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South Central US Students to Hear from NASA Astronaut Aboard Station
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Students from Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas will have an opportunity to hear from a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call will stream live at 9:10 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 26, on NASA+, NASA Television,…

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NASA Releases Updated Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience Plan
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NASA joined more than 20 federal agencies in releasing its updated Climate Adaptation Plan Thursday, helping expand the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to make federal operations increasingly resilient to the impacts of climate change for the benefit of all. The updated…

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NASA, Partners Conduct Fifth Asteroid Impact Exercise, Release Summary
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For the benefit of all, NASA released a summary Thursday of the fifth biennial Planetary Defense Interagency Tabletop Exercise. NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office, in partnership with FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and with the assistance of the U.S. Department…

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NASA Awards Logistic Services, Management Contract
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NASA has awarded the Goddard Logistics Services Contract to TRAX International Corporation of Las Vegas to provide logistics services and management for NASA missions. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes a base period and up to five options with a potential contract…

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NASA Selects Lockheed Martin to Build Next-Gen Spacecraft for NOAA
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NASA, on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has selected Lockheed Martin Corp. of Littleton, Colorado, to build the spacecraft for NOAA’s Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) satellite program. This cost-plus-award-fee contract is valued at approximately $2.27 billion.…

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NASA Sets Launch Coverage for NOAA Weather Satellite
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NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES-U (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite U) mission. The two-hour launch window opens at 5:16 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 25, for the satellite’s…

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NASA Updates Coverage for US Spacewalks 90, 91 Outside Space Station
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NASA will provide live coverage as astronauts conduct two spacewalks outside the International Space Station scheduled for Monday, June 24 and Tuesday, July 2. The first spacewalk is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. EDT June 24, and last about…

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NASA Awards Contract for Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations
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NASA has awarded a contract to Vertex Aerospace, LLC of Madison, Mississippi, for labor support to ensure continuing safe operations of the Sonny Carter Training Facility at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract II…

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NASA, Boeing to Discuss Starliner’s Mission
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NASA and Boeing will discuss Starliner’s mission and departure from the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test in a pre-departure media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 18. NASA, Boeing, and station management…

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NASA to Discuss Outcome of 5th Biennial Asteroid Threat Exercise
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NASA will host a virtual media briefing at 3:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 20, to discuss a new summary of a recent tabletop exercise to simulate national and international responses to a hypothetical asteroid impact threat. The fifth biennial Planetary…

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NASA Invites Media to See Artemis II Moon Rocket Elements at Kennedy
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Media are invited in late July to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to see progress on the agency’s SLS (Space Launch System) Moon rocket as preparations continue for the Artemis II test flight around the Moon. Participants joining the…

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NASA Welcomes Armenia as 43rd Artemis Accords Signatory
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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson welcomed Armenia as the newest nation to sign the Artemis Accords Wednesday during a ceremony with the U.S. State Department at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Armenia joins 42 other countries in a commitment to advancing principles…

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NASA Selects Raytheon Company to Build Landsat Next Instruments
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NASA selects Raytheon Company to provide three instruments and related services, with an option for one additional instrument, in support of the Landsat Next mission based at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The contract includes a cost-plus-award-fee…

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NASA Selects 2024 Small Business, Research Teams for Tech Development
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NASA will award funding to nearly 250 small business teams to develop new technologies to address agency priorities, such as carbon neutrality and energy storage for various applications in space and on Earth. The new awards from NASA’s Small Business…

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NASA Funds Study of Proposals to Investigate Space Weather Systems
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NASA has selected three proposals for concept studies of missions to investigate the complex system of space weather that surrounds our planet and how it’s connected to Earth’s atmosphere. The three concepts propose how to enact the DYNAMIC (Dynamical Neutral…

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NASA Invites Media for Launch of New Disaster Response System
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NASA invites media to an event at the agency’s headquarters at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 13, to learn about a new Disaster Response Coordination System that will provide communities and organizations around the world with access to science and…

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NASA Sets Coverage for U.S. Spacewalk 90 Outside Space Station
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Editor’s note: NASA announced June 13, 2024, U.S. spacewalk 90 at the International Space Station did not proceed as scheduled because of a spacesuit discomfort issue. NASA astronauts Tracy C. Dyson and Matt Dominick removed their spacesuits about an hour…

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NASA Awards Contract for Safety and Mission Assurance Services
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NASA has selected KBR Wyle Services LLC, of Fulton, Maryland, to provide safety and mission assurance services to the agency. The Safety and Mission Assurance, Audits, Assessments, and Analysis (SA3) Services contract is a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity provision…

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NASA Awards Contract for IT Support, Platform Services
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NASA has selected CACI, Inc. of Chantilly, Virginia, to maintain and improve IT services across the agency. The NASA Consolidated Applications and Platform Services (NCAPS) award is a hybrid firm-fixed price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity provision…

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NASA Administrator Remembers Apollo Astronaut William Anders
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The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on the passing of Apollo astronaut Maj. Gen. (ret.) William “Bill” Anders, who passed away June 7, in San Juan Islands, Washington state, at the age of 90. “In 1968,…

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NASA Invites Media to Rollout Event for Artemis II Moon Rocket Stage
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NASA will roll the fully assembled core stage for the agency’s SLS (Space Launch System) rocket that will launch the first crewed Artemis mission out of NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans in mid-July. The 212-foot-tall stage will be…

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NASA Selects Contractor for Lifecycle Services Support
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NASA has selected Amentum Services Inc. of Chantilly, Virginia, to provide program, science, engineering, operations, and project management support at the agency’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley. The Fully Integrated Lifecycle Mission Support Services 2 contract is a…

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NASA Exploring Alternative Mars Sample Return Methods
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Editor’s note: This release was updated June 10, 2024, to change the location of Blue Origin. NASA is moving forward with 10 studies to examine more affordable and faster methods of bringing samples from Mars’ surface back to Earth as…

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NASA Crew Flight Test Astronauts to Call White House, NASA Leaders
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Following their safe arrival at the International Space Station, NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams will participate in a pair of Earth to space calls Monday, June 10, regarding their historic mission aboard Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft: Known as NASA’s…

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NASA to Discuss Upcoming Spacewalks for Station Repairs, Upgrades
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Editor’s Note: This advisory was updated on June 10, 2024, to reflect a change in the list of participants for the news conference on Tuesday, June 11. NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct three spacewalks targeted for…

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