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  • NASA Schedules Media Events and Coverage for New Solar Mission Launch

    06.11.13 - NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission is scheduled to launch at 7:27 p.m. PDT (10:27 p.m. EDT) Wednesday, June 26, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

  • NASA Television to Air June 24 Space Station Spacewalk

    06.19.13 - NASA Television will provide live coverage when two members of the Expedition 36 crew venture outside the International Space Station on Monday, June 24.

  • Kansas Students to Speak Live With Space Station NASA Astronauts

    06.18.13 - Expedition 36 crew members and NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Karen Nyberg, currently orbiting aboard the International Space Station, will speak with students gathered at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center at 9:40 a.m. CDT (10:40 a.m. EDT), Wednesday, June 19.

  • NASA Invites Media to View Space Launch System Progress

    06.17.13 - NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations William Gerstenmaier and other agency officials will debut a new machine for manufacturing NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) and check on development progress with the heavy-lift rocket at the agency's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans Friday, June 21.

  • NASA Invites Media to Asteroid Initiative Industry and Partner Day

    06.14.13 - Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and other senior NASA officials will discuss the progress being made on NASA's mission to capture, redirect, and explore an asteroid June 18.

  • Massachusetts Students Speak With Space Station Astronauts

    06.06.13 - Expedition 36 crew members Chris Cassidy, Luca Parmitano, and Karen Nyberg will speak from the International Space Station to students at Douglas Public Schools in Massachusetts at 11:35 a.m. EDT, Monday, June 10.

  • NASA to Host June 7 Mars Rover Opportunity Teleconference

    06.06.13 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 9 a.m. PDT (noon EDT) on Friday, June 7, to provide an update about the long-lived Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. The 10th anniversary of this rover's launch is next month.

  • NASA Announces Major Airborne Pollution/Climate Study June 6

    06.04.13 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 6, to announce a new airborne science campaign over the southern United States. The campaign will investigate how air pollution and natural emissions affect climate and the atmosphere.

  • NASA to Host June 5 Teleconference on Curiosity Mars Rover

    06.03.13 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. PDT (2:30 p.m. EDT), Wednesday, June 5, to provide an update about the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission and activities of the Curiosity rover.

  • NASA TV Coverage Set for Space Station Cargo Ship Moves

    05.31.13 - NASA Television will provide live coverage in June of the launch and docking of the European Space Agency's (ESA) fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo craft (ATV-4) to the International Space Station and the departure of a Russian Progress resupply ship from the orbiting laboratory.

  • NASA Invites Media to Space Weather Enterprise Forum

    05.31.13 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will deliver the keynote address at the annual Space Weather Enterprise Forum Tuesday, June 4, at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Auditorium and Science Center, located at 1301 East-West Highway in Silver Spring, Md.

  • Actor Jaden Smith Focuses on Earth Science in a New NASA PSA

    05.30.13 - Jaden Smith, star of Columbia Pictures' movie "After Earth," is featured in a new NASA public service announcement that describes the contributions of the agency's Earth science program to environmental awareness and exploration of our home planet.

  • NASA Hosts June 4 Media Briefing on Next Solar Mission Launch

    05.29.13 - NASA will host a news briefing at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 4, about the upcoming launch of the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission.

  • NASA Hosts News and Social Media Events Around This Week's Asteroid Pass

    05.29.13 - NASA is inviting members of the media and public to participate in online and television events May 30-31 with NASA officials and experts discussing the agency's asteroid initiative and the Earth flyby of the 1.7-mile-long asteroid 1998 QE2.

  • NASA Discusses Curiosity Radiation Findings

    05.27.13 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 2:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 30, to present new findings from the Mars Science Laboratory Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD) aboard the rover Curiosity.

  • Massachusetts Students Speak Live With Orbiting NASA Astronaut

    05.21.13 - NASA Expedition 35 astronaut and flight engineer Chris Cassidy will speak live from the International Space Station with students at Talbot Innovation Middle School in Fall River, Mass., at 10:05 a.m. EDT, Thursday, May 23.

  • NASA, Bigelow to Discuss Private Sector Human Space Exploration and Development

    05.20.13 - NASA and Bigelow Aerospace of Las Vegas are holding a media availability at 1:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday, May 23, to discuss the agency's Space Act Agreement with the company for its insight on collaborating with commercial industry on exploration beyond Earth orbit. Journalists can participate in-person or by teleconference.

  • NASA Administrator Visits California Centers, Meets Media

    05.20.13 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will hold media availabilities at all three of the agency's centers in California this week, highlighting progress on the asteroid mission, commercial crew transportation and space technology development.

  • International Space Station Program, Science Briefing Set

    05.20.13 - NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will host a news conference and social media event at 1 p.m. CDT (2 p.m. EDT) Wednesday, May 22, to preview the upcoming Expedition 36 mission aboard the International Space Station.

  • Sally Ride National Tribute at Kennedy Center Tonight

    05.20.13 - NASA and Sally Ride Science are inviting journalists to tonight's "Sally Ride: A Lifetime of Accomplishment, A Champion of Science Literacy," a national tribute to America's first woman in space. The special event will be held at the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., at 7 p.m. EDT.