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NASA Awards Facilities, Construction, Engineering, Technical Services Contract
NASA has awarded the Facilities, Construction, Engineering and Technical Services III Contract (FaCETS III) contract to PTSI Managed Services, Inc., of Pasadena, California, for infrastructure maintenance at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:26 EDT

NASA Updates Schedule for International Space Station Spacewalks
Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:18 EDT

NASA to Host 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge
Media are invited to watch as nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe compete Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 during NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:53 EDT

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on the NASA Authorization Act of 2017
Statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on President Trump signing Tuesday the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:04 EDT

NASA TV to Air Seventh Orbital ATK Resupply Mission to International Space Station
NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is targeting its seventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for 9 p.m., EDT Friday, March 24, the start of a 30-minute launch window.
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:50 EDT

NASA TV to Air Preview Briefing, Three U.S. Spacewalks
Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware.
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:14 EDT

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal
Statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 agency budget proposal.
Publ.Date : Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:22 EDT

NASA TV to Air Departure of U.S. Cargo Ship from International Space Station
After delivering about 5,500 pounds of cargo, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Sunday, March 19. Live coverage of Dragon's departure will begin at 4:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:31 EDT

NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution
Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s environment.
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:20 EDT

West Virginia Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on Space Station
Students in West Virginia will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 10:25 a.m. EDT Friday, March 17.
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:55 EDT