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NASA Celebrates ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson With Building Naming Ceremony

NASA Celebrates ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson With Building Naming Ceremony

On Friday, NASA celebrated the agency’s first African American female engineer, Mary W. Jackson, with a ceremony to formally name the agency’s headquarters building in Washington in her honor. Jackson began working at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) – the forerunner of NASA – in April 1951. From her initial role as a “human computer” […]

NASA to Honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson During Headquarters Naming Ceremony

NASA to Honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson During Headquarters Naming Ceremony

Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk will lead a ceremony at 1 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 26, officially naming the NASA Headquarters building in Washington in honor of Mary W. Jackson. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website and will livestream on the agency’s Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, as well as the NASA app.   Mary Winston Jackson (1921–2005) successfully […]

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Provides Front-Row Seat to Landing, First Audio Recording of Red Planet

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Provides Front-Row Seat to Landing, First Audio Recording of Red Planet

Editor’s Note: This release was updated on Feb. 22 to correct the metric unit for the speed at which the rover’s wheels made contact with the surface to kph. New video from NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover chronicles major milestones during the final minutes of its entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the Red Planet on […]

NASA Releases Perseverance Rover’s First Photos Of Mars

NASA Releases Perseverance Rover’s First Photos Of Mars

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR   The National Aeronautics and Space Administration released the first photos taken by its Perseverance rover on Mars after it became just the fifth rover to ever successfully complete the landing. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) photos released Saturday showed Mars’s vast landscape and rocky terrain. On Thursday, Perseverance successfully completed its landing on the […]

California’s Bureaucracies Fail to Submit Timely Financial Data

California’s Bureaucracies Fail to Submit Timely Financial Data

    By Edward Ring With Californians about to enter their second year of restricted economic activity, and with all the resulting financial anxiety and hardship, it’s unfortunate that accurate and timely financial information isn’t available for the vast public sector. While public sector budgets and projections abound, actual audited financial data for recently completed fiscal […]

A Pictorial Hike | Natural beauty is all around us – Old BoneyMountain/Pt. Mugu State Park

A Pictorial Hike | Natural beauty is all around us – Old BoneyMountain/Pt. Mugu State Park

      Editor’s Note: Old Boney is one of the highest peaks in the Santa Monica Mountain range. At 2825 feet above sea level it lies in the eastern portion of the Point Mugu State Park.  Come along with one of our most valued contributors, photographer William Hicks. From William Hicks:  The first time […]

Gardening 101: Choosing the Right Plants for Your Zone

Gardening 101: Choosing the Right Plants for Your Zone

    By Isabella Caprario Starting a garden is an excellent way to enjoy beautiful plants and delicious fruits, herbs, and vegetables right in your backyard. As a new gardener, it’s vital to be sure you’re choosing plants that will thrive in your climate. The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map helps you determine which plants will […]

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Sends Sneak Peek of Mars Landing

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Sends Sneak Peek of Mars Landing

Less than a day after NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover successfully landed on the surface of Mars, engineers and scientists at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California were hard at work, awaiting the next transmissions from Perseverance. As data gradually came in, relayed by several spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet, the Perseverance team […]

COVID-19 Vaccines: Current Evidence and Clinical Considerations

COVID-19 Vaccines: Current Evidence and Clinical Considerations

    by Sheryl Hamlin Presented by the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM.org), this ninety minute webinar included an array of doctors with different specialties, but all versed in current Covid issues. Watch the webinar here. Dr. Robert Luby, MD, introduced the webinar, as part of a larger course. Speakers: Dr. Patrick Hanaway, MD, a […]

As California continues to release criminals, sheriff’s deputy barely survives brutal attack by multiple inmates

As California continues to release criminals, sheriff’s deputy barely survives brutal attack by multiple inmates

by Gregory Hoyt VISTA, CA – The San Diego Sheriff’s Department revealed that one of their deputies was the victim of a brutal attack at the hands of jail inmates in February, with the deputy having suffered numerous injuries due to strikes to the head and body. Inmates attack deputy at Vista jail https://t.co/YzdyCMg1Bl by @FOX5Brittney @fox5sandiego — […]

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