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NASA Awards Contract to Increase Water Recovery on Space Station
NASA has selected Paragon Space Development Corporation, a small business headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, to develop a system that will increase the rate of water recovery from the urine of astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:00 EDT

NASA TV News Conference, Media Availability With Next Space Station Crew
NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and two Russian crewmates will answer questions about their upcoming mission on the International Space Station at a news conference, and be available for one-on-one interviews, Thursday, July 7, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The 2 p.m. EDT news conference will air live on NASA Television and stream on th
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:30 EDT

NASA's Space Launch System Booster Passes Major Milestone on Journey to Mars
A booster for the most powerful rocket in the world, NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), successfully fired up Tuesday for its second qualification ground test at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah. This was the last full-scale test for the booster before SLS’s first uncrewed test flight with NASA’s Orion spacecraft in late 2018, a key
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:42 EDT

NASA TV to Air Russian Cargo Ship Movement at Space Station
A Russian cargo ship currently docked to the International Space Station will undock for a short test flight on Friday, July 1. NASA Television coverage will begin at 1:15 a.m. EDT.
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:30 EDT

NASA Brings Journey to Mars and Beyond to ESSENCE Festival
Visitors to the 2016 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans will have a chance to explore the universe through a range of activities, including first-ever festival stage presentations, during NASA Week, a celebration of space exploration to be held June 29-July 3, in conjunction with ESSENCE Festival, which begins June 30.
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:14 EDT

Transportation Department, NASA, Partners Visit Charlotte to Open Test Lab to Streamline Air Travel
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden today marked the official opening of a new airspace technology demonstration laboratory at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:28 EDT

NASA Extends Hubble Space Telescope Science Operations Contract
NASA is contractually extending science operations for its Hubble Space Telescope an additional five years. The agency awarded a sole source contract extension Thursday to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy for continued Hubble science operations support at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:22 EDT

UPDATE: NASA to Discuss, Broadcast Booster Test for Space Launch System Rocket
The booster for the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), which will power the agency’s astronauts on the journey to Mars, will fire up for a major ground test at 10:05 a.m. EDT (8:05 a.m. MDT) Tuesday, June 28, at Orbital ATK Propulsion Systems’ test facilities in Promontory, Utah.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:38 EDT

NASA Administrator Bolden and Transportation Secretary Foxx to Announce New Technology at Charlotte International Airport
NASA, the FAA, American Airlines the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and the Charlotte Douglas International Airport are collaborating on a five-year effort to streamline aircraft arrival, departure and airport surface operations; research and testing will be led out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:07 EDT

Next SpaceX Commercial Cargo Launch Now No Earlier Than July 18, US Media Accreditation Remains Open
The next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission for NASA to the International Space Station now is targeted for launch no earlier than 12:45 a.m. EDT Monday, July 18.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:43 EDT