President Barack Obama Recognizes NASA Employees’ Public Service

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President Barack Obama Recognizes NASA Employees’ Public Service – President Obama met with two NASA employees and 32 fellow public servants in the East Room at the White House in Washington to express gratitude and acknowledge their selection as recipients and finalists of the prestigious 2013 Samuel J. Heyman Service of America Medals or Sammies. […]

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Dr. Chris McKay Lays Out Potential Paths For Changing Mars’ Ecosystem

McKay Lays Out Potential Paths For Changing Mars’ Ecosystem. Ray Villard at Discovery News (10/24, 598K) writes a concept proposed by Ames Research Center’s Chris McKay called planetary ecosynthesis, which could make Mars more habitable for humans or restore Mars’ ecosystem if native life is discovered. According to McKay, the first process would involve warming […]

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