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NASA TV to Air Seventh Orbital ATK Resupply Mission to International Space Station

Fri, 2017-03-17 16:50
NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is targeting its seventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for 9 p.m., EDT Friday, March 24, the start of a 30-minute launch window.
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NASA TV to Air Preview Briefing, Three U.S. Spacewalks

Fri, 2017-03-17 14:14
Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct 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 Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

Thu, 2017-03-16 09:22
Statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 agency budget proposal.
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NASA TV to Air Departure of U.S. Cargo Ship from International Space Station

Wed, 2017-03-15 16:31
After delivering about 5,500 pounds of cargo, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Sunday, March 19. Live coverage of Dragon's departure will begin at 4:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

Wed, 2017-03-15 14:20
Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s environment.
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West Virginia Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Wed, 2017-03-15 11:55
Students in West Virginia will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 10:25 a.m. EDT Friday, March 17.
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NASA Contracts for Armstrong Center Logistics Services

Mon, 2017-03-13 16:00
NASA has selected Kay and Associates, Inc., in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, to provide center logistics services and aerospace ground equipment support services (CLS & AGESS) for the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.
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NASA Awards Contract for SOFIA Science, Mission Operations Support

Fri, 2017-03-10 16:00
NASA has selected Universities Space Research Association of Columbia, Maryland, to provide the agency with science and mission operations support for its Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) program.
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NASA Brings Universe to South By Southwest

Thu, 2017-03-09 15:30
NASA returns to Austin, Texas, to share its exciting missions, discoveries, technology advancements and plans for future space exploration at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival, March 10-14, and SXSW Tradeshow, March 13-15.
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NASA Selects Over 100 Small Business Projects to Advance Space Innovation

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:11
NASA has selected 133 proposals from U.S. companies to conduct research and develop technologies that will enable NASA's future missions into deep space and benefit the U.S. economy.
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NASA Marks International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month with Virtual Tour Highlighting Women in STEM

Wed, 2017-03-08 11:11
In celebration of International Women’s Day on Wednesday and Women’s History Month in March, NASA has unveiled an educational virtual tour that brings students into the exciting careers of seven women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields at the agency.
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NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Resupply Mission to International Space Station

Thu, 2017-03-02 12:03
NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Monday, March 6, to discuss science investigations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
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NASA Releases Software Catalog, Granting the Public Free Access to Technologies for Earthly Applications

Wed, 2017-03-01 15:42
NASA has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, all free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright fees.
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NASA Acting Administrator, U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Speak to Astronauts Aboard International Space Station

Wed, 2017-03-01 13:14
During an annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce conference in Washington, NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot will moderate a discussion with NASA astronauts currently living and working aboard the International Space Station.
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Houston Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Tue, 2017-02-28 11:48
Students from Hartsfield Elementary 4-H Club of the Houston Independent School District in Texas will speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Statement About SpaceX Private Moon Venture Announcement

Mon, 2017-02-27 18:45
NASA statement on SpaceX’s announcement Monday about a private space mission around the moon.
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NASA Wind Tunnel Tests Lockheed Martin’s X-Plane Design for a Quieter Supersonic Jet

Fri, 2017-02-24 11:22
Supersonic passenger airplanes are another step closer to reality as NASA and Lockheed Martin begin the first high-speed wind tunnel tests for the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) X-plane preliminary design at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.
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NASA to Hold Media Teleconference Today on Study to Add Crew to First Orion, Space Launch System Mission

Fri, 2017-02-24 09:02
NASA will discuss plans for an ongoing study to assess the feasibility of adding a crew to Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft, during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST today, Friday, Feb. 24. The call will stream live on NASA’s website.
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NASA Invites Media to Next Test of Orion Spacecraft Parachutes

Thu, 2017-02-23 14:09
NASA is inviting media to attend a test of the Orion spacecraft’s parachutes on Wednesday, March 8, at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. Orion is scheduled for its second airdrop test, in a series of eight, to qualify the parachute system for crewed flights.
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NASA Women ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering' Event set for Thursday

Wed, 2017-02-22 17:57
NASA celebrates National Engineer Week and Girl's Day with a series of events.
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