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Archive for July, 2016

NASA Announces Changes to International Space Station Coverage

In September, NASA will bring its online audience inside the world of human spaceflight as never before, from its Johnson Space Center in Houston — home to NASA’s astronaut corps, the storied mission control and several human spaceflight programs. Read more here:: NASA Announces Changes to International Space Station Coverage Bookmark It Hide Sites

NASA Orders Second SpaceX Crew Mission to International Space Station

NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX in Hawthorne, California. Read more here:: NASA Orders Second SpaceX Crew Mission to International Space Station Bookmark It Hide Sites

NASA Awards Protective Services Contract at Kennedy Space Center

NASA has selected Chenega Infinity, LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, to provide protective services at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more here:: NASA Awards Protective Services Contract at Kennedy Space Center Bookmark It Hide Sites

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions, including NASA’s Journey to Mars. Read more here:: NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts Bookmark It Hide Sites

NASA’s Hubble Telescope Makes First Atmospheric Study of Earth-Sized Exoplanets

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of habitability on two exoplanets. Read more here:: NASA’s Hubble Telescope Makes First Atmospheric Study of Earth-Sized Exoplanets Bookmark It Hide Sites

NASA, Industry Boost Opportunities for Small Businesses with Mentor-Protégé Agreement

NASA and Boeing will announce a Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program agreement Tuesday, July 26, at Boeing’s Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more here:: NASA, Industry Boost Opportunities for Small Businesses with Mentor-Protégé Agreement Bookmark It Hide Sites

NASA Selects Five Mars Orbiter Concept Studies

NASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission. Such a mission would continue key capabilities including telecommunications and global high-resolution imaging in support of the agency’s Journey to Mars. Read more here:: NASA Selects Five Mars Orbiter Concept Studies Bookmark It Hide Sites

NASA Scientists to Discuss 2016 Climate Trends, Impacts

Climate experts from NASA will discuss recent trends in global temperatures and Arctic sea ice, as well as research now underway to better understand their impacts, during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 19. Read more here:: NASA Scientists to Discuss 2016 Climate Trends, Impacts Bookmark It Hide Sites

NASA Sends Trailblazing Science, Cargo to International Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission

Instruments to perform the first-ever DNA sequencing in space, and the first international docking adapter for commercial spacecraft, are among the cargo scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station after Monday’s launch of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services-9 (CRS-9) mission. Read more here:: NASA Sends Trailblazing Science, Cargo to International Space Station Aboard SpaceX […]

NASA’s Next Mars Rover Progresses Toward 2020 Launch

After an extensive review process and passing a major development milestone, NASA is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021. Read more here:: NASA’s Next Mars Rover Progresses Toward 2020 Launch […]

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