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UPDATE: NASA, Orbital ATK Now Targeting May 21 for Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:34
Orbital ATK, in conjunction with NASA, has moved the launch of its ninth contracted mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than 4:39 a.m. EDT Monday, May 21, to support further prelaunch inspections and more favorable weather conditions.

NASA Awards Contract for Advanced Computing Services

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:35
NASA has selected InuTeq LLC of Beltsville, Maryland, to provide world-class, high-performance computing to all NASA missions in support of mission-driven science and engineering.

NASA Awards Contract for Strategic Analysis, Communications Support

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:21
NASA has selected Abacus Technology Corporation of Chevy Chase, Maryland, to provide research, analysis and communications support services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

NASA Invites Media to Upcoming Launch of Science to Space Station

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:57
Media accreditation now is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space Station, currently targeted for late June.

NASA Satellites Reveal Major Shifts in Global Freshwater

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:07
In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and to determine why.

NASA Television Updates Coverage of Earth-Observing Satellite Duo Launch

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:01
Media are invited to cover the prelaunch briefing and launch of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO), NASA’s latest Earth-observing satellite mission.

NASA Awards Protective Services Contract

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:22
NASA has selected Alutiiq Advance Security Solutions, LLC of Anchorage, Alaska, to provide protective services at several agency facilities.

NASA Announces New Director of Johnson Space Center

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 16:41
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Monday the selection of Mark Geyer as the next director of the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Old Data Reveal New Evidence of Europa Plumes

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:47
Scientists re-examining data from an old mission bring new insights to the tantalizing question of whether Jupiter’s moon Europa has the ingredients to support life.

Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA’s Next Red Planet Rover Mission

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 17:03
NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars. The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency’s Mars 2020 rover mission, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020, to demonstrate the viability and potential of heavier-than-air vehicles on the Red Planet.

NASA Television to Air Coverage of Earth-Observing Satellite Duo Launch

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 16:00
Media are invited to cover the prelaunch briefing and launch of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO), NASA’s latest Earth-observing satellite mission. The briefing on Thursday, May 17, and launch on Saturday, May 19, will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Oklahoma, Illinois Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:44
Students from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Edwardsville, Illinois, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

NASA Hosts Live Discussion about Europa Findings, Potential for Life

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:38
NASA will host a Science Chat at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, May 14, to discuss the latest analysis of Jupiter’s moon Europa and its status as one of the most promising places in the solar system to search for life.

Powers Appointed NASA Press Secretary

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:30
Megan Powers has been selected by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to be the agency’s press secretary, working in the Office of Communications.

NASA Awards Grants for Research into Life in Universe

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:17
NASA has awarded five-year grants, each approximately $8 million, to three research teams that will study the origins, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe.

NASA, Uber to Explore Safety, Efficiency of Future Urban Airspace

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 13:15
NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc., to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas.

NASA Astronaut Available for Satellite Interviews Before First Spaceflight

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 16:46
NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor will be available at 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 15, for live satellite interviews one last time before she launches June 6 on her first spaceflight.

Genes in Space Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:13
Students from Houston area schools who participated in the Genes in Space challenge, will talk to astronauts on the International Space Station during an events hosted by Boeing and Space Center Houston, the official visitor center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. The event is part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

NASA Highlights Science on Next Orbital ATK Mission to Space Station

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:52
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 10, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Study How Mars Was Made

NASA Breaking News - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:07
NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission is on a 300-million-mile trip to Mars to study for the first time what lies deep beneath the surface of the Red Planet.

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