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...on a snow-covered lake on the Klondike Highway. A meteorite fragment weighing about 6 ounces was sent to the Johnson Space Center near Houston for analysis. The fragment, believed to be at least 4.5 billion years old, was found by an area...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022400/Loc_meteor.shtml
Astronaut caught in strange love triangle to leave NASA

...Navy. "The Navy and NASA mutually agreed to end his detail" with NASA, said agency spokesman Jim Rostohar at Johnson Space Center in Houston. "NASA determined his detail was no longer necessary." Oefelein, 42, flew on shuttle Discovery...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052707/sta_20070527015.shtml
News
End of an era: Last space shuttle comes home

...round of layoffs on Friday. The spaceship's return was witnessed at the Kennedy Space Center and Houston's Johnson Space Center by a relatively small crowd, mostly of NASA family and friends, compared with the 1 million who watched Atlantis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-21/end-era-last-space-shuttle-comes-home
State
NASA offers opportunity for female high school juniors

...The students' adventure begins with an online community and culminates with a summer experience at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Participants collaborate with students from across the country and female NASA engineers and interns. See wish...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-02/nasa-offers-opportunity-female-high-sch
Local
Sharpton named acting chair of Arctic commission

...Before joining UAF, Sharpton was a senior staff scientist at the Lunar Planetary Institute affiliated with the NASA Johnson Space Center. He holds doctorate and master's degrees in geological sciences from Brown University.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081810/reg_696903811.shtml
Regional News
Alaska students recount out-of-this-world experience

...participated in NASA's Microgravity University program at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Caswell, who graduated from...Alliance, a company contracted by NASA. She works at Johnson Space Center. "It's an exciting place to be," she said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082009/sta_483650016.shtml
Debris from meteorite found in Yukon Territory

...on a snow-covered lake on the Klondike Highway. A meteorite fragment weighing about 6 ounces was sent to the Johnson Space Center near Houston for analysis. The fragment, believed to be at least 4.5 billion years old, was found by an area...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022400/Loc_meteor.html
Local
Alaska reclaims missing moon rocks

...the National Aeronautics and Space Administration had held the plaque and rocks as a neutral third party at the Johnson Space Center in Houston since March. Anderson turned them over for authentication at the judge's order.The authenticity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-07/alaska-reclaims-missing-moon-rocks
Local
NASA offers high school girls an aerospace program

...mathematics (STEM) topics, and complete online activities to qualify for a six-day summer experience at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. There, they will work with mentors to design a mission to Mars, interact with NASA female...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-12-14/nasa-offers-high-school-girls-aerosp
Outdoors
NASA joins in meteor search

...They're sampling the stratosphere for particles,'' said Dr. Michael Zolensky, a cosmic mineralogist at the Johnson Space Center near Houston, Texas. ``We'll be looking to see if we can find anything that is extraterrestrial.'' Extraterrestrial...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012300/Loc_meteor.html
Local

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