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Orion Technologies Ranks No. 1227 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List with Three-Year Sales Growth of 317%

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Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies-the Inc. 5000. Orlando, FL - Inc. magazine ranked ORION TECHNOLOGIES NO. 1227 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. In addition to being ranked #1227, Orion Technologies placed #14 in Top Engineering companies and #15 in Top Orlando, FL companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment- its independent small ... Read More »

NASA Unveils New Public Web Portal for Research Results

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“At NASA, we are celebrating this opportunity to extend access to our extensive portfolio of scientific and technical publications,” said NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman. “Through open access and innovation we invite the global community to join us in exploring Earth, air and space.”   NASA now requires articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals and papers in juried conference proceedings be publicly accessible via the agency’s PubSpace:   https://www.nihms.nih.gov/db/sub.cgi   PubSpace is an archive of orig... Read More »

NASA to Host Media Briefing on Launch of Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft

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The briefing will be held in the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, located at 300 E Street SW in Washington, and be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website.   The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft, approximately the size of a sport utility vehicle, will launch Sept. 8 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on its mission to study, in detail, an asteroid called Bennu. The mission represents a valuable opportunity to learn... Read More »

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk, Briefing on Installation of Space Station Docking Port

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Coverage of the spacewalk will begin at 6:30 a.m. EDT Aug. 19, on NASA TV and the agency’s website, with the spacewalk scheduled to begin at 8:05 a.m.   Leading up to the spacewalk, NASA TV will air a briefing from the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, during which station and commercial crew experts will discuss the process and significance of installing and connecting the first of two international docking adapters (IDAs) that will be used for the future arrivals of Boeing and SpaceX commercial cre... Read More »

Amway inducts new members to Distinguished Scientific Leadership Society

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The three new DSLS members are:          Senior Principal Engineer Sue Hoff: Sue’s distinguished career has spanned 36 years at Amway. She is affectionately known in her department as the “Queen of Cookware,” because of her work on Amway’s cookware lines. Her experience across all Amway brands has consistently and positively impacted brand strategies, technology plans and lab operations. She is an inventor with 19 U.S. patents granted in addition to 28 U.S. patent applications and 83 foreign applications.          Senior Principal Researc... Read More »

NASA Invites Media to Learn About New Hurricane Mission

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The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) hurricane mission, scheduled to launch Nov. 21 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, is a constellation of eight microsatellites that will gather never-before-seen details on the formation and intensity of tropical cyclones and hurricanes.   During the event, media will get to tour two SwRI facilities, view the microsatellites stacked on the deployment module in a testing facility, and learn about the mission from the science, engineering, launch and operation teams.... Read More »

NASA Announces Changes to International Space Station Coverage

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New and unique stories from the International Space Station, Orion spacecraft program, and other human spaceflight projects, will take viewers behind the scenes of the groundbreaking science taking place off the Earth, for the Earth, and the technology NASA is developing to prepare for its journey to Mars. This programming will be available to a worldwide audience on various NASA social media accounts, including YouTube. NASA Television’s Space Station Live program will be phased out in August and discontinued Sept. 1. However, NASA TV will ... Read More »

NASA Awards Protective Services Contract at Kennedy Space Center

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This firm-fixed-price contract, resulting from a small business set-aside competition, will begin Oct. 1. The contract has a possible total performance period of five years and a maximum potential value of $146.3 million. Chenega Infinity, LLC will provide physical security operations, personnel security, secure access procedures, 911 dispatch, firefighting, fire prevention and protection engineering, aircraft rescue, advance life support ambulance services, emergency management and protective services training. ... Read More »

Engineers of Tomorrow: Toyota Helps Michigan Science Center ‘Catch ‘Em All’

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“It’s critical to foster innovative thinking at a young age,” said Toyota Technical Center Senior Vice President Jeff Makarewicz. “Developing that interest early on can create great opportunities not only for students, but for the industry as well. We’re excited to make this donation, and for our continued partnership with the Michigan Science Center.”The donation will be used to transform and upgrade the Toyota Engineering Theatre (TET). The TET is a unique, 4D multi-media experience that engages visitors with the transformative, dynamic and e... Read More »

FanART Games Soft-Launches Yammix: Bubble Smash

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Oulu, Finland, July 21, 2016 -- Yammix is a sweet candy world, which is populated with different candy-themed creatures. The characters are colorful, friendly and just so cute. These characters will present, in a line of games, different stories and activities directed to families and friends. The series will also include story-based animations and merchandise. In Yammix: Bubble Smash, the players are presented with challenging activities. It is intense entertainment, where the players pop the bright bubbles, collect donuts and, by doing so,... Read More »

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