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NASA Awards Fellowships to 12 Graduate Students

NASA News - Fri, 2018-09-14 16:06
NASA Fellowship Activity has awarded fellowships through NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) and Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) to 12 graduate students totaling $1.9 million to conduct research and contribute directly to NASA’s work and mission.
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Georgia, Washington Students to Speak with Astronauts Aboard Space Station

NASA News - Fri, 2018-09-14 13:01
Students in Georgia and Washington, D.C., will talk live with two NASA astronauts on the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
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NASA Awards Contract for Space Geodesy Satellite Laser Ranging Stations

NASA News - Thu, 2018-09-13 16:12
NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions, LLC in Columbia, Maryland, for the construction, deployment and commissioning of the agency’s next-generation Space Geodesy Satellite Laser Ranging (SGSLR) stations.
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Jody Singer Named Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

NASA News - Thu, 2018-09-13 14:36
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Jody Singer director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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NASA, Roscosmos Statement on International Space Station Leak

NASA News - Thu, 2018-09-13 09:29
The following is a joint statement from NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos about the investigation into a pressure leak on the International Space Station Aug. 29-30:
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NASA to Preview Two International Space Station Spacewalks, Provide Live Coverage

NASA News - Tue, 2018-09-11 13:29
Astronauts on the International Space Station will conduct spacewalks Sept. 23 and 29 to continue upgrades to the orbiting laboratory’s power system. Experts from NASA will preview this work in a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 18, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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NASA to Broadcast Final Parachute Test for Orion Spacecraft

NASA News - Mon, 2018-09-10 18:03
NASA will air the final test Wednesday, Sept. 12, of the parachute system for its Orion spacecraft, which will carry astronauts to the Moon and beyond.
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NASA Astronaut Nick Hague Available for Interviews Before First Spaceflight

NASA News - Mon, 2018-09-10 10:09
NASA astronaut Nick Hague will be available at 7 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 19, for live satellite interviews from Russia before he launches to the International Space Station on his first spaceflight in October.
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Colorado Students to Speak with Astronauts on International Space Station

NASA News - Fri, 2018-09-07 12:03
High school students in Fort Collins, Colorado, will talk live with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station Wednesday, Sept. 12, as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
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NASA Television to Air Launch, Capture of Japanese Cargo Ship to Space Station

NASA News - Thu, 2018-09-06 11:04
A Japanese cargo ship loaded with more than five tons of supplies, water, spare parts and experiments is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station at 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 10 (7:32 a.m. Sept. 11 in Japan). Live coverage of the launch and capture will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
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NASA to Host Live Chat on Successful Mission to Asteroid Belt

NASA News - Tue, 2018-09-04 18:48
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) will host a live-streamed Science Chat at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 7, during which experts will talk about the role of the agency’s Dawn spacecraft in studying the beginning of our solar system, and the approaching end of its 11-year mission.
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NASA Television to Air Launch of Global Ice-Measuring Satellite

NASA News - Tue, 2018-09-04 16:21
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), a mission to measure the changing height of Earth's ice, is scheduled to launch Saturday, Sept. 15, with a 40-minute window opening at 8:46 a.m. EDT (5:46 a.m. PDT).
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NASA Invites Media to View Spacecraft to Study the Frontier of Space

NASA News - Fri, 2018-08-31 16:16
NASA is inviting media to view NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft Thursday, Oct. 4, ahead of its scheduled launch aboard a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket Saturday, Oct. 6, at 4 a.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida.
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NASA Invites Media to Witness Final Orion Parachute Test in Arizona Desert

NASA News - Fri, 2018-08-31 11:17
NASA is inviting media to view the final test of the Orion spacecraft’s parachute system on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. This test is the last in a series of eight to qualify the parachutes for crewed Orion missions to the Moon and beyond.
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NASA Awards Contract for Earth Science Mission Hosting Services

NASA News - Thu, 2018-08-30 18:13
NASA has awarded a contract to General Atomics of San Diego, California, for services required to host the agency’s Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols (MAIA) instrument on a commercial satellite in low-Earth orbit.
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NASA Awards Contract to Upgrade Launch Pad Fuel System for World’s Largest Rocket

NASA News - Thu, 2018-08-30 18:07
NASA has awarded a contract to Precision Mechanical, Inc., in Cocoa, Florida, for the manufacture, fabrication and installation of upgrades to the Liquid Hydrogen (LH2) System at Launch Complex 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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Media Invited to News Conference with NASA Astronaut Anne McClain and Space Station Crewmates

NASA News - Thu, 2018-08-30 11:24
NASA astronaut Anne McClain, along with her crewmates, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 6, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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Va. Space Flight Academy Summer Space Camps Draw Record Numbers of Students

NASA Education News - Thu, 2018-08-30 10:05
Virginia Space Flight Academy (VSFA) reached a major milestone this year, celebrating 20 years of operating week-long residential space camps and technology-based programs for young people in the Delmarva region, the Commonwealth of Virginia and across the United States.
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NASA Awards Electrical Systems Engineering Services Contract

NASA News - Wed, 2018-08-29 16:01
NASA has awarded the Electrical Systems Engineering Services (ESES) III contract to Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) of Greenbelt, Maryland.
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NASA Investment in Cholera Forecasts Helps Save Lives in Yemen

NASA News - Mon, 2018-08-27 16:33
For the first time ever, measurements from NASA Earth-observing research satellites are being used to help combat a potential outbreak of life-threatening cholera. Humanitarian teams in Yemen are targeting areas identified by a NASA-supported project that precisely forecasts high-risk regions based on environmental conditions observed from space.
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