Articles by tag: NASA

Tech-Mom Journey: From CERT to Stars, Inspiring the Next Generation with Desiree Baccus

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In a world where technology and communication are paramount, the story of Desiree Baccus stands as a testament to the power of curiosity and adaptability. As a single mother who delved into the tech world to inspire her children, Baccus’ journey from the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to the realms of amateur radio…

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Hydrogen-Powered Aircrafts Could be the Solution for Zero-Carbon Air Travel. Is the Solution Green Enough?

The aviation industry stands on the cusp of a green revolution, with hydrogen-powered aircrafts emerging as a beacon of hope. While the concept is tantalizing, the real challenge lies in determining the true environmental impact of this hydrogen. NASA, with its rich history in hydrogen propulsion from space programs, is spearheading efforts to harness…

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What Does NASA’s Discovery of a Volcano-Riddled Earth-like Planet Mean for Life in Space?

As we continue to advance our technological prowess, we find ourselves peering deeper into the depths of the universe than ever before. Through the combined efforts of NASA‘s TESS satellite and the Spitzer Infrared Space Telescope, we’ve been offered a glimpse into what may be countless habitable zones. One such discovery, an Earth-like planet…

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Marketing and media can learn from the software developer community to achieve more scale

Software companies grow roughly twice as fast as the global economy. In fact, rapid growth is embedded in the culture of the industry, with books such as Blitzscaling by LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman defining playbooks and recipes for proven growth-hacking unseen in the founding cultures of other industries. We’re accustomed to the growth—and the volatility—of…

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The European Space Agency Lunar Launch Programs and Service Initiatives to Watch in 2023

The European Space Agency is making strides in its efforts to commercialize space, with a focus on sustained exploration. What are they doing to achieve this? According to the ESA, it all starts with service initiatives. A recent panel discussion at the Space Tech Expo in Bremen, Germany revealed that the ESA is growing its…

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Let the Space Race Begin Again

NASA successfully launched the most powerful rocket in the world into outer space this week. The Orion spacecraft is headed for the moon, with the goal of returning to earth in less than four weeks. The journey is the first leg of the Artemis I mission, which has the goal of eventually launching spacecraft…

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Artemis 1 Is Nasa’s Test to Return Humans to the Moon

Richard Ward, CTO & Founder, OrbitsEdge, shares his comment on NASA’s Artemis mega-rocket launching the agency’s Orion spacecraft to the moon. Orion will travel approximately 40,000 miles beyond the Moon and return to Earth over a period of 25.5 days following launch, according to NASA. As part of NASA’s Moon to Mars exploration approach,…

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Building Hope: Vogel’s Journey with Homeless Families
July 19, 2024

Impact and Programs: Vogel Alcove, a Dallas-based nonprofit, has served around 18,000 homeless children and families over 37 years, offering programs like early childhood education, health services, and mental health support to combat the traumatic effects of homelessness and poverty. Trauma-Responsive Care: In the podcast’s first episode, Vogel’s president Karen Hughes, along with Dr….

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Empowering Through Connection: Vogel’s Pyramid Model Approach
July 19, 2024

Mission and Impact: Vogel Alcove, a nonprofit in Dallas, helps homeless children and families through various programs and services. Pyramid Model Framework: Vogel uses the Pyramid Model, an evidence-based framework for promoting young children’s social-emotional development with universal supports, targeted supports, and intensive interventions. Nurturing Relationships and Supportive Environments: Vogel focuses on building nurturing…

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MedPAC’s Miss on Reality of Home Health Financial Reality Results in Suggested Cut in 2025 Proposed Rule
July 19, 2024

The March 2024 MedPAC report recommending a 7% payment reduction for home health agencies in 2025 has sparked significant concern within the industry. Why is this recommendation being met with such resistance, and what does the financial reality of home health agencies look like in contrast to these federal suggestions? Are the MedPAC recommendations…

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Sixth Inning- What are the Stages Where Your Business Takes Place?
July 18, 2024

When you think of a baseball game, you might picture the crack of the bat or the roar of the crowd as a home run sails over the outfield fence. But for the Savannah Bananas, the game is just one part of the spectacle. Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind this innovative team, shares how…

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How to Stop Asteroids From Hitting Earth? NASA to Test a Breakthrough Solution
November 26, 2021

(Bloomberg) — The Russia incident was a warning. On a winter morning in 2013, a meteor the size of a four-story building screamed across the country, exploding near the city of Chelyabinsk and injuring more than 1,600 people amid widespread property damage. The chunk of rock and iron, which was 60 feet across, served as a…

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NASA Invests $105 Million in US Small Business Technology Development
May 17, 2021

NASA has a long history of supporting America’s entrepreneurs as they develop technologies from ideas to commercial readiness. The agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is furthering that legacy with 140 new Phase II awards to 127 U.S. small businesses that will help them move their innovations to market. The awards to these small businesses, located across 34…

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What is the Key to Sustainability in the Final Frontier?
April 7, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   There are three distinct areas of space exploration—civil, commercial, and defense. It’s rare to find a leader that has contributed to all three. Space to…

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What Do Space and Archaeology Have in Common?
March 17, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   What do space and archaeology have in common? One is the future, while the other is the study of the past. However, space has a…

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Is a U.S.and China Space Race is Good for the Global Economy?
March 9, 2021

“That’s Debatable” is an interactive series on today’s most pressing issues. This week’s resolution: Is a U.S.-China space race good for humanity? Arguing for the motion are Physicist Avi Loeb and former NASA Scientist Bidushi Bhattacharya. Against the motion are Theoretical Physicist Michio Kaku and Observer Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow and Nuclear and Space Policy…

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Advocating for the Scientific Community Through Media
March 3, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Looking at all aspects of the world of space and science is the crux of Space to Grow. It’s time to look at the human…

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Cultivating Diverse Perspectives in Space Exploration
February 17, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   To dive into diversity in space, hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden of Astroscale welcomed former NASA administrator, retired Marine Corps Major…

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Getting Technetical: The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch
June 25, 2020

On May 30th, the next chapter of U.S. space exploration began with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch to the International Space Station. Jason Riggs, Director, Aerospace Business Unit for The Technetics Group, spoke with host Tyler Kern about this momentous event. “This is definitely a new chapter in human space flight,” Biggs said….

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The Roboticist Chronicles: The Difference Between Robots on Earth and Robots in Outer Space
June 10, 2020

Some things are challenging enough, but an extra element takes the degree of difficulty up several notches. That’s how it is for Josh Sooknanan, an aerospace engineer with NASA, who takes robots and puts them into space. In addition to the already steep curve of working with robotics, Sooknanan also has to face things…

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