NASA TV to Broadcast Agency Innovation Mission Day Keynote
NASA will host an agencywide event Tuesday, Nov. 1, highlighting innovation by NASA employees. NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman will discuss the importance of encouraging collaboration across the agency, and this keynote presentation will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at noon EDT.
Washington Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station
Students will gather at National Geographic’s headquarters in Washington for an opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. at noon EDT Thursday, Nov. 3. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
NASA Invites Media to Meet New Science Directorate Chief
Media are invited to meet Thomas Zurbuchen, recently named the associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, and ask questions in person or via phone during an informal brown bag lunch at noon EDT Monday, Oct. 31. The event will be held at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, Washington.
NASA Awards Contract for Sustainable Land Imaging Spacecraft
NASA has awarded a delivery order under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Virginia, known publicly as Orbital ATK, for the Landsat 9 spacecraft.
NASA Television to Air Return of Three Space Station Crew Members
Three crew members on the International Space Station are scheduled to depart the orbital outpost Saturday, Oct. 29, with coverage of activities beginning the day before on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
NASA, Citizen Scientists Discover Potential New Hunting Ground for Exoplanets
Via a NASA-led citizen science project, eight people with no formal training in astrophysics helped discover what could be a fruitful new place to search for planets outside our solar system – a large disk of gas and dust encircling a star known as a circumstellar disk.