astronaut Office Lead for Space shuttle Thermal Protection System Inspection and Repair. ...

Microscopic 'astronauts' to go back in orbit

... When space shuttle Endeavor blasts off on March 11, some tiny ... Resistance Virulence is part of the STS-123 space shuttle Endeavor mission. It will continue the research ... results were from a payload flown onboard space shuttle Atlantis in 2006. Spaceflight not only altered ...

Europe's Columbus laboratory leaves Earth

... German . Columbus was onboard NASAs Space shuttle Atlantis when it lifted off from the Kennedy ... Schlegel will return to Earth after the 12-day shuttle mission is over, Lopold Eyharts will stay on the ... On Saturday 9 February at 18:23 CET Space shuttle Atlantis will dock with the ISS. On the following ...

Space Research May Help Explain Salmonella Illness

... Space Center in Houston. The Salmonella experiments were flown on shuttle missions to the International Space Station in September 2006 and March ... For more about the Space shuttle Program, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle ...

American Pacific Reports Fiscal 2008 Results; Net Income Increases 80%

... programs were the Minuteman III propulsion replacement program, the Space shuttle Reusable Solid Rocket Motor (RSRM), the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket ... However, AP demand could increase if there is an extension of the Space shuttle program and/or an acceleration of the Ares program, The decrease ...

Advancing Medical Technology from Space

... and served as a mission specialist and payload commander on two Space shuttle flights. Dr. Harris comments on the role of medical research in space and ... and served as a mission specialist and payload commander on two Space shuttle flights. In recent editorials to newspapers, Harris highlights ...

Europe-wide Researchers' Night

... place in two central locations in Zurich (Bellevue and Zurichhorn) with shuttle boat transporation every 20 minutes between the locations. You are ... the official opening. The tour will take about 40 minutes, including VIP shuttle boat to Zurichhorn. Date: Friday, 28 September 2007 Time: 4:00 p.m. ...

Two Flight Surgeons Supporting Wyle's Bioastronautics Contract Selected for New Astronaut Class

... studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston . UTMB has supported Wyle by providing operational support for the shuttle program and International Space Station. UTMB and Wyle provide NASA approximately 10 physicians through Wyle's Bioastronautics Contract that, among ...

Audi Teamed Up With Star Quarterback Tom Brady and Celebrities to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities

... contributions and joined the rides. In an effort to reduce the event's carbon footprint, Audi provided a fleet of Q7 TDI clean diesel cars to shuttle celebrities and VIP guests. In addition to the picturesque bicycle tour from the John F. Kennedy Library to the Kennedy Compound at Craigville Beach ...

HDNet World Report Investigates an Alarming String of Murders Committed by Iraq War Veterans

... high definition home to critically acclaimed and award winning documentaries as part of the InFocus series. "NASA on HDNet" presents all live shuttle launches through 2010. Only HDNet Movies ( www.hdnetmovies.com , twitter.com/hdnetmovies) delivers exclusive Sneak Previews of new movies ...

National Federation of the Blind Congratulates NASA on Successful Mission

... Two Louis Braille Coins Return with Atlantis EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the space shuttle Atlantis landed today, it also returned from space two Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollars. This unique coin commemorates the birth of the ...

NASA's electronic nose may provide neurosurgeons with a new weapon against brain cancer

... 30, 2009 An unlikely multidisciplinary scientific collaboration has discovered that an electronic nose developed for air quality monitoring on Space shuttle Endeavour can also be used to detect odour differences in normal and cancerous brain cells. The results of the pilot study open up new possibilities ...

NASA Nanosatellite to Study Antifungal Drug Effectiveness in Space

... the number of opportunities available to conduct research in microgravity by providing an alternative to the International Space Station or space shuttle conducted investigations," said Elwood Agasid, PharmaSat project manager at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. "The PharmaSat ...

Rice students win NASA national design award

... and would autonomously navigate to a predefined landing coordinate. Both teams received cash prizes of $3,500 and an invitation to a future space shuttle launch. ...

HDNet's 'Dan Rather Reports' Investigates the Possibility of a Better Health Care System North of the Border

... high definition home to critically acclaimed and award winning documentaries as part of the InFocus series. "NASA on HDNet" presents all live shuttle launches through 2010. Only HDNet Movies delivers exclusive Sneak Previews of new movies before they hit theaters. The HDNet Movies Sneak ...

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals' Scientific Advisor Receives American Chemical Society's Highest Award

... associates from 21 countries. Thirty-five (35) now hold academic positions. Many have risen to high positions in industry and one was a space shuttle astronaut. About NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. NovaBay Pharmaceuticals is a mid-stage biopharmaceutical company developing ...

University of Washington scientists one step closer to stopping bone loss during spaceflight

... another step closer to learning how to maintain bone health during and after these space missions," Cavanagh said. "This week's launch of the Space shuttle Discovery serves as a timely reminder that space exploration continues and, with it, our research agenda must keep pace to ensure the musculoskeletal ...

Survey Results: Health Care Technology Advances as Physician Frustration Grows

... of fraud." Others said the cost was prohibitive and the software difficult to implement. A common complaint -- especially among physicians who shuttle between hospitals and private practice -- was that the available systems don't do a good job of talking to one another. Many also said ...

ACL Injury Prevention Program is First in Nation to Tackle Growing Problem

... Lunge walk, ball bridge, calf raise Plyometrics: Lateral, front/back and single leg hops, rebound jumps, scissor jumps Agility: shuttle and pivot runs Stretching: Hamstrings, quads, calves, groin and hip flexors ...

Coalition for Space Exploration Salutes American Heart Month

... of all of us here on Earth." Dr. Bernard Harris Coalition for Space Exploration Board Member Dr. Bernard Harris is a former space shuttle astronaut and is president and chief executive officer of Vesalius Ventures Inc., a venture capital accelerator for medical informatics and ...

$100,000 Winners of Nation's Premier High School Science Competition to be Announced

... to streamline the gene discovery process Optimized performance of multi-core processors, making intricate simulation (like that of space shuttle re-entry) available on desktop computers versus a "supercomputer" Interviews/photo ops available with winners, Siemens Foundation ...

No substitute for hard work: Creatine supplementation does not improve exercise outcomes in COPD

... but no differences were seen between the groups. The Cr group also showed a greater, but non-significant percentage of improvement in the incremental shuttle walking test with loading and after pulmonary rehabilitation, but additional analysis still showed no overall effect between it and the placebo ....

Phillipsburg Easton Honda to Host Miller-Keystone Blood Drive

... scored higher on customer satisfaction and we plan to stay ahead. We're proud to offer our service customers free loaner vehicles and a free shuttle service. We'll also be adding more comforts, such as free wireless internet, a new, larger TV, snacks, coffee & espresso, and so on," says ...

New Alzheimer's predictors advance earlier detection

... disease. Mouse neurons which over-produce a precursor to the amyloid protein closely linked to Alzheimer's disease development were unable to shuttle the vesicles to their proper destinations in nerve cells, causing them instead to enlarge abnormally and accumulate. The impeded transport of these ...

American Dental Hygienists' Association and Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. Unveil Honorees of Inaugural HYGIENIST HERO(TM) Recognition Program

... charity of choice to receive a $1,000 donation that will be made in the honoree's name. The 2008 HYGIENIST HERO(TM) Honorees are: Carrol M. shuttle Bains, RD, Bristol, TN For three years, Carrol has volunteered at Healing Hands, providing outstanding dental hygiene care -- at no cost -- to ...

CVS Caremark Presents at NCOA-ASA Conference on Company's Commitment to Recruiting and Retaining Mature Workers

... also offers substantial training, convenient locations, and flexible work schedules -- including a snowbird program that enables employees to shuttle between different store regions on a seasonal basis. "CVS Caremark prides itself on developing innovative workforce development partnerships and ...

Tweaking Insulin Might Help Fight Aging

... Caenorhabditis elegans . The worm has long been used in cutting-edge genetics research -- in fact, hundreds of the critters survived the 2003 Space shuttle disaster intact, although their tiny lifespans prevented them from appreciating their brush with death for very long. The Joslin researchers ...

VA Research Project on NASA Space Shuttle

... "This is a great example of VA working with the private and public sectors on vital research to create a life-saving advancement." The space shuttle Endeavour is transporting research material to the International Space Station. The research will be used by VA investigators and other researchers ...

Novel link between excessive nutrient levels and insulin resistance

... uncovered the long-missing molecular link: the enzyme OGT (short for O-linked -N-acetylglucosamine transferase), the last in a line of enzymes that shuttle sugars through the hexosamine pathway. Their study revealed that OGT slams the brake on insulin signaling soon after insulin fires up the ...

Controversies in science and technology explored in new book from Mary Ann Liebert

... the authors present a historical overview of U.S. manned space exploration, a look toward the future, and the lessons learned from past space shuttle disasters. Global Warming focuses on the scientific data, social impact, and ongoing political debate, and Biology and Gender probes controversial ...

Queen's immunologists find better way to boost the immune system

... vaccine design within our grasp, says Dr. Basta. Dr. Basta suggests that by fully understanding this new mechanism, researchers should be able to shuttle the appropriate viral components to the right immune cells. ...

Huron Capital Caps Strong Year With Five Acquisitions In 4Q07

... transportation business, significantly adding to its transportation platform, Tectrans. Based in the Southeast, the companies provide community shuttle programs for public agencies and paratransit services to disabled and special needs passengers. Since forming Tectrans in July 2006, revenues have ...

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Turns Off the Tap With Green Earth Waterless Carwash

... are assigned by lottery throughout the hospital's parking lots to show gratitude to the hospital employees who park a distance away and take a shuttle to the facility. As the program grows, employees will be able to sign up and pay for carwashes. Green Earth Waterless Carwash will also be available ...

US Astronauts Successfully Complete Fourth Space Walk

... (RIA Novosti) Astronauts from the Atlantis space shuttle have completed a fourth space walk on the ... system will be carried out Monday before the shuttle undocks Tuesday. The Atlantis shuttle is due to return to Earth June 21. ...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

... control before the astronauts floated into space shuttle Atlantis that would take them home. ... said. Sunita had set off from here Dec 9 on space shuttle Discovery on what was to become the longest space ... woman to command a space flight mission on Space shuttle Columbia in July 1999. "She truly is a ...

Effect of Prolonged Stay in Space Studied Using Fruit Flies

... the effect by using Fruit flies aboard the Space shuttle Discovery. The flies will need little care ... will test the flies for two weeks after the shuttle returns. Scientists from NASA's Ames ... of humans, he said. The flies on the shuttle will travel in 10 small containers, each of which ...

Experiments In Outer Space To Determine single Cell Survival

... and rapid cell death upon drying. Already launched on the space shuttle The incorporated cells of the Brinker group are self-sustaining - ... were launched on the recently completed mission of the US space shuttle Discovery. On the Space Station, experiments will be performed to ...

NASA Gets Ready To Address Tough Questions

... mission. 'I don't think they've been great at dealing with this type of thing in the past,' says former astronaut Story Musgrave, a six-time space shuttle flier who has a medical degree. 'But it's very nice that they're considering it now.' ...
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