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Mar 24, 2017, 16:30 ET NASA Selects Mission to Study the Churning Chaos in Our Milky Way and Beyond

NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between...


Mar 23, 2017, 16:58 ET NASA Updates Schedule for International Space Station Spacewalks

Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare...


Mar 23, 2017, 11:18 ET NASA to Host 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Media are invited to watch as nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe compete Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 during...


Mar 22, 2017, 10:52 ET NASA-Supported FIRST Robotics Competition Returns to Rocket City March 24-25

The robots are returning! Huntsville, Alabama, is hosting a regional FIRST Robotics Competition for the second year in a row March 24-25 in the...


Mar 21, 2017, 18:25 ET NASA Acting Administrator Statement on the NASA Authorization Act of 2017

The following is a statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on President Trump signing Tuesday the National Aeronautics and Space...


Mar 17, 2017, 17:41 ET NASA TV to Air Seventh Orbital ATK Resupply Mission to International Space Station

NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is targeting its seventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for 9...


Mar 17, 2017, 14:57 ET NASA TV to Air Preview Briefing, Three U.S. Spacewalks

Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for...


Mar 16, 2017, 10:43 ET NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

The following is a statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 agency budget proposal: "The President...


Mar 15, 2017, 16:43 ET NASA TV to Air Departure of U.S. Cargo Ship from International Space Station

After delivering about 5,500 pounds of cargo, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Sunday, March...


Mar 15, 2017, 14:50 ET NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that...


Mar 15, 2017, 13:16 ET West Virginia Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students in West Virginia will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 10:25 a.m. EDT Friday, March...


Mar 14, 2017, 14:17 ET NASA Announces Teams for 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Ready for a race? Nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe will put their skills to the test March 30 to April 1 during...


Mar 13, 2017, 17:21 ET NASA Scientists to Discuss Findings on Mars, Pluto at Houston-area Conference

NASA scientists from across the agency will present their latest findings and perspectives on topics ranging from Mars and Pluto to the dwarf...


Mar 10, 2017, 08:46 ET NASA Brings Universe to South By Southwest

NASA returns to Austin, Texas, to share its exciting missions, discoveries, technology advancements and plans for future space exploration at the...


Mar 09, 2017, 15:25 ET Christopher Newport University Lecture Series Celebrates Past, Present and Future of NASA Langley

Engineers and scientists at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will kick off a lecture series on Wednesday, March 15,...


Mar 08, 2017, 17:09 ET NASA Selects Over 100 Small Business Projects to Advance Space Innovation

NASA has selected 133 proposals from U.S. companies to conduct research and develop technologies that will enable NASA's future missions into deep...


Mar 08, 2017, 12:44 ET NASA Marks International Women's Day, Women's History Month with Virtual Tour Highlighting Women in STEM

In celebration of International Women's Day on Wednesday and Women's History Month in March, NASA has unveiled an educational virtual tour that...


Mar 08, 2017, 09:28 ET Media, Public Invited to Visit NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at 'South by Southwest'

NASA is partnering with the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) and the Northrop Grumman Corporation to highlight the James Webb Space...


Mar 02, 2017, 12:36 ET NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Resupply Mission to International Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Monday, March 6, to discuss science investigations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial...


Mar 01, 2017, 16:08 ET NASA Releases Software Catalog, Granting the Public Free Access to Technologies for Earthy Applications

NASA has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical...


Mar 01, 2017, 14:56 ET NASA Acting Administrator, U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Speak to Astronauts Aboard International Space Station

During an annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce conference in Washington, NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot will moderate a discussion with NASA...


Feb 28, 2017, 16:03 ET 'NASA Day in Montgomery' to Recognize Alabama's Role in NASA's Journey to Mars

Officials from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will travel to Montgomery, Alabama, March 2 to spread the word about the...


Feb 28, 2017, 12:55 ET Houston Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Students from Hartsfield Elementary 4-H Club of the Houston Independent School District in Texas will speak with a NASA astronaut currently living...


Feb 27, 2017, 19:29 ET NASA Statement About SpaceX Private Moon Venture Announcement

The following is a statement on SpaceX's announcement Monday about a private space mission around the moon: "NASA commends its industry partners...


Feb 27, 2017, 15:57 ET NASA Celebrates Space Day Texas 2017

NASA will be back in Austin again for Space Day Texas on March 7, celebrating space exploration through educational and interactive exhibits,...