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NASA Establishes New Public-Private Partnerships to Advance U.S. Commercial Space Capabilities

Wed, 2017-02-22 16:08
NASA is partnering with eight U.S. companies to advance small spacecraft and launch vehicle technologies that are on the verge of maturation and are likely to benefit both NASA and the commercial space market.
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NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

Wed, 2017-02-22 13:00
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
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NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System

Mon, 2017-02-20 11:00
NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
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NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Important Experiments, Equipment

Sun, 2017-02-19 10:20
Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to the International Space Station following liftoff at 9:39 a.m. EST aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
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NASA’s Juno Mission to Remain in Current Orbit at Jupiter

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:00
NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter, which has been in orbit around the gas giant since July 4, 2016, will remain in its current 53-day orbit for the remainder of the mission.
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NASA to Televise International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

Fri, 2017-02-17 09:18
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 12:30 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22.
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NASA Selects Proposals for First-Ever Space Technology Research Institutes

Thu, 2017-02-16 16:38
NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our solar system.
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NASA to Air Prelaunch Briefing, Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Wed, 2017-02-15 15:25
NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 10th Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station no earlier than 10:01 a.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 18. Live coverage of the launch will begin at 8:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Announces Awards to Develop Oxygen Recovery Technologies for Future Deep Space Missions

Mon, 2017-02-13 16:00
NASA has selected two proposals for the development of oxygen recovery technologies that could help astronauts breathe a little easier on deep space, long-duration missions. The agency will invest as much as $2 million and 24 months for the development of each proposal into a complete and integrated system for NASA testing.
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Tornado Recovery Efforts, Assessments Ongoing at NASA’s Michoud

Wed, 2017-02-08 16:47
Teams at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans worked overnight and are continuing Wednesday with assessment and recovery efforts following a tornado strike at the facility Tuesday.
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Tornado Recovery Underway at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility

Tue, 2017-02-07 21:14
Recovery efforts are underway at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, which was impacted by a tornado at 11:25 a.m. CST Tuesday. All 3,500 employees at the facility have been accounted for, with five sustaining minor injuries.
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Texas Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Tue, 2017-02-07 13:04
Students from the Weslaco Independent School District in Weslaco, Texas, will speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station at 12:05 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 9. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Highlights Science Launching on Next SpaceX Cargo Mission

Fri, 2017-02-03 16:52
NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 8, to discuss research investigations launching aboard the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station. Among the investigations are experiments with potential to fight human disease and a new autonomous spacecraft docking technology for testing.
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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Next Orbital ATK Cargo Resupply Mission

Fri, 2017-02-03 11:26
NASA has opened media accreditation for the next Orbital ATK launch of a commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Cygnus spacecraft is targeted to launch March 19, during a 30-minute window that opens at approximately 10:56 p.m. EDT.
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Media Invited to See NASA Air Traffic Management Technology in Action

Thu, 2017-02-02 13:17
NASA is in Washington state to test a new aircraft technology that could help airlines reduce air traffic delays and air traffic controller workloads. Media are invited to learn about the new software during an in-flight test Thursday, Feb. 9.
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NASA Hosts Media Day for Colorado Study of Snow-bound Water Resources

Mon, 2017-01-30 14:36
NASA will host a media day at 9:30 a.m. MST on Feb. 13 to highlight a field campaign designed to advance new remote-sensing techniques to measure the amount of water held in snow, a key factor in calculating water supplies in many parts of the world.
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NASA Invites Media Behind the Scenes of Volcano, Coral Reef Research

Fri, 2017-01-27 11:19
NASA is hosting a media day on Feb. 8 in O’ahu, Hawaii, to spotlight two field campaigns that seek to unlock some of the mysteries behind two of Hawaii’s treasured natural resources: coral reefs and volcanoes.
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NASA Remembers Its Fallen Heroes, 50th Anniversary of Apollo 1 Accident

Wed, 2017-01-25 17:06
NASA will honor members of the NASA family, including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery during the agency's annual Day of Remembrance on Tuesday, Jan. 31.
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Experience NASA at Super Bowl LIVE Fan Festival in Houston

Tue, 2017-01-24 15:01
Space exploration will feature prominently at Super Bowl LIVE, a nine-day fan festival running Jan. 28 through Feb. 5 in Houston, site of Super Bowl LI.
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Oklahoma Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Tue, 2017-01-24 13:42
Students from Jenks Middle School in Jenks, Oklahoma, will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station at 10:35 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 26. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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