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  • Hubble Captures Dynamic Dying Star
    on August 23, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    This Hubble image shows a dark, gloomy scene in the constellation of Gemini (the Twins). The subject of this image confused astronomers when it was first studied — rather than being classified as a single object, it was instead recorded as two objects, owing to its symmetrical lobed structure.

  • NASA Invites Media to Silicon Valley Center for Celebration of Women Leaders
    on August 23, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    Media are invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, astronaut Megan McArthur and several special guests, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, for a Women's Equality Day event Monday, Aug. 26 at NASA's Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley.

  • NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station
    on August 22, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    Filled with almost 2,700 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Tuesday, Aug. 27. NASA Television and the agency’s website will broadcast its departure live beginning at 10:15 a.m. EDT.

  • NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Available for Last Interviews Before Space Mission
    on August 22, 2019 at 1:49 pm

    NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 4, for her final live satellite interviews before launching on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

  • NASA Administrator to Tour New Colorado Aerospace Complex, Discuss Artemis Program
    on August 21, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 10 a.m. MDT Friday, Aug. 23, during his visit to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he will tour a newly-completed aerospace engineering complex.

  • NASA Television to Broadcast Sixth Meeting of the National Space Council
    on August 19, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the sixth meeting of the National Space Council at 9:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 20, from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.

  • NASA Administrator, Members of Congress to Discuss Ohio’s Role in Artemis Program
    on August 19, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio Wednesday, Aug. 21, as they visit the agency’s Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, to view progress on the agency’s Artemis program.

  • NASA Awards Contract for Specialized Engineering, Evaluation, Test Services
    on August 19, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    NASA has awarded the NASA-wide Specialized Engineering, Evaluation and Test Services (NSEETS) contract to the Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, California, to provide on- and off-site project management, independent multidisciplinary engineering services, testing, consulting, contractor on-site monitoring, and evaluation of project and/or progra