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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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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 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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Media Invited to NASA Events Spotlighting Partnerships with Small Business, Minority Colleges

Tue, 2017-02-21 17:01
Media will have the opportunity to speak with officials from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, at events Feb. 22 and 23 highlighting the importance of partnerships with historically black colleges and the critical role small businesses play in the success of NASA's missions.
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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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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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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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Experience NASA at Super Bowl LIVE Fan Festival in Houston

Tue, 2017-01-24 09:18
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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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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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 Marshall to Host FIRST Robotics Kick-Off Event Jan. 7 at USSRC; Media Invited

Thu, 2017-01-05 11:07
More than 350 area students are expected to attend the 2017 FIRST Robotics Kick-Off event Jan. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The event, to be held in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration, is hosted by the USSRC, as well as NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.
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