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NASA Launches New App for Android

WASHINGTON, -- NASA has launched the free NASA App for Android (TM), a new application designed for mobile devices that run the open source Android platform. The NASA App is available for free on Android Market((TM)) at: https://market.android.com The NASA App for iPhone and iPad has been a phenomenal success with over five million downloads so far," said Jerry Colen, NASA App project manager at...

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NASA Hubble Telescope Book recounts visual legacy over 20 years.

Celebrating 20th anniversary of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, NASA has collaborated with illustrated book publisher Abrams to release collection of Hubble images and commentary. Hubble: A Journey Through Space and Time" provides authoritative account of this observatory, highlighting its visual legacy in images. Along with what many consider 20 most important scientific findings to date, book...

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NASA awards contract for sustainable land imaging spacecraft.

NASA has awarded a delivery order under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation, know publicly as Orbital ATK, for the Landsat 9 spacecraft. Contract is a 5-year, firm fixed-price delivery order for purchase of spacecraft in amount of $129.9 million. Orbital will design and fabricate the spacecraft, integrate mission's two government-furnished...

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Kevin McGhaw to participate in White House leadership program.

Kevin McGhaw, deputy director of the Office of Strategic Analysis and Communications at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, has been selected to participate in the White House Leadership Development Program Fellowship. Program is part of President Obama's commitment to training and developing government's high performers. It is designed to strengthen next generation of leaders who...

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Media invited to Starliner training simulation.

On Sept 28, NASA and Boeing will mark installation of new CST-100 Starliner spacecraft training devices in Jake Garn Mission Simulator and Training Facility at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Boeing is one of two companies agency's Commercial Crew Program contracted to return crew launch capability to U.S. Media are invited to participate in roundtable discussion with NASA and Boeing...

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NASA awards launch services contract for Mars 2020 mission.

NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC to provide launch services for a mission that will address high-priority science goals for agency's Journey to Mars. Mars 2020 is targeted for launch in July 2020 aboard an Atlas V 541 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Rover will conduct geological assessments, determine habitability of environment, search for...

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NASA names new chair for Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel.

Patricia Sanders has been named chair of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, a committee that reports to NASA and Congress on matters concerning agency's safety performance. Sanders served for 34 years in the federal government, retiring in 2008 as executive director of the Missile Defense Agency. As executive director, she was the senior civilian responsible for MDA's management and...

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NASA Hybrid Research Plane gets X number and new name.

With 14 electric motors turning propellers and all of them integrated into uniquely designed wing, NASA's Hybrid Electric Research Plane, designated X-57 and nicknamed Maxwell, will test new propulsion technology. Goals include reducing fuel use, emissions, and noise. As part of 4-year flight demonstrator plan, NASA's Scalable Convergent Electric Propulsion Operations Research project...

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NASA Highlights Safety and Green Research at Aviation 2016.

At AIAA's annual Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition (Aviation 2016), NASA's leadership and aeronautics innovators will discuss 10-year aviation transformation plan. Topics will include roadmaps drafted to guide research regarding various fields. On June 17, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will deliver keynote address, Concept to Reality - Our Journey to Transforming...

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NASA's New Widget helps locate ISS for viewing from Earth.

Companion tool to NASA's Spot the Station service facilitates information sharing regarding where and when to see the International Space Station (ISS) from Earth.Â- Created by International Space Station Program, this widget can be embedded by organizations on their websites to make said service available for those who want to view the station as it flies overhead. At...

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NASA awards contract modification to Raytheon Space.

NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems, of El Segundo, CA, for two Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instruments for the Polar Follow-On / Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) -3 and JPSS -4 Missions. This is a cost-plus-award-fee new work modification. Contractor will manufacture, test, and deliver the VIIRS instruments, support...

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NASA Green Tech Research might save commercial airlines billions.

Green-related technologies, developed and refined by NASA aeronautics researchers during past 6 years, could help airlines realize up to $255 billion in operational savings between 2025 and 2050. Developed under purview of NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) project, said technologies could cut airline fuel use in half, pollution by 75%, and noise to near 1/8 of current levels....

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