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Want to Learn More About the Sun? Here’s How:

Sun, 2018-08-12 01:55
Parker Solar Probe, NASA’s mission to “Touch the Sun” may already be on its way, but it’s never too late to start learning about our nearest star.
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Girls to Pursue STEAM Careers

Fri, 2018-08-10 17:03
Girl Up – a global leadership initiative of the United Nations Foundation – partnered with the U.S. State Department, Google, NASA and others to organize the annual Women in Science camp to provide young girls access to education, mentorship opportunities, and leadership training.
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NASA Awards $2.3 Million in Grants to Minority Serving Institutions to Expand STEM Education

Fri, 2018-08-10 16:27
NASA's Minority University Research and Education Program (MUREP) Aerospace Academy (MAA) has selected seven Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) for cooperative agreement awards totaling nearly $2.3 million.
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NASA Glenn Selects Winners of Drop Tower Challenge

Wed, 2018-08-08 14:20
NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has selected winners of the 2018 Microgravity Expulsion from Water Experiments Challenge. The winning teams have been invited to participate in the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) conference in Washington D.C. in November.
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Honoring a Teacher: Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons

Tue, 2018-08-07 10:43
At some point in life, everyone has had a teacher. Teachers are a special group of individuals who nurture minds and ensure that we are equipped to be successful in our personal and professional lives.
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NASA Celebrates 60th Anniversary at Chicago Air and Water Show

Tue, 2018-08-07 09:21
Join NASA at the 2018 Chicago Air and Water Show and help celebrate the agency’s 60th Anniversary. A “NASA Village” full of exhibits will be open during the free airshow Aug. 17 – 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the North Avenue Beach.
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Challenger Center, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Centers Call Astronaut in Space

Thu, 2018-08-02 17:21
The Challenger Center and the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will participate in live calls with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station (YES) next week.
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NASA Builds STEM Challenges with FIRST and LEGO

Thu, 2018-08-02 14:30
NASA supports unique STEM learning opportunities for students and teachers to contribute to our work as we continue our legacy through an unprecedented array of missions – from building the capability to send humans back to the Moon and beyond, developing cutting-edge technologies, and studying the Earth’s systems.
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NASA Gives $1.4 Million to Help Minority-Serving Colleges Develop New STEM Courses

Fri, 2018-07-27 16:28
The MUREP Innovations in Space Technology Curriculum (MISTC) awards align with the priorities of the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD), which is responsible for developing the crosscutting, pioneering new technologies and capabilities the agency needs for current and future missions.
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NASA Interns, New Mexico Community, Virginia Students to Call Space Station

Fri, 2018-07-27 13:28
NASA interns, visitors at New Mexico’s City of Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science, and NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility will speak with astronauts aboard the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station next week.
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National Intern Day With NASA Administrator Bridenstine

Fri, 2018-07-27 12:08
As interns enter their final weeks at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, many said a visit from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine — on National Intern Day, July 26 — was the perfect way to wrap up the summer.
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NASA Interns Develop and Release Navigation Software Simulating Star Tracker Navigation

Thu, 2018-07-26 11:56
Interning at NASA puts students at the center of innovation and discovery. For two students at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, this meant having the incredible opportunity to not only leave their mark on one of NASA’s most unique testing facilities, but also release their own open source software.
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NASA Brings Latest Aerospace Technologies to AirVenture 2018

Fri, 2018-07-20 09:59
Visitors to AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 can get a close look at the latest in NASA aerospace technology during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual airshow Monday, July 23, through Sunday, July 29, at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
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Long Distance Call: Virginia to Space

Mon, 2018-07-16 10:00
Long Distance Call: Virginia to Space
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Students from Missouri, Mississippi to Call Space Station

Fri, 2018-07-13 11:24
Students in St. Louis and southern Mississippi will get to ask questions of NASA astronauts on the International Space Station during two events next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
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Students from Virginia to Call International Space Station

Fri, 2018-07-06 14:20
Students from Virginia to Call International Space Station
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Students from Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts to Call Space Station

Fri, 2018-07-06 13:25
Next week astronauts aboard the International Space Station will host several downlinks as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
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Young Kansans to Call Space Station from Eisenhower Presidential Library

Fri, 2018-06-29 12:27
Kansas Boy Scout troops and students will participate in a live downlink event with astronauts aboard the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
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NASA, Ohio Astronaut to Appear at Medina’s Bicentennial Homecoming Week

Tue, 2018-06-26 12:54
Former NASA Astronaut Mike Foreman will make a special appearance during Medina's Bicentennial Homecoming Week in July, along with NASA's Journey to Tomorrow traveling exhibit.
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Student Engineers Compete in NASA’s University Space Travel Competition

Fri, 2018-06-22 09:15
Following a competitive review process, teams from the Colorado School of Mines and the University of Maryland were named the winners of a NASA competition to design architectures that will enable long-distance space travel.
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