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NASA Astronauts Inducted into Hall of Fame, Live May 19 on NASA Television

Mon, 2017-05-15 10:06
Two NASA astronauts, both with one-of-a-kind career credits, will be honored Friday, May 19, when they are inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. The ceremony will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at 1 p.m. EDT.
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NASA Holds Media Teleconference Today on Exploration Mission-1 Status

Fri, 2017-05-12 10:00
NASA will provide an update on the status of Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft, during a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT today, May 12.
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Honeywell and NASA Fuse Hip-Hop and Physics to Inspire Middle School Students

Wed, 2017-05-10 14:10
Honeywell and NASA are bringing FMA Live! Forces in Motion, an award-winning hip-hop educational experience, to middle school students along the east coast this spring.
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NASA TV Coverage Set for 200th Spacewalk at International Space Station

Tue, 2017-05-09 13:12
NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will perform a landmark 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station Friday, May 12. Live coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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MIT to Participate in Live Q&A with International Space Station

Mon, 2017-05-08 12:49
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students will participate in a live question-and-answer session with an alumnus astronaut aboard the International Space Station on Wednesday, May 10.
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NASA News Conference, Media Availability with Next Space Station Crew

Thu, 2017-05-04 17:39
NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei and their Russian crewmate Alexander Misurkin, who are part of an upcoming International Space Station crew, will conduct a news conference and be available for media interviews Wednesday, May 10, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA Awards Omnibus Multidiscipline Engineering Services Contract

Thu, 2017-05-04 16:00
NASA has awarded the Omnibus Multidiscipline Engineering Services (OMES) II contract to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of McLean, Virginia, to support the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate, located at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

Thu, 2017-05-04 11:14
Media accreditation now is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station, currently targeted for Thursday, June 1.
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NASA Digital Communications Honored with 2017 Webby Awards

Tue, 2017-04-25 15:02
NASA's digital communications team will be honored at the 21st Annual Webby Awards on May 16 in New York. For the first time, NASA’s social media presence has been recognized by the Webby Awards, winning in corporate communications and being honored with the People's Voice Award.
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NASA Awards Goddard Logistics, Technical Information Services Contract

Mon, 2017-04-24 16:00
NASA has awarded the Goddard Logistics and Technical Information II (GLTI II) Services Contract to TRAX International Corporation of Las Vegas.
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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Talks STEM Education with President Trump

Mon, 2017-04-24 10:15
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, broke the record Monday for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut – an occasion that was celebrated with a phone call from President Donald Trump, First Daughter Ivanka Trump, and fellow astronaut Kate Rubins.
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How to See President’s Call to International Space Station on April 24

Fri, 2017-04-21 15:04
President Donald Trump, First Daughter Ivanka Trump, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will make a special 20-minute, Earth-to-space call at 10 a.m. EDT Monday, April 24, to personally congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson for her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station.
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Two New Crew Members Arrive at International Space Station

Thu, 2017-04-20 09:45
After a six-hour flight, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos arrived at the International Space Station at 9:23 a.m. EDT Thursday where they will continue important scientific research.
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NASA Eyes Fusion Reactor Engines, Extraterrestrial Drilling, Other Far-Out Technologies with Latest Investment Selections

Wed, 2017-04-19 17:06
NASA has selected 399 research and technology proposals from 277 American small businesses and 44 research institutions that will enable NASA's future missions into deep space, and advancements in aviation and science, while also benefiting the U.S. economy.
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President Trump Makes Special Long-Distance Call to Record Breaking American Astronaut

Wed, 2017-04-19 12:20
President Donald Trump, First Daughter Ivanka Trump, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will make a special Earth-to-space call Monday, April 24, from the Oval Office to personally congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson for her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Scientists to Discuss Search for Habitable Planets, Signs of Life off Earth

Wed, 2017-04-19 10:11
NASA scientists from across the agency will present their latest findings and perspectives on topics ranging from the origins and evolution of life on Earth to the search for habitable environments and life in our solar system and beyond during the 2017 Astrobiology Science Conference, April 24-28 in Mesa, Arizona.
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NASA Space Station Cargo Launches aboard Orbital ATK Resupply Mission

Tue, 2017-04-18 13:59
The International Space Station will be capable of dozens of new scientific investigations from NASA and around the world when Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft delivers more than 7,600 pounds of cargo Saturday, April 22.
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NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Public Events, Online Activities

Mon, 2017-04-17 15:49
This year, NASA will celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with a variety of live and online activities Thursday and Friday, April 20-21, to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet.
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Watch World’s First Live 360 Degree Video of Rocket Launch April 18

Fri, 2017-04-14 13:50
NASA, in coordination with United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Orbital ATK, will broadcast the world’s first live 360-degree stream of a rocket launch.
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NASA Awards Commercial Payload Processing Contract

Thu, 2017-04-13 16:18
NASA has selected Astrotech Space Operations, LLC, of Titusville, Florida, to provide commercial payload processing services for agency missions launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
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