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NASA Holds Space Tech Mission Directorate Update Media Call Aug. 5
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 5, to discuss the activities of the agency's Space Technology Mission Directorate and how technology drives exploration.
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA, Small Business Administrators and U.S. Sen. Cardin to Announce Results of 2013 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will join Small Business Administrator (SBA) Maria Contreras-Sweet and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, Friday, Aug. 1 at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, to announce the results of the 2013 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard.
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Selects Instruments to Track Climate Impact on Vegetation
NASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. The sensors will give scientists new ways to see how forests and ecosystems are affected by changes in climate or land use change.
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA to Announce Mars 2020 Rover Instruments
NASA will announce on Thursday, July 31, the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency’s Mars 2020 mission, a roving laboratory based on the highly successful Curiosity rover. The announcement will air live at noon EDT on NASA Television and on the agency’s website.
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Astronaut Mike Massimino Departs NASA for University Position
After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York.
Publ.Date : Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Reporters Invited to NASA Hurricane Airborne Mission Media Day at Wallops
Media are invited to learn about NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne mission from scientists and pilots and see the remotely-piloted aircraft used in the study from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 11, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA Selects Environmental Test and Integration Services II Contract
NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services II (ETIS II) contract to Sierra Lobo, Inc of Fremont, Ohio. The contract will support the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA’s Long-Lived Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record was held by the Soviet Union's Lunokhod 2 rover.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals 101 Geysers and more on Icy Saturn Moon
Scientists using mission data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water to reach from the moon’s underground sea all the way to its surface.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT

NASA’s Mars Spacecraft Maneuvers to Prepare for Close Comet Flyby

Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT