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NASA Awards Information Technology Services Contract - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:20 EDT

NASA has awarded an information technology services contract to All Points Logistics, LLC of Merritt Island, Florida, to perform a wide range of support services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and its Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.

NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:18 EDT

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, who is making final preparations for a September launch to the International Space Station, is available for live satellite interviews from 7 to 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 6. The interviews will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Flies to Africa to Study Climate Effects of Smoke on Clouds - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:01 EDT

NASA scientists and two research aircraft are on their way to a unique natural laboratory off the Atlantic coast of southwest Africa to study a major unknown in future climate prediction.

NASA Opens Media Accreditation for NOAA’s GOES-R November Launch - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:27 EDT

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) weather and environmental satellite, currently planned for Nov. 4.

Media Invited to Interview Future Space Station Crew, Attend Televised NASA Briefing - Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:42 EDT

NASA is inviting media to attend a news conference and conduct one-on-one interviews Tuesday, Aug. 30, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, with three crewmembers currently preparing for a November launch to the International Space Station. The 2 p.m. EDT news conference will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA TV Coverage Set for US Cargo Ship Departure from International Space Station - Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:47 EDT

After delivering almost 5,000 pounds of supplies, experiments and equipment – including a docking adapter for future American commercial crew spacecraft – a SpaceX Dragon cargo craft is set to leave the International Space Station Friday, Aug. 26. NASA Television will provide coverage of Dragon’s departure beginning at 5:45 a.m. EDT.

NASA TV to Air U.S. Spacewalk, Briefing - Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:59 EDT

On Sept. 1, two NASA astronauts will spacewalk outside the International Space Station for the second time in less than two weeks.

NASA Prepares to Launch First U.S. Asteroid Sample Return Mission - Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:50 EDT

NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth. The mission will help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began, as well as improve our understanding of asteroids that could impact Earth.

NASA Unveils New Public Web Portal for Research Results - Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:31 EDT

Public access to NASA-funded research data now is just a click away, with the launch of a new agency public access portal. The creation of the NASA-Funded Research Results portal on NASA.gov reflects the agency’s ongoing commitment to providing broad public access to science data.

NASA Television to Air Journey to Mars Showcase, Rocket Engine Test - Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:15 EDT

NASA is offering a behind-the-scenes look Thursday, Aug. 18, at its Journey to Mars, including the test of a rocket engine that will launch the agency to the Red Planet, with live coverage on social media, NASA Television and the agency’s website.