This Week at NASA Recap for Friday, April 6, 2012

The weekly NASA video recap of highlights from the week ending Friday, April 6, 2012. Included are Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland is honored in her hometown of Baltimore when the Space Telescope Science Institute renames its data archive center for the longest-serving woman in the history of the U.S. Congress.

The archive holds a variety of astronomical data sets, primarily in the optical, ultraviolet, and near-infrared as observed by 16 NASA telescopes including the Hubble Space Telescope, Kepler, and the Galaxy Explorer. Also, leaders meet at the annual Goddard Memorial Symposium to discuss wide-ranging space-related topics. Plus, NASA tech chief at Langley; SLS one step closer; supersonic sled; IMAX cameras find new space; lunar atmosphere; 3D precip; NASA's Heineman Prize winner; Mars Odyssey; and STS-110.

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