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NASA Administrator Statement on ESA’s Commitment to Space Station
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on ESA’s (European Space Agency’s) decision to continue its operations aboard the International Space Station:
Publ.Date : Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:51 EST

NASA Sets Coverage for Briefings, Launch of Small Satellite Constellation
The launch of NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) spacecraft is scheduled for 8:24 a.m. EST Monday, Dec. 12. News briefings, live launch commentary, photo opportunities and other media events will be held at nearby NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
Publ.Date : Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:31 EST

NASA Announces Early Stage Innovation Space Technology Research Grants
NASA has selected 13 university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs of America's space program.
Publ.Date : Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:05 EST

Russian Resupply Ship Experiences Anomaly; International Space Station Crew is Fine
The Russian space agency Roscosmos has confirmed a Progress cargo resupply spacecraft bound for the International Space Station has been lost. The spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Thursday on a Soyuz rocket, but experienced an anomaly around six and a half minutes into its flight.
Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:38 EST

NASA Invites Media to Talk with Cast of Hidden Figures at Kennedy Space Center
Media are invited to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to participate in a news conference at 3 p.m. EST Monday, Dec. 12, with cast members from the 20th Century Fox motion picture Hidden Figures.
Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:28 EST

NASA’s ISS-RapidScat Earth Science Mission Ends
NASA’s International Space Station Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScat) Earth science instrument has ended operations following a successful two-year mission aboard the space station. The mission launched Sept. 21, 2014, and had recently passed its original decommissioning date.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:07 EST

NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Hurricane Microsatellites Launch
Media accreditation now is open for the launch of NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission, currently scheduled for Monday, Dec. 12.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:05 EST

NASA Television to Air International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking
A Russian cargo spacecraft is set to launch Thursday, Dec. 1, to deliver more than two and a half tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station crew. Coverage on NASA Television and the agency’s website begins at 9:30 a.m. EST ahead of the 9:51 a.m. (8:51 p.m. Baikonur time) launch.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:29 EST

NASA Selects Launch Services for Global Surface Water Survey Mission
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission. Launch is targeted for April 2021 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:22 EST

Real People Behind Hidden Figures, Stars Join NASA to Mark Anniversary, Celebration of Diversity
NASA will kick off a yearlong centennial celebration for its Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, with events Thursday, Dec. 1 highlighting the critical work done by the African American women of Langley’s West Computing Unit, a story told in the book and upcoming movie Hidden Figures.
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:09 EST