Space Exploration

NASA Book Shows How Space Station Research Offers "Benefits for Humanity"

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2015-07-07 08:37
A new book from NASA is showing how research aboard the International Space Station helps improve lives on Earth while advancing NASA's ambitious human exploration goals.
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From Satellite Swarms to Interstellar Submarines, NASA Selects Leading-Edge Technology Concepts for Continued Study

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2015-07-06 14:36
NASA has selected seven technology proposals for continued study under Phase II of the agency's Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program. The selections are based on the potential to transform future aerospace missions, introduce new capabilities or significantly improve current approaches to building and operating aerospace systems.
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NASA to Hold Media Call Today to Discuss New Horizons Mission Plans Following Spacecraft Anomaly

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2015-07-06 11:27
NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT today to discuss the New Horizons spacecraft returning to normal science operations after a July 4 anomaly. The mission remains on track to conduct the entire close flyby sequence as planned, including the July 14 flyby of Pluto.
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NASA Hosts Media Day Featuring Airborne Storm Mission

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2015-07-06 11:13
NASA will host a media event Saturday, July 11 showcasing Plains Elevated Convection at Night (PECAN), a new multi-agency airborne research campaign currently studying summer storm systems in the U.S. Great Plains.
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NASA Awards Evaluations, Assessments, Studies, Services Support Contract

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2015-07-02 16:00
NASA has announced the selection of Cornell Technical Services, LLC, in Columbia, Maryland, to provide support for NASA's Science Office for Mission Assessments at the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.
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NASA Awards Contract for Consolidated Facility, Maintenance Services

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2015-07-02 16:00
NASA has awarded the Synergy-Achieving Consolidated Operations and Maintenance (SACOM) contract to Syncom Space Service LLC of Fort Worth, Texas.
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NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Stays the Course to Pluto

NASA: Universe News - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:33
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is getting a final “all clear” as it speeds closer to its historic July 14 flyby of Pluto and the dwarf planet’s five moons.
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NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Stays the Course to Pluto

NASA: Solar System Exploration News - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:33
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is getting a final “all clear” as it speeds closer to its historic July 14 flyby of Pluto and the dwarf planet’s five moons.
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NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Stays the Course to Pluto

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:33
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is getting a final “all clear” as it speeds closer to its historic July 14 flyby of Pluto and the dwarf planet’s five moons.
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NASA Awards Earth Science Data and Information Contract

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:50
NASA has awarded the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development (EED)-2 contract to Raytheon Company of Riverdale, Maryland.
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NASA Takes to Kansas Skies to Study Nighttime Thunderstorms

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2015-07-01 14:13
NASA has joined a multi-agency field campaign studying summer storm systems in the U.S. Great Plains to find out why they often form after the sun goes down instead of during the heat of the day.
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NASA Signs Scientific and Education Agreements with Brazil

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:17
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) President José Raimundo Braga Coelho have signed agreements to further research into heliophysics and space weather and to enhance global climate study and educational opportunities.
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Space Station Cargo Ship Launch and Docking

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2015-06-30 14:24
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of an unpiloted Russian resupply ship to the International Space Station (ISS).
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NASA Astronaut Preps for First Space Station Mission, Available for Media Interviews

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2015-06-30 14:08
NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, who is making final preparations for his launch next month on his first mission to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 8 to 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 7.
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NASA Invites Media to Tour VIPR, Aeronautics Research Project

NASA: Breaking News - Mon, 2015-06-29 14:36
NASA will host a behind-the-scenes tour of the Vehicle Integrated Propulsion Research (VIPR) project at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California on Thursday, July 9.
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NASA Administrator Statement on the Loss of SpaceX CRS-7

NASA: Breaking News - Sun, 2015-06-28 12:08
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the loss Sunday of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services 7 (CRS-7) mission.
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NASA Invites Media, Social Media to a Space Launch System RS-25 Engine Test

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2015-06-25 15:21
Media and social media followers are invited to watch as NASA tests an RS-25 engine like those that will power the rocket that launches astronauts on missions to an asteroid and to Mars. The test will take place Thursday, August 13, at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
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NASA, Microsoft Collaborate to Bring Science Fiction to Science Fact

NASA: Breaking News - Thu, 2015-06-25 13:08
NASA and Microsoft are teaming up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to empower astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
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NASA Prepares for Future Space Exploration with International Undersea Crew

NASA: Breaking News - Wed, 2015-06-24 16:32
NASA will send an international crew to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean this summer to prepare for future deep space missions during the 14-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 20 expedition slated to begin July 20.
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NASA-Developed Air Traffic Management Tool Flies Into Use

NASA: Breaking News - Tue, 2015-06-23 18:07
A new software tool developed by NASA, and being deployed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is positioned to help air traffic controllers manage the nation’s skies.
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