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NASA Prepares for Future Space Exploration with International Undersea Crew

NASA will send an international crew to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean this summer to prepare for future deep space missions during the 14-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 20 expedition slated to begin July 20.

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NASA Invests in Future of Aviation with Supersonic Research Projects

Quieter, greener supersonic travel is the focus of eight studies selected by NASA’s Commercial Supersonic Technology Project to receive more than $2.3 million in funding for research that may help overcome the remaining barriers to commercial supersonic flight.

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NASA Invests in Hundreds of U.S. Small Businesses to Enable Future Missions

NASA has selected research and technology proposals from 254 small businesses and 39 research institutions in the United States for grants to develop new technologies that will further NASA’s journey to Mars.

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NASA Creates Partnership to Advance Composite Materials for Aircraft of the Future

NASA has established a public-private partnership with five organizations to advance knowledge about composite materials that could improve the performance of future aircraft. Composites are innovative new materials for building aircraft that can enhance strength while remaining lightweight. The agency selected the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) in Hampton, Virginia, to manage administration of the […]

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Future Space Station Crew to Participate in NASA TV Briefing, Media Interviews

[image-36] NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, part of the crew that’s scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in May, will take part in a NASA Television news conference and media interviews Wednesday, March 18, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Lindgren, cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and […]

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NASA, Space Station Partners Announce Future Mission Crew Members

[image-36] NASA, Space Station Partners Announce Future Mission Crew Members NASA and its International Space Station partners have announced the crew members, including NASA astronauts Kate Rubins, Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson, for three upcoming missions to the space station. Rubins will be the first of the three with her mission beginning in May 2016, […]

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NASA Partners with Leading Technology Innovators to Enable Future Exploration

NASA Partners with Leading Technology Innovators to Enable Future Exploration | NASA NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visits a contractor partner clean room to view a satellite before launch. Hands-on experiences with technology partners will help technology drive exploration. Page Last Updated: October 17th, 2014Page Editor: Karen Northon

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New Commercial Rocket Descent Data May Help NASA with Future Mars Landings

[image-50] NASA successfully captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The data from these thermal images may provide critical engineering information for future missions to the surface of Mars. “Because the technologies required to land large payloads […]

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NASA Invests in Hundreds of U.S. Small Businesses to Enable Future Missions

[image-36] Recognizing the critical role of American small businesses and research institutions play as innovation engines for new space technologies that will enable future space exploration, NASA has selected 383 research and technology proposals for negotiations that may lead to contracts worth a combined $47.6 million. The proposals, from 257 U.S. small businesses and 29 […]

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NASA Marks Major Programmatic Milestone for Spaceport of the Future

[image-36] NASA achieved a major milestone this month in its effort to transform the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida into a multi-user spaceport by successfully completing the initial design and technology development phase for the Ground Systems Development and Operations (GSDO) Program. The major program milestone on March 20, called the Preliminary Design Review, […]

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