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22 May, 2017, 15:25 ET NASA TV Coverage Set for May 23 Space Station Contingency Spacewalk

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are preparing for an unscheduled spacewalk outside the International Space Station Tuesday, May 23....


22 May, 2017, 14:20 ET NASA to Discuss First Science Results from Juno Mission to Jupiter

Scientists from NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter will discuss their first in-depth science results in a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday,...


22 May, 2017, 09:51 ET NASA to Discuss FY2018 Budget Proposal, Provide Virtual Tours of Centers

NASA will hold a series of events Tuesday, May 23, highlighting the agency's Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal, including a televised State of NASA...


19 May, 2017, 15:26 ET Two NASA Astronauts Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Two veteran NASA astronauts joined the ranks of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Friday. Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to travel to space...


19 May, 2017, 13:01 ET NASA Brings the International Space Station Experience to Emerald City

NASA is traveling to the Seattle area May 22-25 to highlight and share the accomplishments, potential and opportunities for research onboard the...


18 May, 2017, 18:10 ET NASA Highlights Science on Next Resupply Mission to International Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, May 26, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX...


17 May, 2017, 14:21 ET Utah Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Utah students will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 12:40 p.m. EDT Friday, May 19. The...


17 May, 2017, 13:08 ET University Students to Evaluate Designs in NASA's Astronaut Training Pool

Thirty-one student teams from across the country will test their designs in simulated microgravity this year as part of NASA's Micro-g Neutral...


16 May, 2017, 14:21 ET NASA Langley Receives Top Honors at AIAA Awards Banquet

NASA had a stellar night during the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala in Washington,...


15 May, 2017, 17:32 ET Media Invited to See NASA Barge Pegasus, SLS Engine Section Hardware

Media are invited to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Tuesday, May 16 at 11:30 CDT to see the NASA barge Pegasus and the...


15 May, 2017, 10:32 ET NASA Astronauts Inducted into Hall of Fame, Live May 19 on NASA Television

Two NASA astronauts, both with one-of-a-kind career credits, will be honored Friday, May 19, when they are inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of...


12 May, 2017, 16:10 ET Winners Announced for NASA, Orbital ATK Rocketry Challenge

For the first time in four years, a new team has won NASA's Student Launch, the agency's high-powered rocketry challenge, hosted by and held near...


12 May, 2017, 10:46 ET NASA Holds Media Teleconference Today on Exploration Mission-1 Status

NASA will provide an update on the status of Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and...


10 May, 2017, 15:28 ET Honeywell and NASA Fuse Hip-Hop and Physics to Inspire Middle School Students

Honeywell and NASA are bringing FMA Live! Forces in Motion, an award-winning hip-hop educational experience, to middle school students along the...


10 May, 2017, 15:10 ET NASA TV Coverage Set for 200th Spacewalk at International Space Station

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will perform a landmark 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station Friday,...


10 May, 2017, 11:01 ET Centennial Tribute to Honor NASA Langley at CNU Ferguson Center for the Arts

Media are invited to attend an event highlighting the 100th anniversary of NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, through an evening...


08 May, 2017, 18:48 ET MIT to Participate in Live Q&A with International Space Station

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students will participate in a live question-and-answer session with an alumnus astronaut aboard the...


04 May, 2017, 12:24 ET NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

Media accreditation now is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station,...


03 May, 2017, 13:36 ET NASA Marshall's Paul McConnaughey Runs Toward Challenges of Space Exploration

Exploration is all about experiencing new challenges, and Dr. Paul McConnaughey would know. He's found a way to explore and discover new...


01 May, 2017, 16:01 ET 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' to Recognize Louisiana's Ongoing and Historic Role in Space Exploration

NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans and Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, invite media to learn the latest about...


01 May, 2017, 14:48 ET Media Invited to View Rocket Model Tests of NASA's Space Launch System

Engineers are conducting wind tunnel tests at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, to prepare for crew and cargo deep space...


27 Apr, 2017, 11:53 ET NASA Digital Communications Honored with 2017 Webby Awards

NASA's digital communications team will be honored at the 21st Annual Webby Awards on May 16 in New York. For the first time, NASA's social media...


27 Apr, 2017, 10:41 ET NASA Invites Media to Visit Two Midwest Companies Helping Build Agency's Deep Space Spacecraft, Rocket

Media are invited to hear about progress on crewed flight hardware for NASA's Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System (SLS) at two contractor...


25 Apr, 2017, 08:22 ET NASA's Super Pressure Balloon Takes Flight From New Zealand

NASA successfully launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New Zealand, at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday,...


21 Apr, 2017, 11:59 ET Media Invited to See NASA's Completed Deep Space Rocket Test Article

Media are invited to see the first completed core stage structural test article of the Space Launch System rocket built at NASA's Michoud Assembly...