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A New Story Begins With The First-ever Toyota C-HR


 The first-ever 2018 Toyota C-HR – a stylish and technology-filled subcompact SUV crossover vehicle -- representing a leap forward in design and innovation – is launching with a mischievous and clever marketing campaign for creative instigators. The C-HR, stylish and sleek, has the sportiness to impress thanks to Deputy Chief Engineer, Hiro Koba, who is a diehard racer with speed coursing through his veins. Koba and team made sure the C-HR exhilarates its driver anytime, anywhere, satisfying mischief-makers and trend-setters alike. As par... Read More »

Georgia Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on the International Space Station


  NASA astronaut Jack Fischer speaks to Georgia student at 11:45 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 19.  Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will answer questions from K5 through 12th grade students from Fayette County and surrounding areas. Fischer launched to the International Space Station in April. He is scheduled to return to Earth in September. As part of its Summer Reading Program, Fayette County Public Library applied to host the downlink, which allows educational organizations to host conversations with astronauts livin... Read More »

NASA Awards Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract


The Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract (NOC) has a two-year base period that begins Oct. 1, followed by a one-year option and two two-year options. The total potential value of the contract is $154.5 million. The contract includes a cost-plus-award-fee (CPAF) portion, which covers the core work of the contract, and a CPAF firm-fixed-price portion for indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity orders.   Under the NOC, Raytheon will procure highly-skilled services that include enriched-oxygen breathing gas production (Nitrox)... Read More »

NASA to Air Launch of Next International Space Station Resupply Mission


The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will liftoff on the company's Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying almost 6,000 pounds of science research, crew supplies and hardware to the orbiting laboratory in support of Expedition 52 and 53 crew members. The unpressurized trunk of the spacecraft also will transport solar panels, tools for Earth-observation and equipment to study neutron stars.   About 10 minutes after launch, Dragon will reach its preliminary orbit. It then will deploy its sola... Read More »

Exablaze and Solarflare Resolve Patent Dispute


The ongoing patent dispute between Exablaze Pty. Ltd and Solarflare Communications Ltd. has been resolved. The resolution is in the form of a commercial agreement and both sides have withdrawn from continued legal action or further patent challenges. "Both parties can now get on and compete in the marketplace, rather than in the courts," says Exablaze Chairman, Dr Greg Robinson. Sydney, Australia: Exablaze and Solarflare have entered into an agreement which settles the recent patent dispute between the two companies. Both parties have withdr... Read More »

FedEx Extends Sponsorship of the FedExCup Championship on the PGA TOUR


“The FedEx relationship has been invaluable to the PGA TOUR on multiple fronts for more than 30 years, beginning with its sponsorship of the FedEx St. Jude Classic,” PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan said. “The FedExCup championship revolutionized the fan viewing experience and competitive landscape of the PGA TOUR, establishing a cohesive narrative throughout the schedule and a compelling conclusion to the season with the FedExCup Playoffs.” “We are proud to extend our historic sponsorship of the FedExCup, which has dramatically changed the... Read More »

World’s Brightest Young Innovators Take Center Stage at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair


WHAT/WHO: The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public and the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, will take place in Los Angeles from May 14-19. More than 1,700 high school students selected from 425 affiliate fairs in 78 countries, regions and territories will showcase cutting-edge research and inventions and compete for approximately $4 million in awards. The full list of finalists is available in the event program (starting on page 60). This year, 21 fina... Read More »

BP Angola enhances support for Benguela agribusiness project


The third phase of the project, implemented by a local NGO ADRA, focuses on improving the productivity and commercialization capability of the cooperatives as well as enhancing its access to regional and national markets. While meeting with the local farmers’ association, BP Angola’s deputy general manager, Helder Silva, handed-over a truck to assist them in the delivery of produce to distant markets. “We are proud to be here today to witness the progress of this project and the significant impact it is making on the lives of the farmers ... Read More »

Discover Garmin: Human Factors Testing


[video ][/video] For more Discover Garmin features, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram throughout the year as we provide a behind-the-scenes look at how our advanced avionics are created. ... Read More »

NASA TV Coverage Set for 200th Spacewalk at International Space Station


NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is seen during a Jan. 6, 2017, spacewalk during Expedition 50 aboard the International Space Station. Credits: NASA Whitson, Expedition 51 commander, and Fischer will venture outside the Quest airlock to replace a large avionics box that supplies electricity and data connections to the science experiments, and replacement hardware stored outside the station.   The ExPRESS Carrier Avionics, or ExPCA is located on the starboard 3 truss of the station on one of the depots housing critical spare parts... Read More »

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