Embry-Riddle (Prescott) Receives Major Grant to Improve K-12 School Security and Safety

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona Campus Receives $750,000+ Grant to Improve K-12 School Security and Safety

First-Ever Grant to Test Technologies for Keeping Intruders Out of Schools

Prescott, Ariz. – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s College of Security and Intelligence (CSI) at the Prescott, Ariz., campus has received a $769,890 grant from the National Institute of Justice (part of the U.S. Department of Justice) for the multidisciplinary evaluation of school security technologies.

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GATE GUARDIAN UNVEILED AT RAF BRIZE NORTON

Latest bespoke piece by British artist and sculptor, David Harber, to mark the 80th Anniversary of the international airbase 

OCTOBER 2017: To celebrate the 80th anniversary of RAF Brize Norton, Award-winning artist, David Harber, was commissioned to create a unique sculpture to reflect the strategic global importance of the airbase, and the international reach of its aircraft.

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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Landsat 9 Mission

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Landsat 9 Mission

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NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC (ULS) of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for the Landsat 9 mission. The mission is currently targeted for a contract launch date of June 2021, while protecting for the ability to launch as early as December 2020, on an Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch Complex 3E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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Sen. Cornyn Holding Up Conservative Trump Nominee

We’ve just learned that Senator Cornyn is holding up President Trump’s nominee to be Deputy Director of Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Russ Vought. Russ is a true conservative who would be a great addition to the administration, but Senator Cornyn seems to be using Vought’s confirmation as leverage to get more federal aid for Hurricane Harvey relief.

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Merkel and co. manufacture fake progress in stalled talks

Even before this week’s EU summit had begun, no-one was under any illusions about the outcome, specifically the zero prospect of the EU27 sanctioning trade talks. In fact, the whole affair was so telegraphed that even the warmish reception graced upon the Prime Minister was widely anticipated. A week after Michel Barnier said talks had reached deadlock, the Prime Minister has salvaged something. What it really amounts to, only time will tell.

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Roving on the Moon

Simulating lunar surface operations

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  • Title Simulating lunar surface operations
  • Released 19/10/2017 10:51 am
  • Copyright ESA
  • DescriptionESA and the Canadian Space Agency are probing how to explore the Moon with a robot rover. The teams are investigating the challenges of remotely operating a rover in a representative lunar scenario with teams in several locations during 12–20 October.

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