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NASA Updates Preview Briefing for International Space Station Spacewalks, Live Coverage
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:49 EDT
Experts from NASA will preview two upcoming spacewalks outside the International Space Station to continue upgrades to the orbiting laboratory’s power system in a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 27, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
NASA Hosts Science Chat on Upcoming Historic Planetary Encounter
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:27 EDT
Members of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft team will host a Science Chat at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 19, on humanity’s farthest planetary flyby, scheduled to occur Jan. 1 when the spacecraft encounters a mysterious object in the Kuiper Belt nicknamed “Ultima Thule.”
NASA Names Holly Ridings New Chief Flight Director
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:47 EDT
NASA has named Holly Ridings its new chief flight director, making her the first woman to lead the elite group that directs human spaceflight missions from the Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth's Changing Ice
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 10:15 EDT
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) successfully launched from California at 9:02 a.m. EDT Saturday, embarking on its mission to measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented accuracy.
NASA Awards Fellowships to 12 Graduate Students
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:06 EDT
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.
Georgia, Washington Students to Speak with Astronauts Aboard Space Station
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:01 EDT
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.
NASA Awards Contract for Space Geodesy Satellite Laser Ranging Stations
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:12 EDT
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.
Jody Singer Named Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:36 EDT
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Jody Singer director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
NASA, Roscosmos Statement on International Space Station Leak
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:29 EDT
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:
NASA to Preview Two International Space Station Spacewalks, Provide Live Coverage
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:29 EDT
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 Friday, Sept. 21, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.