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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
Jul
19,
2017
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Hot off the Press--Review of Research and Analysis Programs just published

Jun
30,
2017
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Asteroid Day--June 30, 2017

Jun
30,
2017
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USRA's Ernie Wright supports NASA in mapping the 2017 Eclipse across America

Jun
02,
2017
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USRA's Louise Prockter receives the prestigious Harold Masursky Award

Jun
02,
2017
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How Does Fire Burn in Space?

Jun
01,
2017
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Universities Space Research Association Expands Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Activities with the Acquisition of STEMaction Inc.

Apr
18,
2017
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Cygnus Resupply Vehicle (CRV-7) Launching on April 18 to the International Space Station

Mar
30,
2017
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USRA and GWU Host the 2017 Annual Symposium

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan
04,
2017
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The Mystery of Part-Time Pulsars

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

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

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

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

Jul
25,
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

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

Jun
14,
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