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NASA Invites Media to Learn About Inflatable Heat Shield Demo

Wed, 10/05/2022 - 2:47pm
NASA and United Launch Alliance (ULA) will host a media briefing on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m. EDT in advance of the Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) technology demonstration. The briefing will be held via WebEx.
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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 Launches to International Space Station

Wed, 10/05/2022 - 10:09am
The crew members assigned to NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission are in orbit following their launch to the International Space Station noon EDT Wednesday, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 Astronauts to Discuss Mission, Splashdown

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 11:16am
NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts will answer media questions at 11:55 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 11, about their time aboard the International Space Station. The event takes place prior to their return to Earth later this month.
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NASA Science Leadership to Hold Town Hall Meeting Thursday

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 9:50am
NASA will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 6. The group will discuss updates to the agency’s science program and share the status of activities.
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Coverage Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 Events, Broadcast, Launch

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 4:56pm
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.
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NASA, USGS Map Minerals to Understand Earth Makeup, Climate Change

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 12:05pm
NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will map portions of the southwest United States for critical minerals using advanced airborne imaging.
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NASA Updates Crew Assignments for First Starliner Crew Rotation Flight

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 9:24am
NASA has added two astronauts to the agency’s Boeing Starliner-1 launch to the International Space Station, the spacecraft’s first mission following completion of its flight tests and certification.
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NASA Awards Contract for Acquisition of Gaseous, Liquid Helium

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 4:17pm
NASA has selected three companies to supply 1.4 million liters of liquid helium and 87.7 million standard cubic feet of gaseous helium for use at facilities across the agency.
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NASA Invites Media to Discuss New Science, Commercial Study Today

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 12:16pm
NASA will hold a media teleconference today at 4:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 29, to discuss a new study exploring potential commercial space opportunities for NASA science missions. The agency will livestream audio of the teleconference on its website.
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NASA Awards Contracts in Support of Entry, Descent, Landing Technology

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:23am
NASA has awarded a total of seven contracts to six companies including Airborne Systems North America of Santa, Ana California, CFD Research Corporation of Huntsville, Alabama, Jackson Bond Enterprises LLC of Dover, New Hampshire, Ryzing Technologies of Staunton, Virginia, Miller Scientific Inc. of Flagstaff, Arizona, and Anasphere Inc. of Manhatta
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NASA Awards Commercial Small Satellite Data Acquisition Agreement

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 2:37pm
NASA has selected GHGSat, Inc., of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to provide commercial small constellation satellite products for evaluation to determine the utility for advancing NASA’s science and application goals. GHGSat will provide a comprehensive catalogue of Earth Observation data High Resolution Gas Detection Commercial Earth Observation Data
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NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s Antares Cargo Resupply Launch

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 10:11am
Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station.
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NASA Awards Laboratory Support Services Contract

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 3:37pm
NASA has selected Engineering Research and Consulting of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide laboratory services in support of multiple customers and projects at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA to Provide Media Update on Artemis I Rollback

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 9:04am
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 27, to discuss the agency’s decision to roll the Artemis I Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft back to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Artemis I is a flight test to launch SLS and send Orion beyond the Moon and back to Earth
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NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 8:09pm
After 10 months flying in space, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – the world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration – successfully impacted its asteroid target on Monday, the agency’s first attempt to move an asteroid in space.
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NASA to Cover Crew Arrival to Launch Site, Flight Readiness Review

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 4:44pm
NASA will host two media briefings Monday, Sept. 26, in preparation for the fifth crew rotation mission with SpaceX as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.
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NASA to Provide Live Coverage of Space Station Crew Activities

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 11:37am
Three cosmonauts living aboard the International Space Station are set to return to Earth Thursday, Sept. 29.
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NASA to Provide Media Update on Demonstration Test, Artemis I Mission

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 4:31pm
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 23, to discuss the cryogenic demonstration test conducted Wednesday, Sept. 21, ahead of the next Artemis I launch attempt.
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NASA Astronaut Frank Rubio, Crewmates Arrive Safely at Space Station

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 9:48am
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio and two cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station Wednesday, bringing its number of residents to 10 for the coming week.
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NASA’s Stakeholder Collaborations Help Inform Moon to Mars Planning

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 9:45am
NASA Releases Revised Moon to Mars Objectives
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