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Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Fri, 2020-05-01 12:59
Educators from across the nation will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA-Developed Ventilator Authorized by FDA for Emergency Use

Thu, 2020-04-30 15:13
A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers and tailored to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients today was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use under the FDA’s March 24 ventilator Emergency Use Authorization.
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NASA Names Companies to Develop Human Landers for Artemis Moon Missions

Thu, 2020-04-30 11:29
NASA has selected three U.S. companies to design and develop human landing systems (HLS) for the agency’s Artemis program, one of which will land the first woman and next man on the surface of the Moon by 2024.
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NASA, Partners Launch Virtual Hackathon to Develop COVID-19 Solutions

Thu, 2020-04-30 09:29
NASA, ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) are inviting coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, and technologists to participate in a virtual hackathon May 30-31 dedicated to putting open data to work in developing solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemi
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NASA to Announce Commercial Human Lander Awards for Artemis Moon Missions

Tue, 2020-04-28 11:18
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 30, to announce the companies selected to develop modern human landing systems (HLS) that will carry the first woman and next man to the surface of the Moon by 2024 and develop sustainable lunar exploration by the end of the decade.
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NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of Former Administrator James Beggs

Sat, 2020-04-25 18:30
Statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the passing of the agency’s sixth administrator, James Beggs, on April 23.
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NASA Contributes Expertise, Ingenuity to COVID-19 Fight

Thu, 2020-04-23 17:24
NASA has joined the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) with efforts underway across the country to augment the national response, a few of which were highlighted in a media briefing today.
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NASA to Host Media Call Today on Contributions to COVID-19 National Response

Thu, 2020-04-23 12:59
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and other agency leaders and experts will host a media video conference at 4:30 p.m. EDT, today, Thursday, April 23, to discuss how the agency is channeling its expertise and ingenuity to help the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19).
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NASA Interns to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Thu, 2020-04-23 11:41
Students participating in NASA internships will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

Mon, 2020-04-20 17:09
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel, and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 9:30 p.m. EDT Friday, April 24.
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NASA to Host Preview Briefings, Interviews for First Crew Launch with SpaceX

Mon, 2020-04-20 14:40
With the first mission to return human spaceflight launches to American soil now targeted to lift off May 27, NASA will highlight the historic flight with a series of news conferences Friday, May 1, that will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Astronauts Meir, Morgan, Crewmate Skripochka Return from Space Station

Fri, 2020-04-17 01:53
NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan returned to Earth Friday, along with Soyuz Commander Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos.
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Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Found Hidden in Early NASA Kepler Data

Wed, 2020-04-15 11:21
A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star's habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid water.
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NASA Astronaut, Air Force General to Talk with Students About Future of Air, Space

Tue, 2020-04-14 12:13
NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt will discuss leadership for the future of air and space through an online educational opportunity at noon EDT Thursday, April 16.
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NASA TV to Air Landing of NASA Astronauts Meir, Morgan, Crewmate Skripochka

Mon, 2020-04-13 10:30
NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, who has spent nine months living and working on the International Space Station, will join fellow NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos for a scheduled return to Earth on Friday, April 17.
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NASA Marks Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary with #EarthDayAtHome

Fri, 2020-04-10 15:01
As the world observes the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, NASA is highlighting the agency’s many contributions to sustaining and improving our home planet’s environment with a week of online events, stories, and resources.
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NASA Looks to University Teams to Advance Aviation Technology

Fri, 2020-04-10 13:49
NASA has selected five teams led by university faculty and students to examine a range of technical areas in support of the agency’s aeronautics research goals.
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NASA Awards Propellants and Life Support Services Contract

Thu, 2020-04-09 15:54
NASA has awarded a contract to AECOM Management Services Inc. of Germantown, Maryland, to support the agency’s need for propellants and life support services for NASA and NASA-sponsored payloads.
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Maine Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Thu, 2020-04-09 11:14
Students from Maine will have an opportunity next week to talk with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station who have special ties to the Pine Tree State.
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NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy, Crewmates Arrive Safely at Space Station

Thu, 2020-04-09 10:02
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and two Russian cosmonauts arrived Thursday for their mission aboard the International Space Station, temporarily restoring the orbiting laboratory’s population to six people.
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