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NASA Johnson to Dedicate Building to Dorothy Vaughan, Women of Apollo

A portrait of Dorothy Vaughan, a mathematician, computer programmer, and NASA’s first Black manager. Credit: NASA NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will recognize legendary human computer Dorothy Vaughan and the women of Apollo with activities marking their achievements, including a renaming and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the center’s “Building 12,” on Friday, July 19, the […]

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Tech Today: NASA’s Moonshot Launched Commercial Fuel Cell Industry 

2 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) HyAxiom’s 440-kilowatt phosphoric acid fuel cell is now its flagship product, and it still builds on technical know-how developed under the Apollo and space shuttle programs. Credit: HyAxiom Inc. NASA’s investment in fuel cells dates to the 1960s when most of the world was […]

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NASA Preserves Its Past at Kennedy While Building Future of Space

From the left, NASA Kennedy Space Center’s, Maui Dalton, project manager, engineering; Katherine Zeringue, cultural resources manager; Janet Petro, NASA Kennedy Space Center director; and Ismael Otero, project manager, engineering, unveil a large bronze historical marker plaque at the location of NASA Kennedy’s original headquarters building on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Approved in April 2023 […]

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Navigating the Moon with Art

NASA An artist uses an airbrush to recreate the lunar surface on one of the four models comprising the LOLA, or Lunar Orbit and Landing Approach, simulator in this November 12, 1964, photo. Project LOLA was a simulator built at Langley to study problems related to landing on the lunar surface. In “Spaceflight Revolution: NASA […]