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NASA’s Landmark Twins Study Reveals Resilience of Human Body in Space

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 15:35
Results from NASA’s landmark Twins Study, which took place from 2015-2016, were published Thursday in Science. The integrated paper — encompassing work from 10 research teams — reveals some interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how one human body adapted to — and recovered from — the extreme environment of space.

NASA Awards Contract for Software, Maintenance, Support

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 17:07
NASA has awarded a contract to Minburn Technology Group in Great Falls, Virginia, for the procurement of Microsoft software, maintenance, and support.

NASA Invests in 18 Potentially Revolutionary Space Tech Concepts

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 11:47
Smart spacesuits and solar surfing may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but they are just two of the technology concepts NASA has selected for further research as part of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program.

NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Share Twins Study Results

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 17:20
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 11, to share the results of a study – embargoed by the journal Science until that time – evaluating identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly.

NASA Selects Two New Space Tech Research Institutes for Smart Habitats

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 16:21
As exploration missions venture beyond low-Earth orbit and to the Moon — and eventually Mars — NASA must consider automated technologies to keep habitats operational even when they are not occupied by astronauts. To help achieve this, NASA has selected two new Space Technology Research Institutes (STRIs) to advance space habitat designs using resil

NASA Administrator Delivers Keynote and Speaks to Media at Space Symposium

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 14:31
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will deliver a keynote address and speak to media Tuesday, April 9, during the 35th Space Symposium at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Veteran NASA Astronauts Inducted into US Astronaut Hall of Fame

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 16:27
Janet Kavandi, director of NASA’s Glenn Research Center, and James Buchli are the latest veteran NASA astronauts to join the ranks of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

Counting the Many Ways the International Space Station Benefits Humanity

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 14:25
The third edition of NASA’s “International Space Station Benefits for Humanity” book now is available.

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 11:52
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 10, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Northrop Grumman commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.

NASA Awards Safety, Mission Assurance Engineering Contract

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 16:12
NASA has awarded the Safety and Mission Assurance Engineering Contract (SMAEC) II to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in Reston, Virginia.

NASA Invites Media to International Planetary Defense Conference

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 16:10
Media are invited to attend the sixth International Academy of Astronautics Planetary Defense Conference in College Park, Maryland, April 29 – May 3.

New Spinoff Publication Highlights NASA Technology Everywhere

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:41
From precision GPS to batteries for one of the world’s first commercial all-electric airplanes, NASA technology turns up in nearly every corner of modern life.

NASA Television to Broadcast Launch, Docking of Space Station Cargo Ship

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:34
A Russian Progress cargo ship is scheduled to launch on a three-hour flight to the International Space Station Thursday, April 4.

NASA Television to Broadcast Launch, Docking of Space Station Cargo Ship

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:34
A Russian Progress cargo ship is scheduled to launch on a three-hour flight to the International Space Station Thursday, April 4.

NASA Administrator Statement on Return to Moon in Next Five Years

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 19:27
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Tuesday’s announcement by Vice President Mike Pence, at the fifth meeting of the National Space Council, about putting American astronauts back on the Moon in the next five years:

NASA Administrator Statement on Return to Moon in Next Five Years

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 19:27
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Tuesday’s announcement by Vice President Mike Pence, at the fifth meeting of the National Space Council, about putting American astronauts back on the Moon in the next five years:

NASA Updates Spacewalk Assignments, Announces Final Preview Briefing

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 17:53
With the first in a series of three spacewalks successfully completed at the International Space Station, NASA has updated astronaut assignments for the remaining two spacewalks and will preview the third in an upcoming news conference on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Updates Spacewalk Assignments, Announces Final Preview Briefing

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 17:53
With the first in a series of three spacewalks successfully completed at the International Space Station, NASA has updated astronaut assignments for the remaining two spacewalks and will preview the third in an upcoming news conference on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Television to Broadcast Fifth Meeting of the National Space Council

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 17:14
NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the fifth meeting of the National Space Council starting at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 26.

NASA Television to Broadcast Fifth Meeting of the National Space Council

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 17:14
NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the fifth meeting of the National Space Council starting at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 26.

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