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NASA Awards Multi-Center Protective Services Contract

Wed, 2017-04-05 14:58
NASA has awarded a contract to Security Walls, LLC of Knoxville, Tennessee, to perform a wide range of protective services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
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NASA TV to Air Return of Space Station Crew Members to Earth April 10

Wed, 2017-04-05 13:31
Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to depart the orbiting outpost Monday, April 10.
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NASA Television to Air Service Honoring Legacy of John Glenn

Wed, 2017-04-05 11:59
NASA Television will provide coverage of the interment service for NASA astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn at 9 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 6, live from Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
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University Research Teams to Study Potential Aeronautical Innovations

Tue, 2017-04-04 16:01
Imagine an aircraft structure that can change its shape in flight to reduce the sonic boom noise produced by supersonics airplanes. Or imagine an airliner that can take-off and fly with a quiet and energy efficient electric propulsion system.
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NASA’s Cassini Mission Prepares for 'Grand Finale' at Saturn

Tue, 2017-04-04 15:03
NASA's Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn since 2004, is about to begin the final chapter of its remarkable story. On Wednesday, April 26, the spacecraft will make the first in a series of dives through the 1,500-mile-wide (2,400-kilometer) gap between Saturn and its rings as part of the mission’s grand finale.
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NASA Awards Systems, Software Assurance Services Contract

Fri, 2017-03-31 16:00
NASA has awarded TASC, an Engility Company of Chantilly, Virginia, to provide systems and software assurance services and software engineering services for the agency’s Independent Verification and Validation Program in Fairmont, West Virginia.
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California Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Wed, 2017-03-29 16:34
Students from Betsy Ross Elementary School in Anaheim, California, will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:40 a.m. EDT Monday, April 3.
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NASA Awards Facilities Engineering Design, Inspection Services Contract

Wed, 2017-03-29 15:22
NASA has awarded an architect and engineering services contract to Accura Rosser 8(a) JV of Atlanta to perform engineering design and inspection services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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NASA to Preview ‘Grand Finale’ of Cassini Saturn Mission

Wed, 2017-03-29 12:33
NASA will hold a news conference at 3 p.m. EDT Tuesday, April 4, at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, to preview the beginning of Cassini's final mission segment, known as the Grand Finale, which begins in late April. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Announces Upcoming International Space Station Crew Assignments

Tue, 2017-03-28 16:13
Five NASA astronauts have been assigned to upcoming spaceflights. Joe Acaba, Ricky Arnold, Nick Hague, Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Shannon Walker all have begun training for missions launching later this year and throughout 2018.
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NASA Launches App for Amazon Fire TV

Tue, 2017-03-28 14:37
NASA has released its popular app for a new platform, Amazon Fire TV. This version joins previous releases of the app for iOS, Android and Apple TV devices
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NASA Unveils New Searchable Video, Audio and Imagery Library for the Public

Tue, 2017-03-28 13:15
NASA officially has launched a new resource to help the public search and download out-of-this-world images, videos and audio files by keyword and metadata searches from NASA.gov.
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NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

Mon, 2017-03-27 15:06
NASA astronaut Jack Fischer, who is making final preparations for an April 20 launch to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 8 to 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 4.
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Wang Appointed to Head NASA’s Office of Communications

Mon, 2017-03-27 12:42
Jen Rae Wang has been selected by Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot as NASA's Associate Administrator for the Office of Communications. Wang joins NASA with more than a decade of experience at the highest levels of state and federal government in public, legislative, and media affairs both domestically and internationally, strategic communicati
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NASA Selects Mission to Study Churning Chaos in our Milky Way and Beyond

Fri, 2017-03-24 15:51
NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars.
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NASA Selects Mission to Study the Churning Chaos in Our Milky Way and Beyond

Fri, 2017-03-24 15:51
NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars.
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NASA Awards Facilities, Construction, Engineering, Technical Services Contract

Thu, 2017-03-23 16:26
NASA has awarded the Facilities, Construction, Engineering and Technical Services III Contract (FaCETS III) contract to PTSI Managed Services, Inc., of Pasadena, California, for infrastructure maintenance at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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NASA Updates Schedule for International Space Station Spacewalks

Thu, 2017-03-23 16:18
Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware.
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NASA to Host 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Thu, 2017-03-23 09:53
Media are invited to watch as nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe compete Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 during NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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NASA Acting Administrator Statement on the NASA Authorization Act of 2017

Tue, 2017-03-21 13:04
Statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on President Trump signing Tuesday the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017.
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