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NASA TV to Air Grand Opening of Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility - Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:02 EDT

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will participate in the grand opening of The Boeing Company’s Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, Sept. 4. The event will air live on NASA Television beginning at 10 a.m. EDT.

NASA Soil Moisture Radar Ends Operations, Mission Science Continues - Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:05 EDT

Mission managers for NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive observatory have determined that its radar, one of the satellite’s two science instruments, can no longer return data. However, the mission continues to produce high-quality science measurements with its radiometer instrument.

Three Space Station Crews to Answer Media Questions from Orbit - Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:37 EDT

Nine International Space Station crew members will discuss their mission with reporters from around the world during a joint crew news conference to air live on NASA Television at 10:10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 8.

NASA Discusses First Ground Tournament Prizes in Cube Quest Challenge - Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:24 EDT

Media are invited to talk with the five top competitors from the first round of the Cube Quest Challenge during a teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Soyuz Heads to Space Station with New Crew, Return Transportation for One-Year Mission Team - Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:52 EDT

Three crew members representing Russia, Denmark and Kazakhstan have launched to the International Space Station to provide a new ride home for the station’s one-year crew and continue important research that advances NASA's journey to Mars.

NASA Awards Systems Engineering Advanced Services Contract - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:00 EDT

NASA has awarded a contract to Alcyon Technical Services Joint Venture, LLC of Huntsville, Alabama to provide mission and instrument systems engineering services for the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

NASA Awards Postdoctoral Program Contract - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:00 EDT

NASA has selected the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) of Columbia, Maryland to provide the agency with administrative support and coordination of research opportunities between NASA’s mission directorates and centers.

NASA Awards Technology, Integrated Discipline Engineering Services Contract - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:00 EDT

NASA has awarded a contract to Trident Vantage Systems, LLC of Arlington, Virginia to provide engineering and related services at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

NASA Awards Grants to Expand STEM Education - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:12 EDT

NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has selected nine universities for cooperative agreement awards totaling $3.6 million to create and operate a NASA MUREP Aerospace Academy.

NASA Arctic Field Campaign to Examine Ecosystem Impacts of Changing Climate - Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:29 EDT

As part of a broad effort to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change, NASA has begun a multi-year field campaign to investigate ecological impacts of the rapidly changing climate in Alaska and northwestern Canada, such as the thawing of permafrost, wildfires and changes to wildlife habitats.