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

The crew of International Space Station Expedition 40/41, including NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, will participate in a NASA Television news conference and media interviews Tuesday, March 18, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Wiseman, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, and cosmonaut Maxim Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency will launch to […]

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NASA, International Space Station Partners Announce Future Crew Members

NASA and its international partners have appointed crew members for a 2016 mission to the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams is scheduled to launch in spring 2016 and return to Earth in fall 2016. He will join space station Expedition 47 crew members in orbit and will remain aboard as part of Expedition […]

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NASA Fellowships, Scholarships Bring Diversity to Future STEM Workforce

NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has awarded fellowships and scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year to 40 graduate and undergraduate students from across the United States to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Thirty graduate students from 16 states and the District of Columbia were selected to receive […]

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NASA, Space Station Partners Announce Future Crew Members

NASA and its international partners have appointed future crew members for the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Tim Kopra and European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake are scheduled to launch in December 2015 and return to Earth in spring 2016. They will join the Expedition 45 crew members in orbit and will remain aboard as […]

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