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NASA, Boeing to Provide Update on Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test-2

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 18:07
NASA and Boeing will hold a joint teleconference at 2:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 19, to update media on the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.

NASA Awards Audit Services Contracts

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 16:57
NASA has awarded contracts to Booth Management Consulting LLC of Columbia, Maryland; Castro & Company LLC of Alexandria, Virginia; Deva & Associates PC of Rockville, Maryland; Hamilton Enterprises LLC of Greenbelt, Maryland; Reed & Associates, CPAs Inc. of Manassas, Virginia; Regis & Associates PC of Washington; and Tichenor & Associates LLP of Lou

NASA Invites Media to Briefing on New Water Data Platform

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 12:37
NASA will hold a virtual media briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 21, to share a powerful, new, web-based platform to help those who rely on water resources across the drought-stricken western U.S.

NASA Science Mission Directorate to Hold Town Hall Meeting

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 17:47
NASA's Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting at 3 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 18.

NASA Awards Agency/Multi-Location Fire Services Contract

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 17:11
NASA has awarded a contract to Chenega Global Protection LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, an 8(a) small business, to perform fire services at the agency’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, and Whi

NASA Awards Regional/Multi-Location Protective Services Contract

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 15:34
NASA has awarded a contract to Chenega Global Protection LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, an 8(a) small business, to provide protective services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, White Sands Testing Facility and White Sands Complex in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, etc.

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Arrives in French Guiana After Sea Voyage

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 12:00
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope successfully arrived in French Guiana Tuesday, after a 16-day journey at sea.

NASA Sets Landing Coverage for Russian Cosmonaut, Actress, Producer

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 10:13
NASA will provide complete coverage as three space travelers living aboard the International Space Station, including a Russian actress and her producer-director, return to Earth just after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 17.

NASA Invites Media to James Webb Space Telescope Launch

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 15:59
Members of the media may now register their interest in attending the launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the premier space science observatory for the next decade.

NASA Releases Climate Action Plan

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 12:41
NASA released a climate action plan Thursday, Oct. 7, aimed at averting mission impacts due to climate change, ensuring the resiliency of facilities and assets, and providing the nation and world unique climate observations, analysis, and modeling through scientific research.

NASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Lucy Launch

Wed, 10/06/2021 - 17:11
NASA will provide coverage of upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for Lucy, the agency’s first mission to explore the Jupiter Trojan asteroids.

NASA Announces Astronaut Changes for Upcoming Commercial Crew Missions

Wed, 10/06/2021 - 11:32
NASA has reassigned astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada to the agency’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station as part of the Commercial Crew Program.

NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Launch Coverage Discussion

Wed, 10/06/2021 - 11:20
NASA and its mission partners will host a briefing at 9 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 8, for media interested in covering the James Webb Space Telescope launch.

La NASA y FEMA presentarán la serie Alianza para la Acción Climática en octubre

Tue, 10/05/2021 - 11:02
La NASA y la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) serán coanfitriones de la Alianza para la Acción Climática, una serie virtual para abordar la creciente demanda de información precisa, pronta y práctica en una era de rápido cambio climático global.

NASA, FEMA to Host Alliance for Climate Action Series in October

Tue, 10/05/2021 - 10:01
NASA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will co-host the Alliances for Climate Action, a virtual series to address rising demand for accurate, timely, and actionable information at a time of rapid global climate change.

NASA Invites Media to Launch of Double Asteroid Redirection Test

Mon, 10/04/2021 - 17:19
Media accreditation is open for the upcoming launch of NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, an evaluation of technologies for preventing a hazardous asteroid from striking Earth.

NASA Awards Contract for Roman Space Telescope Science Support Center

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 16:58
NASA has awarded a contract to provide capabilities for the Roman Space Telescope Science Support Center to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Russian Film Production Launch

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 14:21
NASA will provide coverage of a Tuesday, Oct. 5 launch that will carry a Russian cosmonaut, actress, and film producer to the International Space Station, where they will film segments for a movie. The launch will mark the expansion of commercial space opportunities to include feature filmmaking.

NASA to Host Briefings, Interviews for Next Crew Mission with SpaceX

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 17:49
NASA will highlight the next crew rotation flight of a U.S. commercial spacecraft carrying astronauts to the International Space Station with a pair of virtual media briefings Wednesday, Oct. 6, and Thursday. Oct. 7.

NASA Issues Contracts to Mature Electrified Aircraft Propulsion Technologies

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 17:03
NASA has selected two U.S. companies to support its Electric Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD) that will rapidly mature Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) technologies through ground and flight demonstrations.

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