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NASA Mission Reveals Asteroid Has Big Surprises

Tue, 2019-03-19 12:33
A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid’s surface.
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NASA Television to Air Three Upcoming Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

Fri, 2019-03-15 17:06
Four astronauts are preparing for their first spacewalks outside the International Space Station, scheduled for March 22, March 29 and April 8.
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NASA Invites Media to 17th SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Fri, 2019-03-15 12:52
Media accreditation now is open for the next SpaceX delivery of supplies, equipment and science investigations to the International Space Station.
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NASA Astronauts Hague, Koch Arrive Safely at Space Station

Thu, 2019-03-14 20:55
Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft Thursday.
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NASA to Host Media Teleconference on Asteroid Sample Return Mission

Thu, 2019-03-14 12:00
NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 19, to announce new science from the agency’s first mission to return to Earth an asteroid sample that may contain unaltered material from the very beginning of our solar system.
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NASA Administrator Statement on NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans, FY 2020 Budget

Mon, 2019-03-11 13:03
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine:
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NASA Administrator Speaks at Robotics Competition in Oklahoma

Fri, 2019-03-08 13:40
NASA Administrator, and Oklahoma native, Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak to media Saturday, March.
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SpaceX Crew Dragon Splashdown Marks Success of First NASA Commercial Crew Flight Test

Fri, 2019-03-08 10:52
NASA passed a major milestone Friday in its goal to restore America’s human spaceflight capability when SpaceX’s Crew Dragon returned to Earth after a five-day mission docked to the International Space Station.
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NASA Coverage for Next Space Station Crew Launch, Docking

Thu, 2019-03-07 15:03
Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut are set to join the crew aboard the International Space Station on Thursday, March 14.
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NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s April Cargo Launch from Virginia

Tue, 2019-03-05 13:53
Media accreditation is open for the launch of Northrop Grumman’s next delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space Station on April 17.
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March 11 Events Highlight NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans, FY 2020 Budget

Tue, 2019-03-05 13:02
NASA invites media and social media to agency centers across the country Monday, March 11, to get an up-close look at America’s work to return astronauts to the Moon and on to Mars, following the delivery of President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal to the U.S. Congress.
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Arizona Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Mon, 2019-03-04 09:03
Students from Arizona will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut on the International Space Station.
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NASA, SpaceX Launch First Flight Test of Space System Designed for Crew

Sat, 2019-03-02 04:44
For the first time in history, a commercially-built and operated American crew spacecraft and rocket, which launched from American soil, is on its way to the International Space Station.
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NASA Secures First International Partnership for Moon to Mars Lunar Gateway

Thu, 2019-02-28 13:03
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the announcement Thursday by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about Canada’s support for the Gateway lunar outpost and deep space exploration:
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NASA Awards Contract for Construction Services

Thu, 2019-02-28 09:09
NASA has awarded a contract to 13 U.S. companies for building construction services at several California facilities.
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NASA Awards Contract for Protective Services at Houston Facilities

Thu, 2019-02-28 09:07
NASA has awarded a contract to Praetorian Standard Inc., of Fayetteville, North Carolina, a service disabled veteran-owned small business, to provide comprehensive security services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, as well as facilities managed by Johnson.
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NASA Selects Mission to Study Space Weather from Space Station

Mon, 2019-02-25 17:07
NASA has selected a new mission that will help scientists understand and, ultimately, forecast the vast space weather system around our planet.
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New ‘NASA Science Live’ Program Premieres This Week

Mon, 2019-02-25 10:17
NASA invites you to take a behind-the-scenes look at how the agency explores Earth and outer space with a new monthly television series that premieres this week.
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NASA Awards Support Services Contract for Exploration Ground Systems Program

Fri, 2019-02-22 16:00
NASA has selected LJT & Associates, Incorporated of Columbia, Maryland, to provide support services to the Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) Program at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA Renames Facility in Honor of ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson

Fri, 2019-02-22 12:23
NASA has redesignated its Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility in Fairmont, West Virginia, as the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility, in honor of the West Virginia native and NASA "hidden figure."
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