It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.

— Plato

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NASA Awards Contract for Safety, Mission Assurance Support

6 hours 7 min ago
NASA has awarded the Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services III (SMASS III) contract to A-P-T Research, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, for a broad range of services at the agency’s Headquarters in Washington, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and various sites supported by Kennedy’s programs and projects.
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NASA Establishes Advisory Group for National Space Council

11 hours 59 min ago
NASA has established a new advisory group on behalf of the National Space Council that will represent the expertise, interests and perspectives of non-federal aerospace organizations to the National Space Council.
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Washington Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station Today

13 hours 24 min ago
Students from nine school districts in Port Orchard, Washington, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:10 p.m. EST today.
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New Space Policy Directive Calls for Human Expansion Across Solar System

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 4:13pm
President Donald Trump is sending astronauts back to the Moon.
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NASA Provides Coverage of Today’s Space Policy Directive Signing

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:43pm
NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the Space Policy Directive 1 signing ceremony at the White House at 3 p.m. EST today.
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NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Announce Latest Kepler Discovery

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 1:30pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 14, to announce the latest discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope.
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NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 4:00pm
NASA is taking the next step in the development of a space-based, on-demand fabrication capability by partnering with three U.S. companies, under NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) program, to create prototypes.
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NASA Highlights Jupiter, Search for Life at American Geophysical Union

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 2:10pm
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, Dec. 11-15 in New Orleans. NASA-related briefings will stream live on the agency’s website.
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The Moon Shines Brightly Among NASA’s 2017 Highlights

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:31pm
The Moon became a key focus point for NASA in 2017, whether it was blocking out the Sun during one of the most-viewed events in U.S. history, or reinvigorating the agency’s human space exploration plans.
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NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:56pm
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 11:46 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 12.
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NASA Television Coverage Set for Space Station Crew Landing, Launch

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:44pm
Three crew members on the International Space Station are scheduled to end their mission and return to Earth on Thursday, Dec. 14, just days before another three space travelers begin their mission. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Invites Media to Orion Spacecraft Parachute Test in Arizona

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:38am
NASA is inviting media to attend a test of parachutes for the agency’s Orion spacecraft Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona.
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NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:24pm
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 1:20 p.m. EST Friday, Dec. 8.
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NASA TV to Broadcast Departure of Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft from International Space Station

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:55pm
After delivering almost 7,400 pounds of cargo to support dozens of science experiments from around the world, the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Wednesday, Dec. 6. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of Cygnus' departure beginning at 7:45 a.m. EST.
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NASA Statement on Nomination for Agency Chief Financial Officer

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:15pm
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on Wednesday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Donald Trump of Jeffrey DeWit to serve as the agency’s Chief Financial Officer:
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First Space Station Crew of 2018 Available for News Conference, Interviews

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:09pm
NASA astronauts A.J. (Drew) Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and crewmate Oleg Artemyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 7, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:45am
Students at U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 9:15 a.m. EST Monday, Nov. 27.
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NASA to Highlight Science on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:05pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 29, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments launching to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission.
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NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:06am
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle will be available at 6 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 1 for live satellite interviews one last time prior to his upcoming launch to the International Space Station Dec. 17, on what will be his first mission in space.
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NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 5:33am
NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.
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