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NASA Coverage Set for Fifth SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

The fifth SpaceX cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch Tuesday, Dec. 16, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NASA Television coverage of the launch begins at 1:15 p.m. EST.

NASA Airborne Campaigns Tackle Climate Questions from Africa to Arctic - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Five new NASA airborne field campaigns will take to the skies starting in 2015 to investigate how long-range air pollution, warming ocean waters, and fires in Africa affect our climate.

NASA Sets Prelaunch Activities, Television Coverage for Orion Flight Test - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

The first flight test of Orion, NASA’s next-generation spacecraft that will send astronauts to an asteroid and onward to Mars, is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 4. NASA will host a series of news conferences and flight test commentary on NASA Television, as well as media events at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA Opens Cube Quest Challenge for Largest-Ever Prize of $5 Million - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Registration now is open for NASA's Cube Quest Challenge, the agency’s first in-space competition that offers the agency’s largest-ever prize purse.

New Crew Arrives at Space Station to Continue Scientific Research - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Three new crew members representing the United States, Russia and Italy are at the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Ten new projects are providing opportunities for the public to participate in NASA's Asteroid Grand Challenge, which accelerates the agency's asteroid initiative work through innovative partnerships and collaborations.

NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge - Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has selected eight teams from middle and high schools across the country to participate in the 2014-2015 NASA Student Launch Challenge.

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Ionospheric Connection Explorer - Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has selected Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Virginia, to provide launch services for the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission.

NASA Awards Agencywide Acquisition of Liquid Hydrogen Contract - Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has awarded the agencywide Acquisition of Liquid Hydrogen contract to Praxair, Inc. of Danbury, Connecticut.

NASA Announces Early Stage Innovations Space Tech Research Grants - Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has selected 11 university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs of America's space program.