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NASA to Preview ‘Grand Finale’ of Cassini Saturn Mission

6 hours 14 min ago
NASA will hold a news conference at 3 p.m. EDT Tuesday, April 4, at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, to preview the beginning of Cassini's final mission segment, known as the Grand Finale, which begins in late April. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Announces Upcoming International Space Station Crew Assignments

March 28, 2017 - 4:13pm
Five NASA astronauts have been assigned to upcoming spaceflights. Joe Acaba, Ricky Arnold, Nick Hague, Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Shannon Walker all have begun training for missions launching later this year and throughout 2018.

NASA Launches App for Amazon Fire TV

March 28, 2017 - 2:37pm
NASA has released its popular app for a new platform, Amazon Fire TV. This version joins previous releases of the app for iOS, Android and Apple TV devices

NASA Unveils New Searchable Video, Audio and Imagery Library for the Public

March 28, 2017 - 1:15pm
NASA officially has launched a new resource to help the public search and download out-of-this-world images, videos and audio files by keyword and metadata searches from NASA.gov.

NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

March 27, 2017 - 3:06pm
NASA astronaut Jack Fischer, who is making final preparations for an April 20 launch to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 8 to 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 4.

Wang Appointed to Head NASA’s Office of Communications

March 27, 2017 - 12:42pm
Jen Rae Wang has been selected by Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot as NASA's Associate Administrator for the Office of Communications. Wang joins NASA with more than a decade of experience at the highest levels of state and federal government in public, legislative, and media affairs both domestically and internationally, strategic communicati

NASA Selects Mission to Study Churning Chaos in our Milky Way and Beyond

March 24, 2017 - 3:51pm
NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars.

NASA Awards Facilities, Construction, Engineering, Technical Services Contract

March 23, 2017 - 4:26pm
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.

NASA Updates Schedule for International Space Station Spacewalks

March 23, 2017 - 4:18pm
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.

NASA to Host 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

March 23, 2017 - 9:53am
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.

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on the NASA Authorization Act of 2017

March 21, 2017 - 1:04pm
Statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on President Trump signing Tuesday the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017.

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

March 17, 2017 - 4:50pm
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.

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

March 17, 2017 - 2:14pm
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.

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

March 16, 2017 - 9:22am
Statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 agency budget proposal.

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

March 15, 2017 - 4:31pm
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.

NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

March 15, 2017 - 2:20pm
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.