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On Monday, Aug. 21, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the Sun, and NASA Television will carry it live from coast to coast from unique vantage points on the ground and from aircraft and spacecraft, including the International Space Station. Coverage will be featured during the live four-hour broadcast Eclipse Across America: Thro
On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast-to-coast for the first time in 99 years. To celebrate, NASA's Glenn Research Center encourages you to experience the wonder of the eclipse with them at multiple events in the community.
The recent announcement for a position that NASA has had since the 1960s – Planetary Protection Officer – has generated a lot of excitement in the public, as well as comparisons to many sci-fi movie heroes.
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.
University Students Make Progress on Deep Space Habitation System Concepts
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.
Missions to the surface of distant planetary bodies require power – lots of power. Through the 2018 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, NASA is enlisting university students in its quest for efficient, reliable and cost-effective solar power systems that can operate on Mars both day and night.
Visitors to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 2017 AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin will see NASA’s latest technologies from across the agency.
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.
A Mission Without Borders — NASA’s Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut Project
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.
The Virginia Space Flight Academy graduated its third space camp of the year July 14 raising the number of 2017 graduates to 100 with another 100 students participating in three remaining camps at NASA Wallops.
NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland will host its third annual Girls In STEM event on Friday, July 14, from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Lewis Field, 21000 Brookpark Road. Girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is an onsite event for middle school female students in 6th-8th grade who participate in summer camps.
Each summer, hundreds of interns join NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, adding to thousands of employees on the 1,270-acre campus.
“Houston, We Have a Podcast” is the name of a new weekly audio show being released from the NASA Johnson Space Center.
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.
Students at the Wallingford Public Library in Wallingford, Connecticut, will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at noon EDT on Thursday, July 6.
NASA is awarding up to $600,000 in prizes to the winners of the Space Robotics Challenge, a competition open to teams of citizen inventors competing to develop and master technologies within a virtual environment that can someday be used on real robotic hardware.
NASA invites the public to three days of discussion and storytelling with notable aerospace experts to mark the 100th anniversary of the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Portions of the event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
NASA will mark the worldwide observance of International Asteroid Day at noon EDT Friday, June 30, with a special television program featuring the agency’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office and other projects working to find and study near-Earth objects (NEOs). The program will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.