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Greenbelt, MD 20770, USA

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American Traffic Solutions Sees Both Fleet Services and State and Local Government Solutions Growth in Q1 2014

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:03:03 -0700

TEMPE, AZ --(Marketwired - April 23, 2014) - More than 30 municipalities, counties and school districts selected or continued with American Traffic Solutions (ATS) as their partner to improve traffic safety at intersections, along speed corridors, bus lanes and around stopped school buses in the first three months of 2014. In all, ATS State and Local Government Solutions (SLGS) signed new ...

NASA Satellites Show Drought May Take Toll on Congo Rainforest

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:34:13 -0700

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade. The study, led by Liming Zhou of...

NASA Hubble Instruments Highlight New National Air and Space Museum Exhibit

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:18:39 -0700

Two instruments that played critical roles in discoveries made by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope now are on display in an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington.

Driver Gets 3 Years In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash On BW Parkway

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:32:50 -0700

A Hyattsville man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for the death of a passenger in his SUV after it rolled over on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

NASA's MMS Observatories Stacked For Testing

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:11:48 -0700

All four stacked Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, spacecraft with solar arrays are ready to move to the vibration chamber at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., where they will undergo environmental tests.

Vitamin B3 Might Have Been Made in Space, Delivered to Earth by Meteorites

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:11:22 -0700

Karen Smith crushing meteorites with a mortar and pestle in Goddard's Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory to prepare them for analysis. Vitamin B3 was found in all eight meteorites analyzed in the study. Image courtesy Karen Smith.

Driver gets 3 years in fatal crash on BW Parkway

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:25:17 -0700

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Hyattsville man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for the death of a passenger in his SUV after it rolled over on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Earth Day from Space: Satellite Snaps Far-Out Photo (Image)

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:37:46 -0700

A U.S. satellite has captured the ultimate Earth Day view from space, showing the entire planet in a stunning group shot of humanity.

Online prostitution sting leads to 11 arrests

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:17:34 -0700

Winchester police have charged 11 men, two of them from Front Royal and two from Stephens City, on charges of prostitution as a result of an undercover sting operation conducted Friday.

Take a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:56:38 -0700

Celebrating Earth Day? NASA wants you to take a selfie outside, in a chair or up in the air -- to celebrate all nature has to offer