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NASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra.
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:36 EDT

Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station
The first major event for the Year of Education on Station (YES) will be hosted by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli on a special Facebook Live broadcast from the International Space Station.
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:15 EDT

NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike
A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:26 EDT

NASA Announces Briefing on Carbon Mission Science Results
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 12, to discuss new research to be published this week on changing global levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The research is based on data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission and other satellites.
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:49 EDT

NASA TV to Broadcast Hispanic Heritage Event
NASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the James Webb Auditorium in the agency’s headquarters in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a discussion of the contributions of Hispanics to NASA’s mission and the importance of Hispanic representation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers.
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:03 EDT

NASA to Televise International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 5:15 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 12.
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:10 EDT

Media Accreditation Opens for Launch of NOAA’s JPSS-1 Satellite
The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, which will help increase weather forecast accuracy from three to seven days out, is scheduled to launch on Friday, Nov. 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:58 EDT

NASA Offers Access to Cygnus Spacecraft Ahead of Next Space Station Mission
Media are invited to view and photograph Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft, packed with cargo and scientific experiments for its upcoming flight to the International Space Station, at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 18, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:27 EDT

NASA Statement on National Space Council Policy for Future American Leadership in Space
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot about the results from the first meeting of the National Space Council on Thursday:
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:08 EDT

Michigan Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station
Students at St. Mary Cathedral School in Gaylord, Michigan, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 6.
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:05 EDT