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NASA’s Newly Arrived OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Already Discovers Water on Asteroid
Recently analyzed data from NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has revealed water locked inside the clays that make up its scientific target, the asteroid Bennu.
Publ.Date : Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:11 EST

Media Invited to News Conference, Interviews with Next Space Station Crew
NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Hammock Koch will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 3 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 12, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Publ.Date : Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:47 EST

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Enters Interstellar Space
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA’s Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere – the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun.
Publ.Date : Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00 EST

NASA InSight Lander 'Hears' Martian Winds
NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever "sounds" of Martian winds on the Red Planet. A media teleconference about these sounds will be held today at 12:30 p.m. EST (9:30 a.m. PST).
Publ.Date : Fri, 07 Dec 2018 11:13 EST

NASA TV to Air ‘Spirit of Apollo’ Tribute from National Cathedral
This month marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 8 mission, which was the first to bring humans to another world as they orbited the Moon on Christmas Eve, 1968.
Publ.Date : Fri, 07 Dec 2018 09:44 EST

Coverage Set for Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station
Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 11, to conduct a six-hour spacewalk.
Publ.Date : Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:37 EST

NASA Highlights Asteroid Bennu, Earth’s Polar Ice at AGU Meeting
NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 10-14 in Washington.
Publ.Date : Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:44 EST

NASA Sends New Research, Hardware to Space Station on SpaceX Mission
Experiments in forest observation, protein crystal growth and in-space fuel transfer demonstration are heading to the International Space Station following the launch Wednesday of SpaceX’s 16th mission for NASA under the agency’s Commercial Resupply Services contract.
Publ.Date : Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:36 EST

Florida Students to Speak with First Cuban-American Astronaut on Space Station
Elementary school students from Florida will talk live this week with the first Cuban-American astronaut to live and work aboard the International Space Station.
Publ.Date : Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:56 EST

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Arrives at Asteroid Bennu
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft completed its 1.2 billion-mile (2 billion-kilometer) journey to arrive at the asteroid Bennu Monday.
Publ.Date : Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:25 EST