NASA begins planet hunting

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life. CAPE CANAVERAL (FL): TESS, which is expected to find thousands...

NASA to launch parachute test off Wallops Island

NASA will test a parachute for possible future missions to Mars from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday, March 27. WALLOPS ISLAND (VA): NASA says on Tuesday March 27th around 6:15 a.m., they...

NASA Honors Legacy of Renowned Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking

NASA: The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of visionary physicist Stephen Hawking, who died at his home in Cambridge, England, early Wednesday morning. “Today, the world lost...

NASA Awards $96 Million to U.S. small businesses for tech research, development

NASA has selected 128 proposals from American small businesses to advance research and technology in Phase II of its 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.  NASA:"We look forward to working with these promising small...

CA & AZ students to speak to Astronauts on Space Station

Two astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station will talk live with students in Arizona and California on Friday, March 2. The separate Earth-to-space calls will air live on NASA Television and...
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NASA launches next generation weather satellite

NASA successfully launched the second in a series of next-generation weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at 5:02 p.m. EST Thursday. CAPE CANAVERAL (FL): NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S) lifted...

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