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NASA TV to Broadcast Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station

Mon, 2017-01-23 14:12
Six weeks after delivering more than 4.5 tons of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station, an unpiloted Japanese cargo spacecraft is scheduled to depart the station Friday, Jan. 27. Live coverage of the departure will begin at 10 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Television to Air Service Celebrating Life, Legacy of Eugene Cernan

Mon, 2017-01-23 12:41
NASA Television will provide the pool coverage of the funeral service for NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt. Eugene A. Cernan at 3:30 p.m. EST (2:30 p.m. CST) on Tuesday, Jan. 24, live from St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston.
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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

Thu, 2017-01-19 15:01
Media accreditation now is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station, currently targeted for no earlier than February.
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NASA Hosts News Conference, Interviews with Next Space Station Crew

Wed, 2017-01-18 14:18
NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency), and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, who are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in late spring, will participate in a news conference at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA, NOAA Data Show 2016 Warmest Year on Record Globally

Wed, 2017-01-18 08:00
Earth’s 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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Family Statement Regarding Service Arrangements for Capt. Eugene A. Cernan

Tue, 2017-01-17 19:41
A funeral service for Capt. Eugene A. Cernan, who passed away Monday at the age of 82, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 717 Sage Road in Houston.
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NASA Hosts Facebook Live to Mark Success, Future of New Horizons Mission

Tue, 2017-01-17 13:05
Members of NASA’s New Horizons team will discuss the achievements of the first encounter with Pluto and look ahead to the mission’s next exploration of the Kuiper Belt during a Facebook Live event at 4 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 19 -- the 11th anniversary of the spacecraft’s launch.
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Iowa Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on the International Space Station

Tue, 2017-01-17 10:47
Students from Oskaloosa and Mt. Ayr Community Schools in Iowa will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 10:25 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 19. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Administrator Reflects on Legacy of Last Man to Walk on Moon

Mon, 2017-01-16 16:25
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of Gemini and Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan:
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Family Statement Regarding the Passing of Apollo Astronaut Eugene Cernan, Last Man to Walk on the Moon

Mon, 2017-01-16 15:47
The following is a statement released on the behalf of Gene Cernan’s family:
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NASA Awards Engineering Contract for Earth, Space Science Missions

Fri, 2017-01-13 16:00
NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions, LLC of Columbia, Maryland, for engineering services to support more than 20 NASA exploration missions.
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NASA Invites Media to Pre-Super Bowl Event at Johnson Space Center

Fri, 2017-01-13 14:50
Media are invited to visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI to get an insider’s look at the central hub of human space exploration and interview experts from across the agency and industry. The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Feb. 1.
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NASA, NOAA to Announce 2016 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions

Fri, 2017-01-13 10:05
Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will provide the annually-scheduled release of data on global temperatures and discuss the most important climate trends of 2016 during a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 18.
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NASA Plans Another Busy Year for Earth Science Fieldwork

Thu, 2017-01-12 15:27
NASA scientists are crisscrossing the globe in 2017 – from a Hawaiian volcano to Colorado mountain tops and west Pacific islands – to investigate critical scientific questions about how our planet is changing and what impacts humans are having on it.
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NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2016 Annual Report

Wed, 2017-01-11 14:53
The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has issued its 2016 annual report examining NASA's safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns to agency and government officials.
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Atlanta Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Mon, 2017-01-09 10:02
Students at The Lovett School in Atlanta will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 10. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Selects Two Missions to Explore the Early Solar System

Wed, 2017-01-04 12:52
NASA has selected two missions that have the potential to open new windows on one of the earliest eras in the history of our solar system – a time less than 10 million years after the birth of our sun. The missions, known as Lucy and Psyche, were chosen from five finalists and will proceed to mission formulation.
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NASA Assigns Upcoming Space Station Crew Members

Wed, 2017-01-04 11:12
NASA is assigning veteran astronaut Andrew Feustel and first-flight astronaut Jeanette Epps to missions aboard the International Space Station in 2018.
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NASA Selects Mission to Study Black Holes, Cosmic X-ray Mysteries

Tue, 2017-01-03 16:24
NASA has selected a science mission that will allow astronomers to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomical objects, such as stellar and supermassive black holes, neutron stars and pulsars.
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NASA to Hold Media Call for Discovery Program Announcement

Tue, 2017-01-03 12:50
NASA will discuss the results of its latest Discovery mission selection during a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 4.
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