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NASA to Highlight Science on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

Tue, 2017-11-21 17:05
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 29, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments launching to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission.
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NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

Mon, 2017-11-20 11:06
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle will be available at 6 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 1 for live satellite interviews one last time prior to his upcoming launch to the International Space Station Dec. 17, on what will be his first mission in space.
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NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

Sat, 2017-11-18 05:33
NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.
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NASA Selects Instrument for Future International Mission to Martian Moons

Thu, 2017-11-16 16:05
NASA has selected a science instrument for an upcoming Japan-led sample return mission to the moons of Mars planned for launch in 2024.
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Tennessee Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Thu, 2017-11-16 13:32
Students at Southside Elementary School in Lebanon, Tennessee, will have the opportunity to speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:05 a.m. EST Monday, Nov. 20.
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NASA’s Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Audit Result

Wed, 2017-11-15 17:01
NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 2017) financial statements, making this the seventh consecutive year of "clean" opinions.
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NASA Expands Podcast Selections with New Science Series

Wed, 2017-11-15 13:49
“Gravity Assist,” a new NASA weekly podcast series, launches Wednesday on NASA.gov and the SoundCloud and iTunes audio platforms.
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NASA Space Station Cargo Launches Aboard Orbital ATK Mission

Sun, 2017-11-12 09:33
The International Space Station will receive about 7,400 pounds of cargo, including new science and technology investigations, following the successful launch of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Sunday.
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NASA Sets Media Coverage of Rescheduled NOAA Weather Satellite Launch

Wed, 2017-11-08 17:56
The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, now is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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NASA Pays Tribute to Early Space Pioneer Richard Gordon

Tue, 2017-11-07 15:05
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of former NASA astronaut Richard Gordon:
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Resupply Mission to International Space Station

Mon, 2017-11-06 17:39
NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its eighth mission to the International Space Station at 7:37 a.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 11 NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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Virginia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Mon, 2017-11-06 09:38
NASA's Joe Acaba, Mark Vande Hei, and Randy Bresnik, during 52S Arrival,
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Briefings, NASA Television Coverage Set for Launch of NOAA Weather Satellite

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

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

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

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

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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NASA Awards Multiple Construction Contracts

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

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

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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