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Students from Missouri, Mississippi to Call Space Station

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:24
Students in St. Louis and southern Mississippi will get to ask questions of NASA astronauts on the International Space Station during two events next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

NASA Statement on Nomination for Agency Deputy Administrator

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 18:26
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Thursday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Donald Trump of James Morhard to serve as the agency’s deputy administrator:

NASA’s Fermi Traces Source of Cosmic Neutrino to Monster Black Hole

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:01
For the first time ever, scientists using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found the source of a high-energy neutrino from outside our galaxy.

Coverage Set for Departure of US Cargo Ship from International Space Station

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:07
Nearly two months after Orbital ATK, now part of Northrop Grumman, delivered several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station aboard its Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the spacecraft is set to depart the orbiting laboratory Sunday, July 15.

NASA Names Six New Flight Directors to Lead Mission Control

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:07
NASA has selected six women and men to join the elite corps of flight directors who will lead mission control for a variety of new operations at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

NASA Awards Information Technology Support Contract

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 16:54
NASA has awarded the contract to Venesco & SaiTech Joint Venture (VSJV), LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, to provide information technology support services for the Information Technology and Communications Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

Students from Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts to Call Space Station

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 14:25
Next week astronauts aboard the International Space Station will host several downlinks as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

NASA Invites Media to Visit with Spacecraft That Will “Touch” Sun

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 17:37
Media are invited to view NASA’s Parker Solar Probe at 1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, July 13, at the Astrotech Space Operations payload processing facility in Titusville, Florida.

NASA TV to Air Launch, Docking of Russian Cargo Delivery to Space Station

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:20
A Russian cargo ship loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies is set to launch to the International Space Station Monday, July 9. Live coverage of the spacecraft’s launch and docking will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Invites Media to View Launch of Mission to “Touch” Sun

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:29
Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, a historic mission that will revolutionize our understanding of the Sun.

NASA Awards Contract for Continued Operations of its Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 16:59
NASA has awarded a contract to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California, to continue operations of the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), also in Pasadena.

Young Kansans to Call Space Station from Eisenhower Presidential Library

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 13:27
Kansas Boy Scout troops and students will participate in a live downlink event with astronauts aboard the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

New NASA Research, Hardware Heading to Space Station on 15th SpaceX Resupply Mission

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 06:48
Experiments investigating cellular biology, Earth science and artificial intelligence are among the research heading to the International Space Station following Friday’s launch of a NASA-contracted SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 5:42 a.m. EDT.

Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Object Gets Unexpected Speed Boost

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 13:02
Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based observatories, an international team of scientists have confirmed ′Oumuamua (oh-MOO-ah-MOO-ah), the first known interstellar object to travel through our solar system, got an unexpected boost in speed and shift in trajectory as it passed through the inner solar system last year.

NASA to Hold Teleconference for Media, Industry on Unmanned Aircraft Flight in Public Airspace

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 11:20
NASA will host a teleconference for members of the media and aviation industry at 4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 28, to discuss the details and preliminary results of the agency’s first large-scale, remotely piloted aircraft flight in the national airspace using detect and avoid technology to fly without a safety chase aircraft.

NASA Hosts Media Teleconference on Status of James Webb Space Telescope

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 17:55
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 27, to provide an update on the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope and the findings of an external independent review board.

NASA Technologies Significantly Reduce Aircraft Noise

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 11:57
A series of NASA flight tests has successfully demonstrated technologies that achieve a significant reduction in the noise generated by aircraft and heard by communities near airports.

Media Invited to Preview Expedition to Ocean Twilight Zone

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:37
Media are invited to Seattle on Friday, Aug. 9, to preview a seaborne expedition to study microscopic organisms in the dark depths of the sea that play a critical role in removing carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere.

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:40
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting no earlier than 5:42 a.m. EDT Friday, June 29, for the launch of its 15th resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Thursday, June 28, with prelaunch events.

New York, Washington, California Students to Call Space Station

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:20
Students from across America are set to participate in three live events with astronauts aboard the International Space Station next week.