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Statements on Jim Bridenstine’s Senate Confirmation as NASA Administrator
The following are statements from Rep. Jim Bridenstine and acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on Thursday’s U.S. Senate confirmation of Bridenstine as the 13th Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration:
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:33 EDT

NASA Planet Hunter on Its Way to Orbit
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life.
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:09 EDT

NASA to Discuss Demonstration of New Space Exploration Power System
Media are invited to attend a news conference at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland at 9:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 2, to discuss a recent experiment to demonstrate a new nuclear reactor power system designed for space.
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:38 EDT

NASA TV Updates Launch Coverage for Planet-Hunting Mission TESS
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) now is scheduled for launch today at 6:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 18, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:07 EDT

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with #NASA4Earth Tools, Events
This Earth Day, NASA invites you to create your own shareable views of our home planet, help combat mosquito-transmitted diseases, and watch our fleet of Earth-observing spacecraft as they circle the globe.
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:30 EDT

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Planet-Hunting Mission
On a mission to detect planets outside of our solar system, NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is targeted to launch no earlier than 6:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 18.
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:20 EDT

Maryland, Michigan, Texas Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station
Students from Maryland, Michigan and Texas will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:34 EDT

NASA to Discuss Deep Space Exploration Progress at Johnson Space Center
Media are invited to see how engineers and scientists are helping make NASA’s deep space human exploration plans a reality at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Thursday, April 26.
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:34 EDT

NASA Invites Media to Launch of GRACE Follow-On Spacecraft
Media accreditation now is open to cover the launch of NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission – twin satellites that constitute the agency’s latest Earth-observing mission.
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:17 EDT

NASA Announces New Chief Scientist
Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot has named the Science Mission Directorate’s Planetary Science Division Director Jim Green as the agency's new chief scientist, effective May 1. He succeeds Dr. Gale Allen, who has served in an acting capacity since 2016 and will retire after more than 30 years of government service.
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:00 EDT