Space Exploration

NASA Awards $100,000 to Winning Team of Robot Challenge

NASA: Breaking News - Sat, 2015-06-13 10:00
NASA Awards $100,000 to Winning Team of Robot Challenge
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NASA Awards Next Generation Contract at NASA Shared Services Center

NASA: Breaking News - Fri, 2015-06-12 16:00
NASA has awarded a contract to Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide business, administrative and technical support services to the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC).
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NASA, University Researchers Discuss Search for Life in Solar System, Beyond

NASA: Universe News - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:59
NASA and university scientists will discuss at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday June 16, astrobiology research activities and technology that are advancing the search for evidence of habitability in our solar system and beyond. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA, University Researchers Discuss Search for Life in Solar System, Beyond

NASA: Solar System Exploration News - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:59
NASA and university scientists will discuss at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday June 16, astrobiology research activities and technology that are advancing the search for evidence of habitability in our solar system and beyond. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA, University Researchers Discuss Search for Life in Solar System, Beyond

NASA: Breaking News - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:59
NASA and university scientists will discuss at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday June 16, astrobiology research activities and technology that are advancing the search for evidence of habitability in our solar system and beyond. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Issues Request for Proposals for New Class of Launch Services

NASA: Breaking News - Fri, 2015-06-12 12:16
NASA’s Launch Services Program has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for new commercial Venture Class Launch Services (VCLS) for small satellites, often called CubeSats or nanosatellites, and experiments on science missions using a class of rockets smaller than any currently available to the agency.
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NASA Prepares for First Interplanetary CubeSats on Agency’s Next Mission to Mars

NASA: Breaking News - Fri, 2015-06-12 10:33
When NASA launches its next mission on the journey to Mars – a stationary lander in 2016 – the flight will include two CubeSats. This will be the first time CubeSats have flown in deep space. If this flyby demonstration is successful, the technology will provide NASA the ability to quickly transmit status information about the main spacecraft afte
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NASA Announces Television Coverage, Media Activities for Pluto Flyby

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2015-06-11 17:29
NASA is inviting media to cover New Horizons’ historic Pluto flyby in mid-July, including the spacecraft’s closest approach to Pluto on July 14, from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, site of the mission operations center.
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NASA’s Hubble Telescope Detects ‘Sunscreen’ Layer on Distant Planet

NASA: Solar System Exploration News - Thu, 2015-06-11 13:07
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a stratosphere, one of the primary layers of Earth’s atmosphere, on a massive and blazing-hot exoplanet known as WASP-33b.
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NASA’s Hubble Telescope Detects ‘Sunscreen’ Layer on Distant Planet

NASA: Universe News - Thu, 2015-06-11 13:07
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a stratosphere, one of the primary layers of Earth’s atmosphere, on a massive and blazing-hot exoplanet known as WASP-33b.
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NASA’s Hubble Telescope Detects ‘Sunscreen’ Layer on Distant Planet

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2015-06-11 13:07
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a stratosphere, one of the primary layers of Earth’s atmosphere, on a massive and blazing-hot exoplanet known as WASP-33b.
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NASA Hosts Media for Update on Asteroid Grand Challenge, Robotics Tour

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2015-06-11 11:46
Media and social media are invited to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland Tuesday, June 16 for an update on the agency's Asteroid Grand Challenge and the robotic systems that will be used on asteroid exploration missions.
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Expedition 43 Crew Departs Space Station, Lands Safely in Kazakhstan

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:48
Three crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Thursday after a 199-day mission that included several spacewalks, technology demonstrations, and hundreds of scientific experiments spanning multiple disciplines, including human and plant biology.
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NASA Administrator Statement on Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Vote on Commercial Crew Budget

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2015-06-10 20:00
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the Senate Appropriations subcommittee vote Wednesday on NASA’s Fiscal Year 2016 commercial crew budget:
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NASA's LDSD Project Completes Second Experimental Test Flight

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2015-06-09 13:52
Engineers are poring over the data following the second experimental landing technology test of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project. The saucer-shaped LDSD craft splashed down at 11:49 a.m. HST (5:49 p.m. EDT) Monday in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
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NASA Releases Detailed Global Climate Change Projections

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:00
NASA has released data showing how temperature and rainfall patterns worldwide may change through the year 2100 because of growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere.
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NASA to Hold Briefing to Discuss Status of 'Flying Saucer' Test

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2015-06-08 18:49
NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project completed its second flight test when the saucer-shaped craft splashed down safely Monday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. A post-flight media teleconference will be held at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 9 to review the test.
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NASA Commercial Crew Partner SpaceX Achieves Pad Abort Milestone Approval

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:09
NASA has approved a $30 million milestone payment to SpaceX under the agency’s Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) agreement with the company following a recent and successful pad abort test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft.
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NASA Spacecraft Detects Impact Glass on Surface of Mars

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2015-06-08 14:00
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has detected deposits of glass within impact craters on Mars. Though formed in the searing heat of a violent impact, such deposits might provide a delicate window into the possibility of past life on the Red Planet.
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NASA Selects Eight Projects for 2016 X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2015-06-08 11:02
NASA is working with eight U.S. universities on new technology projects for deep space exploration, including the agency’s journey to Mars, as part of the 2016 X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge.
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