16
November
2017

November 16, 2017. 

 We are pleased that the National Science Foundation has formalized its preferred decision regarding the future of Arecibo Observatory, which will enable the Observatory to continue its important service to the scientific community.

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USRA Features

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September
28,
2017
Kudos to USRA's Brian Monroe working at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center for his recognition by Air and Space Magazine. The publication recognized Brian's outstanding  contributions in science animations. Here is the link to
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September
19,
2017
The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI), NASA’s Planetary Science Division (PSD), and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) today announced the launch of The Saturn System Through the Eyes of Cassini, an interactive e-book, to
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August
25,
2017
  Staff across USRA views the Great Solar Eclipse.  August 21, 2017. From Texas to Peurto Rico and beyond, USRA staff were caught in the excitement of the eclipse. The news media captured that excitement as well.  
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August
14,
2017
Dr. Jason Link, previously of USRA served as Co-Investigator on the CREAM project which has had 7 successful Antarctic balloon flights and is expected to launch of a payload based on the balloon instruments to the International Space Station on
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USRA's Ed Riveria -Valentin was interviewed by the Smithsonian . Read more at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/when-saturn-got-those-magnificent-rings-180963088/
03
May
2017
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USRA's Gerrit Verschuur Interviewed by Radio host Joel Parkeropens in new window
You can hear the interview here: http://howonearthradio.org/archives/5924
14
Apr
2017
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USRA Recent Activities

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March
16,
2017
The Comptroller of the State of Maryland, Peter Franchot, visited USRA on March 15, 2017. Dr. Jeffrey Isaacson, Preseident and CEO, USRA provided an overview of USRA's breadth of capabilities and then took the Comptroller and his entourage
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