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NASA Calls on Gamers, Citizen Scientists to Help Map World’s Corals

Thu, 2020-04-09 08:36
NASA invites video gamers and citizen scientists to embark on virtual ocean research expeditions to help map coral reefs around the world in an effort to better understand these threatened ecosystems.
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NASA Awards Contract to Deliver Science, Tech to Moon Ahead of Human Missions

Wed, 2020-04-08 14:19
NASA has selected Masten Space Systems of Mojave, California, to deliver and operate eight payloads – with nine science and technology instruments – to the Moon’s South Pole in 2022, to help lay the foundation for human expeditions to the lunar surface beginning in 2024.
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NASA Selects Early-Stage Technology Concepts for New, Continued Study

Tue, 2020-04-07 14:14
Future technologies that could enable quicker trips to Mars and robotic exploration of ocean worlds might have started out as NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC).
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NASA Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13, ‘A Successful Failure’

Mon, 2020-04-06 15:32
As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission – which has become known as “a successful failure” that saw the safe return of its crew in spite of a catastrophic explosion – the agency is sharing a variety of resources, recognizing the triumph of the mission control team and the astronauts, and looking at how those lessons learned can
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New NASA Podcast Helps Listeners Explore Our ‘Curious Universe’

Mon, 2020-04-06 13:11
NASA’s newest podcast is taking listeners on an adventure to explore the wonders of Earth and help unravel the mysteries of the universe.
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NASA Coverage Set for Chris Cassidy, Crewmates Flight to Space Station

Mon, 2020-04-06 10:29
A trio of space travelers, including NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Thursday, April 9.
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NASA Awards Facility Assurance, Inspection, Monitoring and Occupational Safety Contract

Fri, 2020-04-03 15:57
NASA has awarded the Facility Assurance, Inspection, Monitoring and Occupational Safety (FAIMOS) II contract to Mission Technology of Cleveland to provide support services for the Safety and Mission Assurance Office (SMAO), as well as the Center Operations Directorate (COD) at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.
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News Conference to Feature NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Thu, 2020-04-02 12:19
Three NASA astronauts will participate in a live media teleconference at 10:45 a.m. EDT Friday, April 10.
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NASA TV to Air U.S. Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station

Thu, 2020-04-02 10:00
Filled with more than 4,000 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Monday, April 6.
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Thousands Apply to Join NASA’s Artemis Generation, #BeAnAstronaut

Wed, 2020-04-01 11:01
More than 12,000 people have applied to join NASA’s next class of astronauts, demonstrating strong national interest to take part in America’s plans to explore the Moon and take humanity’s next giant leap – human missions to Mars.
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NASA Awards Contract for Aerospace Research, Development, Engineering Support

Tue, 2020-03-31 16:58
NASA has awarded the Aerospace, Research, Development, and Engineering Support Services (ARDES) II contract to Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, to execute robotic space missions for the agency through the full mission life cycle, from mission concept and formulation through data analysis.
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#NASAatHome – Let NASA Bring the Universe to Your Home

Tue, 2020-03-31 10:41
NASA’s new Internet and social media special, NASA at Home, will show and engage you in the agency’s discoveries, research, and exploration from around the world and across the universe – all from the comfort of your own home.
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NASA Adds Shannon Walker to First Operational Crewed SpaceX Mission

Tue, 2020-03-31 08:13
NASA has assigned astronaut Shannon Walker to the first operational crewed flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station.
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NASA Selects Mission to Study Causes of Giant Solar Particle Storms

Mon, 2020-03-30 11:08
NASA has selected a new mission to study how the Sun generates and releases giant space weather storms – known as solar particle storms – into planetary space.
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NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Gateway Logistics Services

Fri, 2020-03-27 12:14
NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, as the first U.S. commercial provider under the Gateway Logistics Services contract to deliver cargo, experiments and other supplies to the agency’s Gateway in lunar orbit.
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NASA Leadership Assessing Mission Impacts of Coronavirus

Fri, 2020-03-20 17:00
To protect the health and safety of the NASA workforce as the nation responds to coronavirus (COVID-19), agency leadership recently completed the first assessment of work underway across all missions, projects, and programs.
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March 19 Administrator Statement on Agency Response to Coronavirus

Thu, 2020-03-19 19:44
March 19 Administrator Statement on Agency Response to Coronavirus
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NASA, SpaceX Invite Media to First Crew Launch to Station from America Since 2011

Wed, 2020-03-18 17:46
Media accreditation is open for NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 flight test, which will send two astronauts to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.
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NASA Administrator Statement on Apollo Astronaut Al Worden

Wed, 2020-03-18 12:12
NASA sends its condolences to the family and loved ones of Apollo astronaut Al Worden, an astronaut whose achievements in space and on Earth will not be forgotten.
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New Spinoff Publication Shares How NASA Innovations Benefit Life on Earth

Wed, 2020-03-18 10:24
As NASA pushes the frontiers of science and human exploration, the agency also advances technology to modernize life on Earth, including drones, self-driving cars and other innovations.
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