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Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

6:01 pm Eastern | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Awards Facilities, Construction, Engineering, Technical Services Contract

4:26 pm Eastern | SciTech

NASA has awarded the Facilities, Construction, Engineering and Technical Services III Contract (FaCETS III) contract to PTSI Managed Services, Inc., of Pasadena, California, for infrastructure maintenance at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.read more »

NASA Updates Schedule for International Space Station Spacewalks

4:18 pm Eastern | SciTech

Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware.read more »

NASA to Host 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

9:53 am Eastern | SciTech

Media are invited to watch as nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe compete Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 during NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

21 Mar 18:02 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on the NASA Authorization Act of 2017

21 Mar 13:04 | SciTech

Statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on President Trump signing Tuesday the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

20 Mar 18:02 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Scientists Make The Case To Restore Pluto's Planet Status

20 Mar 17:12 | SciTech

Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what one prestigious scientific organization says to the contrary, Pluto is a planet.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

19 Mar 18:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

18 Mar 18:02 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

17 Mar 18:02 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA TV to Air Seventh Orbital ATK Resupply Mission to International Space Station

17 Mar 16:50 | SciTech

NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is targeting its seventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for 9 p.m., EDT Friday, March 24, the start of a 30-minute launch window.read more »

NASA TV to Air Preview Briefing, Three U.S. Spacewalks

17 Mar 14:14 | SciTech

Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware.read more »

NASA TV to Air Preview Briefing, Three U.S. Spacewalks

17 Mar 14:14 | SciTech

Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

16 Mar 18:01 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

16 Mar 09:22 | SciTech

Statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 agency budget proposal.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

15 Mar 18:01 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA TV to Air Departure of U.S. Cargo Ship from International Space Station

15 Mar 16:31 | SciTech

After delivering about 5,500 pounds of cargo, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Sunday, March 19. Live coverage of Dragon's departure will begin at 4:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

NASA TV to Air Departure of U.S. Cargo Ship from International Space Station

15 Mar 16:31 | SciTech

After delivering about 5,500 pounds of cargo, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Sunday, March 19. Live coverage of Dragon's departure will begin at 4:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.read more »

NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

15 Mar 14:20 | SciTech

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s environment.read more »

West Virginia Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on Space Station

15 Mar 11:55 | SciTech

Students in West Virginia will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 10:25 a.m. EDT Friday, March 17.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

14 Mar 18:01 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

13 Mar 18:02 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Contracts for Armstrong Center Logistics Services

13 Mar 16:00 | SciTech

NASA has selected Kay and Associates, Inc., in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, to provide center logistics services and aerospace ground equipment support services (CLS & AGESS) for the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.read more »

Space Weather Outlook

12 Mar 22:33 | Weather

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

12 Mar 18:01 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Could Fast Radio Bursts Be Powering Alien Probes?

10 Mar 2017 | SciTech

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence has looked for many different signs of alien life, from radio broadcasts to laser flashes, without success. However, newly published research suggests that mysterious phenomena called fast radio bursts could be evidence of advanced alien technology. read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

10 Mar 2017 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Awards Contract for SOFIA Science, Mission Operations Support

10 Mar 2017 | SciTech

NASA has selected Universities Space Research Association of Columbia, Maryland, to provide the agency with science and mission operations support for its Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) program.read more »

Science progress reports

10 Mar 2017 | SciTech

We're moving closer to completing the analysis of our 18 years of Arecibo data. Recent work has given us a good handle on RFI removal. See the Nebula blog for details. read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

9 Mar 2017 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Brings Universe to South By Southwest

9 Mar 2017 | SciTech

NASA returns to Austin, Texas, to share its exciting missions, discoveries, technology advancements and plans for future space exploration at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival, March 10-14, and SXSW Tradeshow, March 13-15.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

8 Mar 2017 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Selects Over 100 Small Business Projects to Advance Space Innovation

8 Mar 2017 | SciTech

NASA has selected 133 proposals from U.S. companies to conduct research and develop technologies that will enable NASA's future missions into deep space and benefit the U.S. economy.read more »

NASA Marks International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month with Virtual Tour Highlighting Women in STEM

8 Mar 2017 | SciTech

In celebration of International Women’s Day on Wednesday and Women’s History Month in March, NASA has unveiled an educational virtual tour that brings students into the exciting careers of seven women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields at the agency.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

6 Mar 2017 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Space Weather Outlook

5 Mar 2017 | SciTech

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

4 Mar 2017 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

2 Mar 2017 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Resupply Mission to International Space Station

2 Mar 2017 | SciTech

NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Monday, March 6, to discuss science investigations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.read more »

NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Resupply Mission to International Space Station

2 Mar 2017 | SciTech

NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Monday, March 6, to discuss science investigations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.read more »

NASA Releases Software Catalog, Granting the Public Free Access to Technologies for Earthly Applications

1 Mar 2017 | SciTech

NASA has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, all free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright fees.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

28 Feb 2017 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Houston Students to Speak to NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

28 Feb 2017 | SciTech

Students from Hartsfield Elementary 4-H Club of the Houston Independent School District in Texas will speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station.read more »

NASA Statement About SpaceX Private Moon Venture Announcement

27 Feb 2017 | SciTech

NASA statement on SpaceX’s announcement Monday about a private space mission around the moon.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

27 Feb 2017 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Space Weather Outlook

26 Feb 2017 | SciTech

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

26 Feb 2017 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

25 Feb 2017 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

24 Feb 2017 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

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