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NASA Invites Media to Upcoming NOAA GOES-S Satellite Launch

Media accreditation is open for the launch Thursday, March 1, of the second in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) series of next-generation geostationary weather satellites. NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S) is scheduled to launch at 5:02 p.m. ...

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Space Exploration Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Teachers from across the nation will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 9:35 a.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 1. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. The ...

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Spinoff 2018 Highlights Space Technology Improving Life on Earth

The 2018 edition of NASA’s annual Spinoff publication, released Tuesday, features 49 technologies the agency helped create that are used in almost every facet of modern life. These include innovations that help find disaster survivors trapped under rubble, purify air and surfaces ...

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Celebrating 60 Years of America in Space on Jan. 31

Late in the evening of Jan. 31, 1958, the United States took its first step into space with the launch of the Explorer 1 satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The slender, 30-pound satellite would yield a major scientific discovery — ...

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NASA Honors Its Fallen Heroes, Marks 15th Anniversary of Columbia Accident

NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, during the agency’s annual Day ...

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NASA Announces Updated Crew Assignments for Space Station Missions

NASA is announcing an addition to the NASA lineup for upcoming launches, and making changes to some assignments for International Space Stationmissions in 2018. Serena Auñón-Chancellor, who previously was assigned to Expedition 58/59, has been reassigned to the Expedition 56/57 crew, ...

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NASA, Partners Discuss Power for Future Space Exploration

NASA and its partners will host a news conference at noon EST (9 a.m. PST) Thursday, Jan. 18, at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, to discuss a recent experiment involving a new power source that could provide ...

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NASA Awards Engineering, Research Support Contract

NASA has selected HX5, LLC of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, to perform engineering, research and scientific support at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. The Glenn Engineering and Research Support (GEARS) contract is a cost plus fixed fee/award term contract ...

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NASA’s Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2017 Annual Report

The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has issued its 2017 annual report examining NASA’s safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns to agency and government officials.  ...

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Idaho Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Students from 10 schools in Idaho will speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:25 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 17. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Approximately 400 ...

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