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NASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event

NASA News - Mon, 2017-10-16 09:36
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra.
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Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station

NASA Education News - Thu, 2017-10-12 19:15
The first major event for the Year of Education on Station (YES) will be hosted by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli on a special Facebook Live broadcast from the International Space Station.
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Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-12 19:15
The first major event for the Year of Education on Station (YES) will be hosted by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli on a special Facebook Live broadcast from the International Space Station.
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NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-12 14:26
A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.
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NASA Announces Briefing on Carbon Mission Science Results

NASA News - Tue, 2017-10-10 13:49
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 12, to discuss new research to be published this week on changing global levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The research is based on data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission and other satellites.
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NASA TV to Broadcast Hispanic Heritage Event

NASA Education News - Tue, 2017-10-10 13:03
NASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the James Webb Auditorium in the agency’s headquarters in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a discussion of the contributions of Hispanics to NASA’s mission and the importance of Hispanic representation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers.
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NASA TV to Broadcast Hispanic Heritage Event

NASA News - Tue, 2017-10-10 13:03
NASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the James Webb Auditorium in the agency’s headquarters in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a discussion of the contributions of Hispanics to NASA’s mission and the importance of Hispanic representation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers.
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NASA to Televise International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

NASA News - Tue, 2017-10-10 09:10
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 5:15 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 12.
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Media Accreditation Opens for Launch of NOAA’s JPSS-1 Satellite

NASA News - Fri, 2017-10-06 14:58
The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, which will help increase weather forecast accuracy from three to seven days out, is scheduled to launch on Friday, Nov. 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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NASA Offers Access to Cygnus Spacecraft Ahead of Next Space Station Mission

NASA News - Fri, 2017-10-06 14:27
Media are invited to view and photograph Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft, packed with cargo and scientific experiments for its upcoming flight to the International Space Station, at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 18, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.
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NASA Statement on National Space Council Policy for Future American Leadership in Space

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-05 11:08
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot about the results from the first meeting of the National Space Council on Thursday:
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Michigan Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA Education News - Wed, 2017-10-04 18:05
Students at St. Mary Cathedral School in Gaylord, Michigan, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 6.
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Michigan Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA News - Wed, 2017-10-04 18:05
Students at St. Mary Cathedral School in Gaylord, Michigan, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 6.
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NASA Provides Coverage for First Meeting of the National Space Council

NASA News - Wed, 2017-10-04 15:57
NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the first meeting of the National Space Council starting at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 5.
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Next International Space Station Crew Available for News Conference, Interviews

NASA News - Tue, 2017-10-03 15:03
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle and crewmates Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Norishege Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA Invites Media to 'Rocket Day' for Space Launch System

NASA News - Fri, 2017-09-29 15:49
Media are invited to learn about NASA’s deep space exploration plans and view hardware for the world’s most powerful rocket, NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), at the agency’s Rocket Day, Wednesday, Oct. 11, at NASA locations in Mississippi and Louisiana.
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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for November Space Station Cargo

NASA News - Fri, 2017-09-29 12:16
Media accreditation is open for the launch of the eighth Orbital ATK cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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South Carolina Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

NASA Education News - Thu, 2017-09-28 11:49
Students at Laing Middle School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, near Charleston, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11:30 a.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 2.
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South Carolina Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

NASA News - Thu, 2017-09-28 11:49
Students at Laing Middle School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, near Charleston, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11:30 a.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 2.
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Briefing, NASA Television Coverage Set for Upcoming US Spacewalks

NASA News - Thu, 2017-09-28 10:06
Three American astronauts aboard the International Space Station will embark on a trio of spacewalks in October to perform station maintenance. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the spacewalks, as well as a briefing to discuss the work to be performed.
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