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NASA Space Station Cargo Launches Aboard Orbital ATK Mission

NASA Space Station Cargo Launches Aboard...

The International Space Station will receive about 7,400 pounds of cargo, including new science and technology investigations, following the successful launch of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Sunday. Read more here:: NASA Space Station Cargo Launches Aboard Orbital ATK Mission Bookmark It Hide...
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NASA Sets Media Coverage of Rescheduled NOAA Weather Satellite Launch

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The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, now is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Read more here:: NASA Sets Media Coverage of Rescheduled NOAA Weather Satellite Launch Bookmark It Hide...
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Schuette Sues Texas Fundraiser for Decep...

Bins said “100% of market value” of every donation went to charity, but charity received just 6% of total revenue generated LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced a lawsuit against Texas-based clothing donation bin operator ATRS, Inc. ATRS owns and operates 251 clothing donation bins in Michigan. The bins state that the Michigan Humane Society “receives 100% of the market value of every donation received at this location.” However, by contract, ATRS pays the Michigan Humane Society just $.02 per pound. For 2016, donations to the bins generated $835k...
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NASA Pays Tribute to Early Space Pioneer Richard Gordon

NASA Pays Tribute to Early Space Pioneer...

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of former NASA astronaut Richard Gordon: Read more here:: NASA Pays Tribute to Early Space Pioneer Richard Gordon Bookmark It Hide...
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Resupply Mission to International Space Station

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NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its eighth mission to the International Space Station at 7:37 a.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 11 NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Read more here:: NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Resupply Mission to International Space Station Bookmark It Hide...
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Virginia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Virginia Students to Speak with NASA Ast...

NASA’s Joe Acaba, Mark Vande Hei, and Randy Bresnik, during 52S Arrival, Read more here:: Virginia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station Bookmark It Hide...
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Preserving Our State’s History By Sen. W...

Preserving our state’s history By Sen. Wayne Schmidt 37th Senate District Since 1837, Michigan has been the home of several sites that are relevant to either the state’s or our nation’s history. For 180 years, the state has worked to maintain such sites and make sure we keep them alive to serve as a visual, tangible avenue into our past. Because of their age, many of these facilities are in poor condition, and it is often very costly and involved to repair them. This is due to the fact that when maintenance is done on such facilities, the company performing the job...
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More Michigan Companies Will Join MDARD ...

LANSING – Having recently returned from the annual meeting of the Tri-National Agriculture Accord – a group of agricultural officials from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico that collaborates on agricultural trade and development issues – Jamie Clover Adams, director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development, understands now more than ever that market diversification is critical for any industry, especially agriculture and food production. “There’s no denying that the North American market is essential for Michigan’s food and agriculture industry,” said...