Space Exploration

NASA, SpaceX Discuss Dragon Mission to Space Station

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2013-03-26 23:00
NASA and SpaceX will host a teleconference for news media at 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 28, to discuss the Tuesday return of the company's Dragon spacecraft from a cargo mission to the International Space Station.
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NASA Awards Environmental Compliance And Operations Contract

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2013-03-25 23:00
NASA has selected Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. of Oak Ridge, Tenn., to provide environmental compliance and restoration services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M.
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SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Returns Critical NASA Science to Earth

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2013-03-25 23:00
A Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft successfully completed the company's second cargo flight to the International Space Station on Tuesday, March 26, with a 12:36 p.m. EDT splashdown in the Pacific Ocean a few hundred miles west of Baja California, Mexico.
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NASA Extends Hubble Space Telescope Science Operations Contract

NASA: Universe News - Thu, 2013-03-21 23:00
NASA is extending its contract with the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy for the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope Science Operations activities at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md., for 36 months.
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SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Carrying NASA Cargo Ready for Return to Earth

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2013-03-21 23:00
More than three weeks after arriving at the International Space Station, the Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft is ready for the trip back to Earth, now scheduled for Tuesday, March 26.
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NASA Extends Hubble Space Telescope Science Operations Contract

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2013-03-21 23:00
NASA is extending its contract with the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy for the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope Science Operations activities at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md., for 36 months.
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NASA Awards Contract Modification for Support at Michoud Assembly Facility

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2013-03-21 23:00
NASA has signed a one-year contract option with Jacobs Technology, Inc., of New Orleans to continue manufacturing support and facilities operations at the agency's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
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NASA Invites Media Inside One of the World's Largest Vacuum Chambers

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2013-03-21 23:00
The world's largest thermal-vacuum chamber will be open to news media at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston on Thursday, April 4.
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NASA Invites Media Inside One of the World's Largest Vacuum Chambers

NASA: Solar System Exploration News - Wed, 2013-03-20 23:00
The world's largest thermal-vacuum chamber will be open to news media at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston on Thursday, April 4.
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NASA Invites Media Inside One of the World's Largest Vacuum Chambers

NASA: Universe News - Wed, 2013-03-20 23:00
The world's largest thermal-vacuum chamber will be open to news media at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston on Thursday, April 4.
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Planck Mission Brings Universe into Sharp Focus

NASA: Universe News - Wed, 2013-03-20 23:00
The Planck space mission has released the most accurate and detailed map ever made of the oldest light in the universe, revealing new information about its age, contents and origins.
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First Images Released From Newest Earth Observation Satellite

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2013-03-20 23:00
NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have released the first images from the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite, which was launched Feb. 11.
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NASA to Hold Jan. 10 Media Briefing on Next Landsat Mission Launch

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2013-03-20 23:00
NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 10, about the upcoming launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). The briefing will be held in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington. The news conference will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
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NASA Hosts Its First Google+ Hangout in Spanish

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2013-03-20 23:00
NASA is expanding its reach to the nation's growing Spanish-speaking population by holding its first-ever Google+ Hangout en Espanol from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 28.
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NASA Presenta su Primer Google+ Hangout en Español

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2013-03-20 23:00
La NASA está ampliando su alcance a la creciente población nacional de habla hispana con la presentación de su primer Google+ Hangout en español el jueves, 28 de marzo, de 6:30 a 7:30 pm EDT.
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New Space Station Crew Members to Launch and Dock the Same Day

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2013-03-19 23:00
Three new crew members are set to launch to the International Space Station on a six-hour flight to travel from the launch pad to their destination.
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NASA Begins New Season of Arctic Ice Science Flights

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2013-03-19 23:00
NASA's Operation IceBridge scientists have begun another season of research activity over Arctic ice sheets and sea ice with the first of a series of science flights from Greenland completed on Wednesday.
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NASA Administrator Congratulates Apollo Engine Recovery Team

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2013-03-19 23:00
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the successful recovery of Apollo Saturn V first stage engines announced Wednesday by Jeff Bezos, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the aerospace company Blue Origin and Amazon.com.
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Herschel Discovers Some of the Youngest Stars Ever Seen

NASA: Universe News - Mon, 2013-03-18 23:00
Astronomers have found some of the youngest stars ever seen thanks to the Herschel space observatory, a European Space Agency mission with important NASA contributions.
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Herschel Discovers Some of the Youngest Stars Ever Seen

NASA: Solar System Exploration News - Mon, 2013-03-18 23:00
Astronomers have found some of the youngest stars ever seen thanks to the Herschel space observatory, a European Space Agency mission with important NASA contributions.
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