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Updates to Coverage of Landmark NASA SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 2:15pm
NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station.
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Coverage of Landmark NASA SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 4:01pm
NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight on Wednesday, May 27, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station.
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NASA Science to Hold Virtual Community Town Hall Meeting

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 12:11pm
NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting via teleconference with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 28, to discuss updates in NASA’s science program and the current status of NASA activities.
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NASA Invites Public to Be Its Guests to Celebrate Historic ‘Launch America’

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 10:23am
NASA is inviting the public to help celebrate a historic milestone in human spaceflight as it prepares for #LaunchAmerica – the first flight into orbit of American astronauts on American rockets from American soil since the end of the space shuttle era in 2011.
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NASA Telescope Named For ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 9:37am
NASA is naming its next-generation space telescope currently under development, the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first chief astronomer, who paved the way for space telescopes focused on the broader universe.
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NASA Remembers Annie Glenn

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 2:03pm
The following is a statement on the passing of Annie Glenn, wife of former NASA astronaut Sen. John Glenn:
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NASA to Make Announcement About WFIRST Space Telescope Mission

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 12:37pm
NASA will host a special edition of NASA Science Live at 11 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 20, to share an exciting announcement about the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission.
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NASA TV to Air Launch, Capture of Cargo Ship to International Space Station

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 1:42pm
NASA will broadcast the launch of a Japanese cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station beginning at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 20, live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Funds Artemis Student Challenges to Inspire Space Exploration

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 3:48pm
NASA will award nearly $2.4 million to universities as part of the Artemis Student Challenges, a bold new initiative to inspire the next generation – the Artemis Generation.
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NASA TV to Air Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus Departure from Space Station

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 11:40am
Nearly three months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrup Grumman’s unpiloted Cygnus cargo craft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Monday, May 11.
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NASA Builds on Investments in US Small Business’ Beneficial Technologies

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 2:43pm
NASA has selected 139 proposals for follow-on funding though the agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
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NASA to Provide Coverage of SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight with Astronauts

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 4:07pm
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station.
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NASA Commits to Future Artemis Missions with More SLS Rocket Engines

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 2:42pm
NASA has awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne of Sacramento, California, to manufacture 18 additional Space Launch System (SLS) RS-25 rocket engines to support Artemis missions to the Moon.
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Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 12:59pm
Educators from across the nation will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
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