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Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

5:01 pm Eastern | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

23 Feb 17:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Astronauts Available for Final Interviews Before Space Station Mission

23 Feb 10:38 | SciTech

Veteran NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will be available Thursday, March 1, for final interviews before their launch to the International Space Station. The interviews will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

NASA Astronauts Available for Final Interviews Before Space Station Mission

23 Feb 10:38 | SciTech

Veteran NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will be available Thursday, March 1, for final interviews before their launch to the International Space Station. The interviews will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

22 Feb 17:02 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

International Space Station Crew Landing to Air Live on NASA Television

22 Feb 10:06 | SciTech

Three residents of the International Space Station are scheduled to complete their mission on the complex on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Coverage of their departure and landing back on Earth will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

International Space Station Crew Landing to Air Live on NASA Television

22 Feb 10:06 | SciTech

Three residents of the International Space Station are scheduled to complete their mission on the complex on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Coverage of their departure and landing back on Earth will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

21 Feb 17:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Students in California to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

21 Feb 14:29 | SciTech

Students at Para Los Niños in Los Angeles will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:55 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 22. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

Students in California to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

21 Feb 14:29 | SciTech

Students at Para Los Niños in Los Angeles will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:55 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 22. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

NASA Awards Contract for Facilities Operations, Maintenance Services

20 Feb 17:48 | SciTech

NASA has awarded the Facilities Operations and Maintenance Services (FOMS) III contract, an 8(a) set-aside acquisition, to Akima Support Operations, LLC of Colorado Springs, Colorado.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

20 Feb 17:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Television Coverage Set for Weather Satellite Science Briefing, Launch

20 Feb 14:00 | SciTech

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) newest weather satellite, Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S), is scheduled to launch Thursday, March 1. The launch, as well as prelaunch and science briefings on Tuesday, Feb. 27, will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

19 Feb 17:00 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Asteroid 'time capsules' may help explain how life started on Earth

19 Feb 15:06 | World

In popular culture, asteroids play the role of apocalyptic threat, get blamed for wiping out the dinosaurs - and offer an extraterrestrial source for mineral mining.read more »

NASA to Host National Space Council Meeting at Kennedy Space Center

19 Feb 11:05 | SciTech

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida will host a meeting of the National Space Council, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday, Feb. 21. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the meeting beginning at 10 a.m. EST.read more »

Space Weather Outlook

18 Feb 23:18 | SciTech

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

18 Feb 17:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

17 Feb 17:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Humans will actually react pretty well to news of alien life: scientist

16 Feb 17:07 | U.S. News

As humans reach out technologically to see if there are other life forms in the universe, one important question needs to be answered: When we make contact, how are we going to handle it? Will we feel threatened and react in horror? Will we embrace it? Will we even understand it?read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

16 Feb 17:01 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Awards Contract for Construction, Maintenance, Environmental, Testing Services

16 Feb 16:00 | SciTech

NASA has selected Firelake-Arrowhead NASA Services of Lenexa, Kansas, to perform facility management, surveying, energy management, life safety code compliance and environmental management services for the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.read more »

New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

16 Feb 13:07 | SciTech

Students from six schools in Alamogordo, New Mexico, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 21.read more »

Minnesota Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

16 Feb 09:23 | SciTech

Students in central Minnesota will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:35 p.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 20.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

15 Feb 17:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Invites Media to Upcoming Space Station Cargo Launch

15 Feb 15:43 | SciTech

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of supplies and equipment, including science investigations, to the International Space Station, currently targeted for no earlier than April.read more »

NASA Invites Media to Upcoming Space Station Cargo Launch

15 Feb 15:43 | SciTech

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of supplies and equipment, including science investigations, to the International Space Station, currently targeted for no earlier than April.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

14 Feb 17:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at the International Space Station

14 Feb 10:11 | SciTech

Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 16, to move components for the station’s robotic system into long-term storage. Live coverage of the spacewalk will begin at 5:30 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at the International Space Station

14 Feb 10:11 | SciTech

Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 16, to move components for the station’s robotic system into long-term storage. Live coverage of the spacewalk will begin at 5:30 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

13 Feb 17:02 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

13 Feb 12:27 | SciTech

Students from Highland Village, Texas, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:10 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 14.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

12 Feb 2018 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Updates Russian Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking Coverage

12 Feb 2018 | World

Loaded with three tons of food, fuel and supplies, a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch at 3:13 a.m. EST (2:13 p.m. Baikonur time) Tuesday, Feb. 13, to resupply the International Space Station.read more »

NASA Updates Russian Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking Coverage

12 Feb 2018 | SciTech

Loaded with three tons of food, fuel and supplies, a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch at 3:13 a.m. EST (2:13 p.m. Baikonur time) Tuesday, Feb. 13, to resupply the International Space Station.read more »

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal

12 Feb 2018 | SciTech

Statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2019 agency budget proposal.read more »

Space Weather Outlook

11 Feb 2018 | SciTech

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

11 Feb 2018 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Three DIY CubeSats Score Rides on NASA’s First Flight of Orion, Space Launch System

8 Jun 2017 | SciTech

NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) has awarded rides for three small spacecraft on the agency's newest rocket, and $20,000 each in prize money, to the winning teams of citizen solvers competing in the semi-final round of the agency’s Cube Quest Challenge.read more »

NASA’s Newest Astronaut Recruits to Conduct Research off the Earth, For the Earth and Deep Space Missions

7 Jun 2017 | SciTech

After receiving a record-breaking number of applications to join an exciting future of space exploration, NASA has selected its largest astronaut class since 2000. Rising to the top of more than 18,300 applicants, NASA chose 12 women and men as the agency’s new astronaut candidates.read more »

NASA Awards Universal Stage Adapter Contract for Space Launch System Rocket

7 Jun 2017 | SciTech

NASA has selected Dynetics, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, to develop and build a universal stage adapter for the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. The adapter will connect NASA’s Orion spacecraft and provide additional cargo space for the future configurations of the rocket containing an exploration upper stage (EUS).read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

6 Jun 2017 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Maryland Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on Space Station

6 Jun 2017 | SciTech

Students at Leeds Elementary School in Elkton, Maryland, will speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 9.read more »

Maryland Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on Space Station

6 Jun 2017 | SciTech

Students at Leeds Elementary School in Elkton, Maryland, will speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 9.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

5 Jun 2017 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Selects Three Aeronautics Teams to Explore ‘Ambitious’ Ideas

5 Jun 2017 | SciTech

Three teams of NASA researchers who have dreamed up potential solutions for pieces of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) puzzle have received the nod to officially begin formal feasibility studies of their concepts.read more »

Space Weather Outlook

5 Jun 2017 | SciTech

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

4 Jun 2017 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

3 Jun 2017 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

New NASA Experiments, Research Headed to International Space Station

3 Jun 2017 | SciTech

Major experiments that will look into the human body and out into the galaxy are on their way to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft following its 5:07 p.m. EDT launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.read more »

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