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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 Announces Changes to International Space Station Coverage
In September, NASA will bring its online audience inside the world of human spaceflight as never before, from its Johnson Space Center in Houston -- home to NASA’s astronaut corps, the storied mission control and several human spaceflight programs.
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:27 EDT

NASA Orders Second SpaceX Crew Mission to International Space Station
NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:00 EDT

NASA Awards Protective Services Contract at Kennedy Space Center
NASA has selected Chenega Infinity, LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, to provide protective services at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:49 EDT

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts
NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions, including NASA’s Journey to Mars.
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:00 EDT

NASA’s Hubble Telescope Makes First Atmospheric Study of Earth-Sized Exoplanets
Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of habitability on two exoplanets.
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:08 EDT

NASA, Industry Boost Opportunities for Small Businesses with Mentor-Protégé Agreement
NASA and Boeing will announce a Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program agreement Tuesday, July 26, at Boeing's Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:51 EDT

NASA Selects Five Mars Orbiter Concept Studies
NASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission. Such a mission would continue key capabilities including telecommunications and global high-resolution imaging in support of the agency’s Journey to Mars.
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:05 EDT

NASA Scientists to Discuss 2016 Climate Trends, Impacts
Climate experts from NASA will discuss recent trends in global temperatures and Arctic sea ice, as well as research now underway to better understand their impacts, during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 19.
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:06 EDT

NASA Sends Trailblazing Science, Cargo to International Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission
Instruments to perform the first-ever DNA sequencing in space, and the first international docking adapter for commercial spacecraft, are among the cargo scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station after Monday’s launch of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services-9 (CRS-9) mission.
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:25 EDT

NASA's Next Mars Rover Progresses Toward 2020 Launch
After an extensive review process and passing a major development milestone, NASA is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021.
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:24 EDT