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US Interns, Texas, Bulgarian Students to Hear from Space Station Astronauts

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 4:14pm
Students across the globe have opportunities this week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Previews Science on Next Northrop Grumman Space Station Mission

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 1:03pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 2, to discuss science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman’s 16th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station.
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NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 5:40pm
Media accreditation is now open for SpaceX’s 23rd cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff of the Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for late August from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Europa Clipper Mission

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 2:18pm
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for Earth’s first mission to conduct detailed investigations of Jupiter's moon Europa.
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NASA Perseverance Mars Rover to Acquire First Sample

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 12:45pm
NASA is making final preparations for its Perseverance Mars rover to collect its first-ever sample of Martian rock, which future planned missions will transport to Earth.
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Media Invited to Learn About NASA Mission to Study Intense Storms

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 11:40am
NASA is inviting media to learn more about an upcoming airborne science campaign to study intense summer thunderstorms over the central United States, which will aid scientists in their understanding of how such storms affect Earth’s atmosphere and climate change.
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NASA Invites Media to Launch of Landsat 9 From West Coast

Mon, 07/19/2021 - 3:41pm
Media accreditation is open for the upcoming launch of the Landsat 9 satellite, a joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission that will continue the legacy of monitoring Earth’s land and coastal regions that began with the first Landsat in 1972.
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NASA Science Mission Directorate to Hold Town Hall Meeting

Mon, 07/19/2021 - 12:47pm
NASA's Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 1:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 22, to discuss updates to NASA's science program and share the current status of NASA activities.
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NASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Starliner Launch

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 3:50pm
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch, launch, and docking activities for the agency’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station.
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NASA to Brief Early Science from Perseverance Mars Rover

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 11:07am
NASA will hold a virtual media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 21, to discuss early science results from the agency’s Perseverance Mars rover and its preparations to collect the first-ever Martian samples for planned return to Earth.
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Trailblazing Astronaut Doug Hurley Retires from NASA

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 9:56am
NASA astronaut and former U.S. Marine Col. Doug Hurley is retiring from NASA after 21 years of service. His last day with the agency is July 16.
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NASA TV to Air Crew Dragon Port Relocation on Space Station

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 9:39am
NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts on the International Space Station will relocate their Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft Wednesday, July 21, setting the stage for a historic first when two different U.S. commercial spacecraft built for crew will be docked to the microgravity laboratory at the same time.
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NASA TV to Air Launch of Space Station Module, Departure of Another

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 3:49pm
NASA will provide live coverage of a new Russian science module’s launch and automated docking to the International Space Station, and the undocking of another module that has been part of the orbital outpost for the past 20 years.
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La NASA y la ESA se asocian en un nuevo esfuerzo para abordar el cambio climático global

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 12:40pm
La NASA y la Agencia Espacial Europea (ESA, por sus siglas en inglés) han formado una asociación estratégica única en su tipo para observar la Tierra y su entorno cambiante.
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NASA, ESA Partner in New Effort to Address Global Climate Change

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 11:58am
NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have formed a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership to observe Earth and its changing environment.
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NASA Announces Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Reactor Concept Awards

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 9:53am
NASA is leading an effort, working with the Department of Energy (DOE), to advance space nuclear technologies. The government team has selected three reactor design concept proposals for a nuclear thermal propulsion system.
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NASA Awards Contract for Test Evaluation, Support

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 4:02pm
NASA has awarded a five-year contract to Sierra Lobo Inc. of Fremont, Ohio, for test and operations support at the agency’s White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
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NASA Launches Entrepreneurs Challenge to Identify Innovative Ideas

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 2:00pm
NASA is announcing its 2021 Entrepreneurs Challenge to invite fresh ideas and new participants that will lead to new instruments and technologies with the potential to advance the agency’s science mission goals.
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NC, Wisconsin, NY Students to Hear from Astronauts on Space Station

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 5:08pm
Students from three states will hear from astronauts from three different countries aboard the International Space Station next week.
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NASA, Northrop Grumman Finalize Moon Outpost Living Quarters Contract

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 11:00am
NASA and Northrop Grumman of Dulles, Virginia, have finalized a contract to develop the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) for Gateway, which will be a critical way station and outpost in orbit around the Moon as part of NASA’s Artemis program.
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