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NASA Selects Proposals to Demonstrate SmallSat Technologies to Study Interplanetary Space

NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models to predict space weather events that can affect astronauts and spacecraft. “This is the first time that our heliophysics program has funded this kind of technology demonstration,” said Peg Luce, deputy director of the Heliophysics Division…

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NASA Selects Proposals to Further Study the Fundamental Nature of Space

NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in response to planetary atmospheres, radiation from the Sun, and interstellar particles. The proposals will advance NASA’s heliophysics program and could lead to better protection for both technology and humans as we travel farther from home. Each…

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NASA Mission Selects Final Four Site Candidates for Asteroid Sample Return

After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected four potential sites for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to “tag” its cosmic dance partner. Since its arrival in December 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has mapped the entire asteroid in order to identify…

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NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk, Briefing on Space Station Docking Port Install

Experts from NASA will preview an upcoming spacewalk with two American astronauts outside the International Space Station to complete the outfitting of docking ports during a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 16, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Live coverage of the briefing will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Media wishing to participate…

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NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission

Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that will power NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar mission. Bridenstine will meet with members of the Space Launch System (SLS) program…

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Virginia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

The next generation of explorers in Virginia will have an opportunity to talk live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA television and the agency’s website. Nick Hague will answer questions from young space enthusiasts from local schools and youth organizations in the Norfolk, Virginia, area at 1:15 p.m. EDT…

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NASA, NOAA Announce Opportunity for Media to Preview Airborne Air Quality Study

Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes look at the second phase of a major field campaign to study the impacts of U.S. wildfires and agricultural fires on air quality and climate. The media event will take place Tuesday, Aug. 20, in Salina, Kansas. Smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. and agricultural fires in the southern U.S. has become an…

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NASA Announces Call for Next Phase of Commercial Lunar Payload Services

NASA has announced the latest opportunity for industry to participate in its Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) efforts to deliver science and technology payloads to and near the Moon. The newest announcement calls for companies to push the boundaries of current technology to support the next generation of lunar landers that can land heavier payloads on the surface of the…

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NASA Announces US Industry Partnerships to Advance Moon, Mars Technology

As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program, commercial companies are developing new technologies, working toward space ventures of their own, and looking to NASA for assistance. NASA has selected 10 U.S. companies for 19 partnerships to mature industry-developed space technologies and help maintain American leadership in space. NASA centers will partner with…

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