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1 Mr. Jackson's Amazing, Mysterious Machine (March/April 1998)

In our never-ending quest to bring our readers information about he unusual, the unique and-dare we say it?-the bizarre, the Addendum Staff has traveled for this issue to the wilds of Darkest Tennessee and the Museum of Appalachia. This museum of Appalachian fold art, crafts and history is located in Norris, TN, about 16 miles north of Knoxville. Among the 250,000 items collected by the museum's founder, John Rice Irwin, is a "thing," a "contraption," an "objet trouve"; to wit, Asa Jackson's mysterious machine.

2 One Small Step Towards Mars (July 2014)

In the June issue of our sister publication -- Power Transmission Engineering -- the Power Play feature (Destination Mars! -- pg. 64) was devoted to NASAís Mars-oriented LDSD (Low Density Supersonic Decelerator) project...

3 Sally Ride Science: Creativity, Collaboration and Fun (August 2014)

Sally Ride Science will be featured at IMTS 2014.

4 NASA Gets Down and Dirty for SARJ Solution (September/October 2008)

For more than 10 months, NASA ground engineers and International Space Station (ISS) astronauts have been struggling with a perplexing malfunction of one of the stationís two solar array rotary joints (SARJ).

5 Space Station Solar Power Compromised by Balky SARJ Unit (March/April 2008)

Undue vibrations, power spikes and grit give NASA pause.

6 Aerospace Gearing Research - An Update (June 2009)

A look at several American organizations doing cutting edge gear-related research for aerospace applications.

7 SARJ Repairs Show Promise for Space Station Solar Power (January/February 2009)

Much has happened since we last reported on the malfunctioning solar array rotary joint (SARJ) attached to the International Space Station. Space shuttle Endeavour dropped in for a two-week visit in November during which repairs were made and invaluable data collected.