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NASA Awards Engineering, Technology, Science Contract

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 3:54pm
NASA has awarded the JSC Engineering, Technology, and Science (JETS) II contract to Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tennessee, to provide engineering and scientific products, technical services and related services for the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, other NASA centers and government agencies.
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Florida Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 1:09pm
Florida students will have an opportunity soon to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Shares Climate, Earth Science Resources at Folklife Festival

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 2:28pm
Members of the public are invited to explore the many ways space science helps families, communities, and our nation better understand our home planet and become more climate resilient through hands-on and virtual activities during NASA Day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival Saturday, July 2, on the National Mall in Washington.
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NASA to Industry: Let’s Develop Flight Tech to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 2:25pm
NASA announced Wednesday the agency is seeking partners to develop technologies needed to shape a new generation of lower-emission, single-aisle airliners that passengers could see in airports in the 2030s.
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CAPSTONE Launches to Test New Orbit for NASA’s Artemis Moon Missions

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 5:49am
NASA’s CubeSat designed to test a unique lunar orbit is safely in space and on the first leg of its journey to the Moon.
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NASA to Cover Northrop Grumman Cygnus Departure from Space Station

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 10:23am
Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Tuesday, June 28, more than four months after delivering 8,300 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other cargo to the orbiting laboratory for NASA.
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NASA Awards Facilities Engineering Design, Inspection Services Contract

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 3:55pm
NASA has awarded the Facilities Engineering Design and Inspection Services (FEDIS) II contract to Vanguard Pacific LLC of Foley, Alabama, to provide architect and engineering design services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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NASA Announces Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid Mission

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 1:41pm
NASA announced Friday that the Psyche asteroid mission – the agency’s first mission designed to study a metal-rich asteroid – will not make its planned 2022 launch attempt.
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NASA to Discuss Psyche Asteroid Mission

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 8:16am
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Friday to provide an update on the agency’s mission to study the Psyche asteroid. Audio of the briefing will livestream on the agency’s website.
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NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for CAPSTONE Mission to Moon

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 3:40pm
NASA will air live launch coverage of the agency’s Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE), the first spacecraft to fly a specific unique lunar orbit ahead of future missions with crew.
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NASA to Discuss Status of Artemis I Moon Mission

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:47pm
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, June 24, to discuss next steps for the Artemis I mission with the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA Administrator Announces Next NAC Meeting, New Members

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 4:39pm
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced Wednesday the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) will convene its next meeting on August 9-10. Nelson also appointed new members to the NAC, who will provide leadership counsel and advice on agency programs and priorities.
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NASA Awards Contracts for Mission Enabling Services

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 3:56pm
NASA has awarded the Mission Enabling Services Contract (MESC), which consists of five individual contracts, to four companies to support highly specialized mission-enabling spaceflight and aircraft management services within the Flight Operations Directorate at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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La NASA presenta a sus nuevos directores de vuelo

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:53pm
La NASA ha seleccionado a siete nuevos miembros para su cuadro de directores de vuelo, para supervisar las operaciones de las misiones de la Estación Espacial Internacional, de la tripulación comercial y del programa Artemis.
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NASA Introduces 2022 Class of Flight Directors

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:14pm
NASA has selected seven new additions to the team of flight directors to oversee operations of the International Space Station, commercial crew, and Artemis missions to the Moon.
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NASA Announces Artemis Concept Awards for Nuclear Power on Moon

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 10:39am
NASA and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are working together to advance space nuclear technologies.
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VP Hosts NASA for Family STEM Event, Disney Pixar’s Lightyear Viewing

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 10:47pm
Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff hosted an evening of NASA STEM activities Friday at the Naval Observatory for military families and local students and their families, which included a special screening of Disney Pixar’s Lightyear.
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NASA Updates Astronaut Assignments for Boeing Starliner Test Flight

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 1:11pm
NASA will fly two astronaut test pilots aboard the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) mission to the International Space Station, where they will live and work off the Earth for about two weeks.
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NASA, Partner Agency Leaders to Talk to Space Station Astronauts

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 2:45pm
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, Italian Space Agency (ASI) President Giorgio Saccoccia, and leadership from the U.S. Embassy in Rome will speak with astronauts aboard the International Space Station this week.
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NASA, ESA Finalize Agreements on Climate, Artemis Cooperation

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 10:44am
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and ESA (European Space Agency) Director General Josef Aschbacher signed two agreements Wednesday at the ESA Council meeting in Noordwijk, Netherlands, further advancing the space agencies’ cooperation on Earth science and Artemis missions.
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