USRA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

USRA institutes and programs will celebrate USRA’s 50th anniversary on March 12, 2019. USRA was founded on March 12, 1969 in Washington, D.C. as a private, nonprofit corporation under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences. 

 

CEO, Dr. Jeff Isaacson will host the celebration virtually across all USRA locations in the United States. Employees will gather at company offices for cake, beverages, and activities. Staff will also receive a commemorative 50th anniversary memento.

 

In honor of USRA's inception, USRA will host the Space Exploration: Achievements of the Past 50 Years and Ambitions for the Future Symposium on April 23, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC. 

 

                         

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The AGU Fall Meeting 2019 (December 9th - 13th) will be returning to San Francisco, the home of the AGU Fall Meeting for more than 40 years.  

USRA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

USRA institutes and programs will celebrate USRA’s 50th anniversary on March 12, 2019. USRA was founded on March 12, 1969 in Washington, D.C. as a private, nonprofit corporation under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences. 

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USRA-NAMS Staff Receive Ames Contractor Council Award

University Space Research Association NAMS staff received excellence awards at the 2018 Ames Contractor Council Excellence Award Ceremony. The award recipients were acknowledged at the ceremony by Ames Center Director Dr. Eugene Tu and were nominated by Dr. David Bell, Director of RIACS and NAMS Chief Technologist. 

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Dr. David Bell: A Keynote Speaker at the Quantum Summit

Dr. David Bell, Director, USRA Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science and Chief Technologist, NASA Academic Mission Services was a keynote speaker at the Quantum Summit held in San Francisco on September 19, 2018.

 

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NASA awards USRA the NASA Academic Mission Services

USRA brings together a diverse national team of universities and experts to partner with NASA's Ames Research Center in order to solve problems related to Earth and space science, engineering, and aeronautics.

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