Tag Archive: NASA

Jan 31 2013

Remembering the Space Shuttle Columbia Crew

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Ten years ago this week, on February 1, 2003, America and the world received the tragic news that Mission Control at Johnson Space Center had lost contact with the Space Shuttle Columbia while it was crossing the heavens at nearly 15,000 mph. At approximately 9:00 a.m., within seconds of the last communication received from the …

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Feb 21 2012

UT Tyler, NASA collaborate

The University of Texas at Tyler will further collaborate with National Aeronautics and Space Administration Education by designing and delivering ongoing professional development activities that will enhance K-12 teaching and learning, Dr. Michael Odell, associate vice president for sponsored research and director of federal relations, announced. Joining a select group of high quality development providers …

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Aug 02 2011

Paying tribute to Texas’ space legacy

By U.S. Senator John Cornyn On July 20th, 1969, the Apollo 11 crew marked an unprecedented journey, inspiring human exploration for generations to come. Astronaut Neil Armstrong reported the landing of the first manned mission on the moon with the assuring words, “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” While the world held its …

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Feb 24 2011

Tyler ISD student to study with NASA engineers

Robert E. Lee High School junior, Cole Paxson, has been nominated to participate in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) program. Paxson will begin the first phase of the program with interactive web-based activities and distance learning in the spring. The next phase will be a residential experience and …

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