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09.13.12 - NASA and the Netherlands Aerospace Laboratory Sign Aviation Agreements
NASA's Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Jaiwon Shin and National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) of The Netherlands General Director Michel Peters signed two cooperative agreements in the field of air traffic management in Amsterdam Thursday.
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09.12.12 - NASA Accepting Applications for Aeronautics Scholarships
NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is accepting scholarship applications from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year.
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09.11.12 - NASA and German Aerospace Center Sign Civil Aviation Agreements
NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have signed two cooperative agreements to advance air traffic management benefiting airline passengers and citizens of both nations.
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09.05.12 - New NASA Book Reveals Pressure Suits are Height of Fashion
NASA has published a colorful, picture-filled book that details the development and use of the protective clothing worn by test pilots, astronauts and others as they soar high above Earth.
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08.07.12 - Transformed X-48c Flies Successfully
The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time Tuesday at Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert.
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05.30.12 - NASA Announces 2012 Aeronautics Scholarship Recipients
NASA has selected 25 students to receive the agency's Aeronautics Scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year.
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03.27.12 - NASA Announces Aeronautics Research Institute
NASA's Ames Research Center will host a virtual institute to solicit and foster innovative ideas that address technological challenges facing aviation and the U.S. air transportation system today and in the future.
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02.16.12 - NASA Aeronautics Is Focus of Research And Technology Roundtable
NASA officials will meet with aeronautics industry, academia and government leaders Feb. 21-22 for the second in a series of roundtable discussions about future directions for aeronautics research and technology.
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01.31.12 - NASA Releases Sector 33 Air Traffic Control Educational Game App
NASA has released a new educational game with an air traffic control theme for Apple iPhone and iPad devices. The Sector 33 application is designed to challenge students in middle school and above to use basic math and problem-solving skills.
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