STEM ‘Cheerleader’ finalists selected for NASA’s OPSPARC Challenge

WASHINGTON—Three students from Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, D.C. have been selected as one of eight national high school Glog selection finalists in the NASA Goddard OPSARC Challenge … Continue reading STEM ‘Cheerleader’ finalists selected for NASA’s OPSPARC Challenge

NOAA retires storms named Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate

WASHINGTON — Due to the extensive damage caused in the United States and Caribbean last year, the World Meteorological Organization’s Region IV Hurricane Committee has officially retired these names. Storm names … Continue reading NOAA retires storms named Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate

NASA’s New Computational Research Facility named after Hidden Figures’ “Human Computer”

HAMPTON, VA–When she heard that NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, would name its newest building after her, Katherine Johnson responded the only way she could – with surprise. … Continue reading NASA’s New Computational Research Facility named after Hidden Figures’ “Human Computer”

More Hidden Figures Unveiled at CES

LAS VEGAS, NV—BDPA Members and BDPA Student Members attended a CES SuperSession during #CES2017 co-hosted by IBM and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). “The Power of Hidden Figures: Diversity in … Continue reading More Hidden Figures Unveiled at CES

NASA readies next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) for NOAA

Significant weather forecasting improvements with new Technical innovations on board CAPE CANAVERAL, FL—The new generation GOES-R satellites will carry significant improvements and technology innovation on board. GOES-R will be able to deliver a … Continue reading NASA readies next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) for NOAA

SPECIAL REPORT: Big Data vs. Big Storms

A PTTV Special Report: WINTER STORM JONAS WASHINGTON, D.C.—Big Data, Predictive Analytics, and supercomputer weather models, accurately predict and warn millions of Americans of a major winter storm yet formed; … Continue reading SPECIAL REPORT: Big Data vs. Big Storms