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2018

Columbia, MD and Washington DC—August 13, 2018. USRA scientist, Ludovic Brucker, at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, is a recipient of the prestigious 2018 Cryosphere Early Career Award presented by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). He was awarded this honor for his outstanding contributions integrating observations with models that have significantly improved international assessments of the cryosphere with respect to climate change.

The AGU Award honors and recognizes the “sustained and unique contributions that enlighten our understanding of the Earth and its atmosphere and oceans, and of the solar system and exoplanets.” The recipients of these awards through their scientific advancements have made significant advances to the well being of our planet.

Dr. Nicholas White, USRA’s Senior Vice President, Science, notes, “D...

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30,
2018
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July
30,
2018
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June
19,
2018
Washington DC and Columbia MD. June 18, 2018. USRA's Dr. Louise Prockter, Director, LPI, was a panelist at the prestigious National Space Council meeting hosted by Vice President Pence and introduced by President Trump at the White House
June
06,
2018
News from SOFIA … SOFIA is in New Zealand! On June 5, the first 2018 Southern Hemisphere science flight was completed with the instrument GREAT (LFA/HFA configuration) on board. Overall it was a very successful flight with at least 90% of the

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June
29,
2018
  Mountain View, California. June 25-28, 2018. Universities Space Research Association hosted the Adiabatic Quantum Computing Conference at the Ames Research Center at Moffet Field. The Conference was a resounding success, with 223
June
25,
2018
Columbia, MD. June 25, 2018.  The 2018 Maryland Tech Invitational (MTI) competition, hosted by the Universities Space Research Association's STEMAction Center, and sponsored by Triangle Education Foundation, and the Howard Tech Council Economic
March
29,
2018
  On March 27, 2018, serveral members of USRA received the President's awards for theiir outstanding contributions to USRA.   The Distinguished Service Award went to Mr. Kin Leung, Information Technology Services. Kin Leung has supported
March
16,
2018
USRA's Genna Duberstein and Scott Wiessinger's work on the Solarium video was featured on the Maryland Public Radio.  Genna and Scott's work has been recognized through the various awards they have won in their field. For more