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ETC’s NASTAR Center Selected as a Team Member in the Federal Aviation Administration Center of Excellence for Training Technology and Human Performance

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  SOUTHAMPTON, PA, USA, September 14, 2016 – The National Aerospace Training and Research Center (“The NASTAR® Center”), a business unit of Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Pink: ETCC) (“ETC” or the “Company”) today announced its selection as a team member …Read More

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Volunteers Needed for UTMB led Commercial Spaceflight Passenger Training Study at ETC’s The NASTAR Center

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  Southampton, PA, USA, November 24, 2015 – The National Aerospace Training and Research Center (The NASTAR® Center), announces `open enrollment period` for research subject volunteers to participate in the latest FAA COE CST (Federal Aviation Administration Center Of Excellence …Read More

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FAA Issues Recertification of NASTAR Center STS-400 and Altitude Chamber

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Southampton, PA, USA, August 28, 2015 – The NASTAR® Center, a premier aviation training and research center and a business unit of Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Pink: ETCC) (“ETC”), announced today the recertification of its STS-400 Space Training System and …Read More

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Project Gemini – Springboard to the Moon

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  Spaceflight is an accepted part of today’s world. The International Space Station has been occupied continuously for the past 15 years, Astronaut Scott Kelly and Cosmonaut Gennady Padalka recently began a year-long stay in orbit, and there are commercial …Read More

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NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Kicks Off Geography Trivia from Space

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  Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who is working and living aboard the International Space Station on a one-year mission, wants to test your knowledge of the world with a geography trivia game on Twitter. …Read More

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MAVEN Educator Ambassador Program

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  In September 2014, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, mission began exploring Mars’ upper atmosphere, ionosphere and interactions with the sun and solar wind. The MAVEN Educator Ambassador, or MEA, program will focus on in-depth learning experiences …Read More

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Fifty Years Ago – the First Space Walks

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  Fifty years ago Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov and American Astronaut Edward H. White II performed the first extravehicular activities (EVAs), which are more popularly known as space walks. Leonov’s EVA, on March 18, 1965, lasted 12 minutes; White spent …Read More

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Jeannette Piccard – First Woman to Reach the Stratosphere

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  This short article on Jeannette Piccard is being sent in honor of Women’s History Month.   On October 23, 1934, Jeannette Piccard became the first woman to reach the stratosphere. Accompanied by her husband, Dr. Jean Piccard, as scientific …Read More

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A Preview of the NASTAR Center’s Newest Teacher Professional Development Program

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  Since the Skylab program in the 1970s, students have been able to design and launch experiments into space. The Skylab Student Involvement Program included 19 experiments built by high school students from across the country. Opportunities for student involvement …Read More

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NASTAR Center Field Trips

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  Looking for an interesting destination for a school field trip? Bring your class to the NASTAR® Center. Your students will see an altitude chamber, aircraft simulator, ejection seat trainer, spatial disorientation trainer, and high performance human centrifuge. Whenever training …Read More

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