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Welcome to Sea and Sky's NASA News. Here you can find links to the latest space news headlines from NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Click on any yellow title below to view the full news article. The news article will open in a new browser window. Simply close the browser window when you are finished reading the article to return to the news article listing. You can use the "Click for More" link to go to a page with more news headlines.

 

Astronomical Forensics Uncover Planetary Disks in NASA's Hubble Archive
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have applied a new image processing technique to obtain near-infrared scattered light photos of five disks observed around young stars in the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes database. These disks are telltale evidence for newly formed planets.
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Hubble Instruments Highlight New National Air and Space Museum Exhibit
Two instruments that played critical roles in discoveries made by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope now are on display in an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington.
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Exploration Forum to Showcase Human Path to Mars
NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send astronauts to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other agency leadership will showcase NASA’s human exploration path to Mars at an Exploration Forum from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 29.
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Satellites Show Drought May Take Toll on Congo Rainforest
A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade.
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Astronauts to Call Colorado Students from Space
Cadets and students from the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy Magnet School in Colorado will gather at 11:50 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 24, to speak live with astronauts currently aboard the International Space Station.
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Featured Prominently at USA Science and Engineering Festival April 25-27
Media are invited to join a host of NASA scientists, engineers and managers at the USA Science and Engineering Festival, April 25-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, Washington.
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Selects Commercial Crew Program Manager
NASA has selected Kathy Lueders as program manager for the agency's Commercial Crew Program (CCP). Lueders, who has served as acting program manager since October 2013, will help keep the nation's space program on course to launch astronauts from American soil by 2017 aboard spacecraft built by American companies.
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission
Nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science investigations and cargo are on the way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Public Events, Online Activities
NASA will celebrate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day with a variety of live and online activities April 21-27 to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet.
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Announce Media Opportunities at Hubble Anniversary Reception
Media are invited to attend a breakfast reception at 8:30 a.m. EDT April 23 to celebrate the 24th anniversary of Hubble Space Telescope's launch into space with the opening of the "Repairing Hubble" exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, located at 600 Independence Ave. SW in Washington.
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT