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NASA Celebrates International Asteroid Day with Special Broadcast

NASA will mark the worldwide observance of International Asteroid Day at noon EDT Friday, June 30, with a special television program featuring the agency’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office and other projects working to find and study near-Earth objects (NEOs). The ...

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NASA Completes Milestone Toward Quieter Supersonic X-Plane

ASA has achieved a significant milestone in its effort to make supersonic passenger jet travel over land a real possibility by completing the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST aircraft design. QueSST is the initial ...

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NASA Awards Contract for Institutional Support Services

NASA has awarded the Kennedy Space Center Institutional Support Services IV (KISS IV) contract to Apache-Logical Joint Venture of Albuquerque, New Mexico. KISS IV begins Aug. 1 with a 14-month base period, followed by three one-year options and a five-month ...

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NASA Awards Contract for Atmospheric Trace-Gas Monitoring Mission

NASA has awarded a contract to the University of Oklahoma in Norman for a first-of-its-kind Earth science mission that will extend our nation’s lead in measuring key carbon-based greenhouse gases and vegetation health from space to advance our understanding of ...

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NASA Selects Logistics Management Services Contractor

NASA has selected Lockwood Hills Federal, LLC of Herndon, Virginia, to provide institutional logistics management services for the agency’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. This firm fixed price contract has a value of approximately $31.5 million and a ...

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NASA Prepares for Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse with Live Coverage, Safety Information

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21. Viewers around the world will be provided ...

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Media Invited to Learn about NASA’s Project to Streamline Air Travel

Media are invited to watch a virtual presentation and briefing on NASA’s Airspace Technology Demonstration 2 (ATD-2) Integrated Arrival / Departure / Surface Metroplex Traffic Management System at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 22. The project aims to streamline ...

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NASA Debuts Automated System to Streamline Technology Patent Licensing

NASA has developed a new system to streamline the way the agency licenses its technology patents, making the transfer of NASA-patented innovations to industry easier than ever before. The Automated Technology Licensing Application System (ATLAS) provides prospective licensees a streamlined, ...

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NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star’s habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a ...

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NASA Awards Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract

NASA’s has awarded a contract to Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Service of Houston for support of flight crew training and development activities at the Sonny Carter Training Facility at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations ...

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