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NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Image for Hubble 25th Anniversary - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:01 EDT

The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to commemorate a quarter century of exploring the solar system and beyond since its launch on April 24, 1990.

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Kicks Off Geography Trivia From Space - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:36 EDT

Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who is working and living aboard the International Space Station on a one-year mission, wants to test your knowledge of the world with a geography trivia game on Twitter.

Student Teams from Puerto Rico, Russia Take Top Spots at the 2015 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:24 EDT

Student teams from Puerto Rico and Russia Take Top Spots at 2015 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Media Accreditation Opens for SpaceX Commercial Crew Pad Abort Test - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:56 EDT

Media accreditation is open for a pad abort test of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft next month. The test will simulate an emergency abort from a test stand on Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Space Station Cargo Ship Activities - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:15 EDT

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of one cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station (ISS) and the arrival of another this month.

GLOBE Program Marks 20 Years of Global Earth Science Education - Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:41 EDT

On Earth Day, April 22, NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF) celebrate 20 years of international cooperation and collaboration to engage students, scientists, and teachers in 114 countries in the scientific exploration of Earth’s environments and climate.

NASA Extends Contract for Crew Health, Safety Work - Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:55 EDT

NASA has extended and increased the value of its contract with Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group of Houston to provide continuing support to the Human Health and Performance Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

NASA Wraps Up First Green Aviation Tests on Boeing ecoDemonstrator - Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:19 EDT

NASA researchers have wrapped up a series of flight experiments with Boeing's ecoDemonstrator 757 airplane, testing technologies designed to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

NASA Exercises Contract Option for White Sands Test Facility - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:23 EDT

NASA is exercising its second cost-plus-award-fee option to extend the period of performance with Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tennessee, to provide test evaluation and support services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

NASA Spacecraft Achieves Unprecedented Success Studying Mercury - Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:52 EDT

After extraordinary science findings and technological innovations, a NASA spacecraft launched in 2004 to study Mercury will impact the planet’s surface, most likely on April 30, after it runs out of propellant.