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Media Accreditation Opens for Launch of NOAA’s JPSS-1 Satellite

Fri, 2017-10-06 14:58
The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, which will help increase weather forecast accuracy from three to seven days out, is scheduled to launch on Friday, Nov. 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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NASA Offers Access to Cygnus Spacecraft Ahead of Next Space Station Mission

Fri, 2017-10-06 14:27
Media are invited to view and photograph Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft, packed with cargo and scientific experiments for its upcoming flight to the International Space Station, at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 18, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.
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NASA Statement on National Space Council Policy for Future American Leadership in Space

Thu, 2017-10-05 11:08
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot about the results from the first meeting of the National Space Council on Thursday:
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Michigan Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Wed, 2017-10-04 18:05
Students at St. Mary Cathedral School in Gaylord, Michigan, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 6.
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NASA Provides Coverage for First Meeting of the National Space Council

Wed, 2017-10-04 15:57
NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the first meeting of the National Space Council starting at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 5.
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Next International Space Station Crew Available for News Conference, Interviews

Tue, 2017-10-03 15:03
NASA astronaut Scott Tingle and crewmates Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Norishege Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA Invites Media to 'Rocket Day' for Space Launch System

Fri, 2017-09-29 15:49
Media are invited to learn about NASA’s deep space exploration plans and view hardware for the world’s most powerful rocket, NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), at the agency’s Rocket Day, Wednesday, Oct. 11, at NASA locations in Mississippi and Louisiana.
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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for November Space Station Cargo

Fri, 2017-09-29 12:16
Media accreditation is open for the launch of the eighth Orbital ATK cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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South Carolina Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Thu, 2017-09-28 11:49
Students at Laing Middle School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, near Charleston, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11:30 a.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 2.
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Briefing, NASA Television Coverage Set for Upcoming US Spacewalks

Thu, 2017-09-28 10:06
Three American astronauts aboard the International Space Station will embark on a trio of spacewalks in October to perform station maintenance. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the spacewalks, as well as a briefing to discuss the work to be performed.
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Vice President Pence Visits NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

Mon, 2017-09-25 20:02
Vice President Mike Pence offered his thanks Monday to employees working on NASA’s human spaceflight programs during a tour of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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Vice President Pence to Visit NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center for Update on 21st Century Space Exploration

Sat, 2017-09-23 20:17
Vice President Mike Pence will visit NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, on Monday, Sept. 25.
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Students at National Air and Space Museum to Speak with Space Station Astronaut

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:47
Students at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:25 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 27, as part of a “STEM in 30” broadcast.
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Media Invited to View NASA Spacecraft That Will Touch Our Sun

Wed, 2017-09-20 13:16
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will be humanity’s first-ever mission to explore the Sun’s outer atmosphere. Media are invited to see the spacecraft and learn about the mission from noon to 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 25, at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, where the probe is being built.
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NASA Awards Contract for Architectural, Engineering Support Services

Fri, 2017-09-15 16:00
NASA selected AECOM Technical Services, Inc. of San Francisco to provide architectural and engineering services to the Facilities Engineering branch at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.
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NASA Awards Contract for Ground Processing of Spaceflight Cargo

Fri, 2017-09-15 16:00
NASA has awarded a contract to Leidos Innovations Corporation in Houston to provide pressurized cargo packing and unpacking for the International Space Station Program.
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NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Fri, 2017-09-15 08:00
A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet.
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Minnesota Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Thu, 2017-09-14 16:18
Less than a week after arriving on the International Space Station, Expedition 53 Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei will speak with students from the Pine River-Backus Schools in Pine River, Minnesota.
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Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn

Wed, 2017-09-13 13:00
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is on final approach to Saturn, following confirmation by mission navigators that it is on course to dive into the planet’s atmosphere on Friday, Sept. 15.
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Three New Crew Members Arrive at International Space Station

Tue, 2017-09-12 23:00
After a six-hour flight, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, Joe Acaba and Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos arrived at the International Space Station at 10:57 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 12, where they will continue important scientific research.
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