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NASA Announces Challenge Seeking Innovative Ideas to Advance Missions

NASA News - Wed, 2020-06-03 16:21
NASA has opened a pilot Entrepreneurs Challenge to invite fresh ideas and new participants in supporting development of new instruments and technologies to advance the agency’s science exploration goals.
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NASA Invites Media to Launch of Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover

NASA News - Wed, 2020-06-03 13:44
Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, designed to better understand the geology of Mars and seek signs of ancient life on the Red Planet.
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NASA Assigns Astronaut Kate Rubins to Expedition 63/64 Space Station Crew

NASA News - Wed, 2020-06-03 10:00
NASA has assigned astronaut Kate Rubins to a six-month mission to the International Space Station as a flight engineer and member of the Expedition 63/64 crew.
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NASA Administrator, Sen. Cruz, Rep. Babin to Discuss Crew Dragon Test Flight at Briefing in Houston

NASA News - Sat, 2020-05-30 18:23
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Brian Babin of Texas will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CDT Sunday, May 31, at Space Center Houston, the official visitor center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, to discuss the successful docking of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Robert
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NASA Astronauts Launch from America in Historic Test Flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon

NASA News - Sat, 2020-05-30 15:38
For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft on its way to the International Space Station.
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Next NASA Advisory Council Meeting Postponed

NASA News - Fri, 2020-05-29 18:25
The NASA Advisory Council (NAC) virtual public meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, June 2, has been postponed until further notice.
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Eight US Manufacturers Selected to Make NASA COVID-19 Ventilator

NASA News - Fri, 2020-05-29 14:21
After receiving more than 100 applications, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California has selected eight U.S. manufacturers to make a new ventilator tailored for coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.
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Updates to Coverage of Landmark NASA SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight

NASA News - Thu, 2020-05-28 14:15
NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station.
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Coverage of Landmark NASA SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight

NASA News - Tue, 2020-05-26 16:01
NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight on Wednesday, May 27, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station.
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NASA Science to Hold Virtual Community Town Hall Meeting

NASA News - Fri, 2020-05-22 12:11
NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting via teleconference with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 28, to discuss updates in NASA’s science program and the current status of NASA activities.
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NASA Invites Public to Be Its Guests to Celebrate Historic ‘Launch America’

NASA Education News - Thu, 2020-05-21 10:23
NASA is inviting the public to help celebrate a historic milestone in human spaceflight as it prepares for #LaunchAmerica – the first flight into orbit of American astronauts on American rockets from American soil since the end of the space shuttle era in 2011.
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NASA Invites Public to Be Its Guests to Celebrate Historic ‘Launch America’

NASA News - Thu, 2020-05-21 10:23
NASA is inviting the public to help celebrate a historic milestone in human spaceflight as it prepares for #LaunchAmerica – the first flight into orbit of American astronauts on American rockets from American soil since the end of the space shuttle era in 2011.
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NASA Telescope Named For ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman

NASA News - Wed, 2020-05-20 09:37
NASA is naming its next-generation space telescope currently under development, the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first chief astronomer, who paved the way for space telescopes focused on the broader universe.
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NASA Remembers Annie Glenn

NASA News - Tue, 2020-05-19 14:03
The following is a statement on the passing of Annie Glenn, wife of former NASA astronaut Sen. John Glenn:
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NASA to Make Announcement About WFIRST Space Telescope Mission

NASA News - Mon, 2020-05-18 12:37
NASA will host a special edition of NASA Science Live at 11 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 20, to share an exciting announcement about the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission.
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NASA TV to Air Launch, Capture of Cargo Ship to International Space Station

NASA News - Wed, 2020-05-13 13:42
NASA will broadcast the launch of a Japanese cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station beginning at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 20, live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Funds Artemis Student Challenges to Inspire Space Exploration

NASA Education News - Thu, 2020-05-07 15:48
NASA will award nearly $2.4 million to universities as part of the Artemis Student Challenges, a bold new initiative to inspire the next generation – the Artemis Generation. The six universities receiving awards will use the grants to advance the quality, relevance and overall reach of opportunities to engage students as NASA takes the first step i
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NASA Funds Artemis Student Challenges to Inspire Space Exploration

NASA News - Thu, 2020-05-07 15:48
NASA will award nearly $2.4 million to universities as part of the Artemis Student Challenges, a bold new initiative to inspire the next generation – the Artemis Generation. The six universities receiving awards will use the grants to advance the quality, relevance and overall reach of opportunities to engage students as NASA takes the first step i
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NASA TV to Air Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus Departure from Space Station

NASA News - Wed, 2020-05-06 11:40
Nearly three months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrup Grumman’s unpiloted Cygnus cargo craft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Monday, May 11.
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NASA Builds on Investments in US Small Business’ Beneficial Technologies

NASA News - Tue, 2020-05-05 14:43
NASA has selected 139 proposals for follow-on funding though the agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
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