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NASA Brings Latest Aerospace Technologies to AirVenture 2018
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:59 EDT
Visitors to AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 can get a close look at the latest in NASA aerospace technology during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual airshow Monday, July 23, through Sunday, July 29, at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
NASA Launches Channel for Roku
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:47 EDT
There’s a new way for people to learn about NASA’s exciting missions and thought-provoking discoveries: The agency now has a channel for Roku digital media streaming devices.
NASA Invites Media to Preview Briefing on Spacecraft that will “Touch” Sun
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:50 EDT
Media are invited to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a preview briefing on the agency’s Parker Solar Probe at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, July 20. The event will air live on NASA Television, the agency’s website and Facebook Live.
NASA Debuts Online Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:12 EDT
While NASA’s policy of free and open remote-sensing data has long benefited the scientific community, other government agencies and nonprofit organizations, it has significant untapped potential for commercialization.
NASA Television, Website to Air Critical Conversations on Science in Space
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:04 EDT
NASA will join counterparts from across government, industry, academia and international organizations for an indepth conversation about science on the International Space Station Monday, July 23, through Thursday, July 26, in San Francisco.
NASA, French Aerospace Lab to Collaborate on Sonic Boom Prediction Research
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:29 EDT
NASA and France’s Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA), the French national aerospace research center, signed a research agreement Wednesday that could make supersonic passenger flights over land practical, dramatically reducing travel time in the United States or anywhere in the world.
Students from Missouri, Mississippi to Call Space Station
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:24 EDT
Students in St. Louis and southern Mississippi will get to ask questions of NASA astronauts on the International Space Station during two events next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
NASA Statement on Nomination for Agency Deputy Administrator
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:26 EDT
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Thursday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Donald Trump of James Morhard to serve as the agency’s deputy administrator:
NASA’s Fermi Traces Source of Cosmic Neutrino to Monster Black Hole
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:01 EDT
For the first time ever, scientists using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found the source of a high-energy neutrino from outside our galaxy.
Coverage Set for Departure of US Cargo Ship from International Space Station
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:07 EDT
Nearly two months after Orbital ATK, now part of Northrop Grumman, delivered several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station aboard its Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the spacecraft is set to depart the orbiting laboratory Sunday, July 15.