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  • A new chapter
    I wanted to pass along some personal news: I’ve taken a position starting today with SpaceNews, as a senior writer there. I’ll be writing there on a lot about what you’ve seen here and elsewhere: space policy, commercial space, and related topi…
    - 2 Sep 14, 3:24pm -
  • House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending
    A day after NASA announced that the first SLS may not be ready for launch until as late as November 2018, two key members of the House Science Committee asked NASA for details on both the schedule and funding levels of the SLS and Orion programs. In…
    - 28 Aug 14, 4:28pm -
  • With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”
    An announcement Wednesday by NASA that the first launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket could slip by nearly a year has led one key senator to suggest the program needs some budgetary help. NASA announced Wednesday that…
    - 28 Aug 14, 12:18am -
  • Air Force starts search for an RD-180 replacement
    Although the supply of Russian-built RD-180 engines that power the first stage of the Atlas V do not appear to be in the same level of jeopardy as feared earlier this year—United Launch Alliance took delivery of two of those engines last week—the…
    - 26 Aug 14, 4:12pm -
  • House gearing up for CR to last until December
    With no sign of progress on appropriations bills stalled in the Senate, the House is making plans to pass a “clean” continuing resolution that will keep the government running at least into December, a top House member said this week. In an inte…
    - 22 Aug 14, 1:23pm -
  • As China tests ASAT, US pushes multilateral space security efforts
    In a speech at a US Strategic Command symposium last week, a top State Department official made the case again for various multilateral efforts to improve space security, even as China appeared to perform another test of an anti-satellite (ASAT) wea…
    - 21 Aug 14, 2:58pm -
  • Buzz Aldrin endorses candidate in Alaska Senate race
    Republicans in Alaska are going to the polls today to select a candidate to run against incumbent Sen. Mark Begich (D) in the November general election. One of those candidates is hoping that a last-minute endorsement from a famous former astronaut w…
    - 19 Aug 14, 3:21pm -
  • The curious case of a deleted Forbes.com commentary on SpaceX
    SpaceX is no stranger to both strong support and harsh criticism of its activities, particularly in political circles. Last month, for example, three members of the House of Representatives asked NASA for details on an “epidemic of anomalies” the…
    - 19 Aug 14, 2:19pm -
  • Improving SOFIA
    Although a final resolution may not come until late this year, when Congress finally approves a fiscal year 2015 appropriations bill, it appears that NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) program has survived its near-deat…
    - 14 Aug 14, 3:57pm -
  • Orion manager warns he’s “challenged” to make December 2017 launch
    In two separate public appearances last week, the manager of NASA’s Orion spacecraft warned that he is “challenged” to keep Orion on track for the first Space Launch System (SLS) mission in late 2017. Mark Geyer spoke at the Mars Society’s a…
    - 13 Aug 14, 3:13pm -

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  • NASA - New Study Shows the Amazon Makes Its Own Rainy Season
    A new study gives the first observational evidence that the southern Amazon rainforest triggers its own rainy season using water vapor from plant leaves. The finding helps explain why deforestation in this region is linked with reduced rainfall....
    - 3 days ago 17 Jul 17, 8:43pm -
  • NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 July 2017 - Japanese Experiment Module Airlock Operations
    Today - Japanese Experiment Module Airlock (JEMAL) Operations: Today the crew brought the JEMAL Slide Table into the JEM from the Airlock and replaced the Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD) on the Slide Table with the Handhold Experim…
    - 3 days ago 17 Jul 17, 1:29pm -
  • Stem Cells Seem Speedier in Space
    Growing significant numbers of human stem cells in a short time could lead to new treatments for stroke and other health issues....
    - 3 days ago 17 Jul 17, 11:35am -
  • This Week at NASA: Juno's Spectacular Flyby of Jupiter and More
    On July 10, our Juno spacecraft completed its 7th perijove - or close flyby of Jupiter. It flew directly over the planet's iconic Great Red Spot - about 5,600 miles above it....
    - 4 days ago 16 Jul 17, 11:55pm -
  • NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 July 2017
    Expedition 52 worked throughout Thursday installing new science gear to improve the research capabilities of the International Space Station. A cargo craft is also being loaded with trash and obsolete gear for disposal next week....
    - 6 days ago 15 Jul 17, 12:34am -
  • Video Depicts Flyover Of Pluto
    In July 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft sent home the first close-up pictures of Pluto and its moons - amazing imagery that inspired many to wonder what a flight over the distant worlds' icy terrain might be like....
    - 6 days ago 15 Jul 17, 12:00am -
  • Planets Like Earth May Have Had Muddy Origins
    Scientists have long held the belief that planets - including Earth - were built from rocky asteroids, but new research challenges that view....
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 11:58pm -
  • Video Depicts Flyover Of Pluto's Moon Charon
    The flight over Charon begins high over the hemisphere New Horizons saw on its closest approach, then descends over the deep, wide canyon of Serenity Chasma....
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 11:56pm -
  • NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - July 14, 2017
    NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station....
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 9:00pm -
  • Hubble Observes Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2500
    Discovered by British astronomer William Herschel over 200 years ago, NGC 2500 lies about 30 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Lynx....
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 4:25pm -

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  • newAncient, massive asteroid impact could explain Martian geological mysteries
    Boulder CO (SPX) Jul 20, 2017The origin and nature of Mars is mysterious. It has geologically distinct hemispheres, with smooth lowlands in the north and cratered, high-elevation terrain in the south. The red planet also has two small oddly-shaped…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newStudy details early impacts that shaped the Milky Way
    Washington (UPI) Jul 18, 2017 Astronomers say they've found evidence of a series of early galactic collisions that shaped the Milky Way. The Milky Way doesn't exist in a cosmic vacuum. Throughout its history, its interacted with other galaxies. R…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newGamma-ray telescopes locate high-energy trap in the middle of the Milky Way
    Washington (UPI) Jul 18, 2017 According to the latest observations from several large gamma-ray telescopes, the center of the Milky Way contains a high-energy trap, where cosmic rays are slowed by clouds of gas and dust. "Our results suggest that…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newSol 1756: Closing time
    Pasadena CA (JPL) Jul 20, 2017This week marked the last chance for us to reliably command Curiosity before she, and Mars, disappear behind the Sun for about three weeks. This made today's planning feel as if the Sun were setting on our normally ac…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newAncient worm burrows offer insights into early 'ecosystem engineers'
    Washington (UPI) Jul 18, 2017 Newly discovered fossils have offered scientists fresh insights into the role worms played in transforming the seabed during the Cambrian Period. Fossilized burrows recovered in China deliver a snapshot of a subtle s…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newNASA's New Horizons Team Strikes Gold in Argentina
    Washington DC (SPX) Jul 20, 2017A primitive solar system object that's more than four billion miles (6.5 billion kilometers) away passed in front of a distant star as seen from Earth. Just before midnight Eastern Time Sunday (12:50 a.m. local time…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newUS and Iran in tit-for-tat sanctions over missiles
    Washington (AFP) July 18, 2017 The US and Iran traded tit-for-tat sanctions on Tuesday over the Islamic republic's ballistic missile program, just hours after Washington admitted Tehran was complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed two years ago…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newIn Gulf of Mexico, NASA Evaluates How Crew Will Exit Orion
    Washington DC (SPX) Jul 20, 2017When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA's Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they'll still need to safely get out of the spacecraft and back on dry land. Using th…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newScientists reveal new connections between small particles and the vast universe
    Hong Kong (SPX) Jul 20, 2017Our observable universe is the largest object that physicists study: It spans a diameter of almost 100 billion light years. The density correlations in our universe, for example, correlations between numbers of galaxies…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newRovers drive through Tenerife darkness
    Paris (ESA) Jul 20, 2017A pair of ESA rovers trundled around a Moon-like area of Tenerife by both day and night during a nine-day test campaign, gathering terabytes of data for follow-up analysis. A team from ESA's Planetary Robotics Laborator…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newQuantum mechanical particles travel backwards, study confirms
    Washington (UPI) Jul 18, 2017 A team of particle physicists and mathematicians have confirmed all quantum mechanical particles move backwards - in the opposite direction of the force acting upon them. The phenomenon is called "backflow." Until no…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newGamma-ray Telescopes Reveal a High-energy Trap in Our Galaxy's Center
    Greenbelt MD (SPX) Jul 20, 2017A combined analysis of data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.), a ground-based observatory in Namibia, suggests the center of our Milky Way contains a "trap…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newNKorea 'clearly' has range to hit US: general
    Washington (AFP) July 18, 2017 North Korea "clearly" has the range to hit parts of the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile - but not with much accuracy, a top US general said Tuesday. Pyongyang on July 4 for the first time te…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newGoodbye HERA, Hello Sleep: NASA's HERA XIII Crew Returns Home to Slumber
    Houston TX (SPX) Jul 20, 2017After 45 days in NASA's Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA), the four-man crew can hardly hold their eyes open. This mission was the first of its kind to last 45 days, as well as incorporate sleep reduction for re…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -
  • newResearchers develop dynamic templates critical to printable electronics technology
    Urbana IL (SPX) Jul 18, 2017When it comes to efficiency, sometimes it helps to look to Mother Nature for advice - even in technology as advanced as printable, flexible electronics. Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed bio-inspi…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jul 17, 8:16am -

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  • CBS News Space Page is Moving!
    By WILLIAM HARWOODCBS NewsEDITOR’S NOTE: We are in the process of moving stories on this page to the CBS News Sci-Tech page. This site will be taken down in the next few weeks. We appreciate your patience!
    - 30 Jul 15, 3:32am -
  • Cause of Russian Progress failure still TBD
    Four weeks after a Progress space station supply ship spun out of control in a launch mishap, Russian engineers have not yet revealed what might have gone wrong, casting a cloud of uncertainty over downstream flights of unpiloted cargo ships as well…
    - 28 May 15, 2:51am -
  • NASA selects instruments for Europa mission
    Taking a major step toward an eventual robotic mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, NASA has selected nine sophisticated instruments for a solar-powered spacecraft designed to find out whether the hidden realm could support life of some sort, agency o…
    - 26 May 15, 8:45pm -
  • SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth
    A SpaceX cargo capsule loaded with 3,100 pounds of research samples, no-longer-needed equipment and trash returned to Earth Thursday after a month-long stay at the International Space Station.
    - 21 May 15, 6:25pm -
  • X-37B spaceplane launched on secret mission
    A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket thundered away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday, boosting an unpiloted military spaceplane into orbit for a secret mission.
    - 21 May 15, 2:13am -
  • Air Force set to launch spaceplane on mostly secret mission
    An Air Force X-37B spaceplane, a mini shuttle making the program's fourth flight, is poised for launch Wednesday on a mostly classified mission featuring an unusual hitchhiker: a small publicly-funded satellite built to test the feasibility of using…
    - 19 May 15, 5:35pm -
  • Brightman steps down from station flight
    Soprano and would-be space tourist Sarah Brightman, who was in training for a flight to the International Space Station this fall aboard a Russian Soyuz ferry craft, will not be chasing her dream aloft after all, the singer's website and Facebook pag…
    - 13 May 15, 7:45pm -
  • Russia delays upcoming ISS flights in wake of Progress failure
    Russia is delaying the return to Earth of three space station crew members by about a month in the wake of the April 18 failure of a Russian Progress supply ship. Launch of three fresh crew members also will be delayed, from May 26 to late July.
    - 12 May 15, 8:33pm -
  • SpaceX stages emergency escape system test
    Simulating a launch pad emergency, an unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule was blasted away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday, shooting to an altitude of several thousand feet before arcing over for an offshore splashdown in a dramatic emergency escape system…
    - 6 May 15, 2:15pm -
  • SpaceX gears up for pad abort test
    SpaceX is readying an unmanned Dragon capsule for a simulated launch pad abort Wednesday, a short, high-speed flight to demonstrate an innovative rocket-powered escape system designed to quickly pull a crew to safety in the event of an impending boos…
    - 5 May 15, 4:24pm -
  • Messenger probe, out of gas, crashes into Mercury
    NASA's hardy Messenger spacecraft, out of fuel at the end of a remarkably successful 11-year mission, ended its life with a bang Thursday, smashing into the hellish surface of Mercury at some 8,750 miles per hour and blasting out a new crater in the…
    - 30 Apr 15, 9:01pm -
  • Blue Origin launches sub-orbital New Shepard test flight
    Blue Origin, a rocket engine and spacecraft development company owned by Amazon-founder Jeff Bezos, carried out an unpiloted maiden test flight of the company's New Shepard sub-orbital launch vehicle Wednesday, the company revealed early Thursday.
    - 30 Apr 15, 7:19am -
  • New Horizons detects possible polar cap on Pluto
    New photos and animations of Pluto and its large moon Charon taken by the fast-approaching New Horizons probe are revealing distinct surface features for the first time, including a bright area that could be a snowy polar cap, mission managers said W…
    - 29 Apr 15, 9:30pm -
  • Russian abandon efforts to salvage wayward cargo ship
    Russian flight controllers have given up attempting to salvage a Progress cargo ship loaded with 3 tons of supplies and equipment intended for the International Space Station. Instead, the spacecraft likely will re-enter the atmosphere and burn up wi…
    - 29 Apr 15, 4:04pm -
  • Progress cargo ship spins out of control after launch
    A Russian Progress supply ship loaded with more than 3 tons of supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station apparently spun out of control shortly after reaching orbit Tuesday, putting the resupply mission in jeopardy.
    - 28 Apr 15, 2:34pm -

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  • Sen. McCain Diagnosed with Brain Tumor
    Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. As chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), he has a profound influence on national security space programs.  He had already delayed his return to Washington to recover f…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • Advice for the National Space Council from Policy Insiders
    Now that President Trump has announced his intent to appoint Scott Pace as Executive Director of the newly reconstituted National Space Council, advice is pouring in on what issues it should tackle and the challenges ahead.At a seminar Friday spons…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • Donley, Kehler Join Anti-Space Corps Chorus While House Moves Ahead
    On Friday, the House passed legislation that would create a Space Corps within the Air Force while a former Secretary of the Air Force and former Commander of U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) argued against it at a seminar across town.Michael Donl…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy July 17-21, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of July 17-21, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate will be in session this week.During the WeekThe big event this week is the annual International Space Station…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • House Adopts Johnson Amendment to Create Memorial to Apollo 1 Crew
    Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) effort to create a memorial to the Apollo 1 crew at Arlington National Cemetery took a step forward yesterday.  The crews of the space shuttle Challenger and Columbia are honored there, but not Apollo 1.  Her am…
    - 6 days ago 15 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • House Appropriators Approve FY2018 CJS Bill--Good News for NASA, Mixed for NOAA Satellites
    The House Appropriations Committee approved the FY2018 Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) appropriations bill this evening.  The final version makes no changes to the subcommittee-approved recommendations for NASA or NOAA. NASA would get a significant…
    - 8 days ago 13 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • Scott Pace to Be National Space Council's Executive Secretary
    The White House announced today that President Trump intends to appoint Scott Pace to be Executive Secretary of the National Space Council.  Pace is currently Director of the Space Policy Institute and Professor of Practice of International Affairs…
    - 8 days ago 13 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • White House Opposes Space Corps
    The Trump Administration informed the House that it does not agree on the need for the Space Corps proposed in the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The White House Statement of Administration Policy (SAP) called the proposal prema…
    - 9 days ago 12 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • NOAA's Polar Follow On Program Zapped by House Appropriators
    NOAA's Polar Follow On (PFO) program to build the next two JPSS polar-orbiting weather satellites barely survives in the House Appropriations Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) subcommittee's draft budget for the agency.  Only $50 million would be allo…
    - 9 days ago 12 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • SIA: State of Satellite Industry is "Positive"
    The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) released its annual report on the "State of the Satellite Industry" today with data on how the industry fared in 2016 compared with prior years.  SIA President Tom Stroup said 2016 "was once again a positive…
    - 10 days ago 11 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • SASC Wants New Chief Information Warfare Officer With Authority Over Space
    The Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) today released the text of the bill and report for its version of the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  Unlike its House counterpart, SASC completed all its subcommittee and full committee…
    - 10 days ago 11 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • FAA Space Office To Get Budget Boost from House Appropriators - UPDATE
    House appropriators are recommending a budget boost for FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST).  The office received $19.8 million for FY2017, but the Trump budget proposal for FY2018 is $2 million less.  By contrast, the House appr…
    - 11 days ago 10 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy July 10-14, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of July 10-14, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate are in session this week.During the WeekCongress and the space policy community overall are back to work in fu…
    - 12 days ago 9 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • Pence Promises Return to Moon, Boots on Mars, But No Specifics
    Vice President Mike Pence promised today to "reorient" the U.S. space program towards human exploration, starting with a return to the Moon and "boots on the face of Mars," but provided no specifics on when or how that will happen or the source of t…
    - 15 days ago 6 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy July 2-7, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of July 2-7, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate are in recess this week.During the Week The week got off to a disappointing start for the Chinese space program…
    - 19 days ago 2 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • Second Launch of China's Long March 5 Fails
    The second launch of China's Long March 5 rocket (Y2) failed today.  A short statement by China's Xinhua news agency said only that an abnormality was detected and an investigation is underway.The launch took place from the Wenchang Satellite Laun…
    - 19 days ago 2 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • China Readies Long March 5 for Second Flight Sunday
    China plans the second launch of its new heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket tomorrow, July 2.  It will place the Shijian-18 (SJ-18) communications satellite into geostationary orbit, China's heaviest satellite to date.  China describes the launch as a…
    - 20 days ago 1 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • Trump Reestablishes National Space Council
    President Trump signed an Executive Order today reestablishing the White House National Space Council.  Created by law in 1988 and operational under the George H.W. Bush Administration, the Council has not been funded or staffed since the end of hi…
    - 21 days ago 30 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • NASA FY2018 Funding Bill Advances in Congress
    The House Appropriations subcommittee that funds NASA approved its FY2018 funding bill today, while its Senate counterpart held a hearing on the request.  These are only the initial steps on a long road to a final budget deal, but there is no quest…
    - 22 days ago 29 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • House Appropriators Propose $19.9 Billion for NASA, Full Funding for JPSS and GOES
    The House Appropriations Committee released the draft FY2018 Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) appropriations bill today, which funds NASA and NOAA among other agencies.  The CJS subcommittee will mark up the bill tomorrow.  The draft proposes $19.87…
    - 23 days ago 28 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy June 26-30, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of June 26-30, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate are in session this week.During the WeekCongress is racing to complete action on a number of things before the…
    - 26 days ago 25 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Rogers Warns Air Force Not To Resist Space Corps Proposal
    Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) warned top Air Force officials not to undermine his proposal to create a Space Corps within the service.  He characterized his blistering remarks about being "outraged" and "shocked" by their reaction as a "friendly warning,…
    - 29 days ago 22 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • HASC Criticizes DOD Management of Space Programs, Wants Space Corps - UPDATE
    The Strategic Forces subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) plans to require the creation of a U.S. Space Corps as a separate military service within the Air Force, and a U.S. Space Command within U.S. Strategic Command.  It insi…
    - 31 days ago 20 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy June 18-24, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of June 18-24, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate are in session this week.During the Week The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) will begin marking up the F…
    - 33 days ago 18 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Senate-Passed Sanctions Bill Includes Exception for NASA, Commercial Space Launches
    The Senate passed a Russia-Iran sanctions act today by a vote of 98-2.  During debate, the Senate adopted an amendment to clarify that the bill is not intended to prevent commercial launch service providers from using Russian engines on rockets tha…
    - 36 days ago 15 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy June 11-16, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of June 11-16, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate are in session this week. During the WeekThis week it's DOD's turn to talk to authorizers and appropriators a…
    - 40 days ago 11 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • New Commercial Space Bill Clears House Committee
    The House Science, Space, and Technology (SS&T) Committee approved the American Space Commerce Free Enterprise Act of 2017 (H.R. 2809) by voice vote today.  Although the bill has bipartisan sponsorship, the top Democrat on the committee, Rep. Eddie…
    - 43 days ago 8 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • New Astronauts, But No News from VP Pence
    Vice President Mike Pence attended a NASA event at Johnson Space Center (JSC) today introducing the 12 new astronaut candidates NASA selected from a pool of approximately 18,300 applicants.  His remarks evoked patriotic images of American leadershi…
    - 44 days ago 7 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Wilson: AF Requesting 20 Percent Increase for Space, SpaceX to Launch Next X-37B
    Secretary of the Air Force (SecAF) Heather Wilson told a Senate committee today that the service is requesting a 20 percent increase for its space programs in FY2018.  She also revealed that SpaceX will launch the next X-37B mission in August, the…
    - 45 days ago 6 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy June 4-10, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of June 4-10, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate will be in session this week.During the WeekBetter late than never?  The Trump Administration finally sent its…
    - 47 days ago 4 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Memorial Fund Established for Matt Isakowitz
    The Future Space Leaders Foundation has established a fund in honor of Matthew Isakowitz, who died last week at the age of 29.  The organization is still filling in the details, but plans to use donations to further his "legacy in the field of huma…
    - 47 days ago 4 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • NASA, SpaceX Ready for Launch of First Second-Hand Dragon - UPDATE 2
    NASA and SpaceX are getting ready for tomorrow's (June 1) launch of the SpaceX-11 (SpX-11) cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS).  The Dragon spacecraft will be packed full of supplies and equipment for the ISS crew as usual, but w…
    - 51 days ago 31 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Congress Looking at Additional Measures to Facilitate Commercial Space
    The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation space subcommittee has held two hearings seeking input on what more the commercial space industry needs legislatively to further its aspirations in exploiting space. The Commercial Space Launch Compe…
    - 52 days ago 30 May 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy May 29-June 3, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of May 29-June 3, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate are in recess this week.During the WeekThe United States observes Memorial Day tomorrow (Monday, May 29), w…
    - 54 days ago 28 May 17, 4:00am -
  • A Whole New Way of Looking at Jupiter
    NASA released photographs of Jupiter today taken by its Juno spacecraft that show the planet in an entirely new light.  Juno is the first spacecraft to fly around the planet's polar axis and the view from there could not be more different than the…
    - 57 days ago 25 May 17, 4:00am -
  • No Good News for FAA Space Office in FY2018 Request
    After successfully fighting to get a budget boost in FY2017, the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST) is back to the drawing board in the Trump Administration's FY2018 request.  The office won a $2 million increase to $19.8 million…
    - 58 days ago 24 May 17, 4:00am -
  • NOAA's Polar Follow On Bears Brunt of Weather Satellite Cutbacks
    NOAA's FY2018 budget request shows a sharp decline in spending for its satellite programs.  Some of that is due to planned reductions as development programs ramp down, but the Polar Follow On program would suffer a significant cut and plans for ne…
    - 59 days ago 23 May 17, 4:00am -
  • NASA Holding Its Own, But FY2018 Request Portrays Murky Future
    President Trump's complete FY2018 budget request was sent to Congress today.  It confirms that NASA's budget for the next five years is projected to be flat at $19.062 billion, with no adjustment for inflation. That will complicate efforts to move…
    - 59 days ago 23 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Thompson New Head of Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center
    Lt. Gen. John Thompson took over as head of Air Force Space Command's (AFSC's) Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) today, succeeding Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves.   Greaves is assuming command of the Missile Defense Agency.Thompson was nominated by…
    - 60 days ago 22 May 17, 4:00am -
  • ISS Astronauts Ready for Unplanned Spacewalk
    Two NASA astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are preparing for an unplanned spacewalk tomorrow (Tuesday) to replace a failed data relay unit that was installed just two months ago.  Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will begin their sp…
    - 60 days ago 22 May 17, 4:00am -
  • NASA Planning Afternoon of Events for FY2018 Budget Request Rollout
    President Trump will submit his complete FY2018 budget request to Congress tomorrow (Tuesday) and NASA is planning an afternoon-long series of events to highlight what they are doing now and what the budget request proposes for the future.Although…
    - 60 days ago 22 May 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy May 22-27, 2017 - UPDATE
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of May 22-27, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate are in session this week. [Updated with more information about Tuesday's contingency ISS spacewalk].During the W…
    - 61 days ago 21 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Top Air Force Officials: Space Now is a Warfighting Domain
    New Secretary of the Air Force (SecAF) Heather Wilson and three top Air Force space leaders told Congress today that space no longer is just an enabler and force enhancer for U.S. military operations, it is a warfighting domain just like air, land,…
    - 65 days ago 17 May 17, 4:00am -
  • GAO Gives NASA Mixed Results for Management of Major Projects
    The Government Accountability Office (GAO) gave NASA mixed results in its annual review of the agency's major projects.  Although cost and schedule performance for most of NASA's portfolio continues to improve, two projects -- InSight and an update…
    - 66 days ago 16 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Cardin Vows to Continue Mikulski's Advocacy for NASA, NOAA
    Acknowledging that he has big shoes to fill, Maryland's new senior Senator Ben Cardin  (D-MD) vowed to continue the space advocacy exhibited by his retired colleague Sen. Barbara Mikulski.   She was legendary in her influential support for NASA an…
    - 67 days ago 15 May 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy May 15-19, 2017
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of May 15-19, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The House and Senate are in session this week.During the WeekThe D.C. space community looked forward every year to Sen. Barbara Miku…
    - 68 days ago 14 May 17, 4:00am -
  • First SLS/Orion Launch Slips to 2019, No Crew
    NASA announced today that its feasibility study of adding a crew to the first launch of the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion crew capsule might be technically feasible, but, all things considered, it is better to stick to the original plan of lau…
    - 70 days ago 12 May 17, 4:00am -
  • GAO Requested to Study Restoring FAA Commercial Space Office to Secretary's Level
    Three members of the House have sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a study on the feasibility of elevating the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST) to the S…
    - 72 days ago 10 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Heather Wilson Confirmed as Secretary of the Air Force
    Former Congresswoman Heather Wilson has been confirmed by the Senate to serve as the next Secretary of the Air Force (SecAF).  The vote was 76-22.Wilson was approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) last month, but an unnamed Senator…
    - 73 days ago 9 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Draft Bill Would Give Commerce, Not FAA, "Mission Authorization" Function
    A draft bill being circulated for discussion would assign to the Department of Commerce (DOC) responsibility for registering non-government space activities to ensure, among other things, compliance with U.S. treaty obligations.  For more than a ye…
    - 74 days ago 8 May 17, 4:00am -
  • What's Happening in Space Policy May 8-12, 2017
    Here's our list of space policy events for the week of May 8-12, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The Senate is in session this week; the House is in recess.During the WeekAlthough the House is taking a week off from Washington duti…
    - 75 days ago 7 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Senate Joins House in Approving FY2017 Approps Bill - UPDATE
    The Senate passed the FY2017 omnibus appropriations bill today.  President Trump is expected to sign it into law before midnight tomorrow.  Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) won praise from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for winning the increas…
    - 78 days ago 4 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Congress Advances FY2017 Appropriations, Space Weather Legislation
    Congress is making progress on passing the final FY2017 omnibus appropriations bill as well as legislation to clarify federal responsibilities for space weather research and forecasting.Today, the House passed the appropriations bill, H.R. 244, by…
    - 79 days ago 3 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Final FY2017 Appropriations Bill Gives NASA Big Boost
    Over the weekend, congressional leaders agreed on a final FY2017 omnibus appropriations bill.  NASA would be funded at $19.653 billion, a substantial increase over the amount requested last year by President Obama and somewhat more than approved by…
    - 81 days ago 1 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Future Polar Weather Satellites Down, Space Weather Up in NOAA's FY2017 Final Appropriations
    NOAA's Polar Follow On (PFO) program to build the third and fourth Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) weather spacecraft is the only satellite program that will be cut substantially in the final FY2017 omnibus appropriations bill.   By contrast, f…
    - 81 days ago 1 May 17, 4:00am -

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Hubble Pushed Beyond Limits to Spot Clumps of New Stars in Distant Galaxy
Hubble Pushed Beyond Limits to Spot Clumps of New Stars in Distant Galaxy
- 14 days ago 6 Jul 17, 5:00pm -
Hubble Captures Massive Dead Disk Galaxy that Challenges Theories of Galaxy Evolution
Hubble Captures Massive Dead Disk Galaxy that Challenges Theories of Galaxy Evolution
- 29 days ago 21 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
Icy Moons, Galaxy Clusters, and Distant Worlds Among Selected Targets for James Webb Space Telescope
Icy Moons, Galaxy Clusters, and Distant Worlds Among Selected Targets for James Webb Space Telescope
- 35 days ago 15 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
Hubble Astronomers Develop a New Use for a Century-Old Relativity Experiment to Measure a White Dwarf's Mass
Hubble Astronomers Develop a New Use for a Century-Old Relativity Experiment to Measure a White Dwarf's Mass
- 43 days ago 7 Jun 17, 3:15pm -
Jackpot! Cosmic Magnifying-Glass Effect Captures Universe's Brightest  Galaxies
Jackpot! Cosmic Magnifying-Glass Effect Captures Universe's Brightest Galaxies
- 44 days ago 6 Jun 17, 7:15pm -
Mini-Flares Potentially Jeopardize Habitability of Planets Circling Red Dwarf Stars
Mini-Flares Potentially Jeopardize Habitability of Planets Circling Red Dwarf Stars
- 44 days ago 6 Jun 17, 3:15pm -

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Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller
Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller
- 9 days ago 11 Jul 17, 4:25pm -
Geert Barentsen Talks About Bringing People Together To Contribute to Exoplanet Science
Geert Barentsen Talks About Bringing People Together To Contribute to Exoplanet Science
- 27 days ago 23 Jun 17, 5:08pm -
Podcast Archive 2009: NASA’s Kepler Mission to Look for Earth-like Planets
Podcast Archive 2009: NASA’s Kepler Mission to Look for Earth-like Planets
- 29 days ago 21 Jun 17, 5:31am -
NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates
NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates
- 31 days ago 19 Jun 17, 3:18pm -
Kepler Habitable Zone Planets
Kepler Habitable Zone Planets
- 31 days ago 19 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
Studying the Stars with Kepler
Studying the Stars with Kepler
- 31 days ago 19 Jun 17, 1:00pm -

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  • July 14 Solar Flare and a Coronal Mass Ejection
    A medium-sized (M2) solar flare and a coronal mass ejection erupted from the same, large active region of the sun on July 14, 2017. The flare lasted almost two hours, quite a long duration. The coils arcing over this active region are particles spira…
    - 1 day ago 19 Jul 17, 2:50pm -
  • Goddard Dedicates Hyperwall to Late Climate Scientist, Astronaut
    On July 17, the NASA Center for Climate Simulation's Data Visualization Theater, more commonly known as the hyperwall, was dedicated to Piers Sellers, a climate scientist and astronaut who passed away in December 2016.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jul 17, 7:07pm -
  • Gamma-ray Telescopes Reveal a High-energy Trap in Our Galaxy's Center
    Data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and a ground-based system in Namibia suggest the center of our Milky Way contains a "trap" that concentrates some of the fastest particles in the galaxy.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jul 17, 5:00pm -
  • NASA Evaluates How Crew Will Exit Orion Spacecraft
    When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA’s Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they’ll still need to safely get out of the spacecraft and back on dry land. Using the waters off the coast of Galve…
    - 2 days ago 18 Jul 17, 2:48pm -
  • Shannon Rodríguez - An Energetic Leader and Doer
    Shannon Rodríguez, in Goddard's Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate, is an energetic leader and doer.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jul 17, 1:15pm -
  • Tropical Storm Talas (South China Sea)
    Tropical Storm Talas formed and made landfall within two days.
    - 3 days ago 17 Jul 17, 8:29pm -
  • NASA Neutron Star Mission Begins Science Operations
    The Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer, or NICER, payload completed commissioning and calibration and all systems are working as expected.
    - 3 days ago 17 Jul 17, 5:00pm -
  • NASA-funded Citizen Science Project Discovers New Brown Dwarf
    Using the NASA-funded citizen science project called "Backyard Worlds: Planet 9," Rosa Castro uncovered a novel object that was neither planet nor star.
    - 3 days ago 17 Jul 17, 5:00pm -
  • NASA Langley and the Space Race
    Neil Armstrong trained for the Apollo 11 mission at NASA Langley's Lunar Landing Research Facility on equipment that cancelled all but one-sixth of Earth's gravitational force. Armstrong offered perhaps the greatest tribute to the importance of his t…
    - 3 days ago 17 Jul 17, 3:54pm -
  • This Week @NASA, July 14, 2017
    Juno Spies Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, The Path Ahead for New Horizons and more ...
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 5:40pm -
  • Jack Boyd Talks About His 70 Years with NASA (and NACA)
    A conversation with Jack Boyd, Senior Advisor to the Center Director at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley.
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 5:14pm -
  • NASA Offers Space Station as Catalyst for Discovery in Washington
    NASA astronauts, scientists and engineers will join industry and academia for a three-day, in-depth conversation about the International Space Station (ISS) as a catalyst for discovery during the sixth annual ISS Research & Development Conference Jul…
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 4:46pm -
  • Hubble Spots a Barred Lynx Spiral
    NGC 2500 is a particular kind of spiral galaxy known as a barred spiral, its wispy arms swirling out from a bright, elongated core.
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 2:01pm -
  • Your 2017 Astronaut Class
    Houston, We Have a Podcast. Episode 2: Anne Roemer, Manager of the Astronaut Selection Office at the NASA Johnson Space Center, talks about the new Astronaut Class of 2017: who they are, what they bring to the table and why these 12 people were chose…
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 12:30pm -
  • Space to Ground: Summer Road Trip: 07/14/2017
    The astronauts levitated cells with magnets this week and learned how to maximize their space exercise. In case you didn't know, the crew sets their clocks to Greenwich Mean Time.
    - 6 days ago 14 Jul 17, 12:00pm -
  • NASA Awards Mission Systems Operations Contract
    NASA has awarded a contract to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc., of Greenbelt, Maryland, for support of mission operations systems at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
    - 7 days ago 13 Jul 17, 8:04pm -
  • Jupiter’s Great Red Spot (Enhanced Color)
    This enhanced-color image of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot was created by citizen scientist Gerald Eichstädt using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
    - 7 days ago 13 Jul 17, 12:27pm -
  • The NASA Air Traffic Management Ontology: Technical Documentation
    Abstract: This document is intended to serve as comprehensive documentation for the NASA Air Traffic Management (ATM) Ontology. The ATM Ontology is a conceptual model that defines key classes of entities and relationships pertaining to the US Nationa…
    - 7 days ago 13 Jul 17, 11:09am -
  • NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Upcoming Space Station Cargo Launch
    Media accreditation is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station, currently targeted for August.
    - 8 days ago 12 Jul 17, 8:01pm -
  • Chandra Peers into a Nurturing Cloud
    The giant molecular cloud known as W51 is one of the closest to Earth at a distance of about 17,000 light years. Because of its relative proximity, W51 provides astronomers with an excellent opportunity to study how stars are forming in our Milky Way…
    - 8 days ago 12 Jul 17, 3:59pm -
  • UTM TCL2 Software Requirements
    Abstract: The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Technical Capability Level (TCL) 2 software implements the UTM TCL 2 software requirements described herein. These software requirements are linked to the higher level UTM TCL 2 S…
    - 8 days ago 12 Jul 17, 10:13am -
  • Chemical and Microstructural Changes in Metallic and Ceramic Materials Exposed to Venusian Surface Conditions
    Abstract: The chemical and microstructural behavior of steels (304, 310, 316, and 1018), nickel-based alloys (beta-NiAl, G30, and 625), gold, coatings (4YSZ, SilcoNert(TradeMark) 1040 (SilcoTek Co.), Dursan(TradeMark)? (SilcoTek Co.), and porcelain),…
    - 8 days ago 12 Jul 17, 9:22am -
  • Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller
    In the search for planets similar to our own, an important point of comparison is the planet's density.
    - 9 days ago 11 Jul 17, 4:25pm -
  • Additive Manufacturing of NiTiHf High Temperature Shape Memory Alloy
    Abstract: Additive manufacturing of a NiTi-20Hf high temperature shape memory alloy (HTSMA) was investigated. A selective laser melting (SLM) process by Phenix3D Systems was used to develop components from NiTiHf powder (of approximately 25-75 m part…
    - 9 days ago 11 Jul 17, 10:53am -
  • Qualitative Future Safety Risk Identification an Update
    Abstract: The purpose of this report is to document the results of a high-level qualitative study that was conducted to identify future aviation safety risks and to assess the potential impacts to the National Airspace System (NAS) of NASA Aviation S…
    - 9 days ago 11 Jul 17, 10:53am -
  • SOFIA to Make Advance Observations of Next New Horizons Flyby Object
    On July 10, researchers using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, will attempt to study the environment around a distant Kuiper Belt Object, 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA’s New Horizons spacecra…
    - 11 days ago 9 Jul 17, 7:30pm -
  • NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission
    NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, who is making final preparations for his launch to the International Space Station later this month, will be available for live satellite interviews from 9 to 10 a.m. EDT Friday, July 14, at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Trainin…
    - 13 days ago 7 Jul 17, 6:28pm -
  • This Week @NASA, July 7, 2017
    Vice President Pence Visits Kennedy, SpaceX Dragon Released from Space Station and more ...
    - 13 days ago 7 Jul 17, 6:15pm -
  • NASA Awards Grants for Research, Flight Opportunities to 22 Universities
    Twenty-two universities across the country have been selected to receive NASA grants for research and technology development projects in areas critical to the agency’s mission.
    - 13 days ago 7 Jul 17, 2:53pm -
  • International Space Station
    Houston, We Have a Podcast. Episode 1: Dan Huot, Public Affairs Officer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, talks about the International Space Station: what it is, how it works, what it’s made of, and why it’s there.
    - 13 days ago 7 Jul 17, 12:30pm -
  • Space to Ground: Celebrating Freedom: 07/07/2017
    The crew sent home the SpaceX​ Dragon and celebrated Independence Day this week gazing at Earth's own spectacular light show.
    - 13 days ago 7 Jul 17, 12:00pm -
  • NASA Ames Hosts Exploration Science Forum, Recognizes Scientists, July 18-20
    NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, or SSERVI, will hold its annual Exploration Science Forum on July 18-20, 2017, at the NASA Ames Conference Center at Moffett Field, California.
    - 14 days ago 6 Jul 17, 5:40pm -
  • New Mysteries Surround New Horizons’ Next Flyby Target
    NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft doesn’t zoom past its next science target until New Year’s Day 2019, but the Kuiper Belt object, known as 2014 MU69, is already revealing surprises.
    - 15 days ago 5 Jul 17, 5:04pm -
  • What's Up - July 2017
    Prepare for the August total solar eclipse by observing the moon phases this month. Plus, two meteor showers peak at the end of July.
    - 20 days ago 30 Jun 17, 8:48pm -
  • Connecticut Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station
    Students at the Wallingford Public Library in Wallingford, Connecticut, will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at noon EDT on Thursday, July 6.
    - 20 days ago 30 Jun 17, 7:10pm -
  • This Week @NASA, June 30, 2017
    International Asteroid Day, NASA Testifies at Congressional Hearings and more ...
    - 20 days ago 30 Jun 17, 5:43pm -
  • Space to Ground: Solar Array Away!: 06/30/2017
    The crew heads into the weekend having jettisoned a new type of solar array and researching how living in space may accelerate the aging process.
    - 20 days ago 30 Jun 17, 12:00pm -
  • NASA to Bring Space Exploration to New Orleans during 2017 ESSENCE Fest
    NASA is bringing space exploration to New Orleans on June 30 to July 2 during the 2017 ESSENCE Festival.
    - 21 days ago 29 Jun 17, 6:31pm -
  • NASA Invites Public to Celebrate 100 Years of Aerospace Breakthroughs
    NASA invites the public to three days of discussion and storytelling with notable aerospace experts to mark the 100th anniversary of the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Portions of the event will air live on NASA Television a…
    - 21 days ago 29 Jun 17, 2:23pm -
  • NASA Simulates Asteroid Impacts to Help Identify Possible Life-Threatening Events
    When an asteroid struck the Russian city of Chelyabinsk in 2013, the blast from the asteroid’s shock wave broke windows and damaged buildings as far away as 58 miles (93 kilometers), injuring more than 1,200 people.
    - 21 days ago 29 Jun 17, 2:00pm -
  • NASA Completes Milestone Toward Quieter Supersonic X-Plane
    NASA has achieved a significant milestone in its effort to make supersonic passenger jet travel over land a real possibility by completing the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST aircraft design.
    - 24 days ago 26 Jun 17, 8:03pm -
  • Chandra Samples Galactic Goulash
    Arp 299 is a system located about 140 million light years from Earth. It contains two galaxies that are merging, creating a partially blended mix of stars from each galaxy. New data from Chandra reveals 25 bright X-ray sources sprinkled throughout th…
    - 24 days ago 26 Jun 17, 2:00pm -
  • NASA EDGE: The Future Of Commercial Supersonic Travel
    NASA Langley Research Center’s Peter Coen (Commercial Supersonic Technology Program Manager) and David Richwine (Quiet Supersonic Technology Project Manager) explain how advances in design could help reduce the impact of sonic booms and promote sup…
    - 27 days ago 23 Jun 17, 6:36pm -
  • This Week @NASA, June 23, 2017
    Total Solar Eclipse Primer, Kepler Catalog Includes New Planet Candidates and more ...
    - 27 days ago 23 Jun 17, 5:14pm -
  • Geert Barentsen Talks About Bringing People Together To Contribute to Exoplanet Science
    A conversation with Geert Barentsen, the Guest Observer Office director for the Kepler and K2 mission at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley.
    - 27 days ago 23 Jun 17, 5:08pm -
  • Space to Ground: Roll 'Em: 06/23/2017
    LIKE BACK TO BACK VACATIONS OR A BIG SUMMERTIME MOVE, THE SPACE STATION CREW IS SPENDING THEIR DAYS UNPACKING AND RE-PACKING TOO.
    - 27 days ago 23 Jun 17, 12:00pm -
  • NASA Prepares for Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse with Live Coverage, Safety Information
    For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21.
    - 29 days ago 21 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • Podcast Archive 2009: NASA’s Kepler Mission to Look for Earth-like Planets
    Originally aired on February 27, 2009, a conversation on the Kepler Mission with Principal Investigator William Borucki, Deputy Principal Investigator David Koch, and Kepler Science Council Member Alan Boss from the Carnegie Institute of Washington.
    - 29 days ago 21 Jun 17, 5:31am -
  • NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates
    NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star's habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a sta…
    - 31 days ago 19 Jun 17, 3:18pm -
  • Kepler Habitable Zone Planets
    Highlighted are new planet candidates from the eighth Kepler planet candidate catalog that are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in the stars' habitable zone – the range of distances from a star where liquid water could pool on the surfac…
    - 31 days ago 19 Jun 17, 1:00pm -

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