Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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Students at National Air and Space Museum to Speak with Space Station Astronaut

Students at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the...

Media Invited to View NASA Spacecraft That Will Touch Our Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will be humanity’s first-ever mission to explore the Sun’s outer atmosphere. Media are invited to see the spacecraft and learn...

NASA Awards Contract for Architectural, Engineering Support Services

NASA selected AECOM Technical Services, Inc. of San Francisco to provide architectural and engineering services to the Facilities Engineering branch at NASA's Ames Research...

NASA Awards Contract for Ground Processing of Spaceflight Cargo

NASA has awarded a contract to Leidos Innovations Corporation in Houston to provide pressurized cargo packing and unpacking for the International Space Station Program.

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into...

Minnesota Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Less than a week after arriving on the International Space Station, Expedition 53 Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei will speak with students from the...

Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn

Cassini has begun transmitting data -- including the final images taken by its imaging cameras -- in advance of its final plunge into Saturn...

Three New Crew Members Arrive at International Space Station

After a six-hour flight, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, Joe Acaba and Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos arrived at the International Space Station at 10:57...

U.S. Cargo Ship Set to Depart from International Space Station

After delivering more than 6,400 pounds of cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft will depart the International Space Station on Sunday, Sept. 17. NASA...

Virginia Officials, Hidden Figures Author Join NASA in Honoring Legacy of Famed Mathematician; Live...

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, and author Margot Lee Shetterly are among the dignitaries honoring Katherine Johnson, former NASA employee and...