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NASA’s Hubble Spots Possible Water Plumes Erupting on Jupiter's Moon Europa - Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:00 EDT

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have imaged what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. This finding bolsters other Hubble observations suggesting the icy moon erupts with high altitude water vapor plumes.

NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Services Contract - Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:00 EDT

NASA has awarded a sole-source bridge contract to LJT and Associates Inc. of Columbia, Maryland, to continue critical launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.

NASA Awards Contract for Security Services at its Stennis Space Center - Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:00 EDT

NASA has awarded a contract to RiverTech, LLC, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, for a range of security services at the agency’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

NASA iTech Fosters Technology Needed for Journey to Mars - Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:30 EDT

NASA is seeking innovative technology for the agency’s future exploration missions in the solar system and beyond, including the Journey to Mars, from other U.S. government agencies, academia, the aerospace industry and the public through the new iTech initiative.

NASA to Hold Media Call on Evidence of Surprising Activity on Europa - Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:11 EDT

NASA will host a teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 26, to present new findings from images captured by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa.

Childhood Cancer Patients to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station - Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:04 EDT

Patients from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working on the International Space Station at 3:55 p.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 16.

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next International Space Station Crew - Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:00 EDT

Three crew members headed to the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on Friday, Sept. 23. Live launch coverage will begin at 1:15 p.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

White House, NASA to Discuss Asteroid Redirect Mission’s Importance for Journey to Mars, Planetary Defense - Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:46 EDT

NASA will provide three virtual updates on two planned Asteroid Redirect Missions (ARM) Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. NASA Television will provide coverage at 11 a.m. EDT of the first briefing to discuss ARM’s contributions to the Journey to Mars and protection of our planet.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Speeds Toward Asteroid Rendezvous - Thu, 08 Sep 2016 19:29 EDT

NASA's first asteroid sampling mission launched into space at 7:05 p.m. EDT Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, beginning a journey that could revolutionize our understanding of the early solar system.

NASA’s Record-breaking Astronaut, Crewmates Safely Return to Earth - Tue, 06 Sep 2016 21:17 EDT

NASA astronaut and Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams returned to Earth Tuesday after his U.S. record-breaking mission aboard the International Space Station.