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Feb 20, 2017, 11:11 ET NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as...


Feb 19, 2017, 11:34 ET NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Important Experiments, Equipment

Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to...


Feb 17, 2017, 14:35 ET New NASA James Webb Space Telescope Art Exhibit Opens to Public

NASA announced the opening of a free new art exhibit inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope at the Visitor Center at NASA's Goddard Space...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:19 ET 'CineSpace' Short Film Competition Returns For 2017

NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society once again will offer filmmakers around the world a chance to share their works inspired by -- and using...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:00 ET NASA's Juno Mission to Remain in Current Orbit at Jupiter

NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter, which has been in orbit around the gas giant since July 4, 2016, will remain in its current 53-day orbit for the...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:12 ET NASA to Televise International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:48 ET NASA Selects Proposals for First-Ever Space Technology Research Institutes

NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of...


Feb 15, 2017, 15:47 ET NASA to Air Prelaunch Briefing, Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 10th Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station no earlier than 10:01...


Feb 13, 2017, 19:59 ET NASA's Balloon Program Returns to Wanaka, New Zealand

For a third consecutive year, NASA is returning to Wanaka, New Zealand, to launch a long-duration, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) into one...


Feb 13, 2017, 17:01 ET NASA Awards Engineering Services Contract for the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership Satellite

NASA has awarded the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership Sustainability (SNPPS) contract to Ball Aerospace of Boulder, Colorado. This is an...


Feb 13, 2017, 16:56 ET NASA Announces Awards to Develop Oxygen Recovery Technologies for Future Deep Space Missions

NASA has selected two proposals for the development of oxygen recovery technologies that could help astronauts breathe a little easier on deep...


Feb 08, 2017, 17:08 ET Tornado Recovery Efforts, Assessments Ongoing at NASA's Michoud

Teams at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans worked overnight and are continuing Wednesday with assessment and recovery efforts...


Feb 07, 2017, 21:57 ET Tornado Recovery Underway at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility

Recovery efforts are underway at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, which was impacted by a tornado at 11:25 a.m. CST Tuesday. All...


Feb 07, 2017, 13:16 ET Texas Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Students from the Weslaco Independent School District in Weslaco, Texas, will speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the...


Feb 03, 2017, 17:04 ET NASA Highlights Science Launching on Next SpaceX Cargo Mission

NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 8, to discuss research investigations launching aboard the next SpaceX...


Feb 03, 2017, 11:48 ET NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Next Orbital ATK Cargo Resupply Mission

NASA has opened media accreditation for the next Orbital ATK launch of a commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Cygnus...


Feb 02, 2017, 13:57 ET Media Invited to See NASA Air Traffic Management Technology in Action

NASA is in Washington state to test a new aircraft technology that could help airlines reduce air traffic delays and air traffic controller...


Jan 30, 2017, 16:04 ET NASA Hosts Media Day for Colorado Study of Snow-bound Water Resources

NASA will host a media day at 9:30 a.m. MST on Feb. 13 to highlight a field campaign designed to advance new remote-sensing techniques to measure...


Jan 27, 2017, 12:29 ET NASA Invites Media Behind the Scenes of Volcano, Coral Reef Research

NASA is hosting a media day on Feb. 8 in O'ahu, Hawaii, to spotlight two field campaigns that seek to unlock some of the mysteries behind two of...


Jan 26, 2017, 16:08 ET NASA Selects Industry Team to Advance Green Aviation Engine Technology

NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) has chosen a Connecticut-based company to conduct an aircraft engine flight demonstration...


Jan 26, 2017, 08:49 ET Media Invited to See a Test Model of the Second Version Space Launch System

Media are invited to NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia on Jan. 27 at 8:30 a.m. EST to check out a test model of the Space Launch...


Jan 25, 2017, 18:42 ET NASA Remembers Its Fallen Heroes, 50th Anniversary of Apollo 1 Accident

NASA will honor members of the NASA family, including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, who lost their lives while...


Jan 25, 2017, 13:57 ET Media Advisory: Richmond Event to Showcase 100 years of NASA Langley Research Center

Talk to an astronaut, see the latest research and explore 100 years of technology development during a special NASA event in Richmond, Virginia,...


Jan 25, 2017, 11:19 ET NASA Invites Media to Pre-Super Bowl Event at Johnson Space Center

Media are invited to visit NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI to get an insider's look at the central hub of human space...


Jan 24, 2017, 15:21 ET Experience NASA at Super Bowl LIVE Fan Festival in Houston

Space exploration will feature prominently at Super Bowl LIVE, a nine-day fan festival running Jan. 28 through Feb. 5 in Houston, site of Super...