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+ 1978 News Releases (3.5 Mb PDF file)
Date Title
Jan. 6, 1978 78-001 -- NASA AWARDS SHUTTLE RADIO CONTRACT TO RCA
Jan. 6, 1978 78-002 -- ORBITER CONTRACT SUPPLEMENT COVERS 10 CONTRACT CHANGES
Jan. 16, 1978 78-003 -- NASA SELECTS 35 ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES
Jan. 20, 1978 78-005 -- NASA ADDS SPARE PARTS TO ORBITER CONTRACT
Feb. 1, 1978 78-004 -- SINGER COMPANY TO BUILD SPACELAB SIMULATOR
Feb. 3, 1978 78-006 -- DATA ON THE ORBIT OF SKYLAB
Feb. 6, 1978 78-007 -- NASA SIGNS CONTRACT WITH LOCKHEED FOR WHITE SANDS SUPPORT
Feb. 10, 1978 78-008 -- JSC TO PROCESS PRISTINE METEORITE FRAGMENTS
Feb. 16, 1978 78-009 -- NASA SIGNS ADD-ON TO FORD CONTRACT
Feb. 22, 1978 78-010 -- NORTHROP SIGNED TO OPERATE JSC LABS
Feb. 23, 1978 78-011 -- ENTERPRISE AT ELLINGTON
Feb. 23, 1978 78-012 -- SLAYTON APPOINTMENT
March 1, 1978 78-013 -- SKYLAB ACTIVATION
March 8, 1978 78-014 -- LUNAR AND PLANETARY DISCOVERIES TO BE PRESENTED AT HOUSTON SESSIONS
March 16, 1978 78-015 -- NASA NAMES ASTRONAUT CREWS FOR EARLY SHUTTLE FLIGHTS
March 17, 1978 78-016 -- SHUTTLE FLIGHT DIRECTORS NAMED BY NASA
March 30, 1978 78-017 -- IBM GETS CONTRACT ADD-ON FOR HOUSTON DATA WORK
May 10, 1978 78-018 -- IBM CONTRACT EXTENDED
May 17, 1978 78-019 -- SPACE BIOSCIENCE CONFERENCE HELD BY UT, NASA-JSC
May 18, 1978 78-020 -- NASA PLANS SKYLAB ATTITUDE CHANGE PROCEDURES
May 19, 1978 78-021 -- NASA ADJUSTS ROCKWELL ORBITER CONTRACT COSTS
May 30, 1978 78-022 -- JSC NEGOTIATES WITH A-V CORPORATION FOR AUDIOVISUAL PUBLIC INFORMATION SUPPORT SERVICES
May 31, 1978 78-023 -- FOURTH ANNUAL AEROSPACE WORKSHOP SET FOR JUNE 5
May 31, 1978 78-024 -- SPACE CENTER TO BEGIN PROCESSING OF RARE METEORITES
June 19, 1978 78-025 -- NOTE TO EDITORS: SKYLAB ACTIVITIES
June 22, 1978 78-026 -- METEORITE FRAGMENT CONFIRMED AS RARE TYPE
June 29, 1978 78-027 -- NEW ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES ARRIVE AT JSC FOR TRAINING
June 30, 1978 78-029 -- COMPUTER SCIENCES GETS JSC COMPUTER SYSTEMS CONTRACT
July 3, 1978 78-028 -- MAC-DAC PACT EXTENDED
July 17, 1978 78-030 -- IBM CONTRACT ADD-ON COVERS SHUTTLE AVIONICS SOFTWARE
July 17, 1978 78-031 -- SPACE WEEK PROCLAIMED
July 24, 1978 78-032 -- ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES LEARN WATER SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES
July 26, 1978 78-033 -- JOE ALLEN RETURNS TO JOHNSON SPACE CENTER ASTRONAUT OFFICE
Aug. 1, 1978 78-034 -- MISSION SPECIALISTS FOR SPACELAB 1 NAMED AT JSC
Aug. 9, 1978 78-035 -- NASA, USGS PUBLISH FAULT MAP OF SE GREATER HOUSTON AREA
Aug. 9, 1978 78-036 -- SYMPOSIUM TO DISCUSS RESULTS OF MAJOR CROP MONITORING EQUIPMENT
Aug. 15, 1978 78-037 -- FORMER NASA ASTRONAUTS TO ATTEND BRIEFINGS AT JOHNSON SPACE CENTER
Aug. 18, 1978 78-038 -- JSC TO ASK THINK TANK TO STUDY FUTURE CENTER ROLE
Aug. 23, 1978 78-039 -- ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES TO TAKE PARASAIL TRAINING AT VANCE AFB, Aug. 28
Sept. 7, 1978 78-040 -- SHUTTLE MANEUVER ENGINE TESTED AT WHITE SANDS
Sept. 8, 1978 78-041 -- NASA AMENDS FORD CONTRACT
Sept. 19, 1978 78-042 -- ITEK TO BUILD ORBITER CAMERA SYSTEM
Sept. 22, 1978 78-043 -- JSC SELECTS GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR SHUTTLE FOOD GALLEY
Sept. 25, 1978 78-044 -- NOTE TO EDITORS: SPACE SHUTTLE STATUS
Sept. 29, 1978 78-045 -- TEXAS TO BENEFIT FROM SPACE-AGE REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUES
Oct. 11, 1978 78-046 -- OMB OFFICIAL TO ADDRESS SYMPOSIUM
Oct. 17, 1978 78-047 -- NASA AMENDS ROCKWELL ORBITER CONTRACT
Oct. 19, 1978 78-048 -- GE GETS ORBITER CHECKOUT CONTRACT
Oct. 30, 1978 78-049 -- SEASAT SCIENTIST TO TALK ABOUT HURRICANE MEASUREMENTS
Oct. 31, 1978 78-050 -- SKYLAB ORBITAL ATTITUDE TO BE REVERSED
Oct. 31, 1978 78-051 -- NASA JOHNSON SPACE CENTER AMENDS FORD AEROSPACE MISSION CONTROL CONTRACT
Nov. 17, 1978 78-052 -- GLOBAL CROP EXPERIMENT EVALUATED
Dec. 1, 1978 78-054 -- JSC SIGNS IBM SUPPLEMENT
Dec. 1, 1978 78-055 -- JSC EXTENDS ALPHA CONTRACT
Dec. 4, 1978 78-053 -- NASA EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AWARDS
Dec. 8, 1978 78-056 -- JSC AWARDS SUPPORT CONTRACT TO LOCKHEED
Dec. 12, 1978 78-057 -- JSC NEGOTIATES WITH OMEGA SERVICES FOR CENTER CUSTODIAL SUPPORT CONTRACT
Dec. 15, 1978 78-060 -- JSC EXTENDS LINK SIMULATOR CONTRACT
Dec. 18, 1978 78-058 -- SUPER GUPPY TO DELIVER SHUTTLE TRAINING EQUIPMENT TO JSC
Dec. 18, 1978 78-059 -- JSC NEGOTIATES WITH MCKINSEY FOR STUDY CONTRACT
+ 1979 News Releases (2.7 Mb PDF file)
Date Title
Jan. 15, 1979 79-001 -- INVENTION BY HOYT MCBRYAR HELPS EXTEND LIFE OF SPACE SHUTTLE FUEL CELLS
Jan. 23, 1979 79-002 -- NASA TO PRESENT THE AEROSPACE EDUCATION PROJECT SERVICES
Feb. 1, 1979 79-003 -- SKYLAB FLIGHT CONTROL ACTIVITIES TO BE REDUCED
Feb. 2, 1979 79-004 -- CHINESE VICE PREMIER VISITS JSC
Jan. 29, 1979 79-005 -- NASA EXTENDS LOCKHEED WHITE SAND CONTRACT
Feb. 1, 1979 79-006 -- SHUTTLE ORBITERS NAMED AFTER SEA VESSELS
Feb. 5, 1979 79-007 -- SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER PROCUREMENT CONTRACT SIGNED
Feb. 18, 1979 79-008 -- ANTARCTIC METEORITE EXPEDITION SUCCESSFUL AGAIN
Feb. 20, 1979 79-009 -- CONCEPTUAL SPACE CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT TESTED
Feb. 20, 1979 79-010 -- TENTH LUNAR AND PLANETARY SCIENCE CONFERENCE
Feb. 20, 1979 79-011 -- SCIENCE SESSIONS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Feb. 23, 1979 79-012 -- NASA TO MOVE SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER TO FLORIDA
Feb. 28, 1979 79-013 -- NASA BUYS "SUPER GUPPY" TO HAUL SPACE HARDWARE
Feb. 28, 1979 79-014 -- NASA SELECTS GE SUBSIDIARY FOR LIFE SCIENCES CONTRACT
March 1, 1979 79-015 -- NEW MEXICO LAKEBED AIRSTRIP NAMED AS SHUTTLE BACKUP LANDING SITE
March 19, 1979 79-017 -- AT 18 YEARS OLD, SHE MANS A MISSION CONTROL CONSOLE
March 30, 1979 79-018 -- JSC EXPANDS CENTER TOUR
March 28, 1979 79-019 -- NASA PICKS SERV-AIR TO MAINTAIN 747 CARRIER AIRCRAFT
April 8, 1979 79-020 -- SCHOOLING OF ASTRONAUTS, 35 NEW CANDIDATES IS VARIED, EXCITING
April 18, 1979 79-021 -- JSC SELECTS METRO SERVICES FOR LOGISTICS CONTRACT TALKS
April 18, 1979 79-022 -- JSC HOSTS THE 13TH AEROSPACE MECHANISMS SYMPOSIUM
April 25, 1979 79-023 -- NASA SIGNS ADD-ONS TO ORBITER CONTRACT
May 4, 1979 79-024 -- JSC DEPUTY DIRECTOR SJOBERG RETIRES
May 1, 1979 79-025 -- NASA AIRCRAFT SURVEYS ARCTIC ICE
May 14, 1979 79-026 -- JSC DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF SAFETY ASSIGNED TO THREE MILE ISLAND TASK GROUP
May 23, 1979 79-034 -- ASTRONAUT FRED HAISE TO RESIGN FROM NASA
May 29, 1979 79-035 -- NASA TO PRESENT THE AEROSPACE EDUCATION SERVICES PROJECT
May 25, 1979 79-036 -- RMS CONTRACT AWARD
June 1, 1979 79-037 -- SKYLAB MANEUVER PLAN
June 1, 1979 79-038 -- NASA SIGNS SUPPLEMENT TO IBM CONTRACT
June 4, 1979 79-039 -- KLEINKNECHT ASSUMES NEW ROLE
June 6, 1979 79-040 -- NASA EXTENDS NORTHROP AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE CONTRACT
June 6, 1979 79-041 -- MCCALL'S SPACE MURAL TO BE DEDICATED JUNE 14
June 7, 1979 79-042 -- ENGLAND RETURNS TO ASTRONAUT PROGRAM
June 8, 1979 79-043 -- PAN AM CONTRACT RENEWED AT JSC
June 11, 1979 79-044 -- SUMMER SPACE PROGRAM BRIEFINGS
June 15, 1979 79-045 -- NASA WILL TRY TO ADJUST SKYLAB'S ATTITUDE
June 15, 1979 79-046 -- GARTRELL RETIRES
July 2, 1979 79-047 -- ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE KATHRYN SULLIVAN SETS ALTITUDE RECORD
July 3, 1979 79-048 -- NASA MODIFIES ROCKWELL ORBITER CONTRACT
July 10, 1979 79-049 -- JOHNSON SPACE CENTER TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE FOR TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF MAN'S LANDING ON THE MOON
Aug. 1, 1979 79-050 -- NASA TO RECRUIT SPACE SHUTTLE ASTRONAUTS
Aug. 10, 1979 79-051 -- CHARLESWORTH NAMED ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF JOHNSON SPACE CENTER
Aug. 24, 1979 79-052 -- JSC SELECTS PAN AMERICAN FOR ENGINEERING SUPPORT CONTRACT TALKS
Aug. 31, 1979 79-053 -- 35 ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES COMPLETE TRAINING AND EVALUATION PERIOD
Aug. 31, 1979 79-054 -- DSAD DIRECTOR BILL TINDALL TO RETIRE FROM NASA
Sept. 10, 1979 79-055 -- NASA TESTS NEW SPACE MANEUVERING BACKPACK
Sept. 12, 1979 79-056 -- HISPANICS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR ASTRONAUT PROGRAM
Sept. 20, 1979 79-058 -- ASTRONAUTS MAY REPAIR ORBITER HEAT SHIELD IN FLIGHT
Sept. 24, 1979 79-059 -- SPECIAL AEROSPACE MEDICINE COURSE SCHEDULED
Sept. 27, 1979 79-060 -- NASA SUPPLEMENTS ORBITER CONTRACT
Sept. 28, 1979 79-061 -- KOONS NAMED TO NEW POST
Sept. 28, 1979 79-062 -- TRW TO ANALYZE SHUTTLE AVIONICS
Oct. 2, 1979 79-063 -- NASA TO DEVELOP MANNED MANEUVERING UNIT
Oct. 16, 1979 79-064 -- HEADS UP DISPLAY FOR ORBITER
Oct. 19, 1979 79-065 -- "US, SOVIET SPACE MEDICINE GROUP TO MEET 10TH TIME"
Oct. 29, 1979 79-066 -- MATSCO GETS NASA LIFE SCIENCES PAYLOADS CONTRACT
Nov. 14, 1979 79-067 -- NASA NEGOTIATES WITH WESTHEIMER RIGGING FOR SUPPORT CONTRACT
Nov. 28, 1979 79-068 -- NASA NEGOTIATES WITH ALPHA FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT
Dec. 11, 1979 79-073 -- ORBITER INTEGRATED TEST
Dec. 11, 1979 79-074 -- "NASA RECEIVES 3,278 APPLICANTS FOR ASTRONAUT PROGRAM"
+ 1980 News Releases (3.4 Mb PDF file)
Date Title
Jan. 10, 1980 80-001 -- NASA EXTENDS BOEING SAFETY/QUALITY SUPPORT CONTRACT
Jan. 16, 1980 80-002 -- SYMPOSIUM ON WOMEN IN AEROSPACE TO TAKE PLACE AT JSC MARCH 12-13
Jan. 21, 1980 80-003 -- 30-HOUR SIMULATION
Jan. 22, 1980 80-004 -- MARTIN RECEIVES TPS REPAIR CONTRACT
Jan. 25, 1980 80-005 -- IBM AWARDED CONTRACT FOR ORBITER DATA PROCESSOR MAINTENANCE
Feb. 5, 1980 80-006 -- BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM SET FOR JSC Feb. 15
Feb. 20, 1980 80-007 -- NASA BEGINS SCREENING ASTRONAUT APPLICANTS
Feb. 25, 1980 80-008 -- WOMEN IN AVIATION AND SPACE SYMPOSIUM MARCH 12 & 13
Feb. 26, 1980 80-010 -- LUNAR AND PLANETARY CONFERENCE WIL BE MARCH 17-21 IN HOUSTON
Feb. 27, 1980 80-009 -- NASA SYMPOSIUM '80 TO BE HELD AT KELLY AIR FORCE BASE
Feb. 29, 1980 80-012 -- NASA SIGNS MARTIN MARIETTA TO BUILD MANNED MANEUVERING UNIT
March 3, 1980 80-011 -- NASA DEVELOPS SYSTEM FOR HEAT TREATMENT OF CANCER
March 4, 1980 80-013 -- NASA INTERVIEWS SECOND GROUP OF ASTRONAUT APPLICANTS
March 5, 1980 80-014 -- NASA EXTENDS LOCKHEED WHITE SANDS CONTRACT
March 10, 1980 80-015 -- PORTRAIT OF GODDARD UNVEILING MARCH 17, 1980 AT SPACE CENTER MARKS 54TH ANNIVERSARY OF ROCKET
March 20, 1980 80-016 -- LABORATORY AT SPACE CENTER TESTS AND RETESTS SHUTTLE AVIONICS SYSTEMS
March 20, 1980 80-017 -- NASA SCREENS THIRD ASTRONAUT APPLICANT GROUP
March 21, 1980 80-018 -- BOEING AWARDED SOC CONTRACT
April 1, 1980 80-020 -- GOSSAMER ALBATROSS CRAFT TO BE ON DISPLAY AT SPACE CENTER APRIL 3-28
April 2, 1980 80-019 -- SPACE CENTER SCREENS FOURTH GROUP OF ASTRONAUT APPLICANTS
April 10, 1980 80-022 -- NASA SATELLITE TO AID TIMBER INDUSTRY IN MANAGING FOREST LANDS
April 11, 1980 80-021 -- FIRST SHUTTLE CREW TRAINS FOR PARACHUTE WATER LANDINGS
April 14, 1980 80-023 -- NASA SIGNS CANADIANS TO BUILD SHUTTLE ROBOT ARM
April 17, 1980 80-024 -- NASA INTERVIEWS FIFTH ASTRONAUT APPLICANT GROUP
April 17, 1980 80-025 -- 54-HOUR SIMULATION
April 25, 1980 80-026 -- NASA SCREENS SIXTH ASTRONAUT APPLICANT GROUP
April 28, 1980 80-027 -- NASA AWARDS UNIVAC DATA PROCESSING CONTRACT
April 30, 1980 80-028 -- VISITORS TO SPACE CENTER CAN WALK THROUGH NEW SPACE SHUTTLE CARGO BAY DISPLAY
May 1, 1980 80-029 -- NASA CONTRACTS DRAPER LAB FOR SHUTTLE AVIONICS SOFTWARE
May 1, 1980 80-030 -- SHUTTLE COLUMBIA'S FLIGHT ENGINES TO BE RETESTED
May 9, 1980 80-032 -- SPACE SOLAR CELL CONTRACT
May 9, 1980 80-033 -- FEDERAL WOMEN'S PROGRAM WEEK, MAY 13-16
May 12, 1980 80-034 -- COMPLEX SIM TEST RMS
May 13, 1980 80-035 -- BARRIOS SELECTED FOR CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS
May 15, 1980 80-036 -- COLUMBIA FLIGHT ENGINES RETEST SCHEDULED
May 27, 1980 80-037 -- ORBITAL FLIGHT TEST PROGRAM EXTENDED
May 29, 1980 80-038 -- NASA SELECTS 19 ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES
June 10, 1980 80-039 -- INVESTIGATORS FILE REPORT ON CAUSE OF SPACESUIT BACKPACK FIRE
June 27, 1980 80-040 -- SPACE CENTER ENGINEERS STUDY FUTURE SPACE CONSTRUCTION METHODS
June 27, 1980 80-042 -- JSC NAMES HARLAN TO SAFETY/QUALITY POST
June 30, 1980 80-041 -- NEW ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES REPORT FOR TRAINING
July 9, 1980 80-043 -- LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WORK AT JSC THIS SUMMER
July 2, 1980 80-044 -- MARTIN MARIETTA TO BUILD SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER TILE REPAIR KITS
July 7, 1980 80-045 -- TWO EUROPEANS ACCEPTED FOR SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION SPECIALIST TRAINING
July 23, 1980 80-046 -- CAN PLASMA IN THE IONOSPHERE BE USED TO AUGMENT SPACE SOLAR POWER?
July 23, 1980 80-047 -- FEMALE AIR FORCE ACADEMY GRAD AT JSC
July 24, 1980 80-048 -- NASA EXTENDS NORTHROP AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE CONTRACT
Aug. 7, 1980 80-049 -- ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES ATTEND WATER SURVIVAL SCHOOL
Aug. 20, 1980 80-050 -- NEW WATER TANK HELPS TRAIN FOR SPACE ZERO GRAVITY
Aug. 27, 1980 80-051 -- TWO AEROSPACE FIRMS GET SATELLITE SERVICE SYSTEMS CONTRACT
Aug. 27, 1980 80-053 -- ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS SUPPORT CONTRACT AWARDED
Sept. 2, 1980 80-052 -- SHUTTLE CREWMAN TO SEND LIVE PICTURES ON SPACEWALK
Sept. 9, 1980 80-054 -- LAB DISTILLS WASTE WATER FOR REUSE IN FLIGHT
Sept. 16, 1980 80-055 -- LIGHTER THAN THE LIGHTEST… STRONGER THAN THE STRONGEST. IT'S SUPERMETAL!
Sept. 19, 1980 80-056 -- 54-HOUR SIMULATION
Oct. 1, 1980 80-057 -- ASTRONAUT GIBSON LEAVES NASA TO JOIN TRW
Oct. 1, 1980 80-058 -- SPACE CENTER NEGOTIATES FIRE AND SAFETY CONTRACT
Oct. 14, 1980 80-060 -- SPACE SHUTTLE TO CARRY SPACE TOOLBOX
Oct. 16, 1980 80-061 -- SPACESUIT LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM ENDS 14-HOUR TEST
Oct. 17, 1980 80-059 -- 54-HOUR SIMULATION
Oct. 28, 1980 80-062 -- SUN POWER KIT PROPOSED FOR SHUTTLE
Nov. 26, 1980 80-063 -- 56-HOUR SIMULATION
Dec. 3, 1980 80-066 -- DR. FROSCH AT JSC 12/8/80
Dec. 5, 1980 80-064 -- SHUTTLE-ERA SPACE SUIT
Dec. 11, 1980 80-065 -- NASA ANNOUNCES NEW FIRE RESISTANT MATERIAL FOR AIRCRAFT