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The Moon Shines Brightly Among NASA’s 2017 Highlights

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:31
The Moon became a key focus point for NASA in 2017, whether it was blocking out the Sun during one of the most-viewed events in U.S. history, or reinvigorating the agency’s human space exploration plans.

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:56
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 11:46 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 12.

NASA Television Coverage Set for Space Station Crew Landing, Launch

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 13:44
Three crew members on the International Space Station are scheduled to end their mission and return to Earth on Thursday, Dec. 14, just days before another three space travelers begin their mission. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Invites Media to Orion Spacecraft Parachute Test in Arizona

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:38
NASA is inviting media to attend a test of parachutes for the agency’s Orion spacecraft Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona.

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:24
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 1:20 p.m. EST Friday, Dec. 8.

NASA TV to Broadcast Departure of Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft from International Space Station

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 17:55
After delivering almost 7,400 pounds of cargo to support dozens of science experiments from around the world, the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Wednesday, Dec. 6. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of Cygnus' departure beginning at 7:45 a.m. EST.

NASA Statement on Nomination for Agency Chief Financial Officer

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 16:15
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on Wednesday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Donald Trump of Jeffrey DeWit to serve as the agency’s Chief Financial Officer:

First Space Station Crew of 2018 Available for News Conference, Interviews

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 15:09
NASA astronauts A.J. (Drew) Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and crewmate Oleg Artemyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 7, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:45
Students at U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 9:15 a.m. EST Monday, Nov. 27.

NASA to Highlight Science on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:05
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 29, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments launching to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission.

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:06
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle will be available at 6 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 1 for live satellite interviews one last time prior to his upcoming launch to the International Space Station Dec. 17, on what will be his first mission in space.

NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 06:33
NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.

NASA Selects Instrument for Future International Mission to Martian Moons

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:05
NASA has selected a science instrument for an upcoming Japan-led sample return mission to the moons of Mars planned for launch in 2024.

Tennessee Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:32
Students at Southside Elementary School in Lebanon, Tennessee, will have the opportunity to speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:05 a.m. EST Monday, Nov. 20.

NASA’s Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Audit Result

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:01
NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 2017) financial statements, making this the seventh consecutive year of "clean" opinions.

NASA Expands Podcast Selections with New Science Series

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:49
“Gravity Assist,” a new NASA weekly podcast series launches Wednesday on NASA.gov and audio platforms SoundCloud and iTunes.

NASA Space Station Cargo Launches Aboard Orbital ATK Mission

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:33
The International Space Station will receive about 7,400 pounds of cargo, including new science and technology investigations, following the successful launch of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Sunday.

NASA Sets Media Coverage of Rescheduled NOAA Weather Satellite Launch

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 18:56
The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, now is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

NASA Pays Tribute to Early Space Pioneer Richard Gordon

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 16:05
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of former NASA astronaut Richard Gordon:

NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Resupply Mission to International Space Station

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 18:39
NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its eighth mission to the International Space Station at 7:37 a.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 11 NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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