11 hrs ago
Police: Who was boy found dead near straitjacket in 1981?
Police continue to ask for help identifying a boy who was found dead on August 2, 1981 along the Baltimore-Washington Police: Who was boy found dead near straitjacket in 1981? Police continue to ask for help identifying a boy who was found dead on August 2, 1981 along the Baltimore-Washington Check out this story on WUSA9.com: ... (more)
15 hrs ago
Inner Loop of Beltway reopens after 5-car crash in Greenbelt
The Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway at Good Luck Road in Greenbelt has reopened after a serious crash on Wednesday afternoon.
18 hrs ago
Satellite shows Hurricane Marie about to swallow Karina
Massive Hurricane Marie appears like a giant fish about to swallow tiny Tropical Depression Karina on satellite imagery today from NOAA's GOES-West satellite.
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Wireless Design & Development
NASA's Webb Telescope Instruments
A NASA photographer recently captured a "NIRSpec-tacular" photo of an instrument that will fly aboard NASA's James Webb Space Telescope when it launches in 2018.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Labor Day Festival an enduring part of Greenbelt tradition
From its humble beginnings as a community fundraiser, the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival has grown into one of the largest volunteer-run festivals in the region, annually attracting about 10,000 visitors, event organizers say.
Arctic Changes This Summer
As we near the final month of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, NASA scientists are watching the annual seasonal melting of the Arctic sea ice cover.
Pressure readings from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission 's fuel tank on July 8 indicated that the satellite was nearly at the end of its fuel supply.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Aerotech News And Review
NASA awards research facilities, engineering support services contract
NASA has awarded a contract for research facilities and engineering support services to InuTeq, LLC of Greenbelt, Maryland, in support of the Mission Information and Test Systems Directorate at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif.
Satellites capture the birth and movement of Tropical Storm Cristobal
On Aug. 24 at 15:55 UTC Cristobal's center appeared near Turks and Caicos Islands in this visible image from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite.... The third tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed near the southeastern Bahamas on Sunday, August 24. NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-East satellites provided ... (more)
NASA sees Tropical Storm Karina overpowered by Hurricane Marie
This infrared image from NOAA's GOES-West satellite on Aug. 25 at 13:45 UTC shows Tropical Storm Karina as a small area of clouds compared to massive Hurricane... Hurricane Marie is a powerhouse in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and because it is close to Tropical Storm Karina, Karina is being weakened by wind shear from the larger, more powerful storm.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Spectacular Auroras Captivate Astronaut in Space
The northern lights illuminated the night sky near the Arctic Circle earlier this week in a stunning display that could even be appreciated by astronauts living on the International Space Station.
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NASA Interns Explore Space Careers
The U.S. space agency has its eyes on the future - not just future missions, but the scientists who will plan and carry out those missions.
NASA Awards Research Facilities and Engineering Support Services Contract
NASA has awarded a contract for research facilities and engineering support services to InuTeq, LLC of Greenbelt, Maryland, in support of the Mission Information and Test Systems Directorate at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, California.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Ozone-depleting chemical still seeping into atmosphere
Thanks to the Montreal Protocol, which brought the major causes of ozone depletion such as chlorofluorocarbons under control, the ozone hole over Antarctica is healing, and global ozone levels are expected to return to 1980 levels by about 2050 .
'New Deal Utopias' rediscovers Roosevelt's forgotten Greenbelt Towns
Executed over the course of five years, Jason Reblando's documentary photo project "New Deal Utopias" focuses on three towns built in the 1930s as a part of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
NASA Awards Program Analysis and Control Bridge III Contract
NASA has awarded the Program Analysis and Control III Bridge contract for support services to ASRC Research & Technology Solutions of Beltsville, Maryland.
NASA scientists watching, studying Arctic changes this summer
In this animation, the Earth rotates slowly as the Arctic sea ice advances over time from March 21, 2014 to August 3, 2014.
NASA: Super-Black Nano-Coating to Be Tested for the First Time in Space
This image shows the Robotic Refueling Mission-Phase 2 task board that will be installed on the orbital outpost's Express Logistics Carrier 4. The Materials Coating Experiment can be seen on the left.
NASA Announces Awards to Expand Informal STEM Education Network
NASA has selected 12 informal educational institutions to receive approximately $6 million in agency funding to provide compelling science, technology, engineering and math opportunities in informal education settings, such as museums, science centers, planetariums and NASA visitor centers.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Clinic expands to prenatal care in Greenbelt
A ribbon-cutting was held Aug. 12 for a new prenatal clinic in Greenbelt's Franklin Park neighborhood, operated by Silver-Spring-based Community Clinic Inc. CCI's facility at 9001 Edmonston Road, is expected to provide prenatal care to approximately 200 low and middle income expectant mothers, according to CCI spokesman Jose Diaz.