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Former NASA Astronauts to Receive Congressional Space Medal of Honor

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 3:13pm
Vice President Kamala Harris will award former NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken the Congressional Space Medal of Honor at 4:15 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Hurley and Behnken will receive the award for bravery in NASA’s SpaceX Demonstration Mission-2 (Demo-2) to the International Space Station in 2020.
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NASA to Air Live Coverage of Spacewalk for Power System Upgrades

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 12:31pm
Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct a spacewalk Thursday, Feb. 2, to continue the installation of hardware for future power system upgrades. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin at 8:15 a.m. EST and last about six and a half hours.
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Oklahoma Students to Hear from NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 12:33pm
Students from Choctaw Nation Head Start, Jones Academy Elementary, and seven area public schools in Durant, Oklahoma, will have an opportunity this week to hear from a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
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La NASA lanza páginas web en español sobre aeronáutica

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 10:55am
Como parte de su empeño por proporcionar más recursos e información a nuevos públicos, la NASA ha lanzado nuevas páginas web con información sobre aeronáutica en español. El objetivo de estas páginas es hacer más accesible el contenido aeronáutico a la comunidad hispanohablante.
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NASA Launches Aeronautics Spanish-Language Webpages

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 9:47am
As part of its effort to provide more resources and information to new audiences, NASA has launched new webpages featuring aeronautics information in Spanish. The webpages aim to make aeronautics content more accessible to the Spanish-language community.
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NASA Awards Innovations, Partnership Support Services Agreements

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 3:22pm
NASA has selected six companies to provide early-stage innovations and partnership support services. The services will be provided across multiple NASA centers. The place of performance will be specified in each specific call, with much of the work being performed virtually.
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NASA, DARPA Will Test Nuclear Engine for Future Mars Missions

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 3:36pm
NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced Tuesday a collaboration to demonstrate a nuclear thermal rocket engine in space, an enabling capability for NASA crewed missions to Mars.
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NASA to Launch New Mars Sample Receiving Project Office at Johnson

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 4:49pm
NASA announced Thursday its new Mars Sample Receiving Project office, responsible for receiving and curating the first samples returned from the Red Planet, will be located at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The safe and rapid release of Mars samples after they return to Earth to laboratories worldwide for science investigations will
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Montana Students to Hear from NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 10:27am
Students from the Boys & Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County in Ronan, Montana, will have an opportunity this week to hear from a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. The space-to-Earth call will air live at 12 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 25, on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.
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NASA Observes Day of Remembrance Ahead of Columbia 20th Anniversary

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 1:34pm
The agency will honor members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, leading up to, and during, the agency's annual Day of Remembrance Thursday, Jan. 26. This year’s NASA Day of Remembrance precedes the 20th annivers
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NASA to Participate in Aerospace Conference, Discuss New Collaboration

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 4:50pm
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, Bhavya Lal, associate administrator for Technology, Policy, and Strategy, as well as other agency speakers, will participate in the 2023 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SciTech Forum from Monday, Jan. 23, to Friday, Jan. 27, in National Harbor, Maryland.
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Briefings, Interviews Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 Mission

Wed, 01/18/2023 - 4:04pm
A pair of news conferences on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will highlight the agency’s SpaceX Crew-6 mission to the International Space Station in February. The mission is NASA’s sixth crew rotation flight involving a U.S. commercial spacecraft carrying crew for a science expedition aboard the microgravity laborator
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NASA Issues Award for Greener, More Fuel-Efficient Airliner of Future

Wed, 01/18/2023 - 9:38am
NASA announced Wednesday it has issued an award to The Boeing Company for the agency’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project, which seeks to inform a potential new generation of green single-aisle airliners.
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US, Japan Sign Space Collaboration Agreement at NASA Headquarters

Fri, 01/13/2023 - 4:34pm
During an event hosted by NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy at the agency’s Headquarters in Washington Friday, representatives from the United States and Japan gathered to sign an agreement that builds on a long history of collaboration in space exploration between the two nations.
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NASA to Provide Coverage of US Spacewalk, Preview News Conference

Fri, 01/13/2023 - 2:18pm
Two astronauts on the International Space Station will conduct a spacewalk Friday, Jan. 20, to install hardware for future power system upgrades.
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NASA Selects Shawn Quinn to Lead Exploration Ground Systems Program

Fri, 01/13/2023 - 10:00am
NASA has selected Shawn Quinn as manager of the Exploration Ground Systems program based at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, effective Sunday, Jan. 15.
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NASA to Announce Major Eco-Friendly Aviation Project Update

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 4:48pm
Media are invited to a news conference with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and other agency leadership at 10 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
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NASA Awards Safety, Mission Assurance, Services Contract

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 3:44pm
NASA has selected Banner Quality Management Inc., of Friendswood, Texas, to provide safety and mission assurance, engineering, and technical services to the agency in various locations across the country.
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El reto TechRise de la NASA premia a estudiantes con una oportunidad de volar

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 3:24pm
La NASA ha seleccionado a 60 equipos ganadores del segundo desafío estudiantil TechRise, un concurso nacional diseñado para involucrar a estudiantes de tecnología, la ciencia y la exploración espacial. Estos equipos trabajarán juntos para construir experimentos científicos y tecnológicos como preparación para una prueba de vuelo suborbital.
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NASA Awards Students Flight Opportunity in TechRise Challenge

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 1:01pm
NASA selected 60 winning teams for the second TechRise Student Challenge, a nationwide contest designed to engage students in technology, science, and space exploration. These teams will work together to build science and technology experiments in preparation for a suborbital flight test.
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