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NASA to Host Media Briefing on New Ice-Monitoring Mission
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:00 EDT
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 22, to discuss the upcoming launch of the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-2), which will fly NASA’s most advanced laser altimeter to measure Earth’s changing ice.
NASA Awards Contract for Construction of New Research Support Building
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:18 EDT
NASA has selected Walsh Construction Company II, LLC of Chicago to build a new Research Support Building (RSB) at the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.
NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 04:16 EDT
Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life on Earth possible.
NASA Awards $2.3 Million in Grants to Minority Serving Institutions to Expand STEM Education
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:27 EDT
NASA's Minority University Research and Education Program (MUREP) Aerospace Academy (MAA) has selected seven Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) for cooperative agreement awards totaling nearly $2.3 million.
NASA Astronaut to Speak with Students, Parents, Teachers at YouthSpark
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 11:30 EDT
Students attending Microsoft’s YouthSpark event will have the opportunity to speak with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 13:36 EDT
Russian cosmonauts living and working on the International Space Station will venture outside Wednesday, Aug. 15, for a spacewalk expected to last about six hours. Live coverage of the excursion will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
NASA Invests in Concepts for a Vibrant Future Commercial Space Economy
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:04 EDT
In an ongoing effort to foster commercial activity in space, NASA has selected 13 companies to study the future of commercial human spaceflight in low-Earth orbit, including long-range opportunities for the International Space Station.
NASA Announces New Partnerships to Develop Space Exploration Technologies
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:08 EDT
NASA is partnering with six U.S. companies to develop 10 “tipping point” technologies that have the potential to significantly benefit the commercial space economy and future NASA missions, including lunar lander and deep space rocket engine technologies.
NASA Invites Media to View Launch of ICESat-2 from West Coast
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:20 EDT
Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, with a 40-minute window opening at 8:46 a.m. EDT (5:46 a.m. PDT).
NASA Awards $15 Million to Small Businesses for Competitive Research and Development Program
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 15:31 EDT
NASA has selected 20 research and technology proposals -- valued at $15 million -- from 19 American small businesses.