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NASA, University Study Shows Rising Seas Slowed by Increasing Water on Land
New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise.
Publ.Date : Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:00 EST

NASA Administrator Remembers Apollo-Era Astronaut Edgar Mitchell
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell:
Publ.Date : Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:52 EST

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror Fully Assembled
The 18th and final primary mirror segment is installed on what will be the biggest and most powerful space telescope ever launched. The final mirror installation Wednesday at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland marks an important milestone in the assembly of the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope.
Publ.Date : Thu, 04 Feb 2016 10:48 EST

Bolden Speech Highlights “State of NASA” Events at Agency Centers Feb. 9
NASA centers across the country are opening their doors Tuesday, Feb. 9 to media and social media for “State of NASA” events, including a speech from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, and unique opportunities for a behind-the-scenes look at the agency’s progress on its journey to Mars. These events follow President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget
Publ.Date : Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:37 EST

Colorado Students to Speak Live with Space Station Commander
Students from five elementary schools and five middle schools in Colorado will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut living and working on the International Space Station at 12:35 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 4. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
Publ.Date : Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:53 EST

NASA Space Launch System’s First Flight to Send Small Sci-Tech Satellites Into Space
The first flight of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), will carry 13 CubeSats to test innovative ideas along with an uncrewed Orion spacecraft in 2018.
Publ.Date : Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:04 EST

Todd May Named Marshall Space Flight Center Director
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Todd May director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. May was appointed Marshall deputy director in August 2015 and has been serving as acting director since the Nov. 13, 2015 retirement of Patrick Scheuermann.
Publ.Date : Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:17 EST

NASA Awards Contract for Information Technology, Multimedia Services at Johnson Space Center
NASA has awarded a contract to MORI Associates, Inc. of Rockville, Maryland, for information technology and external communications services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Publ.Date : Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:09 EST

Media Accreditation Open for Next Commercial Space Station Cargo Mission
NASA has opened media accreditation for the next launch of a commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station. The launch of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, during a 30-minute window that opens at approximately 3 a.m. EST.
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:19 EST

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk
NASA Television will broadcast live coverage of a 5.5-hour spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station beginning at 7:30 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:07 EST