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Md. cloud broker shines for NASA during solar eclipse (access required)

InfoZen LLC, a Bethesda cloud broker and provider of information technology services, was involved in supporting nasa.gov during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, for which NASA said it had record online viewership. InfoZen, NASA and others worked to plan, test, integrate and launch ...

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NASA delays until Wednesday release of artificial clouds above the Maryland coast (access required)

UPDATE — NASA says it has delayed until Wednesday morning the release of luminescent clouds above the Mid-Atlantic coast to test a new system to support studies of the ionosphere. The launch of a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket testing a new deployment ...

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UMD team gets $1 million from NASA to develop battery (access required)

One thing that no deep-space mission needs is a battery that could burst into flames. But lithium-ion batteries — found in everything from cell phones and laptops and to jumbo jets — can do just that if they fail; just ...

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Triumph for NASA, Hopkins: Spacecraft’s Pluto flyby confirmed (access required)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — It’s official: NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has gotten humanity’s first up-close look at Pluto, The spacecraft sent word of its triumph Tuesday across 3 billion miles to scientists waiting breathlessly back home. Confirmation of mission success ...

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SpaceX flights could save NASA money (access required)

NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years. SpaceX and Boeing said Monday that they are on track to carry out their ...

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Maryland students worked on NASA instrument

Three high school graduates from Maryland selected to work on NASA's Cloud-Aerosol Transport System, an instrument built to measure the atmosphere's clouds and particles from space and scheduled to be launched to the International Space Station on Tuesday.

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