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  • Garver To Attend NASA $1.5 Million Robot Competition June 16

    06.11.12 - NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will be on hand Saturday, June 16, at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as six teams of engineers from across the country compete for agency-funded prize of $1.5 million.

  • NASA Hosts Teleconference About Rover En Route To Mars Landing

    06.07.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EDT, June 11, to provide a status update on the Aug. 5, 2012, landing of the most advanced rover ever to be sent to Mars.

  • NASA to Host News Teleconference About NuSTAR Launch

    06.06.12 - NASA will host a news teleconference 3 p.m. EDT June 11 to discuss the upcoming launch of its Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) spacecraft which is scheduled for no earlier than 11:30 a.m. EDT June 13.

  • NASA Sets Media Opportunities For NEEMO Undersea Mission

    06.06.12 - NASA astronaut and commander for the 16th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO), Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, will be available for live satellite interviews while performing a simulated spacewalk under water.

  • NASA Announces Media Accreditation For August Mars Rover Landing

    06.05.12 - Media representatives planning to cover the Aug. 5, 2012, landing of the most advanced rover ever sent to Mars can apply online for access to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

  • NASA To Hold Media Teleconference On New Ocean Discovery

    06.05.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference on Thursday, June 7, at 2 p.m. EDT to present research on a biological discovery in Arctic Ocean waters.

  • NASA Invites Social Media Fans to Mars Landing Event

    06.05.12 - NASA will host a 3-day NASA Social for 25 of its social media followers Aug. 3-5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif.

  • NASA Joins Girl Scouts Celebrating 100 Years of Inspiration and Empowerment

    06.05.12 - NASA will mark the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts of America by hosting a Girl Scouts Rock@NASA event from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8 in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium located at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

  • NASA Astronaut Talks Shop with Government Communicators

    06.04.12 - NASA astronaut and retired U.S. Navy Capt. Mike Foreman will speak to representatives from federal, state and local governments at the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) 2012 Communications School near Washington on June 7.

  • California Students to Speak Live with Space Station Astronauts

    06.04.12 - Students at Junction Avenue K-8 School in Livermore, Calif., will speak with Expedition 31 flight engineers Don Pettit, Joseph Acaba and André Kuipers aboard the International Space Station at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 6. Media representatives are invited to attend.

  • Students Nationwide To Exhibit NASA Spacecraft Lunar Images

    05.31.12 - Media representatives are invited to see middle-school students and their teachers demonstrate science lessons and highlight selected images provided by twin NASA spacecraft studying the moon from crust to core.

  • NASA TV Coverage for SpaceX Dragon Reentry and Splashdown

    05.29.12 - NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon capsule from the International Space Station before its reentry and splashdown on May 31.

  • NASA Administrator Calls Station Following SpaceX Historic Feat

    05.25.12 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden offered his congratulations to the International Space Station Expedition 31 crew and mission flight control teams at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and SpaceX's headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., following Friday's successful first-time berthing of a commercial company spacecraft, SpaceX's Dragon, to the space station.

  • NASA Schedules Hubble Science Update For May 31

    05.25.12 - NASA will host a Science Update Thursday, May 31, at 1:00 p.m. EDT to discuss new Hubble Space Telescope observations that allow astronomers to predict with certainty the next major cosmic event to affect our entire galaxy, sun, and solar system.

  • NASA To Hold News Conference About Upcoming NuSTAR Launch

    05.24.12 - NASA will hold a news conference on Wednesday, May 30 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss the upcoming launch of the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), a mission to hunt for black holes. The event will be held in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters located at 300 E St. SW in Washington.

  • Landsat Contest Offers View of Local Landscape Change from Space

    05.24.12 - To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the United States' Landsat Earth-observing program, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are holding a contest that will offer winners customized satellite views of changing local landscapes.

  • NASA Hosts Global Viewing Events for Rare Astronomical Reunion

    05.23.12 - NASA Television will air a live program starting at 5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 5, showcasing the celestial phenomenon of the planet Venus trekking across the face of the sun. The rare event, known as the Venus Transit, will not occur again until 2117.

  • Updated Coverage for NASA/SpaceX Mission to Station

    05.23.12 - The SpaceX second demonstration mission for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program is under way, and NASA is updating its coverage of the Dragon spacecraft's flight to the International Space Station.

  • Station Crew To Take Questions About Commercial Spacecraft

    05.22.12 - International Space Station crew members will answer questions from reporters following the scheduled hatch opening of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.

  • NASA Administrator to Address Media after SpaceX Launch

    05.22.12 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will address media representatives at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:00 a.m. EDT following Tuesday's SpaceX NASA demonstration flight launch to the International Space Station.