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Nov 22, 2017, 11:14 ET New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students at U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the...


Nov 21, 2017, 17:44 ET NASA to Highlight Science on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 29, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments launching to...


Nov 20, 2017, 12:02 ET NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

NASA astronaut Scott Tingle will be available at 6 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 1 for live satellite interviews one last time prior to his upcoming launch...


Nov 18, 2017, 06:45 ET NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced...


Nov 16, 2017, 16:32 ET NASA Selects Instrument for Future International Mission to Martian Moons

NASA has selected a science instrument for an upcoming Japan-led sample return mission to the moons of Mars planned for launch in 2024. The...


Nov 16, 2017, 15:27 ET NASA Launch of NOAA Weather Satellite Rescheduled for Nov. 18

The launch of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and...


Nov 16, 2017, 14:30 ET Tennessee Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Students at Southside Elementary School in Lebanon, Tennessee, will have the opportunity to speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing...


Nov 15, 2017, 19:07 ET NASA's Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Audit Result

NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 2017) financial statements, making this the seventh consecutive year of...


Nov 15, 2017, 18:35 ET NASA Invites Media, Public to Discussion on Astronomy's Expanding 'Senses'

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, invites media and the public to hear from some of the first scientists to detect light...


Nov 15, 2017, 14:58 ET NASA Expands Podcast Selections with New Science Series

"Gravity Assist," a new NASA weekly podcast series, launches Wednesday on NASA.gov and the SoundCloud and iTunes audio platforms. This initial...


Nov 13, 2017, 11:08 ET NASA Goddard Announces Agreement with Institute for Local Innovations, Inc.

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Technology Transfer Office (TTO) in Greenbelt, Md. has announced the signing of a five year Space Act Agreement...


Nov 08, 2017, 18:53 ET NASA Sets Media Coverage of Rescheduled NOAA Weather Satellite Launch

The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric...


Nov 07, 2017, 16:02 ET NASA Pays Tribute to Early Space Pioneer Richard Gordon

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of former NASA astronaut Richard Gordon: "NASA and the...


Nov 06, 2017, 18:11 ET NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Resupply Mission to International Space Station

NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its eighth mission to the International Space Station at 7:37 a.m. EST...


Nov 06, 2017, 10:37 ET Virginia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students at Pole Green Elementary School in Mechanicsville, Virginia, will speak with the NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard...


Nov 02, 2017, 16:31 ET Veteran Space Shuttle and Management Astronauts Currie-Gregg and Smith Retire from NASA

Two astronauts with eight space shuttle missions between them have retired from NASA. Both Nancy Currie-Gregg and Steven L. Smith left the agency...


Nov 02, 2017, 16:24 ET NASA, Houston Cinema Arts Society Count Down to 'CineSpace Day' at Houston Cinema Arts Festival

NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society once again are counting down to an event in the heart of Space City, Houston, which blends science, art...


Nov 02, 2017, 14:08 ET NASA Hosts Industry Day for Unmanned Aircraft in National Airspace Collaboration

NASA Aeronautics is heavily involved in developing solutions for safe integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the national airspace. NASA...


Nov 01, 2017, 16:17 ET Briefings, NASA Television Coverage Set for Launch of NOAA Weather Satellite

Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA are preparing for the upcoming launch of the Joint Polar...


Oct 30, 2017, 14:32 ET NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 2, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations...


Oct 30, 2017, 12:22 ET Ohio Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the...


Oct 30, 2017, 10:30 ET NASA Marshall to Mark Disability Employment Awareness Month Oct. 31 With Basketball Star, Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Tamika Catchings

Former University of Tennessee and Women's National Basketball Association star Tamika Catchings will speak at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center...


Oct 27, 2017, 16:30 ET NASA Scientist to Discuss 'To Explore Strange New Worlds' at Library of Congress Lecture

The public is invited to a free talk called "To explore strange new worlds…: NASA's Small Steps and Giant Leaps in Understanding Worlds Beyond,"...


Oct 27, 2017, 12:46 ET NASA Langley Energy Budget Instrument to Launch Aboard NOAA Satellite

The Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System Flight Model 6 (CERES FM6), developed by Northrop Grumman and managed by NASA's Langley Research...


Oct 27, 2017, 10:51 ET Prolific Earth Gravity Satellites End Science Mission

After more than 15 productive years in orbit, the U.S./German GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) satellite mission has ended science...