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La NASA lanza la misión Equity y solicita comentarios del público para ampliar el acceso

NASA Breaking News - 3 hours 15 min ago
La NASA lanza la Misión Equity (equidad, en español), un esfuerzo integral para evaluar la expansión y modificación de programas, compras de suministros, becas, y políticas de la agencia y examinar qué obstáculos y desafíos potenciales existen para las comunidades que históricamente están subrepresentadas y desatendidas.

NASA Launches Mission Equity, Seeks Public Input to Broaden Access

NASA Breaking News - 5 hours 5 min ago
NASA is launching Mission Equity, a comprehensive effort to assess expanding and modifying agency programs, procurements, grants, and policies, and examine what potential barriers and challenges exist for communities that are historically underrepresented and underserved.

NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 15:38
As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the Moon’s surface per year, the agency has selected three new scientific investigation payload suites to advance understanding of Earth’s nearest neighbor.

Teams Engineer Complex Human Tissues, Win Top Prizes in NASA Challenge

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 16:35
Two teams of scientists from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, have won first and second place in NASA's Vascular Tissue Challenge.

NASA Administrator Statement on US Innovation and Competitiveness Act

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 20:01
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson released the following statement Tuesday after the Senate passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness Act.

NASA Selects Postdoctoral Program Research Support Contractor

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 16:45
NASA has selected Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to provide the agency with administrative support and coordination of research opportunities between NASA’s mission directorates and centers across the agency.

NASA Highlights Winners of Challenge to Engineer Human Tissue

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 14:22
NASA will announce the first- and second-place winners of the Vascular Tissue Challenge, a prize competition to grow and sustain functioning human tissue in a lab, Wednesday, June 9.

NASA to Air Briefing, Spacewalks to Install New Station Solar Arrays

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 10:22
Expedition 65 astronauts will conduct two spacewalks – one Wednesday, June 16, and the other Sunday, June 20 – to install new solar arrays to help power the International Space Station.

NASA Awards Universities $1.4M for Space Station, Suborbital Research

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 16:04
NASA has awarded $1.4 million to nine universities and organizations across the country for research and technology development projects in areas critical to the agency’s mission, including studying radiation effects and growing food for long-duration space travel.

NASA Awards Universities $1.2M for Space Station, Suborbital Research

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 16:04
NASA has awarded $1.2 million to nine universities and organizations across the country for research and technology development projects in areas critical to the agency’s mission, including studying radiation effects and growing food for long-duration space travel.

NASA Administrator Statement on Meeting with Roscosmos

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 14:35
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson released the following statement after an introductory call Friday with Roscosmos General Director Dmitry Rogozin:

Science, Solar Arrays Launch on NASA’s SpaceX Cargo Mission

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 06/03/2021 - 14:45
The latest SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 1:29 p.m. EDT Thursday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, bearing more than 7,300 pounds of science experiments, new solar arrays, and other cargo.

NASA Selects 2 Missions to Study ‘Lost Habitable’ World of Venus

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 06/02/2021 - 15:05
NASA has selected two new missions to Venus, Earth’s nearest planetary neighbor.

Científicas de la NASA disponibles para entrevistas durante la temporada de huracanes

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 06/02/2021 - 13:32
El 1 de junio marcó el inicio oficial de la temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico, que termina oficialmente el 30 de noviembre.

NASA Scientists Available for Interviews Throughout Hurricane Season

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 06/02/2021 - 12:06
June 1 marked the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends Nov. 30.

NASA Awards Laser Air Monitoring System Contract for Orion

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 16:50
NASA has awarded Dynetics Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, a contract to produce a Laser Air Monitoring System (LAMS) for the agency’s Orion spacecraft beginning with the Artemis III mission.

NASA Administrator Statement on President’s FY 2022 Funding Request

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 16:32
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on the president's FY 2022 budget request for the agency.

NASA Awards New Spacecraft Avionics Development Contract

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 16:28
NASA has selected Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to provide development and operations support for the avionics software suite that will guide the agency's next generation of human rated spacecraft on missions beyond low-Earth orbit.

Media Invited to Administrator’s State of NASA Remarks on Climate, Artemis

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 17:39
In his first address to the workforce, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson will discuss the agency’s plans for future climate science missions, the agency’s plans for a robotic and human return to the Moon through the Artemis program, and more during a State of NASA event at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 2.

NASA Schedules Live Coverage of Russian Spacewalk

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 14:58
Two Russian cosmonauts are scheduled to conduct a spacewalk outside the International Space Station Wednesday, June 2, to continue preparing the Pirs docking compartment airlock for undocking and disposal later this year.

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