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NASA InSight Lander 'Hears' Martian Winds

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:13am
NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever "sounds" of Martian winds on the Red Planet. A media teleconference about these sounds will be held today at 12:30 p.m. EST (9:30 a.m. PST).
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NASA TV to Air ‘Spirit of Apollo’ Tribute from National Cathedral

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 9:44am
This month marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 8 mission, which was the first to bring humans to another world as they orbited the Moon on Christmas Eve, 1968.
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Coverage Set for Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 3:37pm
Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 11, to conduct a six-hour spacewalk.
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NASA Highlights Asteroid Bennu, Earth’s Polar Ice at AGU Meeting

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:44pm
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. 10-14 in Washington.
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NASA Sends New Research, Hardware to Space Station on SpaceX Mission

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 1:36pm
Experiments in forest observation, protein crystal growth and in-space fuel transfer demonstration are heading to the International Space Station following the launch Wednesday of SpaceX’s 16th mission for NASA under the agency’s Commercial Resupply Services contract.
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Florida Students to Speak with First Cuban-American Astronaut on Space Station

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:56pm
Elementary school students from Florida will talk live this week with the first Cuban-American astronaut to live and work aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Arrives at Asteroid Bennu

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 5:25pm
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft completed its 1.2 billion-mile (2 billion-kilometer) journey to arrive at the asteroid Bennu Monday.
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NASA Astronaut Anne McClain and Crewmates Arrive Aboard Space Station

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 2:42pm
Three crew members are adjusting to life on the International Space Station after a successful launch and docking of their Russian Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft Monday.
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NASA Astronaut Nick Hague Set for New Space Station Mission After Abort

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 1:10pm
NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who was forced to abort his recent mission to the International Space Station, is scheduled to launch again Feb. 28, 2019, from the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
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NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 9:55am
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the passing of former President George Herbert Walker Bush:
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NASA Awards Optical Telescope Assembly for Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope Mission

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 4:00pm
NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Corporation of Rochester, New York, for the Optical Telescope Assembly (OTA) for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission.
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NASA Announces New Partnerships for Commercial Lunar Payload Delivery Services

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 2:02pm
Nine U.S. companies now are eligible to bid on NASA delivery services to the lunar surface through Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) contracts, as one of the first steps toward long-term scientific study and human exploration of the Moon and eventually Mars.
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NASA TV to Air Next International Space Station Crew Launch, Docking

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:59am
Three space travelers, including two astronauts on their first flight, are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Monday, Dec. 3 for a six-and-a-half month mission.
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NASA Provides Live Coverage of Spacecraft Arrival at Asteroid That May Have Answers to the Origin of our Solar System

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 4:43pm
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is scheduled to rendezvous with its targeted asteroid, Bennu, on Monday, Dec. 3 at approximately noon EST.
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NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 4:20pm
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 1:16 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 16th resupply mission to the International Space Station.
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NASA Awards Employee Relocation Services Contract

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 3:53pm
NASA has awarded a contract to Franconia Real Estate Services, Inc., doing business as Allegiance Government Relocation, of Woodbridge, Virginia, to provide employee relocation services for the agency.
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NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Services Contract

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 3:36pm
NASA has awarded a contract to LJT and Associates Inc. of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.
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NASA Administrator to Announce New Moon to Mars Partnerships with US Companies

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 1:54pm
NASA invites media to its headquarters in Washington for the announcement of new Moon partnerships with American companies at 2 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 29.
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NASA InSight Lander Arrives on Martian Surface to Learn What Lies Beneath

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 4:25pm
Mars has just received its newest robotic resident.
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NASA Highlights Science on Next Resupply Mission to International Space Station

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 1:28pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 28, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
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