Month: August 2016

Watch Live as NASA Astronaut, Two Crewmates Return to Earth

Three International Space Station crew members are scheduled to return to Earth on Tuesday, Sept. 6. NASA Television will provide coverage of their departure from the orbital outpost and return home, beginning at 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 6. Read more here:: Watch Live as NASA Astronaut, Two Crewmates Return to Earth Bookmark It Hide...

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NASA Extends Contract for Hubble Space Telescope Mission Operations

NASA has awarded a contract extension to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corporation (LMSSC) of Greenbelt, Maryland, to continue maintaining the health and safety of the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope observatory through the next phase of its science mission. Read more here:: NASA Extends Contract for Hubble Space Telescope Mission Operations Bookmark It Hide...

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2016 Governor’s Service Awards August 30th

WHAT: The Michigan Community Service Commission and Gov. Rick Snyder will host the 2016 Governor’s Service Awards, honoring 30 of Michigan’s top volunteers, service leaders and philanthropists. Awards will be given in several categories including national service, volunteer program, corporate, youth, mentor, volunteer of the year, senior, lifetime achievement and community philanthropy. To see a list of winners visit Michigan.gov/GovernorsServiceAwards WHO: Gov. Rick Snyder will hand out awards to Michigan’s 2016 Governor’s Service Awards winners. Actor and recording artist Mike Ellison will perform. Also featured will be youth entertainment from Major Chords for Minors and the Saginaw NAACP ACT-SO Ensemble. WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 WHERE: Temple Theatre, 203 N. Washington Ave. Saginaw, MI 48607 SPONSORS: The Dow Chemical Company, Ford Motor Company Fund, DTE, Comcast, Meijer, General Motors, Comer Holdings, Consumers Energy, Council of Michigan Foundations, C.S. Mott Foundation, Desmond Services, FireKeepers Casino, Jackson National Life, Lake Trust Credit Union, Lear, Michigan AT&T, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Morley, Bay Area Community Foundation, Delta Dental, Garber Management Group, Greenstone Farm Credit Services, Masco, Midland Area Community Foundation, Saginaw Community Foundation, Saginaw Valley State University, Spence Brothers, Reformed Church of America, Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau, Saginaw Spirit, ServePro of Mt. Pleasant, Tri-StarTrust Bank and Covenant HealthCare. BACKGROUND: The Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC) utilizes service as a strategy to address the state’s most pressing issues and empowers volunteers...

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NASA Holds Final Sample Return Robot Competition

After five years of competition by more than 40 different teams from around the globe, NASA’s Sample Return Robot Challenge has reached its final stage. The top seven teams will compete for the $1.36 million prize purse on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts, Sept. 4-6. Read more here:: NASA Holds Final Sample Return Robot Competition Bookmark It Hide...

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Kentucky Students Talk Live with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students in Hyden, Kentucky, will have the opportunity to speak with two NASA astronauts currently living and working aboard the International Space Station at 1:10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 31. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Read more here:: Kentucky Students Talk Live with NASA Astronauts on Space Station Bookmark It Hide...

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