NASA http://wvxu.org en UC signs NASA agreement, keeps Armstrong legacy alive http://wvxu.org/post/uc-signs-nasa-agreement-keeps-armstrong-legacy-alive <p><strong>UPDATE</strong>:</p><p>At a media unveiling Wednesday UC researchers spelled out the specifics of the agreement with NASA. The Space Act Agreement, signed with NASA's Ames Research Center in California, clears the way for collaboration in four key areas:</p><ul><li>Intelligent Systems and Structures (unmanned aerial vehicles)</li><li>Nanomedicine and Biomedicine</li><li>Environment and Sustainability</li><li>Analytics and Cyber Security</li></ul><p>UC students will also have access to the Ames wind tunnel, the largest in the world.</p><p><strong>Posted 11/4:</strong></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 19:08:54 +0000 Ann Thompson 19255 at http://wvxu.org UC signs NASA agreement, keeps Armstrong legacy alive Navy names ship after Neil Armstrong http://wvxu.org/post/navy-names-ship-after-neil-armstrong <P>The U.S. Navy is naming its newest research vessel after the late astronaut Neil Armstrong. The R/V Neil Armstrong is the first Armstrong-class Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:55:27 +0000 Tana Weingartner 4305 at http://wvxu.org Navy names ship after Neil Armstrong Armstrong to be buried at sea http://wvxu.org/post/armstrong-be-buried-sea <p>A family spokeswoman confirms Neil Armstrong will be buried at sea.&nbsp;However she did not release&nbsp;details about the time and location.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 17:51:12 +0000 Ann Thompson 3654 at http://wvxu.org Armstrong to be buried at sea Hundreds remember Neil Armstrong http://wvxu.org/post/hundreds-remember-neil-armstrong <P id=yui_3_5_1_3_1346438247323_582 class=Desc><SPAN style="DISPLAY: none">&nbsp;</SPAN>Hundreds of people remembered the first man on the moon today. Astronaut Neil Armstrong died nearly a week ago and his funeral was&nbsp;in&nbsp;Indian Hill.&nbsp;</P> <P align=left>NASA Administrator Charles Bolden called the funeral at&nbsp;the Camargo Club beautiful and emotional. He said Neil Armstrong, an extremely private person wouldn't have wanted the attention, but would have approved of the fighter jet fly-over after the service. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 18:46:59 +0000 Ann Thompson 3384 at http://wvxu.org Hundreds remember Neil Armstrong Space shuttle training simulator lands in Dayton http://wvxu.org/post/space-shuttle-training-simulator-lands-dayton <p>Dayton may have been passed over to receive a space shuttle but the National Museum of the United States Air Force now has the next best thing. For more than 30 years Crew Compartment Trainer One was used to teach astronauts how to fly orbiters and operate equipment in space. Astronaut Greg Johnson was on hand Wednesday as CCT-1 arrived on the NASA Super Guppy aircraft. Johnson says he spent almost more time in the trainer than in actual space.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 03:11:23 +0000 Tana Weingartner 2931 at http://wvxu.org Space shuttle training simulator lands in Dayton