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NASA Awards Contract for Construction, Maintenance, Environmental, Testing Services

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Feb 16, 2018

NASA has selected Firelake-Arrowhead NASA Services of Lenexa, Kansas, to perform facility management, surveying, energy management, life safety code compliance and environmental management services for the agencys Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. Read full story.

New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

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Feb 16, 2018

Students from six schools in Alamogordo, New Mexico, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 21. Read full story.

Minnesota Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

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Feb 16, 2018

Students in central Minnesota will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:35 p.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 20. Read full story.

NASA Invites Media to Upcoming Space Station Cargo Launch

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Feb 15, 2018

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of supplies and equipment, including science investigations, to the International Space Station, currently targeted for no earlier than April. Read full story.

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at the International Space Station

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Feb 14, 2018

Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 16, to move components for the stations robotic system into long-term storage. Live coverage of the spacewalk will begin at 5:30 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agencys website. Read full story.

NASA Education News

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New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

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Feb 16, 2018

Students from six schools in Alamogordo, New Mexico, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 21. Read full story.

NASA Marshall Outreach Spans All 67 Alabama Counties

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Feb 16, 2018

: Whether it was through the extensive outreach to teachers and students, by fostering scores of small business opportunities, through research partnerships advancing aerospace technologies, or the hundreds of speaking engagements by NASA subject matter experts across the state, Marshall's outreach extended to every Alabama county last year. Read full story.

Minnesota Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

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Feb 16, 2018

Students in central Minnesota will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:35 p.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 20. Read full story.

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

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Feb 13, 2018

Students from Highland Village, Texas, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:10 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 14. Read full story.

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

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Feb 12, 2018

Students from Highland Village, Texas, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:10 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 14. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agencys website. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Jupiters Swirling Cloud Formations

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Feb 15, 2018

See swirling cloud formations in the northern area of Jupiter's north temperate belt in this new view taken by NASAs Juno spacecraft. Read full story.

Clyde Foster

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Feb 14, 2018

In June 1975, Marshall management named Clyde Foster to the position of director of the Equal Opportunity Office where he directed and administered a comprehensive program to assure equal opportunity in the conduct of all operations undertaken by the Center and its contractors. Read full story.

An Icy Heart

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Feb 14, 2018

Operation IceBridge, NASAs longest running survey of the state of polar ice, shattered records in 2017. Read full story.

Preparing for Space

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Feb 13, 2018

In this image from 2009, NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson is attired in a training version of her shuttle launch and entry suit. Read full story.

The State of NASA

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Feb 12, 2018

Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot discusses the fiscal year 2019 budget proposal during a State of NASA address Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

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ISS Daily Summary Report 2/15/2018

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Feb 15, 2018

69 Progress (69P) Docking: This morning the 69P vehicle docked to the SM aft port of the ISS. Rendezvous and docking both completed successfully in the automated mode with a preliminary docking capture time of 4:38:43 AM CST. Lighting Effects: Upon wakeup, a 53S subject provided a daily sleep log entry to track his sleep … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 2/15/2018" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 2/14/2018

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Feb 14, 2018

Lighting Effects: Upon wakeup, a 53S subject provided a daily sleep log entry to track his sleep patterns and wakefulness. The Lighting Effects experiment hopes to better quantify and qualify how lighting can effect habitability of spacecraft. The light bulbs on the ISS are being replaced with a new system designed for improved crew health … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 2/14/2018" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 2/13/2018

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Feb 13, 2018

69 Progress (69P) Launch: 69P launched from the Baikonur, Kazakhstan this morning at 2:13am CST and achieved nominal insertion with all antennas and solar arrays deployed. Due to orbital phasing, this will be a 34-orbit rendezvous profile. 69P docking is scheduled for Thursday morning at 4:43am CST. Lighting Effects: Upon wakeup, a 53S subject began … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 2/13/2018" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 2/12/2018

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Feb 12, 2018

69 Progress (69P) Launch Abort: Over the weekend, the planned launch of 69P did not occur. The vehicle issued an abort command shortly before launch and successfully shut down the launch sequence. The root cause is under investigation, and the forward plan is in work. The next available launch opportunity is tomorrow morning, Tuesday, February … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 2/12/2018" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 2/09/2018

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Feb 9, 2018

Rodent Research 6 (RR-6): Today the crew performed the fourth day of RR-6 operations where they conducted fixative swaps and processed a series of blood samples from the rodents. The samples from todays activities were placed in the Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI) for containment. The Rodent Research-6 (RR-6) mission uses … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 2/09/2018" Read full story.

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