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  • Meet Space Shuttle Discovery’s crew

     
    Steven W. Lindsey, Commander Born: Aug. 24, 1960 in Arcadia, Calif. Education: B.S., Engineering Sciences, U.S. Air Force Academy in 1982, M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology in 1990. Family: Married with three children...
  • Florida universities spend almost $2 billion on research

     
    I've been doing some research for a story I'm writing about how much research funding the University of Central Florida has received in recent years. Interesting factoid: Florida's colleges and universities spent a combined almost $2 billion on research...
  • Manned spaceflight advocates: Congress, please support private rockets

     
    More than 50 prominent proponents of manned spaceflight have signed an open letter urging Congress to support commercial companines' efforts to carry crew to the International Space Station. In a letter dated today, the signatories which include former...
  • Private space companies, other spaceflight supporters: Congress, please support private spaceflight

     
    More than 50 prominent proponents of manned spaceflight have signed an open letter urging Congress to support commercial companies' efforts to carry crew to the International Space Station. Among those who signed the letter, dated today,are former NASA...
  • Valencia playwright competition winner staged: ‘In the Latter Days’

     
    Here's an early look at this week's theater-page spotlight in the Sentinel's Friday Calendar section: ‘In the Latter Days’ WHAT: The Valencia Character Company will present the first staging of Ann Magaha’s “In the Latter Days,&#...
  • Sen. Graham to discuss oil spill, homeland security at Embry-Riddle

     
    U.S. Senator Bob Graham will be at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University later this month to talk about the findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. Graham, who was recently co-chairman of the ...
  • Where are Southern Lehigh athletes going?

     
    Southern Lehigh will have a big college announcement ceremony this coming Wednesday. It has been a great year across the board for Spartans athletes. Here's the list of those who will be honored this coming week: Chelsea Rivenbark – Cross Country &#...
  • FAA congressional shut down will costs U.S. $1 billion

     
    By Mark Matthews, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration could lose as much as $1 billion in tax revenue after Congress failed Tuesday to settle a fight over $16 million in subsidies for rural airports. The impasse left...
  • Florida Tech, Embry-Riddle grads earn highest salaries in Florida

     
    Graduates of Florida Institute of Technology and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University earn higher salaries than graduates of other Florida universities, according to a recent report from PayScale.com. PayScale.com is a Seattle-based group that analyzes...
  • 12/13: Progressions

    Boards of Directors The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology has appointed Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University security expert James Ramsay to its board of directors. Education Aaron Knowles has been appointed campus director of the...
  • Don't underestimate the speed of sorghum

    Don't underestimate the speed of sorghum
    COSTA MESA — Never underestimate the speed of light — or the properties of grass and vegetables. A biofuel made from sorghum and sugar beets helped propel Orange Coast College aviation instructor Richard "Smokey" Young, 50, of Chino Hills,...