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NASA Awards Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-2 Spacecraft Contract

Thu, 2020-07-02 11:59
NASA has awarded the Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-2 (TSIS-2) Spacecraft contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group of San Diego, California.
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NASA Names Joel Montalbano International Space Station Program Manager

Tue, 2020-06-30 17:45
Kathy Lueders, NASA’s associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, has named Joel Montalbano as manager of the International Space Station Program. The appointment was effective June 29 following the June 26 retirement of Kirk Shireman, who held the position since 2015.
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NASA Science Hosts Public Town Hall to Provide Updates

Tue, 2020-06-30 11:40
NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a virtual community town hall with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and other members of the Science leadership team at 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 9, to discuss updates on the agency’s science activities.
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NASA Invests $51 Million in Innovative Ideas from US Small Businesses

Tue, 2020-06-30 11:36
NASA has selected 409 technology proposals for the first phase of funding from the agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program.
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NASA Plans for More SLS Rocket Boosters to Launch Artemis Moon Missions

Mon, 2020-06-29 11:25
NASA has taken the next steps toward building Space Launch System (SLS) solid rocket boosters to support as many as six additional flights, for a total of up to nine Artemis missions.
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NASA Awards NOAA’s Space Weather Follow On-Lagrange 1 Spacecraft

Thu, 2020-06-25 16:04
On behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA has awarded a delivery order under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract to Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. of Boulder, Colorado, for the Space Weather Follow On-Lagrange 1 (SWFO-L1) spacecraft.
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NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins, Crewmates to Discuss Upcoming Spaceflight

Thu, 2020-06-25 14:05
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will discuss her upcoming second mission to the International Space Station, along with cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, during a news conference at 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 1, from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA, Partner Space Agencies Amass Global View of COVID-19 Impacts

Wed, 2020-06-24 15:18
In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) have joined forces to use the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data to document planet-wide changes in the environment and human society.
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NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

Wed, 2020-06-24 12:58
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA.
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NASA, Partner Space Agencies to Release Global View of COVID-19 Impacts

Thu, 2020-06-18 09:08
NASA, ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) will unveil a dashboard of satellite data showing impacts on the environment and socioeconomic activity caused by the global response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic during a media teleconference at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 25.
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NASA Names Acting International Space Station Program Manager

Tue, 2020-06-16 19:00
Kathy Lueders, NASA’s associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, has named Joel Montalbano as acting manager of the International Space Station Program. The appointment is effective Friday, June 26, the date Kirk Shireman, who has been in the position since 2015, is retiring from the agency to take a position in private industry.
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Students from Across US to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Tue, 2020-06-16 13:16
Students from across the nation will have an opportunity this week to ask questions of NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live at 1:10 p.m. EDT Friday, June 19, on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Updates Date, Time for Media Teleconference with Administrator, New Head of Human Spaceflight

Tue, 2020-06-16 10:04
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 18, to introduce Kathy Lueders, the newly selected associate administrator of the agency’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.
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Rocket Motors for First NASA Artemis Moon Mission Arrive at Spaceport

Tue, 2020-06-16 09:49
The rocket booster segments that will help power NASA’s first Artemis flight test mission around the Moon arrived at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday for launch preparations.
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NASA Administrator, New Head of Human Spaceflight Host Media Teleconference

Mon, 2020-06-15 15:06
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, June 19, to introduce Kathy Lueders, the newly selected associate administrator of the agency’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.
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NASA to Hold Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Launch Briefing

Mon, 2020-06-15 14:42
NASA leadership and a panel of scientists and engineers will preview NASA's next mission to the Red Planet, the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, at a media briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 17.
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Final Space Station Spacewalk Power Upgrades

Mon, 2020-06-15 10:14
NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken are scheduled to go outside the International Space Station (ISS) Friday, June 26, and Wednesday, July 1, for spacewalks to begin the replacement of batteries for one of the power channels on the orbiting laboratory.
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Kathy Lueders Selected to Lead NASA’s Human Spaceflight Office

Fri, 2020-06-12 12:00
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Friday selected Commercial Crew Program Manager Kathy Lueders to be the agency’s next associate administrator of the Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Mission Directorate. Since 2014, Lueders has directed NASA’s efforts to send astronauts to space on private spacecraft, which culminated in the first successfu
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NASA Selects Astrobotic to Fly Water-Hunting Rover to the Moon

Thu, 2020-06-11 10:29
NASA has awarded Astrobotic of Pittsburgh $199.5 million to deliver NASA’s Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) to the Moon’s South Pole in late 2023.
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NASA Highlights Student Participants in Spacesuit Technology Challenge

Mon, 2020-06-08 17:23
Media are invited to attend virtual student presentations for the NASA Spacesuit User Interface Technology for Students (NASA SUITS) challenge at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 11.
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