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NASA to Name Astronauts Assigned to First Boeing, SpaceX Flights

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 17:03
NASA will announce on Friday, Aug. 3, the astronauts assigned to crew the first flight tests and missions of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon, and begin a new era in American spaceflight. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will preside over the event, which will begin at 11 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Watch This Space: NASA Administrator Talks Webb Science with Nobel Laureate

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 18:13
NASA Television will air a conversation about the progress and promise of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope with Nobel Prize winner John Mather at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 25.

NASA Awards Facility Operations Support Contract

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 17:02
NASA has awarded a contract to COLSA Corporation of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide facility operations support services to the National Center for Critical Information Processing and Storage (NCCIPS).

NASA Brings Latest Aerospace Technologies to AirVenture 2018

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:59
Visitors to AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 can get a close look at the latest in NASA aerospace technology during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual airshow Monday, July 23, through Sunday, July 29, at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

NASA Launches Channel for Roku

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 14:47
There’s a new way for people to learn about NASA’s exciting missions and thought-provoking discoveries: The agency now has a channel for Roku digital media streaming devices.

NASA Invites Media to Preview Briefing on Spacecraft that will “Touch” Sun

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 18:50
Media are invited to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a preview briefing on the agency’s Parker Solar Probe at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, July 20. The event will air live on NASA Television, the agency’s website and Facebook Live.

NASA Debuts Online Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:12
While NASA’s policy of free and open remote-sensing data has long benefited the scientific community, other government agencies and nonprofit organizations, it has significant untapped potential for commercialization.

NASA Television, Website to Air Critical Conversations on Science in Space

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:04
NASA will join counterparts from across government, industry, academia and international organizations for an indepth conversation about science on the International Space Station Monday, July 23, through Thursday, July 26, in San Francisco.

NASA, French Aerospace Lab to Collaborate on Sonic Boom Prediction Research

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:29
NASA and France’s Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA), the French national aerospace research center, signed a research agreement Wednesday that could make supersonic passenger flights over land practical, dramatically reducing travel time in the United States or anywhere in the world.

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.