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  • NASA Hosts DC Tweetup With Space Station Astronaut Ron Garan

    01.18.12 - NASA invites its Twitter followers to a special Tweetup with astronaut Ron Garan at 1:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The event will take place in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW in Washington.

  • NASA Clears The Runway For Open Source Software

    01.18.12 - The NASA Open Government Initiative has launched a new website to expand the agency's open source software development.

  • NASA Joins MIT and DARPA for Out-of-This-World Student Robotic Challenge

    01.18.12 - NASA will join the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and high school student teams from the U.S. and abroad for the third annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge on Monday, Jan. 23.

  • NASA'S Orion Spacecraft to Land in Oklahoma, Texas and Alabama

    01.12.12 - A test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft soon will make a cross-country journey, giving residents in three states the chance to see a full scale test version of the vehicle that will take humans into deep space.

  • NASA's Online Radio Station Rocks Smartphones

    01.10.12 - NASA's Third Rock Radio just got mobile. Updates to the NASA App for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android now include a feature to listen to the agency's new online alternative rock radio station.

  • NASA Helps Kick Off 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition

    01.06.12 - An international robotics competition aimed at developing a new generation of technology leaders kicks off at 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday, Jan. 7. NASA, the largest sponsor of the FIRST Robotics Competition, and its centers across the nation will join local technology firms to launch the event.

  • Fifty-Seven Student Rocket Teams to Take NASA Launch Challenge

    01.05.12 - More than 500 students from middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities in 29 states will show their rocketeering prowess in the 2011-12 NASA Student Launch Projects flight challenge. The teams will build and test large-scale rockets of their own design in April 2012.

  • Media Invited To Simulated Asteroid Campout In Houston

    12.13.11 - For three days this week, a small part of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will simulate a human mission to an asteroid. Reporters are invited to observe what the mission might entail.

  • NASA Engages Public With New Custom Internet Radio Station

    12.12.11 - NASA's mission of discovery and exploration will be showcased in a custom-produced Internet music radio station that is crafted specifically to speak the language of tech-savvy young adults.

  • NASA Announces Robotics Student Competition 2012 Grant Awards

    12.08.11 - NASA is challenging student inventors to gear up for the agency's 19th annual Great Moonbuggy Race. Registration is open for the engineering design and racing contest set to culminate in a two-day event in Huntsville, Ala., on April 13-14, 2012.