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NASA to Provide Coverage of Boeing Orbital Flight Test for Commercial Crew

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 6:36pm
The launch of Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station, as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, is targeted for 6:36 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 20. The uncrewed flight test will be the Boeing CST-100 Starliner’s maiden mission to the space station.
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X Marks the Spot: NASA Selects Site for Asteroid Sample Collection

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:56pm
After a year scoping out asteroid Bennu’s boulder-scattered surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has officially selected a sample collection site.
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Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:36am
Students from Texas will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA, Boeing to Hold Media Teleconference on Orbital Flight Test Mission

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 5:08pm
NASA and Boeing will hold a news teleconference Thursday, Dec. 12, following the agency’s Flight Readiness Review for Boeing’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station, as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
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NASA Administrator Names Robert Pearce Head of Agency Aeronautics

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 2:13pm
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Robert Pearce as the next associate administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD). Pearce replaces Jaiwon Shin, who retired from the agency on Aug. 31.
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New NASA eBook Reveals Insights of Earth Seen at Night from Space

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 9:44am
Earth has many stories to tell, even in the dark of night. Earth at Night, NASA’s new 200-page ebook, is now available online and includes more than 150 images of our planet in darkness as captured from space by Earth-observing satellites and astronauts on the International Space Station over the past 25 years.
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New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:28pm
Students from New Mexico will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Highlights Solar Mission, Jupiter Cyclone at AGU Meeting

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 2:43pm
NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 9-13 in San Francisco.
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SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:45pm
A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m. EST Wednesday. Dragon will deliver more than 5,700 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations, including studies of malting barley in microgravity, the spread of fire, and bone and muscle loss.
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First NASA Parker Solar Probe Results Reveal Surprising Details About Our Sun

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:16pm
The Sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form and behave throughout the universe – all thanks to NASA's Parker Solar Probe.
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NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 2:27pm
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 4:15 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 6.
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NASA to Present First Findings of Solar Mission in Media Teleconference

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 3:13pm
NASA will announce the first results from the Parker Solar Probe mission, the agency's revolutionary mission to "touch" the Sun, during a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4.
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NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 1:17pm
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting 12:29 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 19th resupply mission to the International Space Station under contract with the agency.
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NASA, French Space Laser Measures Massive Migration of Ocean Animals

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 1:00pm
Every night, under the cover of darkness, countless small sea creatures – from squid to krill – swim from the ocean depths to near the surface to feed. This vast animal migration – the largest on the planet and a critical part of Earth’s climate system – has been observed globally for the first time thanks to an unexpected use of a space-based lase
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NASA Awards Contract for Construction of New R&D Facility in Cleveland

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 4:42pm
NASA awarded a contract to Austin Building and Design, doing business as The Austin Company, in Cleveland, to build a new Aerospace Communications Facility at the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.
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NASA Invites Media to SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test for Commercial Crew

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 3:41pm
Media accreditation is open for SpaceX’s In-Flight Abort Test as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. The flight test of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft is targeted for no earlier than December – an exact test date still is to be determined -- from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA Awards Program Analysis and Control V Contract

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 5:01pm
NASA has awarded an 8(a) small business set-aside contract to ASRC Federal Systems Solutions, LLC, in Beltsville, Maryland, for services that support planning and managing of NASA missions, projects, and programs.
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NASA Announces Ninth Consecutive Clean Financial Audit Opinion

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 9:00am
The NASA Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) has led the way for an unmodified audit opinion on the agency’s fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019) financial statements. This represents NASA’s ninth consecutive "clean" opinion from an independent accounting firm – the highest opinion possible.
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NASA Highlights Science on 19th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 4:43pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 20, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
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New Companies Join Growing Ranks of NASA Partners for Artemis Program

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 4:00pm
NASA has added five American companies to the pool of vendors that will be eligible to bid on proposals to provide deliveries to the surface of the Moon through the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) initiative.
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