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NASA to Pick Next Generation Spacesuits for Moonwalking, Spacewalking

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 4:45pm
NASA will announce at 2 p.m. EDT (1 p.m. CDT) Wednesday, June 1, the company, or companies, selected to move forward in developing the next generation of spacesuits for Artemis missions at the Moon and the International Space Station during an event at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA Supports Small Business Research to Power Future Exploration

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 2:01pm
NASA has selected hundreds of small businesses and dozens of research institutions to develop technology to help drive the future of space exploration, ranging from novel sensors and electronics to new types of software and cutting-edge materials.
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NASA to Discuss Status of Final Test Needed for Artemis I Moon Mission

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 9:54am
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 27, to discuss the status of the next wet dress rehearsal test of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of the uncrewed Artemis I lunar mission.
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NASA, Boeing Complete Starliner Uncrewed Flight Test to Space Station

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 6:59pm
NASA and Boeing safely landed the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft Wednesday in the desert of the western United States, completing the uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) to the International Space Station to help prove the system is ready to fly astronauts.
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NASA Administrator, Arizona Students to Hear from Station Astronauts

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 5:14pm
Students from Arizona will have an opportunity this week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Invites Media to Discuss Space Station Science, Climate Research

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 9:59am
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 2, to discuss the hardware, technology demonstrations, and science experiments, including a new climate research investigation, headed to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s 25th commercial resupply mission for NASA.
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NASA Awards Contract to National Academy of Sciences

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 3:03pm
NASA has awarded a sole-source contract to the National Academy of Sciences of Washington to conduct studies on questions of national importance within the domain of NASA science and technology programs relating to space science, Earth science, and biological and physical science in space.
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NASA-Supported Solar Sail Could Take Science to New Heights

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:28am
As NASA's exploration continues to push boundaries, a new solar sail concept selected by the agency for development toward a demonstration mission could carry science to new destinations.
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President Biden: NASA to Welcome Japanese Astronaut Aboard Gateway

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 5:22pm
President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met in Tokyo Monday where they announced progress on collaboration for human and robotic lunar missions.
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Coverage Set for NASA’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 Return to Earth

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 3:48pm
NASA will provide live coverage of the upcoming return activities for the agency’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2). As part of the uncrewed flight test, Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft will depart from the International Space Station for a landing in the western United States.
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NASA Announces Armstrong Flight Research Center Director to Retire

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 12:40pm
David McBride, director of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, announced plans to retire on June 30 after 35 years of service to the agency. He began his career at NASA as an intern.
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Starliner Launches to Space Station on Uncrewed Flight Test for NASA

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 6:48pm
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner is in orbit, heading for the International Space Station following launch Thursday of the next-generation spacecraft on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket on a mission designed to test the end-to-end capabilities of the crew-capable system as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
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NASA, Partners to Host CAPSTONE Prelaunch Media Teleconference

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 2:04pm
NASA will host a media teleconference with partners Advanced Space and Rocket Lab at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 25, in advance of the Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) launch, scheduled for no earlier than Tuesday, May 31.
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NASA, Partners Offer Global View of Environmental Changes

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 9:36am
Continuing the collaboration that produced the COVID-19 Earth Observing Dashboard in 2020, NASA and its international partners in Europe and Japan have combined the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data in expanding the online resource to document a broad array of planet-wide changes in the environment and human societ
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NASA Awards Contract for Cybersecurity, Privacy Enterprise Solutions

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 3:27pm
NASA has awarded the Cybersecurity and Privacy Enterprise Solutions and Services (CyPrESS) contract to Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean, Virginia.
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Update: NASA Seeks Comments on Moon to Mars Objectives by June 3

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 1:00pm
Editor’s Note: NASA has extended the comment period on its Moon to Mars Objectives to 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 3. Comments were previously set to close on Tuesday, May 31. While the agency is working on a tight deadline to finalize the objectives this fall, numerous respondents requested additional time to provide higher quality feedback.
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NASA Seeks Input on Moon to Mars Objectives, Comments Due May 31

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 1:00pm
NASA Seeks Input on Moon to Mars Objectives, Comments Due May 31
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Colorado Students to Hear from Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 2:27pm
Students from Boulder, Colorado, will have an opportunity next week to hear from American and European astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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Coverage Set for NASA’s Boeing OFT-2 Briefings, Events, Broadcast

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 1:13pm
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch, launch, and docking activities for the agency’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) to the International Space Station.
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NASA to Provide Update on InSight Mars Lander

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 2:38pm
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT (11 a.m. PDT) on Tuesday, May 17, to provide an update on the agency’s InSight Mars lander.
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