The U.P.'s Political Press and News http://broadcasteverywhere.com Yooper News & Michigan Press Releases Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:20:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Important Experiments, Equipment http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/774456/nasa-cargo-headed-to-space-station-includes-important-experiments-equipment/ Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:20:00 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/774456/nasa-cargo-headed-to-space-station-includes-important-experiments-equipment/

Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to the International Space Station following liftoff at 9:39 a.m. EST aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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NASA’s Juno Mission to Remain in Current Orbit at Jupiter http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/773736/nasas-juno-mission-to-remain-in-current-orbit-at-jupiter/ Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/773736/nasas-juno-mission-to-remain-in-current-orbit-at-jupiter/

NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter, which has been in orbit around the gas giant since July 4, 2016, will remain in its current 53-day orbit for the remainder of the mission.

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NASA to Televise International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/773672/nasa-to-televise-international-space-station-cargo-ship-launch-docking/ Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:18:00 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/773672/nasa-to-televise-international-space-station-cargo-ship-launch-docking/

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 12:30 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22.

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NASA Selects Proposals for First-Ever Space Technology Research Institutes http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/773397/nasa-selects-proposals-for-first-ever-space-technology-research-institutes/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:38:00 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/773397/nasa-selects-proposals-for-first-ever-space-technology-research-institutes/

NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our solar system.

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NASA to Air Prelaunch Briefing, Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/772963/nasa-to-air-prelaunch-briefing-launch-of-next-space-station-resupply-mission/ Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:25:00 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/772963/nasa-to-air-prelaunch-briefing-launch-of-next-space-station-resupply-mission/

NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 10th Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station no earlier than 10:01 a.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 18. Live coverage of the launch will begin at 8:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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NASA Announces Awards to Develop Oxygen Recovery Technologies for Future Deep Space Missions http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/772142/nasa-announces-awards-to-develop-oxygen-recovery-technologies-for-future-deep-space-missions/ Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:54:00 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/772142/nasa-announces-awards-to-develop-oxygen-recovery-technologies-for-future-deep-space-missions/

NASA has selected two proposals for the development of oxygen recovery technologies that could help astronauts breathe a little easier on deep space, long-duration missions. The agency will invest as much as $2 million and 24 months for the development of each proposal into a complete and integrated system for NASA testing.

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Tornado Recovery Efforts, Assessments Ongoing at NASA’s Michoud http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/770208/tornado-recovery-efforts-assessments-ongoing-at-nasas-michoud/ Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:47:00 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/770208/tornado-recovery-efforts-assessments-ongoing-at-nasas-michoud/

Teams at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans worked overnight and are continuing Wednesday with assessment and recovery efforts following a tornado strike at the facility Tuesday.

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Tornado Recovery Underway at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/769906/tornado-recovery-underway-at-nasas-michoud-assembly-facility/ Wed, 08 Feb 2017 02:14:00 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/othernews/769906/tornado-recovery-underway-at-nasas-michoud-assembly-facility/

Recovery efforts are underway at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, which was impacted by a tornado at 11:25 a.m. CST Tuesday. All 3,500 employees at the facility have been accounted for, with five sustaining minor injuries.

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African American/Black History Month Resources http://broadcasteverywhere.com/press-releases-elected-politicians/press-releases-political/769773/african-americanblack-history-month-resources/ Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:44:45 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/?p=769773 Lansing, MIFebruary 7, 2017 – This month’s celebration is a great opportunity to highlight some MeL eResources that you might not use on a regular basis but which contain varied resources to satisfy users completing a school assignment or seeking personal enrichment.

Here are three:

Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online is a rich digital archives covering the time period of 1500-1926 in American history. Primary source documents include personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises, images, and maps are all included in 25+ different document types. Browse topics or do a search.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)  contains full text reference books and encyclopedias in 15 collections including General Reference, History, and Multicultural Studies. A basic search in Multicultural Studies for slavery provided a link to the Manifesto of the American Anti-Slavery Society, a primary source document.

HeritageQuest Online is a treasure trove for historians and genealogists alike. Look under Research Aids for information on African American family research (explaining free or slave, slaveholders, property and probate records, ship manifests, Freedmen’s Bureau records, and more). Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.

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Schuette Statement on Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as United States Secretary of Education http://broadcasteverywhere.com/press-releases-elected-politicians/press-releases-political/769772/schuette-statement-on-confirmation-of-betsy-devos-as-united-states-secretary-of-education/ Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:04:09 +0000 http://broadcasteverywhere.com/?p=769772 Lansing, MIFebruary 7, 2017 – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today released the following statement on the  confirmation of Betsy DeVos as United States Secretary of Education:

For 28 years, Betsy DeVos has made it her mission to ensure children receive a quality education, and now she will be able to do that on a much large scale. Secretary DeVos will be an excellent Secretary of Education, fixing our schools and at the same time providing children and families choices to find the school that fits their needs.”

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