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Mysterious rock that fell in Costa Rica is a meteorite ‘of great scientific interest,’ UCR says
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Mysterious rock that fell in Costa Rica is a meteorite ‘of great scientific interest,’ UCR says

AFP and The Tico Times - April 30, 2019

An object that caused surprise when it disturbed the skies above Costa Rica with a rumble and a luminous wake turned out to be a meteorite, the…

Costa Rica discusses creation of national space agency
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica discusses creation of national space agency

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 13, 2019

Costa Rica is getting a Space Force. Well, not really. Knowing Costa Rica, it wouldn't have any military implications. And it probably wouldn’t be called “Space Force.”…

Reaching for the stars: Costa Ricans’ role in space exploration
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Reaching for the stars: Costa Ricans’ role in space exploration

Bruce Callow - November 24, 2018

Last September, the book "To the Stars: Costa Rica in NASA" was launched by the Costa Rican Institute of Technology’s publishing house. This bilingual book, which I co-authored,…

Reaching for the stars
Books
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Books
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Reaching for the stars

Alissa Grosskopf - September 27, 2018

Have you ever dreamed of flying high up into space, building rocket ships, following up scientific investigations? As kids we tend to have those kind of dreams…

Two Costa Rican students will study at NASA with Franklin Chang
Education
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Education
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Two Costa Rican students will study at NASA with Franklin Chang

Elizabeth Lang - June 21, 2018

Each year the XXI Century Strategy Association gives scholarships to students to train with astronauts and other professionals from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. For…

Watch the full launch of the first satellite designed and built in Costa Rica
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Space
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Watch the full launch of the first satellite designed and built in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 3, 2018

The first Central American satellite – designed and built in Costa Rica – has now been launched into space and into history. The satellite, named Project Irazú in honor…

First Central American satellite is ready to launch
Science and Tech
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Science and Tech
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First Central American satellite is ready to launch

AFP - October 24, 2017

Costa Rican scientists have finished construction on the first Central American satellite, which will be launched into space for a carbon emissions project. The satellite, named Project…

Costa Rica’s first satellite scheduled for deployment in one year
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s first satellite scheduled for deployment in one year

L. Arias - March 22, 2017

Recommended: From Desamparados to the stars - Costa Rican brothers shine at NASA The quest to send Costa Rica's first satellite into orbit entered assembly and testing…

De San Antonio de Desamparados a las estrellas: hermanos costarricenses brillan en la NASA
Science & Tech
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Science & Tech
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De San Antonio de Desamparados a las estrellas: hermanos costarricenses brillan en la NASA

Bruce Callow - March 14, 2017

We are pleased offer this story in translation. Read the original story in English, published Monday, March 13. ¿Cómo te pones en contacto con dos técnicos veteranos…

From San Antonio de Desamparados to the stars: Costa Rican brothers shine at NASA
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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From San Antonio de Desamparados to the stars: Costa Rican brothers shine at NASA

Bruce Callow - March 12, 2017

How does one go about making contact with two veteran NASA technicians who were raised and educated in Costa Rican public schools and have contributed to some…

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