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NASA Sets Coverage for Axiom Mission 2 Departure from Space Station

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 3:20pm
NASA will provide live coverage of the undocking and departure of Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2) private astronaut mission from the International Space Station before crew returns to Earth.
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NASA Pursues Lunar Terrain Vehicle Services for Artemis Missions

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 1:55pm
NASA is seeking industry proposals for a next-generation LTV (Lunar Terrain Vehicle) that will allow astronauts to go farther and conduct more science than ever before as they explore the south polar region of the Moon during Artemis missions.
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NASA to Provide Briefing, Coverage of Spacewalks for Station Upgrades

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 10:20am
Two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct a pair of spacewalks Friday, June 9, and Thursday, June 15, to install two new solar arrays.
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New Mexico Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 9:15am
Students from southern New Mexico schools will have an opportunity to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA, Rocket Lab Complete Launch of TROPICS CubeSat Constellation

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 8:48am
The final pair of NASA’s TROPICS (Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) are in orbit after successfully launching at 11:46 p.m. EDT, May 25, (3:46 p.m. NZST Friday, May 26th), completing the constellation.
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NASA to Discuss Science on Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 3:02pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, May 30, to discuss the next science investigations, technology demonstrations, crew supplies, and hardware bound for the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s 28th commercial resupply services mission for the agency.
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Florida Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Wed, 05/24/2023 - 2:46pm
NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will speak to students from St. Mark’s Episcopal School in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
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NASA, Department of Education Partnership Strengthens STEM Education

Wed, 05/24/2023 - 11:07am
NASA and the U.S. Department of Education signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday, strengthening the collaboration between the two agencies, including efforts to increase access to high-quality STEM and space education to students and schools across the nation.
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NASA Mission to Study Ice Clouds, Help Observe Our Dynamic Atmosphere

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 12:37pm
NASA has selected a new mission to help humanity better understand Earth’s dynamic atmosphere – specifically, ice clouds that form at high altitudes throughout tropical and sub-tropical regions. The PolSIR instrument – short for Polarized Submillimeter Ice-cloud Radiometer – will study such ice clouds to determine how and why they change throughout
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NASA to Provide Live Coverage of Space Station Cargo Launch, Docking

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 10:34am
NASA will provide live launch and docking coverage of the Roscosmos Progress 84 cargo spacecraft carrying about three tons of food, fuel, and supplies for the Expedition 69 crew aboard the International Space Station.
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Axiom Space Private Astronauts Headed to International Space Station

Sun, 05/21/2023 - 4:37pm
Four private astronauts are in orbit following the successful launch of Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2), the second all private astronaut mission to the International Space Station. Axiom Space astronauts lifted off at 5:37 p.m. EDT on Sunday, May 21, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA Extends Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Science Operations

Fri, 05/19/2023 - 3:24pm
NASA has awarded a contract extension to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore for the support services required for the agency’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Science Operations.
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NASA Selects Winners, Announces Final Phase of Space Food Challenge

Fri, 05/19/2023 - 12:59pm
NASA has announced eight winning teams and awarded $750,000 in prizes in the second phase of the agency's Deep Space Food Challenge. The winning teams will move on to compete in the third and final phase of the challenge.
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NASA Selects Blue Origin as Second Artemis Lunar Lander Provider

Fri, 05/19/2023 - 10:40am
To develop a human landing system for the agency’s Artemis V mission to the Moon, NASA has selected Blue Origin of Kent, Washington. Through Artemis, NASA will explore more of the Moon than ever before, uncovering more scientific discoveries, and preparing for future astronaut missions to Mars.
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NASA, Rocket Lab Announce Coverage for Second TROPICS Launch

Tue, 05/16/2023 - 3:38pm
After successfully launching the first pair of small satellites earlier this month from New Zealand, NASA and Rocket Lab are now targeting no earlier than 1:30 a.m. EDT Monday, May 22 (5:30 p.m. NZST), to launch the second pair of storm tracking CubeSats into orbit.
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NASA to Select Second Lunar Lander Partner for Artemis Moon Mission

Tue, 05/16/2023 - 10:33am
During an event at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, May 19, at NASA Headquarters in Washington, the agency will announce the company selected to develop a sustainable human landing system for the Artemis V Moon mission. The human landing system will take astronauts to and from Gateway in lunar orbit to the surface and back to the lunar space station as part of
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Smithsonian Latino Museum Students to Hear from NASA Station Astronaut

Tue, 05/16/2023 - 12:15am
Frank Rubio, a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station, will speak to students associated with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Latino.
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NASA’s Artemis II Moon Crew Available for Interviews in Washington

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 2:04pm
The four astronauts who will fly around the Moon on NASA’s Artemis II will visit Washington Wednesday, May 17, through Friday, May 19, to discuss their upcoming mission and are available for a limited number of in-person media opportunities.
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Media, Public Invited to Meet Solvers in NASA Space Food Challenge

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 3:58pm
NASA will announce the second phase winners of its Deep Space Food Challenge, a global competition to help develop innovative food systems for future spacefarers on long-term exploration missions, on Friday, May 19.
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NASA Sets Coverage for Axiom Mission 2 Briefings, Events, Broadcast

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 11:01am
NASA, Axiom Space, and SpaceX will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2), the second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station.
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