Day: January 12, 2021

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Reaches Its 3,000th Day on Mars Since Touching Down in 2012

It’s been 3,000 Martian days, or sols, since Curiosity touched down on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012, and the rover keeps making new discoveries during its gradual climb up Mount Sharp, the 3-mile-tall (5-kilometer-tall) mountain it has been exploring since 2014. […]

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WATCH: Florida Tech Spotlighted in New Amazon Prime Video Series ‘The College Tour’

Florida Tech’s academics and research, hands-on experiences, campus diversity and Sunshine State benefits are the focus of episode two of The College Tour, a new series now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. […]

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Cargo Dragon Spacecraft Undocks from Station, Heads for Splashdown Off Florida Coast on Wednesday

With NASA astronaut Victor Glover monitoring aboard the International Space Station, an upgraded SpaceX cargo Dragon spacecraft undocked from the International Docking Adapter on the station’s space-facing port of the Harmony module at 9:05 a.m. EST. […]

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Brevard County Firefighters Local 2969 to Host 5th Annual Firefighters Chili Cookoff January 31

The Brevard County Firefighters Local 2969 will host its 5th Annual Firefighters Chili Cookoff on Sunday, January 31. The festivities will include a fun afternoon of fellowship, sampling homemade chili that will be competing for Brevard County’s best recipe among all local Firefighters. […]

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Florida Tech Faculty Named in Top 2 Percent of Scientists Worldwide by Stanford University

Ten faculty members currently or previously associated with Florida Tech have been named to a new list from Stanford University that compiles the top 2 percent of scientists worldwide. […]

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