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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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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 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 Invests in 22 Visionary Exploration Concepts

Thu, 2017-04-06 15:21
NASA is preparing for a future that could include soft robotic spacecraft with flexible surfaces that can anchor to an asteroid, and an artificial gravity device for long-duration, deep space missions, along with other technologies that so far has been limited to the realm of science fiction.
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University Research Teams to Study Potential Aeronautical Innovations

Tue, 2017-04-04 16:01
Imagine an aircraft structure that can change its shape in flight to reduce the sonic boom noise produced by supersonics airplanes. Or imagine an airliner that can take-off and fly with a quiet and energy efficient electric propulsion system.
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NASA’s Johnson Space Center to Host Microgravity University for Educators

Thu, 2017-03-30 11:50
Sixty K-12 educators from across the nation will visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston to test student-derived experiments in a simulated microgravity environment.
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California Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Wed, 2017-03-29 16:34
Students from Betsy Ross Elementary School in Anaheim, California, will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:40 a.m. EDT Monday, April 3.
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NASA Launches App for Amazon Fire TV

Tue, 2017-03-28 14:37
NASA has released its popular app for a new platform, Amazon Fire TV. This version joins previous releases of the app for iOS, Android and Apple TV devices
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NASA Unveils New Searchable Video, Audio and Imagery Library for the Public

Tue, 2017-03-28 13:15
NASA officially has launched a new resource to help the public search and download out-of-this-world images, videos and audio files by keyword and metadata searches from NASA.gov.
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NASA to Host 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Thu, 2017-03-23 09:53
Media are invited to watch as nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe compete Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 during NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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NASA-Supported FIRST Robotics Competition Returns to Rocket City March 24-25

Wed, 2017-03-22 09:58
The robots are returning! Huntsville, Alabama, is hosting a regional FIRST Robotics Competition for the second year in a row March 24-25 in the South Hall of the Von Braun Center. The FRC “Rocket City Regional” is sponsored by NASA and supported by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.
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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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Aiming Higher: High School Students Build Flight Hardware Bound for Space

Wed, 2017-03-15 09:19
Students at an Alabama high school have done so well in a NASA program that they are now making parts for use on the International Space Station.
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NASA Announces Teams for 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Tue, 2017-03-14 12:55
Ready for a race? Nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe will put their skills to the test March 30 to April 1 during NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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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 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 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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