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NASA Prepares for Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse with Live Coverage, Safety Information
For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21.
Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:00 EDT

NASA Debuts Automated System to Streamline Technology Patent Licensing
NASA has developed a new system to streamline the way the agency licenses its technology patents, making the transfer of NASA-patented innovations to industry easier than ever before.
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:27 EDT

NASA Awards Joint Operations, Integrated Systems Technology Contracts
NASA has awarded contracts to five companies for development, sustainment, and maintenance of information technology software, systems and support for the Flight Operations Directorate at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Publ.Date : Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:37 EDT

Media Invited to Learn about NASA’s Project to Streamline Air Travel
Media are invited to watch a virtual presentation and briefing on NASA’s Airspace Technology Demonstration 2 (ATD-2) Integrated Arrival / Departure / Surface Metroplex Traffic Management System at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 22.
Publ.Date : Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:18 EDT

NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates
NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star's habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of a rocky planet.
Publ.Date : Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:18 EDT

Georgia Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on the International Space Station
Students at the Fayette County Public Library in Fayetteville, Georgia, will speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:45 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 19. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:07 EDT

NASA Awards Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract
NASA’s has awarded a contract to Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Service of Houston for support of flight crew training and development activities at the Sonny Carter Training Facility at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Publ.Date : Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:36 EDT

Media Invited to June 21 Science, Safety Briefings on August Total Solar Eclipse
For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation Aug. 21. Representatives from NASA, other federal agencies, and science organizations, will provide important viewing safety, travel and science information during two briefings at the Newseum in Washington starting at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 21.
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:23 EDT

NASA Hosts Briefing on Latest Results of Exoplanet-Hunting Mission
NASA will hold a media briefing at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, June 19, to announce the latest planet candidate results from the agency's exoplanet-hunting Kepler mission. The briefing, taking place during the Kepler Science Conference, will be held at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley.
Publ.Date : Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:22 EDT

NASA Selects Safety, Mission Assurance Support Contractor
NASA has selected Bastion Technologies, Inc. (BTI), of Houston, to provide safety and mission assurance support services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Publ.Date : Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:00 EDT