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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.

 

NASA Coverage Set for Fifth SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station
The fifth SpaceX cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch Tuesday, Dec. 16, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NASA Television coverage of the launch begins at 1:15 p.m. EST.
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Airborne Campaigns Tackle Climate Questions from Africa to Arctic
Five new NASA airborne field campaigns will take to the skies starting in 2015 to investigate how long-range air pollution, warming ocean waters, and fires in Africa affect our climate.
Publ.Date : Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Opens Cube Quest Challenge for Largest-Ever Prize of $5 Million
Registration now is open for NASA's Cube Quest Challenge, the agency’s first in-space competition that offers the agency’s largest-ever prize purse.
Publ.Date : Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Sets Prelaunch Activities, Television Coverage for Orion Flight Test
The first flight test of Orion, NASA’s next-generation spacecraft that will send astronauts to an asteroid and onward to Mars, is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 4. NASA will host a series of news conferences and flight test commentary on NASA Television, as well as media events at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Publ.Date : Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

New Crew Arrives at Space Station to Continue Scientific Research
Three new crew members representing the United States, Russia and Italy are at the International Space Station (ISS).
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge
Ten new projects are providing opportunities for the public to participate in NASA's Asteroid Grand Challenge, which accelerates the agency's asteroid initiative work through innovative partnerships and collaborations.
Publ.Date : Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Ionospheric Connection Explorer
NASA has selected Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Virginia, to provide launch services for the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission.
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge
NASA has selected eight teams from middle and high schools across the country to participate in the 2014-2015 NASA Student Launch Challenge.
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Awards Agencywide Acquisition of Liquid Hydrogen Contract
NASA has awarded the agencywide Acquisition of Liquid Hydrogen contract to Praxair, Inc. of Danbury, Connecticut.
Publ.Date : Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Announces Early Stage Innovations Space Tech Research Grants
NASA has selected 11 university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs of America's space program.
Publ.Date : Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EDT