Tag Archives: NASA

Spelman students displaying their humanoid robot 'spice'

Howard University Introduces D.C Kids to Robot and NASA Scientists and Engineers

Third-graders, college, and high-school students, mingled with NASA scientists and robot engineers at Howard University STEM forum

Third-graders, college, and high-school students, mingled with NASA scientists and robot engineers at Howard University…

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Meet Dr. Ayanna Howard: Roboticist, AI Scientist, and Old School #Blerd

She's one of the brightest minds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence

Dr. Ayanna Howard is an award-winning scientist who has worked for NASA, built robots for…

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White House Hosts Astronomy Night

President Obama announces private-sector STEM commitments

White House Astronomy Night is just the latest in a series of events that President…

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STEM Activities and More at Camp Google

Free online camp gets kids outside doing science experiments

Google has consulted the experts to design a fun online camp for kids that gets…

By Robin White Goode

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Dr. Mae Jemison Talks Overcoming Fear

The former astronaut says her fear of heights wouldn't keep her from space exploration

Former astronaut, Dr. Mae Jemison says her fear of heights wouldn’t keep her from space…

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New Book Tells Stories of Black Pioneers in Space Program

'We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program' talks being black in NASA during its early days

A newly released book profiles 10 African American space workers who were pioneers in their…

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Cool Jobs: Meteorologist Somara Theodore Talks STEM & Storm Watching

Media personality details importance of mentorship and advice for young professionals

WJCL’s resident scientist, Somara Theodore, speaks with Black Enterprise about being a successful TV meteorologist…

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Former NASA Employee Launches Diverse Emoji App

App includes black and brown faces, interracial couples and same-sex couples

Former NASA employee, Katrina Parrot, launches a new app called iDiversicons, which is filled with…

By Courtney Connley

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Anniversary of the Moon Walk: 10 African American Space Pioneers

Astronauts of color who broke barriers to explore the unknown

During this month 45 years ago, the U.S. set foot on the moon. In commemoration…

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The Cupola observatory module was installed in February of 2010.

The First Instagram Selfie From Space is Pretty Awesome

With Earth in the background photobombing, American astronaut Steven Swanson became the first person to take a selfie on Instagram in space

The photo was taken in the observatory module of the space station, the Cupola

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The telescope was launched in 2009 and has discovered over 900 planets.

NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers 715 New Planets

The exoplanets orbit 305 stars, revealing the existence of more multiple-planet systems similar to ours

One planet in the habitable zone is twice the size of Earth

By Patrick Austin

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NASA recognizes the outstanding effort of Small Businesses

How Small Business & NASA Are Working Together Toward Future Missions

NASA continues to work with small business, to the tune of $38.7 million

NASA’s small business innovation research projects continue to link small business with our space program

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NASA recognizes the outstanding effort of Small Businesses

NASA Improves Contract Performance with Small Businesses

NASA has achieved an "A" on it's Small Business Procurement Scorecard.

Despite a spending decrease due to federal budget constraints, NASA awarded approximately $2.6 billion directly…

By C. Daniel Baker

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NASA recognizes the outstanding effort of Small Businesses

NASA Plans Further Development Using Small Business Technology

NASA has selected 14 proposals from small business and research institution teams

NASA STTR Program uses a three-phase award system that provides opportunities to qualified small businesses,…

By C. Daniel Baker

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NASA Spends $2.6 Billion On Small Business Contracts

NASA spends $2.6 Billion on small-business contracts in 2012

NASA spends $2.6 Billion on small-business contracts in 2012

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Many African Americans have made strides in the world of aeronautics, from Dr. Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first black female astraunaut in space, to the legendary Tuskegee Airmen. Here we take a look at the seven black power players in the boardrooms and behind the business of the aeronautics industry. --- Janell Hazelwood

7 Black Power Players In Aeronautics

A look at the top black professionals in the aviation industry

Here’s a look at the top African American professionals making strides in the aviation industry

By Janell Hazelwood

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Shuttle Stars: America’s Black Astronauts

A look at 20 African American pioneers of aeronautics

The final launch of Atlantis on July 8 will mark the end of the American…

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In the News: NASA Grants Morgan State University $28.5 Million for STEM ;L.I. Homeowners Stand Up to JPMorgan Chase;S&P Lowers U.S. Rating Outlook to Negative

Headlines around the web

Headlines around the web

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In the News: Protesters in Egypt Rally After Release of Google Exec; Electronics Not A Factor in Toyota Acceleration

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

NASA engineers canceled out engine electronics as a reason for the recall of over 8…

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STEM Spotlight: Mary J. Blige, NASA Pair Up to Get Girls Into Science

Advice and news about careers, education, and business opportunities in science and technology

Mary J. Blige is collaborating with NASA to inspire girls to pursue STEM careers. BlackEnterprise.com…

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