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  • NASA Hosts Science Chat on Upcoming Historic Planetary Encounter
    on September 17, 2018 at 8:27 pm

    Members of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft team will host a Science Chat at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 19, on humanity’s farthest planetary flyby, scheduled to occur Jan. 1 when the spacecraft encounters a mysterious object in the Kuiper Belt nicknamed “Ultima Thule.&rdquo […]

  • NASA Names Holly Ridings New Chief Flight Director
    on September 17, 2018 at 5:47 pm

    NASA has named Holly Ridings its new chief flight director, making her the first woman to lead the elite group that directs human spaceflight missions from the Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. […]

  • NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth's Changing Ice
    on September 15, 2018 at 2:15 pm

    NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) successfully launched from California at 9:02 a.m. EDT Saturday, embarking on its mission to measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented accuracy. […]

  • NASA Awards Fellowships to 12 Graduate Students
    on September 14, 2018 at 8:06 pm

    NASA Fellowship Activity has awarded fellowships through NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) and Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) to 12 graduate students totaling $1.9 million to conduct research and contribute directly to NASA’s work and mission. […]

  • Georgia, Washington Students to Speak with Astronauts Aboard Space Station
    on September 14, 2018 at 5:01 pm

    Students in Georgia and Washington, D.C., will talk live with two NASA astronauts on the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. […]

  • NASA Awards Contract for Space Geodesy Satellite Laser Ranging Stations
    on September 13, 2018 at 8:12 pm

    NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions, LLC in Columbia, Maryland, for the construction, deployment and commissioning of the agency’s next-generation Space Geodesy Satellite Laser Ranging (SGSLR) stations. […]

  • Jody Singer Named Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
    on September 13, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Jody Singer director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. […]