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Critical NASA Science Returns to Earth aboard SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 3:39 p.m. EDT Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 300 miles west of Baja California, returning 3,276 pounds of NASA cargo and science samples from the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA Hosts First Agency-wide Social Media Event for Orion’s First Flight Test - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA invites social media followers to apply for credentials to get a preview of the Orion spacecraft’s first flight test during NASA Social events Dec. 3 at each of its 10 centers.

NASA Media Accreditation Opens for Launch of Next SpaceX Station Resupply Mission - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA's next commercial cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station.

NASA Seeks Ultra-lightweight Materials to Help Enable Journey to Mars - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA is seeking proposals to develop and manufacture ultra-lightweight materials for aerospace vehicles and structures of the future. Proposals will demonstrate lower-mass alternatives to honeycomb or foam cores currently used in composite sandwich structures.

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Shares Bullying Prevention Message Ahead of His One-Year Mission - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is scheduled to fly on a one-year spaceflight mission in 2015, is lending his voice to help reduce childhood bullying. As part of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, Kelly recorded a special message encouraging bystanders to take action.

Close Encounters: Comet Siding Spring Seen Next to Mars - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

This composite NASA Hubble Space Telescope Image captures the positions of comet Siding Spring and Mars in a never-before-seen close passage of a comet by the Red Planet.

NASA TV Broadcasts Space Station Cargo Ship Activities - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Television will broadcast live the departure of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station (ISS) Monday, Oct. 27, as well as the launch and docking of its replacement Wednesday, Oct. 29.

NASA Television Coverage Set for Orbital Resupply Mission to Space Station - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Orbital Sciences Corp. will launch its next mission to resupply the International Space Station Monday, Oct. 27, and NASA Television will broadcast live coverage of the event, including pre- and post-launch briefings and arrival at the station.

NASA Awards Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder for the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 Mission - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, of Azusa, California, for the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) Instrument for flight on the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission.

Media Invited to Participate in Interactive Space Station Technology Forum - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Media are invited to interact with NASA experts who will answer questions about technologies being demonstrated on the International Space Station (ISS) during "Destination Station: ISS Technology Forum" from 10 to 11 a.m. EDT (9 to 10 a.m. CDT) Monday, Oct. 27, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.