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NASA, Northrop Grumman Launch Space Station, National Lab Cargo

NASA News - Sat, 2018-11-17 05:13
Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,400 pounds of cargo after launching at 4:01 a.m. EST Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
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National Space Council Gets Report on Human Spaceflight in Low-Earth Orbit

NASA News - Fri, 2018-11-16 17:44
NASA and the Departments of State and Commerce have submitted a report to the National Space Council outlining future opportunities and challenges for human spaceflight in low-Earth orbit (LEO), and its potential economic contributions to the broader field of exploration.
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NASA to Host Media Call on Agency's Next Mars Rover Landing Site

NASA News - Fri, 2018-11-16 14:10
NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Monday, Nov. 19, to provide details about the Mars 2020 rover’s landing site on the Red Planet.
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NASA Selects Universities for New Rapid Response Research Programs, Space Station Flight Opportunity

NASA Education News - Thu, 2018-11-15 19:44
Research looking into resources from the Moon and Mars, improving gene testing and creating technology for advanced missions to Venus are among several projects selected to receive awards from NASA's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).
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NASA Receives Eighth Consecutive Clean Financial Audit Opinion

NASA News - Thu, 2018-11-15 18:55
NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2018 financial statements, marking the eight consecutive "clean" opinion from an external auditor – the highest opinion that may be received.
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International Team, NASA Make Unexpected Discovery Under Greenland Ice

NASA News - Wed, 2018-11-14 13:43
An international team of researchers, including a NASA glaciologist, has discovered a large meteorite impact crater hiding beneath more than a half-mile of ice in northwest Greenland.
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NASA Brings Mars Landing, First in Six Years, to Viewers Everywhere Nov. 26

NASA News - Tue, 2018-11-13 17:38
NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms.
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New York Students to Speak with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA Education News - Tue, 2018-11-13 16:18
NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at New York’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16.
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New York Students to Speak with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA News - Tue, 2018-11-13 16:18
NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at New York’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16.
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NASA to Broadcast Administrator’s Welcome for Orion’s European Powerhouse

NASA News - Tue, 2018-11-13 15:38
NASA is hosting an event at its Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16, to celebrate the arrival of the European Service Module for the agency’s Orion spacecraft.
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NASA to Air Launch of Russian Cargo Ship, Docking at International Space Station

NASA News - Tue, 2018-11-13 12:26
Loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies, a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:14 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16 (12:14 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Baikonur time), to resupply the International Space Station.
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Nov. 15 Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

NASA News - Fri, 2018-11-09 16:47
NASA’s commercial partner Northrop Grumman is scheduled to launch its Antares rocket, carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station, at 4:49 a.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 15. The launch, as well as briefings preceding and following the launch, will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Looks to University Researchers for Innovative Space Tech Solutions

NASA Education News - Thu, 2018-11-08 13:01
University-led research could transform the future of space exploration, from small spacecraft to “smart” systems for the Moon, Mars and beyond.
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NASA Looks to University Researchers for Innovative Space Tech Solutions

NASA News - Thu, 2018-11-08 13:01
University-led research could transform the future of space exploration, from small spacecraft to “smart” systems for the Moon, Mars and beyond.
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NASA Announces Media Activities for New Horizons’ New Year’s Kuiper Belt Flyby

NASA News - Wed, 2018-11-07 17:24
NASA is inviting media to cover the farthest spacecraft flyby in history on Jan. 1, 2019, when the agency’s New Horizons spacecraft encounters the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule. Flyby events will take place from Dec. 29 to Jan. 4 at the base of New Horizons operations, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel,
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NASA Updates Media Invitation to Observe Quiet Supersonic Flight Series Operations

NASA News - Wed, 2018-11-07 14:05
NASA has updated the date for the media day event at which journalists are invited to learn about the agency’s Quiet Supersonic Flights 2018 campaign.
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European-Built Service Module Arrives in U.S. for First Orion Moon Mission

NASA News - Tue, 2018-11-06 14:32
The powerhouse that will help NASA’s Orion spacecraft venture beyond the Moon is stateside. The European-built service module that will propel, power and cool during Orion flight to the Moon on Exploration Mission-1 arrived from Germany at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday to begin final outfitting, integration and testing wit
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NASA Leads Urban Air Mobility ‘Grand Challenge’ Discussion with Industry

NASA News - Tue, 2018-11-06 13:00
NASA officials welcomed more than 400 participants with a stake in the future of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to Seattle last week for a two-day gathering in which the agency presented its plans to host a series of Grand Challenges for the UAM community.
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Researchers Discuss Science Launching on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA News - Mon, 2018-11-05 17:14
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 8, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Northrop Grumman commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
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NASA Hosts Science Chat on Two Upcoming Out-of-this-World Encounters

NASA News - Mon, 2018-11-05 12:16
NASA will host a live Science Chat at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 7, to discuss upcoming encounters of two of the agency’s planetary missions.
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