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NASA Innovations Will Help U.S. Meet Sustainable Aviation Goals signals az

NASA Innovations Will Help U.S. Meet Sustainable Aviation Goals

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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson joined federal government and industry leaders Thursday at a White House event highlighting sustainable aviation and the administration’s focus on medium- and long-term goals to combat climate change.

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NASA Readies James Webb Space Telescope for December Launch

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NASA plans to launch the James Webb Space Telescope into orbit Dec. 18, 2021, to serve as the premier deep space observatory for the next decade.

Zero Electric Vehicles, Inc. Finalizes Plan for State-of-the-Art Production Facility & New Headquarters in Gilbert, AZ

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Zero Electric Vehicles, announced plans to complete buildout of their new 103,000-square foot, state-of-the-art Electric Vehicle manufacturing facility in Gilbert, AZ to better serve their electrification solutions for light and medium-duty fleet vehicles. The company is targeting a move-in date of December 01, 2021.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects Puzzle Pieces of Mars’ History signals az

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects Puzzle Pieces of Mars’ History

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NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover successfully collected its first pair of rock samples, and scientists already are gaining new insights into the region. After collecting its first sample, named “Montdenier,” Sept. 6, the team collected a second, “Montagnac,” from the same rock Sept. 8.

Owens Corning, a global building and industrial materials producer, announced plans to restart production at its insulation manufacturing facility in Eloy, creating more than 50 jobs signals az

Owens Corning to Restart Production at Eloy Manufacturing Facility

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The facility will be operational in early 2022 and bring over 50 jobs

Owens Corning, a global building and industrial materials leader, has announced plans to restart production at its insulation manufacturing facility in Eloy, Arizona.

USDA Invests in Renewable Energy Infrastructure to Help Arizona Rural Communities, Businesses, and Ag Producers Build Back Better

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Department is investing $464 million to build or improve renewable energy infrastructure and to help rural communities, agricultural producers and businesses lower energy costs in 48 states and Puerto Rico. “USDA continues to prioritize climate-smart infrastructure to help rural America build back better, stronger and more equitably than ever […]

Sion Power Introduces a Full-Scale Rechargeable Battery Targeting the Electric Vehicle Industry

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Sion Power®, a technology leader in high-energy, lithium-metal rechargeable batteries, is introducing their Licerion® rechargeable battery for electric vehicles at The Battery Show North America in Novi, Michigan in September.

Intel Wins US Government Project to Develop Leading-Edge Foundry Ecosystem

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The U.S. Department of Defense, through the NSTXL consortium-based S2MARTS OTA, has awarded Intel an agreement to provide commercial foundry services in the first phase of its multi-phase Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes – Commercial (RAMP-C) program.

Phoenix Digital Divide Solution, 'PHX DECC' Connects 250K Families signals az

Phoenix Digital Divide Solution, ‘PHX DECC’ Connects 250K Families

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Deployed as a digital divide solution, the Phoenix Digital Education Connection Canopy is a replicable network connecting students to schoolwork and virtual classrooms in Phoenix, Arizona.

“It’s the silver lining from the pandemic cloud,” said Laura Pastor, Phoenix city councilwoman, whose district includes many of the city’s digitally underserved neighborhoods. “Children will no longer need to sit in library parking lots or coffee shops to access high-speed broadband to do their homework.”

Prestigious NSF Career Award Supports Integration of Research, Undergraduate Training in Parallel Computing

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At the intersection of computer science and astronomy, project will yield novel parallel algorithms to process large data volumes from the Legacy Survey of Space and Time

Computer scientist and astroinformaticist Mike Gowanlock, an assistant professor at Northern Arizona University’s School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems, was recently awarded a $411,964 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

NTT to Build Seventh U.S. Data Center Campus in Mesa signals az

NTT to Build Seventh U.S. Data Center Campus in Mesa

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Campus will feature seven data centers along the Elliot Road Technology Corridor

NTT Ltd., a world-leading global technology services provider, today announced that its Global Data Centers Americas division is building a new data center campus in Mesa – a strategic addition to a rapidly expanding portfolio.

NASA Seeks Student Tech Ideas for Suborbital Launch

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NASA is calling on all sixth through 12th-grade educators and students to submit experiments for possible suborbital flights as a way of gaining firsthand experience with the design and testing process used by NASA researchers.

Facebook Prioritizes Sustainability with New Data Center in Mesa signals az

Facebook Prioritizes Sustainability with New Data Center in Mesa

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The data center will be Facebook's first in Arizona, representing an $800 million investment

Facebook announced today plans to build the Facebook Mesa Data Center, a 960,000 square-foot facility that will be the company’s first data center in Arizona. Along with a projected $800 million investment, the project is expected to support approximately 100 operational jobs and up to 1,500 construction jobs at peak.

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Facebook Data Center Coming to Mesa

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Facebook announced Friday August 13th it plans to build the Facebook Mesa Data Center, a 960,000 square-foot facility that will be the company’s first data center in Mesa Arizona.

Painstaking Search for New Planets Begins on an Arizona Mountaintop

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One of the most precise instruments for detecting planets is being used at the Kitt Peak National Observatory on the Tohono O’odham Nation west of Tucson.

USDA Invests $14.8 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Arizona signals az

USDA Invests $14.8 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Arizona

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ReConnect Funding to Give 22,645 Pinal County Residents Access to High-Speed Internet e-Connectivity

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $14.8 million in Arizona to deploy broadband infrastructure in rural areas without sufficient access to high-speed internet.

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Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturer Plans Additional Hiring Growth in Chandler and Signs New Office Sublease

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Netherlands-based ASML has signed a seven-year, 38,000 square foot office sublease on Price Corridor at 2625 W. Geronimo Place.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Next International Space Station Cargo Launch

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NASA and Northrop Grumman are targeting 5:56 pm EDT, Tuesday, Aug 10 for the company’s 16th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station.

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Kore Power Selects Arizona Site for One Million Square Foot “Koreplex” Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing Facility

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12 GWh Manufacturing Facility Will Bring 3,000 Jobs to the state as First Domestic Battery Plant Owned by a U.S. Company Cell Manufacturer Nears Construction

KORE Power, Inc. announced today the first lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility wholly owned by a U.S. company will be built in Maricopa County.

Team Awarded $2 Million NSF Grant to Teach Virtual Explorers About Permafrost and Arctic Climate Change

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Scientists at Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, the Arizona Geological Survey at the University of Arizona, and the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado Boulder have been awarded almost $2 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a virtual reality teaching tool called Polar Explorer.

With $3M Grant, UArizona-Led Center to Advance At-Home Health Care Technology

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The last two decades have seen an uptick in people choosing to monitor their health using wearable technologies such as Fitbits and Apple Watches. The wearable technology market is valued at $116.2 billion and is projected to reach $265.4 billion by 2026.

TCS Expands in Arizona: To Invest $300 Million by 2026 in Local Job Creation and Community STEM Education

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, today announced plans to expand its operations in Arizona, investing more than $300 million by 2026 and hiring more than 220 employees by 2023, to meet the digital transformation needs of its customers.

Destination Mars: Elon Musk’s Plan to Colonize Space Starts with Test Flight this Month

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Is bringing humankind to Mars necessary or realistic in our lifetimes? Tesla CEO Elon Musk is adamant about it, and he and two fellow billionaires are pushing the boundaries of how far private companies have gone into the stratosphere and beyond.

Keeping Racers Cool: From NASA Spacesuit Research to Racing Suit Underwear

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Punishing speeds aren’t the only challenge facing drivers at the NASCAR All-Star Race; they also face extreme heat in the driver’s seat. And when you’re in the hot seat, NASA technology can help you keep your cool.

How Satisfied Are You with Your Current Internet? Yavapai County Wants to Know

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Yavapai County wants to hear from you about your experience and thoughts on using internet in Northern Arizona. Do you want increased availability, affordability, and reliability in your broadband service? Take the 10-minute survey online and give your feedback.


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