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U.S., India to Collaborate on Mars Exploration, Earth-Observing Mission
In a meeting Tuesday in Toronto, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and K. Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), signed two documents to launch a NASA-ISRO satellite mission to observe Earth and establish a pathway for future joint missions to explore Mars.
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA TV Previews, Broadcasts U.S. Space Station Spacewalks
Three astronauts of the International Space Station Expedition 41 crew will conduct two spacewalks outside the orbiting laboratory Tuesday, Oct. 7 and Wednesday, Oct. 15 to replace a failed power regulator and relocate a failed cooling pump. NASA Television will provide comprehensive coverage, beginning with a preview briefing Friday, Oct. 3.
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Expands Commercial Space Program, Requests Proposals for Second Round of Cargo Resupply Contracts for International Space Station
On the heels of awarding groundbreaking contracts to U.S. commercial space companies to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA has released a request for proposals (RFP) for the next round of contracts for private-sector companies to deliver experiments and supplies to the orbiting laboratory.
Publ.Date : Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Awards Glenn Multiple Award Construction Contract
NASA has selected eight companies to perform competitively bid construction and non-construction task orders at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland under a new multiple award construction contract.
Publ.Date : Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Awards Agency-wide Helium Contract
NASA has awarded an agency-wide multiple award contract to Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. of Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Linde, LLC of Murray Hill, New Jersey, consolidating the agency’s requirements for 10.2 million liters of liquid helium and 128.6 million cubic feet of gaseous helium to support operations at 13 NASA locations.
Publ.Date : Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

New Crew Launches to Space Station to Continue Scientific Research
Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:25 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 25 (2:25 a.m. on Sept. 26 in Baikonur).
Publ.Date : Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Administrator Statement About India's Mars Orbiter Mission
Statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden about India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).
Publ.Date : Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Telescopes Find Clear Skies and Water Vapor on Exoplanet
Astronomers using data from three of NASA's space telescopes -- Hubble, Spitzer and Kepler -- have discovered clear skies and steamy water vapor on a gaseous planet outside our solar system. The planet is about the size of Neptune, making it the smallest planet from which molecules of any kind have been detected.
Publ.Date : Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Manager Honored for Launching New Era of Private-Sector Spacecraft
Alan Lindenmoyer, manager of NASA’s Commercial Crew and Cargo Program at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, was presented a prestigious medal for government service at a gala in Washington Monday.
Publ.Date : Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Astronaut to Speak to Clinton Global Initiative Meeting Attendees from International Space Station
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, a flight engineer with Expedition 40 currently aboard the International Space Station, and Expedition 26/27 NASA astronaut Cady Coleman will speak with former President Bill Clinton during the closing session of the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York at 4:10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 24.
Publ.Date : Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT