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Briefings, NASA Television Coverage Set for Launch of NOAA Weather Satellite

NASA News - Wed, 2017-11-01 14:33
Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA are preparing for the upcoming launch of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), the first in a series of four highly advanced NOAA polar-orbiting satellites designed to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts out to seven days.
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NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Mission to Space Station

NASA News - Mon, 2017-10-30 13:51
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 2, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
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Ohio Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA Education News - Mon, 2017-10-30 11:32
Students at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Nov. 1.
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Ohio Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA News - Mon, 2017-10-30 11:32
Students at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Nov. 1.
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Prolific Earth Gravity Satellites End Science Mission

NASA News - Fri, 2017-10-27 09:39
After more than 15 productive years in orbit, the U.S./German GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) satellite mission has ended science operations.
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NASA Invites Media to Upcoming Space Station Cargo Launch

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-26 15:22
Media accreditation is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station, currently targeted for no earlier than December.
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California Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA Education News - Thu, 2017-10-26 10:13
Students at Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11:50 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 30.
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NASA Glenn Hosts 25th Annual Young Astronaut Day

NASA Education News - Wed, 2017-10-25 09:51
Over 400 first through 12th grade students will compete for ribbons at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland during the 25th Annual Young Astronaut Day on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt. Sunita Williams will deliver the keynote address at 11:15 a.m. and 2:10 p.m.
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NASA Awards Multiple Construction Contracts

NASA News - Tue, 2017-10-24 15:35
NASA has awarded 24 Multiple Award Construction Contract Two (MACC-II) contracts to 20 small businesses and four under full and open competition to large firms for general construction services at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, and several other agency locations.
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International Space Station Crew Invites Public Along for Photographic Trip Around World

NASA News - Fri, 2017-10-20 16:52
NASA astronaut and Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik will spend one full orbit photographing Earth from the International Space Station on Monday, Oct. 23, and he is inviting people around the globe to share images from their Earth-side vantage point on social media.
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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Sentinel-6A Mission

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-19 15:37
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6A mission. Launch is currently targeted for November 2020, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Landsat 9 Mission

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-19 15:28
NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC (ULS) of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for the Landsat 9 mission. The mission is currently targeted for a contract launch date of June 2021, while protecting for the ability to launch as early as December 2020, on an Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch Complex 3E at Vandenberg Air For
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Georgia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA Education News - Thu, 2017-10-19 09:51
Students at New Prospect Elementary School in Alpharetta, Georgia, will speak with the NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:50 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 23.
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Georgia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-19 09:51
Students at New Prospect Elementary School in Alpharetta, Georgia, will speak with the NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:50 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 23.
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NASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event

NASA News - Mon, 2017-10-16 09:36
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra.
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Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station

NASA Education News - Thu, 2017-10-12 19:15
The first major event for the Year of Education on Station (YES) will be hosted by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli on a special Facebook Live broadcast from the International Space Station.
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Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-12 19:15
The first major event for the Year of Education on Station (YES) will be hosted by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli on a special Facebook Live broadcast from the International Space Station.
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NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike

NASA News - Thu, 2017-10-12 14:26
A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.
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NASA Announces Briefing on Carbon Mission Science Results

NASA News - Tue, 2017-10-10 13:49
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 12, to discuss new research to be published this week on changing global levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The research is based on data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission and other satellites.
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NASA TV to Broadcast Hispanic Heritage Event

NASA Education News - Tue, 2017-10-10 13:03
NASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the James Webb Auditorium in the agency’s headquarters in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a discussion of the contributions of Hispanics to NASA’s mission and the importance of Hispanic representation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers.
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