Webinar: Microbiome – from Identification to Characterization

Friday, 19 September 2014 Online  —  Human microbiome projects have delivered our first glimpse into the microbial communities that reside in and on our bodies. Building on these efforts, the research community has begun to correlate the makeup of individual … Continue reading

Development of the Orion Crew-Service Module Umbilical Retention and Release Mechanism

Abstract: The Orion Crew-Service Module umbilical retention and release mechanism supports, protects and disconnects all of the cross-module commodities between the spacecraft’s crew and service modules. These commodities include explosive transfer lines, wiring for power and data, and flexible hoses … Continue reading

Using ISS Telescopes for Electromagnetic Follow-up of Gravitational Wave Detections of NS-NS and NS-BH Mergers

Abstract: The International Space Station offers a unique platform for rapid and inexpensive deployment of space telescopes. A scientific opportunity of great potential later this decade is the use of telescopes for the electromagnetic follow-up of ground-based gravitational wave detections … Continue reading

FMA Live! Celebrates a Decade of STEM Success with 2014 Fall Tour

NASA and Honeywell are kicking off the 2014 fall tour this week of the award-winning science education program FMA LIVE! Forces in Motion with performances at three schools in the greater Seattle area. …read more Source:: http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/september/fma-live-celebrates-a-decade-of-stem-success-with-2014-fall-tour        … Continue reading

NIST Megacities Carbon Project Named aposProject to Watchapos by United Nations

A greenhouse gas monitoring program developed by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several collaborating institutions has been named a Project to Watch by a United Nations organization that … …read more Source:: http://www.nist.gov/greenhouse-gas/megacities-091514.cfm        … Continue reading