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NASA Brings Latest Aerospace Technologies to AirVenture 2018

NASA Brings Latest Aerospace Technologies to AirVenture 2018

Visitors to AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 can get a close look at the latest in NASA aerospace technology during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual airshow Monday, July 23, through Sunday, July 29, at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin., Read...
NASA Launches Channel for Roku

NASA Launches Channel for Roku

There’s a new way for people to learn about NASA’s exciting missions and thought-provoking discoveries: The agency now has a channel for Roku digital media streaming devices., Read...
NASA Awards Information Technology Support Contract

NASA Awards Information Technology Support Contract

NASA has awarded the contract to Venesco & SaiTech Joint Venture (VSJV), LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, to provide information technology support services for the Information Technology and Communications Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington., Read...
Ramp-Up in Antarctic Ice Loss Speeds Sea Level Rise

Ramp-Up in Antarctic Ice Loss Speeds Sea Level Rise

Ice losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, increasing global sea levels by 0.12 inch (3 millimeters) in that timeframe alone, according to a major new international climate assessment funded by NASA and ESA (European Space Agency)., Read...
NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at International Space Station

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at International Space Station

NASA astronauts will embark on a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk Thursday, June 14, during which they will install new high-definition cameras to capture spacecraft docking with the International Space Station, including new American-made spacecraft with scheduled test...
NASA Previews Mission to Study Frontier of Space

NASA Previews Mission to Study Frontier of Space

NASA will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, June 4, on the agency’s mission to explore Earth’s ionosphere and the processes there that impact life on Earth’s surface. The event will air live on NASA Television, the agency’s website and Facebook Live., Read...
Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA’s Next Red Planet Rover Mission

Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA’s Next Red Planet Rover Mission

NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars. The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency’s Mars 2020 rover mission, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020, to demonstrate the viability and potential of heavier-than-air vehicles on the...
NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Study How Mars Was Made

NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Study How Mars Was Made

NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission is on a 300-million-mile trip to Mars to study for the first time what lies deep beneath the surface of the Red Planet., Read...
NASA Sets Sights on May 5 Launch of InSight Mars Mission

NASA Sets Sights on May 5 Launch of InSight Mars Mission

NASA’s next mission to Mars, Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight), is scheduled to launch Saturday, May 5, on a first-ever mission to study the heart of Mars. Coverage of prelaunch and launch activities begins...
NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Next Earth-Observing Mission

NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Next Earth-Observing Mission

NASA will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, April 30, to discuss the upcoming launch of a mission that will provide unique insights into our planet’s changing climate and Earth system processes, and have far-reaching benefits to society, such as improving...
NASA Invites Media to Swearing-In of New Agency Administrator

NASA Invites Media to Swearing-In of New Agency Administrator

Media are invited to see Vice President Mike Pence swear in Jim Bridenstine as NASA’s new administrator at 2:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 23, at the agency’s headquarters in Washington. The ceremony will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website., Read...
NASA Planet Hunter on Its Way to Orbit

NASA Planet Hunter on Its Way to Orbit

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life., Read...
NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Planet-Hunting Mission

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Planet-Hunting Mission

On a mission to detect planets outside of our solar system, NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to launch no earlier than 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday, April 16. Prelaunch mission coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website...
NASA Announces New Chief Scientist

NASA Announces New Chief Scientist

Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot has named the Science Mission Directorate’s Planetary Science Division Director Jim Green as the agency’s new chief scientist, effective May 1. He succeeds Dr. Gale Allen, who has served in an acting capacity since 2016...
Frostburg State Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut in Space

Frostburg State Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut in Space

Frostburg State University, in collaboration with its sister institutions in Frostburg, Maryland, will speak with NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold who is living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 9:55 a.m. EDT Monday, April 9., Read...