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Pioneer IV, a joint project of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency and Jet Propulsion Laboratory under the direction of NASA, was launched by a Juno II rocket from the Atlantic Missile Range.
As of Jan. 1, 1997 Pioneer 10 was at about 67 AU from the Sun near the ecliptic plane and heading outward from the Sun at 2.6 AU/year and downstream through the heliomagnetosphere towards the tail region and interstellar space.
Pioneer 11 was the second mission to investigate Jupiter and the outer solar system and the first to explore the planet Saturn and its main rings.
www.astronautix.com /project/pioneer.htm   (1260 words)

 Pioneer 6, 7, 8, 9, E Quicklook
Pioneers 6, 7, 8, and 9 were created to make the first detailed, comprehensive measurements of the solar wind, solar magnetic field and cosmic rays.
A fifth spacecraft, Pioneer E, was lost when it failed to orbit due to a launch vehicle failure.
The Pioneer 6-9 program has been touted as one of the least expensive of all NASA spacecraft programs in terms of scientific results per dollar spent.
samadhi.jpl.nasa.gov /msl/QuickLooks/pioneer6QL.html   (199 words)

 NIH Director's Pioneer Award - Overview
The term “pioneering” is used to describe highly innovative – potentially transformative – approaches that have the potential to produce an unusually high impact, and the term “award” is used to mean a grant for conducting research, rather than a reward for past achievements.
Applications will be evaluated based on the likelihood that the applicant will pursue a pioneering approach to a problem of relevance to biomedical or behavioral research, the absence of alternative funding to pursue this direction; and compelling justification for the advantage of evaluation by the NDPA process rather than by the standard peer review process.
The NIH Director’s Pioneer Award is among several initiatives being undertaken as a part of the NIH Roadmap.
nihroadmap.nih.gov /pioneer   (1030 words)

 Pioneer Program
Pioneer 0, 1, and 2 were the United States' first lunar attempts.
Pioneers 6,7,8, and 9 were the world's first solar monitoring network and provided warnings of increased solar activity which could affect Earth orbiting satellites and ground systems.
The Pioneer Venus mission, consisting of the Pioneer Venus Orbiter (Pioneer 12) and Pioneer Venus Multiprobe (Pioneer 13), was the United States' first long-term mission to observe Venus and studied the structure and composition of the Venusian atmosphere.
leonardo.jpl.nasa.gov /msl/Programs/pioneer.html   (265 words)

 Social Work Pioneer Program
We hope that you, too, will be inspired as you learn more about the Pioneers, and our commitment and dedication to the social work profession and to the improvement of social and human conditions at the local, state, national, and international levels.
The Social Work Pioneer Program was created to honor members of the social work profession who have contributed to the evolution and enrichment of the profession.
The Pioneer Program identifies and recognizes individuals whose unique dedication, commitment and determination have improved social and human conditions.
www.naswfoundation.org /pioneer.asp   (311 words)

 New Rules Project - Democratic Energy - Consumers as Producers - SMUD PV Pioneer Program
SMUD's Pioneer II program provided customers a reduced-cost PV system and allows them to receive the retail price for any net excess electricity generated by their systems (see Net Metering for more on this).
SMUD expected the program to continue growing rapidly in 2002; to meet the demand, the utility has tripled the number of staff and contractors working on the program.
And as of March 2005 the solar program for residential customers requires that the customer contract directly with a SMUD-approved PV contractor for the purchase/installation of their solar electric generating system in order to qualify for financial incentives.
www.newrules.org /electricity/smud.html   (426 words)

 Pioneer Leadership Program
The Pioneer Leadership Program (PLP) has been developing the leadership skills of some of the University of Denver’s most talented undergraduate students since 1995.
As an experiential based program, PLP utilizes academic, co-curricular and service-learning to guide students to the theory and practice of leadership.
Students who complete the coursework and program requirements obtain a 24 credit minor in leadership studies.
www.du.edu /plp   (229 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Pioneer program
Space Program : American space program : Pioneer: Pioneer (spacecraft)
Pioneer (spacecraft), first United States space probe designed to travel beyond Earth's orbit.
The initial series was created in early 1958 by the...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=Pioneer+program   (87 words)

 McCain-Feingold Litigation Reveals 312 New Bush Pioneer Program Fundraisers
The Pioneer program is a leading example of the way that wealthy interests are able to bundle together large contributions to influence elections.
Sharing the same Pioneer tracking number, these two men—who bailed out Bush’s hemorrhaging Bush Oil Co. in 1984 and invested in the Texas Rangers venture that made Bush a millionaire 15 times over—delivered a minimum of $605,082.
In fact, six of the eleven Pioneers that The Nation reported by name did not appear in the newly released documents (all of these happen to be current or former corporate lobbyists).
www.tpj.org /press_releases/newpioneers_pr.html   (933 words)

 NASA - Pioneer
After 30 years, except for Voyager 1, Pioneer 10 is farther from Earth than any other human artifact.
It will take another 2 million years for Pioneer 10 to reach the first star on its trajectory.
After more than 30 years, the venerable Pioneer 10 spacecraft sent its last signal to Earth on Jan. 22, 2003.
www.nasa.gov /mission_pages/pioneer/index.html   (157 words)

 Infoplease Search: pioneer program
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www.infoplease.com /search?fr=iptn&query=Pioneer+program&in=all   (180 words)

 Palm Education Pioneer program enables innovative teaching
These are just two of the projects that were awarded grants earlier this summer by the Palm Education Pioneer program.
In its second round of grants, the Palm Education Pioneer program awarded $2.3 million in Palm handheld units to elementary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities.
The program is a collaborative project undertaken by SRI International (at http://www.sri.com) and Palm, designed to enable innovative teaching and learning and to gain insight into how handheld computers affect teaching and learning.
www.palmpower.com /issues/issue200108/ppcoolsite0801001.html   (665 words)

 LIPA | Clean Energy Initiative | Solar Pioneer Program
LIPA’s Solar Pioneer Program, combined with tax incentives currently available from New York State, makes this a great time to consider solar power for your home.
The LIPA revenue Time of Use meter will record only the energy provided by LIPA and will be identified as the “sell meter.” The “sell” meter will be programmed to record LIPA energy you consume utilizing the appropriate Time-of-Use rate structure.
Please note: LIPA will verify the metering and billing of a LIPA net metered account, but recommends that net metered customers contact their PV contractor if their PV system is not performing as expected.
www.lipower.org /cei/solar.metering.html   (1618 words)

 The DotAsia Organisation
They have been careful to keep interested parties informed and to think through the 'landrush' period.
The Pioneer Domains Program will be a useful benchmark for other new TLD operators to take into account.".
The.Asia Pioneer Domains Program is open to individual entrepreneurs, corporations, global brands and community organisations.
www.dotasia.org   (274 words)

 Military Affiliate Program - Pioneer Military Loan Affiliate Program
Military Affiliate Program - Pioneer Military Loan Affiliate Program
For more than 20 years Pioneer Military Lending has taken pride in going the extra mile for every customer.
That is why Pioneer Military Lending has developed a scoring model that is unique in the industry and takes into account the military lifestyle.
affiliate.pioneermilitarylending.com   (219 words)

 Pioneer Clubs—a Bible-based midweek children's ministry for discipleship and outreach.
Pioneer Clubs—a Bible-based midweek children's ministry for discipleship and outreach.
The text and images of this Web site may not be copied for distribution in any way,
Pioneer Clubs’ mission is to serve God by providing the most effective and educationally sound programs to help children follow Christ in every aspect of life.
www.pioneerclubs.org   (64 words)

 Pioneer Clubs - a Christ-centered kids club program
This area is password protected; you need to be a part of a registered Pioneer Clubs program in order to access this information.
If you have forgotten the password, just e-mail us or give us a call at 1-800-694-CLUB.
When contacting us please include your name, church name, and church city and state.
www.pioneerclubs.org /lrc.htm   (61 words)

 PEP - Palm Education Pioneer grants
The PEP program has ended, and there will be no future awards.
For ideas on educational uses of Palm Handheld Computers, visit the Idea Bank.
On October 25, 2000, SRI International, a nonprofit research and development organization, invited teachers in the fifty United States to apply for a Palm™ Education Pioneer (PEP) grant.
www.palmgrants.sri.com   (170 words)

 LIPA | Clean Energy Initiative | Solar Pioneer Program
LIPA's Solar Pioneer Program offers homeowners the opportunity to supplement their home's energy needs with solar electricity, also known as photovoltaics or "PV".
Investing in solar electricity to supplement your home's energy needs will enable you to not only generate clean electricity for your home's electric requirements, but you could also reduce the amount of electricity purchased from LIPA and potentially sell power back to LIPA through net metering.
You can use the Solar Pioneer Checklist to help you shop wisely.
www.lipower.org /cei/solar.html   (138 words)

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