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NASA to Televise Two Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

NASA News - Tue, 2018-10-09 15:29
Astronauts on the International Space Station will conduct spacewalks Friday, Oct. 19, and Thursday, Oct. 25, to continue power system upgrades, and experts will preview the work during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 16, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA Television to Air Launch of NASA Astronaut on First Space Mission

NASA News - Fri, 2018-10-05 13:04
Astronaut Nick Hague, who joined NASA’s astronaut corps in 2013, is preparing to launch Thursday, Oct. 11, on his first space mission – a six-month stay on the International Space Station. The launch and arrival at the space station will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA Evaluates Commercial Small-Sat Earth Data for Science

NASA News - Thu, 2018-10-04 16:26
NASA has launched a pilot program to evaluate how Earth science data from commercial small-satellite constellations could supplement observations from the agency’s fleet of orbiting Earth science missions. On Sept. 28, the agency awarded sole-source contracts to acquire test data sets from three private sector organizations.
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NASA, UAE Space Agency Sign Historic Implementing Arrangement for Cooperation in Human Spaceflight

NASA News - Thu, 2018-10-04 11:55
NASA and the UAE Space Agency (UAESA) yesterday signed an Implementing Arrangement (IA) that outlines cooperation across a range of areas related to space exploration and human spaceflight.
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Space Station Crew Returns to Earth, Lands Safely in Kazakhstan

NASA Education News - Thu, 2018-10-04 08:28
Three members of the Expedition 56 crew returned safely to Earth Thursday from the International Space Station, where they spent months providing hands-on support for scientific research in low-Earth orbit, working to keep the orbiting laboratory fully operational, and performing three spacewalks.
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Space Station Crew Returns to Earth, Lands Safely in Kazakhstan

NASA News - Thu, 2018-10-04 08:28
Three members of the Expedition 56 crew returned safely to Earth Thursday from the International Space Station, where they spent months providing hands-on support for scientific research in low-Earth orbit, working to keep the orbiting laboratory fully operational, and performing three spacewalks.
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NASA Administrator Highlights ‘Moon to Mars’ Events Across Agency Oct. 24

NASA News - Wed, 2018-10-03 13:37
NASA invites media to visit one of the agency’s many locations across the United States on Wednesday, Oct. 24, to learn more about how NASA is preparing to return astronauts to the Moon, then on the Mars.
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NASA Glenn Opens Registration for 2018 International Space Apps Challenge

NASA Education News - Wed, 2018-10-03 12:02
NASA's Glenn Research Center is hosting the 2018 NASA International Space Apps Challenge Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 21. Registration for this free public event is now open.
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Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System

NASA News - Wed, 2018-10-03 11:53
Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have uncovered tantalizing evidence of what could be the first discovery of a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system.
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NASA, Israel Space Agency Sign Agreement for Commercial Lunar Cooperation

NASA News - Wed, 2018-10-03 11:13
NASA has signed an agreement with the Israel Space Agency (ISA) to cooperatively utilize the Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL’s commercial lunar mission, expected to land on the Moon in 2019.
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Statement on International Space Station Leak Investigation

NASA News - Wed, 2018-10-03 10:22
Below is NASA’s statement about the International Space Station Leak Investigation: On Aug. 29, 2018 a small hole was discovered on the International Space Station. This resulted in a pressure leak. The hole has been identified and fixed by space station crew.
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NASA Awards Contracts for Exploration Mission-2 Support

NASA News - Tue, 2018-10-02 18:04
NASA has awarded a new contract for Ground Support Equipment Fabrication to four awardees that will support the agency’s Exploration Mission-2 activities.
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NASA, NOAA Convene GOES 17 Mishap Investigation Board

NASA News - Tue, 2018-10-02 10:04
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have appointed a board to investigate an instrument anomaly aboard the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) 17 weather satellite currently in orbit.
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NASA’s 60th Anniversary: The Future

NASA Education News - Fri, 2018-09-28 13:47
NASA’s 60th Anniversary: The Future
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NASA to Air Administrator’s Message Marking Agency 60th Anniversary

NASA News - Fri, 2018-09-28 13:27
NASA will air a recorded message from Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 1 to commemorate the agency’s founding 60 years ago. The message will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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‘Year of Education on Station’ Wraps up with Live Earth-to-Space Call Between Students, NASA Astronaut in Orbit

NASA Education News - Fri, 2018-09-28 10:50
NASA is celebrating the conclusion of its Year of Education on Station (YES) initiative with a final educational Earth-to-space call, allowing students and others to speak to an astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station.
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‘Year of Education on Station’ Wraps up with Live Earth-to-Space Call Between Students, NASA Astronaut in Orbit

NASA News - Fri, 2018-09-28 10:50
NASA is celebrating the conclusion of its Year of Education on Station (YES) initiative with a final educational Earth-to-space call, allowing students and others to speak to an astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA’s 60th Anniversary: Learning About Earth From Space

NASA Education News - Fri, 2018-09-28 10:28
NASA’s 60th Anniversary: Learning About Earth From Space
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NASA Awards Contract for Archive Center Operations

NASA News - Thu, 2018-09-27 16:30
NASA has awarded a contract to the University of Alaska at Fairbanks for the continued development and operation of the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) for NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System.
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NASA Awards Contract for Custodial Services

NASA News - Thu, 2018-09-27 16:30
NASA has awarded a contract to Brevard Achievement Center, Inc., of Rockledge, Florida, for custodial services at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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