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NASA Wind Tunnel Tests Lockheed Martin’s X-Plane Design for a Quieter Supersonic Jet
Supersonic passenger airplanes are another step closer to reality as NASA and Lockheed Martin begin the first high-speed wind tunnel tests for the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) X-plane preliminary design at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:22 EST

NASA to Hold Media Teleconference Today on Study to Add Crew to First Orion, Space Launch System Mission
NASA will discuss plans for an ongoing study to assess the feasibility of adding a crew to Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft, during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST today, Friday, Feb. 24. The call will stream live on NASA’s website.
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:02 EST

NASA Invites Media to Next Test of Orion Spacecraft Parachutes
NASA is inviting media to attend a test of the Orion spacecraft’s parachutes on Wednesday, March 8, at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. Orion is scheduled for its second airdrop test, in a series of eight, to qualify the parachute system for crewed flights.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:09 EST

NASA Women ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering' Event set for Thursday
NASA celebrates National Engineer Week and Girl's Day with a series of events.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:57 EST

NASA Establishes New Public-Private Partnerships to Advance U.S. Commercial Space Capabilities
NASA is partnering with eight U.S. companies to advance small spacecraft and launch vehicle technologies that are on the verge of maturation and are likely to benefit both NASA and the commercial space market.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:08 EST

NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:00 EST

NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System
NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:00 EST

NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Important Experiments, Equipment
Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to the International Space Station following liftoff at 9:39 a.m. EST aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Publ.Date : Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:20 EST

NASA’s Juno Mission to Remain in Current Orbit at Jupiter
NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter, which has been in orbit around the gas giant since July 4, 2016, will remain in its current 53-day orbit for the remainder of the mission.
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:00 EST

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 12:30 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22.
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:18 EST