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NASA Highlights Science on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Thu, 2017-08-03 16:38
NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EDT Tuesday, Aug. 8, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
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California Cub Scouts to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Thu, 2017-08-03 10:32
Cub Scouts of the Bay Area will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 7.
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NASA Awards Laboratory Support Services and Operations Contract at Kennedy

Tue, 2017-08-01 16:37
NASA has awarded the Laboratory Support Services and Operations (LASSO) contract at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to URS Federal Services Inc., an AECOM company, of Germantown, Maryland.
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NASA’s Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars After 40 Years

Mon, 2017-07-31 17:31
Humanity’s farthest and longest-lived spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, achieve 40 years of operation and exploration this August and September. Despite their vast distance, they continue to communicate with NASA daily, still probing the final frontier.
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NASA Awards $14.3 Million to Small Businesses, Research Institutions to Develop Innovative Technologies

Mon, 2017-07-31 16:27
NASA has selected 19 proposals from American small businesses and research institutions for Phase II of its competitive Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, totaling $14.3 million in awards.
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NASA's Randy Bresnik, Crewmates Arrive at International Space Station

Fri, 2017-07-28 18:00
After a six-hour spaceflight, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency) arrived at the International Space Station at 5:54 p.m. EDT Friday to continue important scientific research in the orbiting laboratory.
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NASA Awards Safety, Mission Assurance Services II Contract

Fri, 2017-07-28 16:30
NASA has awarded a contract to Millennium Engineering and Integration Company of Arlington, Virginia, for Safety and Mission Assurance Services (SMAS) II for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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NASA Selects Proposals to Study Sun, Space Environment

Fri, 2017-07-28 16:00
NASA has selected nine proposals under its Explorers Program that will return transformational science about the Sun and space environment and fill science gaps between the agency’s larger missions; eight for focused scientific investigations and one for technological development of instrumentation.
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NASA Announces 2017 MUREP Awards to Tribal Colleges and Universities

Thu, 2017-07-27 13:32
NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) awarded approximately $1.8 million in new cooperative agreements to three Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) across the United States.
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NASA to Show Technologies at Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture 2017

Fri, 2017-07-21 16:08
Visitors to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 2017 AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin will see NASA’s latest technologies from across the agency.
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NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse

Fri, 2017-07-21 13:10
More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely.
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NASA Television Coverage Set for Next International Space Station Crew Launch

Fri, 2017-07-21 12:29
Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on Friday, July 28.
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NASA Offers Space Station as Catalyst for Discovery in Washington

Fri, 2017-07-14 12:46
NASA astronauts, scientists and engineers will join industry and academia for a three-day, in-depth conversation about the International Space Station (ISS) as a catalyst for discovery during the sixth annual ISS Research & Development Conference July 17-20 in Washington.
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NASA Awards Mission Systems Operations Contract

Thu, 2017-07-13 16:04
NASA has awarded a contract to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc., of Greenbelt, Maryland, for support of mission operations systems at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Upcoming Space Station Cargo Launch

Wed, 2017-07-12 16:01
Media accreditation is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station, currently targeted for August.
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NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

Fri, 2017-07-07 14:28
NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, who is making final preparations for his launch to the International Space Station later this month, will be available for live satellite interviews from 9 to 10 a.m. EDT Friday, July 14, at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia.
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NASA Awards Grants for Research, Flight Opportunities to 22 Universities

Fri, 2017-07-07 10:53
Twenty-two universities across the country have been selected to receive NASA grants for research and technology development projects in areas critical to the agency’s mission.
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Vice President Pence Visits NASA’s Multi-User Spaceport – Kennedy Space Center

Thu, 2017-07-06 18:12
Vice President Mike Pence thanked employees at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for their commitment to America’s continued leadership in the space frontier during a visit to America’s multi-user spaceport on Thursday.
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NASA Awards Contract for Technology Research, Development, Support

Thu, 2017-07-06 16:00
NASA has awarded a contract to Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc. (AMA), of Hampton, Virginia, for technology research and development, and support of these activities, to help meet evolving NASA mission objectives.
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NASA Provides Coverage of Vice President Pence’s Visit to Kennedy Space Center

Wed, 2017-07-05 08:30
NASA will provide television, still image and social media coverage of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday, July 6.
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