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Parachute Testing for NASA's InSight Mission

This parachute testing for NASA’s InSight mission to Mars was conducted inside the world’s largest wind tunnel, at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, in February 2015. 6 more words

Jonathan Offt

Paid Notice: Deaths GILBERT, S. PARKER by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

GILBERT–S. Parker. The Trustees, Fellows, and staff of the Morgan Library & Museum are deeply saddened by the death of S. Parker Gilbert, President Emeritus of the Board of Trustees. 22 more words

Jonathan Offt

Bush's Busy Role on Corporate Boards Could Become 2016 Issue by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

During his transition from Florida governor to likely presidential candidate, Jeb Bush served on the boards or as an adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofits, a dizzying array of corporate connections that earned him millions of dollars and… 12 more words

Jonathan Offt

For Kremlin, a Charity Teaching Science to Kids Is Viewed as Suspect by REUTERS


By REUTERS

A Russian law designed to stop civil society groups trying to stir rebellion against President Vladimir Putin’s rule is having unforeseen side effects: it threatens to close down a foundation that helps gifted school children study science. 12 more words

Jonathan Offt

Germany's Angela Merkel Again Tops Forbes Most Powerful Women List by REUTERS


By REUTERS

German Chancellor Angela Merkel topped the Forbes list of the world’s 100 most powerful women for the fifth consecutive year, edging past U.S. presidential candidate Hilary Clinton, who came in second in the 2015 annual ranking. 12 more words

Jonathan Offt

View From an F-15D

NASA pilot Jim Less and photographer Jim Ross pull their F-15D #897 aircraft away from a KC-135 refueling tanker. NASA is supporting the Edwards Air Force Base F-15 program with safety and photo chase expertise. 6 more words

Jonathan Offt

UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez

Recording artist and actress Selena Gomez was appointed a UNICEF Ambassador in September 2009. Since then Selena has advocated for the world’s most vulnerable children by participating in numerous campaigns, events, and initiatives on behalf of the U.S. 298 more words

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