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Meet The Ghanaian Engineer Who Built NASA’s Latest Spacecraft To Land...

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AFRICANGLOBE - Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu is the chief engineer of a team formed to design robots for NASA missions at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States. Trebi-Ollennu not only worked on the Phoenix aircraft that found water on Mars in 2008 but also contributed to the Mars Exploration Rover project in 2003 and the Mars Science Laboratory in 2011. He also designed the robotic arm, which will dig deep beneath the surface of the planet to see explore how it was formed.

Jeanette Epps To Become NASA’s 1st Black Crew Member On The...

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AFRICANGLOBE - NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps is set to become the first African-American crewmember on the International Space Station when she flies to space next year, the space agency announced recently.

Dr. Mae C. Jemison The First Black Woman In Space Is...

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AFRICANGLOBE - You might say, 'The sky is the limit' when it comes to Dr. Mae C. Jemison. Not only was she the first Black woman in the world to go into space, but she is also a successful entrepreneur, having founded two technology companies and a non-profit organization.

Mystery Surrounds NASA’s Secret Mission In Africa

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AFRICANGLOBE - A NASA official recently confirmed that one of the agency’s aircraft had been spotted on an American military airstrip in eastern Africa a few weeks ago, but like a series of U.S. military officials, declined to say what the space agency’s high-tech bird was doing there.

The Mayan Calendar: Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday

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AFRICANGLOBE - In the language of Maya scholars, 13 Bak'tuns or 13 times 144,000 days elapsed between the two dates. This was a significant interval in Maya theology, but, stresses Carlson, not a destructive one. None of the thousands of ruins, tablets, and standing stones that archeologists have examined foretell an end of the world.
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