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Windows 7: NASA, scientists weigh benefits of international space

12 Mar 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
NASA, scientists weigh benefits of international space

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NASA, scientists weigh benefits of international space station.

While NASA budget-keepers focus on setting priorities for the space agency, many in the world space community are turning attention to the benefits a mostly complete international space station will provide global science.

While detractors say the ISS is a costly lab that may never see a great return on investment, building the ISS has cost NASA $48.5 billion, the leaders of the ISS agencies from Canada, Europe, Japan, Russia, and the United States met in Tokyo, Japan recently to reaffirm the importance of full exploitation of the station's scientific, engineering, utilization, and education potential.

NASA telescopes watch cosmic violence, mysteries unravel

The group says now that the ISS is mostly complete, the station's crew and its US, European, Japanese and Russian labs will expand the pace of space-based research to unprecedented levels. Nearly 150 experiments are currently under way on the station, and more than 400 experiments have been conducted since research began nine years ago. These experiments already are leading to advances in the fight against food poisoning, new methods for delivering medicine to cancer cells and the development of more capable engines and materials for use on Earth and in space.
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12 Mar 2010   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

an enjoyable read, thank you, JMH, for your great find
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