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    March 31, 2010

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    March 31, 2010

  • Giacobinids dazzle observers

    Oct. 14, 1998

    Outburst occurred over Japan, East Asia.

  • Calibration flight planned today

    Aug. 13, 1998

    CAMEX first flight to validate Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite measurements.

  • CAMEX aircraft make test runs

    Aug. 14, 1998

    CAMEX flies over tropical storm weather in successful calibration run.

  • Interplanetary Christmas

    Dec. 24, 1998

    Santa discusses his plans for Christmas on future space colonies.

  • Islands in the (Air) Stream

    May 1, 1998

    The quest to understand how rapid urban growth affects local and regional weather and, potentially, the global climate is on. NASA scientists will measure thermal radiation from growing cities by flying an instrument-laden Lear jet over Baton Rouge, Sacramento, and Salt Lake City.

  • Soil mechanics make clean sweep

    Feb. 4, 1998

    All six test cells were processed in an experiment to study the movement of powders, grains, and dirt in the low-gravity conditions of space. The science team is hopeful that the success of this mission, and its anticipated data, will lead to a third mission to explore soil mechanics further.

  • Lecture series to cover Physicsfor the Third Millennium

    Feb. 2, 1998

    Lectures on science in the next century will be held at Marshall Space Flight Center during February 9-12, 1998. Relativistic physics, and next generation propulsion techniques are among the topics.

  • Why did the supernova change colors?

    Nov. 3, 2006