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NASA to Preview Upcoming US Spacewalk, Provide Live Coverage

Two American astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Thursday, March 29, for a planned 6.5-hour spacewalk. Experts from NASA will preview this work in a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 27, at NASA’s Johnson Space ...

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NASA to Discuss Upcoming Launch of Next Planet Hunter

Join NASA at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 28, as astrophysics experts discuss the upcoming launch of NASA’s next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Reporters can attend the event in person at the James Webb Auditorium at ...

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NASA Statement on Confirmation of New Agency Chief Financial Officer

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Senate’s March 14 confirmation of Jeff DeWit to serve as agency’s Chief Financial Officer. “I personally met with Jeff during the confirmation process and I’m confident he ...

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NASA Honors Legacy of Renowned Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of visionary physicist Stephen Hawking, who died at his home in Cambridge, England, early Wednesday morning. “Today, the world lost a giant among men, whose impact ...

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NASA Television Coverage Set for Space Station Crew Launch, Docking

Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut are ready for their journey to the International Space Station that begins on Wednesday, March 21. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website. At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, NASA astronauts Drew ...

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Science Teachers at National Conference to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference in Atlanta will speak with NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, at 10:40 a.m. EDT Friday, March 16. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will be one of several interactive ...

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NASA, Partners Seek Input on Standards for Deep Space Technologies

In order to maximize investment in, and benefits of, future deep space exploration platforms and technologies, NASA and its International Space Station partners have collaborated to draft standards that address seven priority areas in which technology compatibility is crucial for global cooperation. ...

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NASA Awards Professional Services Contract

NASA has awarded a contract to Alutiiq-Fusion Joint Venture of Chesapeake, Virginia, for administrative, media and professional services at the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. This firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract begins June 1 with a one-year base period, followed ...

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International Space Station Crew Landing to Air Live on NASA Television

Three residents of the International Space Station are scheduled to complete their mission on the complex on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Coverage of their departure and landing back on Earth will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Expedition 54 Flight Engineers Mark Vande ...

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NASA Awards Contract for Construction, Maintenance, Environmental, Testing Services

NASA has selected Firelake-Arrowhead NASA Services of Lenexa, Kansas, to perform facility management, surveying, energy management, life safety code compliance and environmental management services for the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. The Construction, Maintenance, Environmental and Testing Services (COMETS) ...

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