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Founded in 1969, under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences at the request of the U.S. Government, the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) is a nonprofit corporation chartered to advance space-related science, technology and engineering. USRA operates scientific institutes and facilities, and conducts other major research and educational programs, under Federal funding. USRA engages the university community and employs in-house scientific leadership, innovative research and development, and project management expertise. More information about USRA is available at www.usra.edu.
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Universities Space Research Association - Archive (press)
2017
18
Apr
2017
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Cygnus Resupply Vehicle (CRV-7) Launching on April 18 to the International Space Station

30
Mar
2017
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USRA and GWU Host the 2017 Annual Symposium

16
Mar
2017
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USRA Awarded NASA Contract for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

27
Feb
2017
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Universities Space Research Association's Chair of the Board of Trustees Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

21
Feb
2017
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USRA's Eric Becklin receives the 2017 Henry Norris Russell Lectureship

21
Feb
2017
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Arecibo Observatory captures revealing images of Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos- Pajdusakova

15
Feb
2017
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Remote Observation Center at Universities Space Research Association Now Open

15
Feb
2017
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Arecibo Observatory captures revealing images of Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-

13
Feb
2017
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Universities Space Research Association Names Paula King Vice-President, Human Resources

04
Jan
2017
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Astronomers pinpoint radio flashes originating long-long ago in a galaxy far-far away

04
Jan
2017
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Arecibo Observatory casts new light on cosmic microwave background

04
Jan
2017
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A venerable radio telescope sets new standard for universal constant

04
Jan
2017
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The Mystery of Part-Time Pulsars

04
Jan
2017
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Arecibo Observatory Radio Data Crucial to Understanding why Quasars are so Bright

2016
21
Nov
2016
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Universities Space Research Association Scientist Stephen Mackwell Elected as Fellow of AAAS

01
Nov
2016
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Universities Space Research Association Announces Annual Scholarship Award Winners

10
Oct
2016
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Scientists Unearth New Clues to the Dinosaur-Killing Impact

25
Jul
2016
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Universities Space Research Association Taps Dr. Harold W. Yorke to Lead the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Science Mission Operations

18
Jul
2016
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The Universities Space Research Association Names Louise M. Prockter Director of the Lunar and Planetary Institute

14
Jun
2016
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First large fire experiment aboard spacecraft a success: USRA science team and NASA Glenn Research Center scientists successfully ignited the fire