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NASA, US, European Partner Satellite Returns First Sea Level Measurements

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  Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, a joint U.S.-European satellite built to measure global sea surface height, has sent back its first measurements of sea level. The data provide information on sea surface height, wave height, and wind speed off the southern tip of Africa.   “We’re excited for Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich to begin its critical work studying sea level and helping…

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Strange Monoliths Are Appearing Around the World! (video)

Strange Monolith

    Mysterious silver Monoliths¬†were found in some unusual places recently, in the U.S., Romania, Britain, and in Belgium. The first monolith was spotted on November 18, in the Utah Desert by wildlife biologist performing a helicopter survey of local sheep. It has since disappeared mysteriously. There are some reports that the Bureau of Land Management may have removed the…

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U.S. and Israel Helping a Galactic Federation? (video)

Galactic Federation

  Has the U.S. and Israeli government been working with an Alien ‚ÄúGalactic Federation?   According to former Israeli space security chief Haim Eshed, a “Galactic Federation” of aliens has been in contact with the U.S. and Israel for years, but humanity isn’t ready to know.   Eshed was the head of Israel’s space security program for nearly 30 years….

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NASA Awards Prizes to Six Startup Companies in Entrepreneur’s Challenge

Entrepreneur’s Challenge

NASA‚Äôs Science Mission Directorate has awarded prize funding of $100,000 each to six entrepreneurial startup companies under its pilot Entrepreneur‚Äôs Challengeprogram for concepts ranging from machine learning to enable exploration and other technologies to new ways to build instruments to study the universe.   NASA partnered with Starburst, the global aerospace hub, to jointly launch a pilot program to engage…

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NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager:   Today’s passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager is a tremendous loss to our nation. Gen. Yeager’s pioneering and innovative spirit advanced America’s abilities in the sky and set our nation’s dreams soaring into the jet age and the space age. He said, ‚ÄėYou…

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FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 and Flu Combination Test for use with home-collected samples

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the first diagnostic test for at home collection of patient samples to detect both COVID-19 and influenza A and B (flu). The FDA authorized Quest Diagnostics RC COVID-19 +Flu RT-PCR Test for prescription use with the Quest Diagnostics Self-Collection Kit for COVID-19 +Flu by individuals who are suspected of respiratory viral infection consistent…

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­­­­­VIVE Focus Plus Gains Major Enhancements For Premium Enterprise VR

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SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ —¬†HTC VIVE¬ģ, the leader in¬†premium virtual reality (VR), announced today a host of new and enhanced capabilities available now for the VIVE Focus Plus, the all-in-one headset designed with the enterprise in mind. In the biggest update since the headset came to market in 2019, the features rolled out today specifically address the key operational and security concerns…

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FDA Approves First Intratumoral Injection to Treat Non-Metastatic Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

Dogs

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Stelfonta (tigilanol tiglate injection) to treat dogs with non-metastatic, skin-based (cutaneous) mast cell tumors (MCTs). The FDA is also approving Stelfonta to treat non-metastatic MCTs located under the dog‚Äôs skin (subcutaneous), in particular areas of a dog‚Äôs leg.¬† Stelfonta is injected directly into the MCT (intratumoral injection). Stelfonta works by activating a…

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NASA Receives 10th Consecutive Clean Financial Audit Opinion

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NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2020 financial statements, marking the 10th consecutive “clean” opinion from an external auditor ‚Äď the highest opinion that may be received.   The auditor’s unmodified opinion is that NASA’s financial statements fairly present the agency’s financial position and results of operations.   ‚ÄúOur prudent management of taxpayer resources, and…

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Successfully Stows Sample of Asteroid Bennu

Sample

    NASA‚Äôs Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has successfully stowed the spacecraft‚Äôs Sample Return Capsule (SRC) and its abundant sample of asteroid Bennu. On Wednesday, Oct. 28, the mission team sent commands to the spacecraft, instructing it to close the capsule ‚Äď marking the end of one of the most challenging phases of the…

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