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National Aerospace Week Celebrated By NASA
2013-09-18 07:22:38

NASA/Charles Bolden Every time you step aboard an airplane there’s an excellent chance that a piece of innovative NASA technology will be flying with you, helping to ensure you have a safe and efficient flight. It might be found in the upturned winglets you see at the tip of the wing, or within the composite material used to build part of the aircraft structure, or hidden inside the increasingly fuel efficient and quiet jet engines slung beneath the wings. And whether or not you...

NASA Introduces The Next Generation Of Astronauts
2013-08-20 14:56:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA introduced its next generation of astronauts on Tuesday, as well as a deep space exploration roadmap. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden took the stage to formally welcome eight new astronauts to the space agency. These new astronauts will be among the first generation to potentially carry out the missions to asteroids and Mars. "This class joins a distinguished and elite group of Americans who have carried out historic missions...

2013-08-20 12:20:42

NASA, International Community United in Support of Bold Space Exploration Program WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Tuesday formally welcomed the eight newest candidates to the astronaut corps and unveiled a space exploration roadmap that makes clear the global community is working together on a unified deep space exploration strategic plan, with robotic and human missions to destinations that include near-Earth asteroids, the...

2013-08-14 12:20:39

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has unveiled a new strategic vision that will better align the work of the agency's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate to address looming challenges in global air transportation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Continuing a tradition of nearly a century of aviation research, NASA's aeronautical innovators will bring to life new technology and ideas in flight to...

2013-08-08 16:20:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 13, to see progress on two Earth-observing missions currently undergoing preparation for launch in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media are invited to accompany Bolden and JPL Director Charles Elachi on the tour at 1:30 p.m. PDT. Bolden will meet with the spacecraft teams,...

2013-07-29 16:20:26

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named planetary geologist Ellen Stofan the agency's chief scientist, effective Aug. 25. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Stofan will be Bolden's principal advisor on the agency's science programs and science-related strategic planning and investments. Prior to her appointment, Stofan was vice president of Proxemy Research in Laytonsville, Md., and honorary...

2013-07-29 16:20:22

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and the president of the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), Seung Jo Kim, met in Washington Monday to discuss collaboration in aeronautics research and space exploration, including KARI's robotic lunar mission and NASA's asteroid initiative. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This was the first meeting between Bolden and Kim. "Our two agencies share a mutual...

2013-07-11 11:01:06

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and the president of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) met in Washington Wednesday, July 10,  to discuss the importance of international cooperation in space, especially the continued support for the International Space Station. Bolden and Naoki Okumura also discussed NASA's plans for a new asteroid initiative, previously announced in President Obama's fiscal year 2014 budget proposal. Okumura welcomed the opportunity to discuss...

2013-07-10 16:20:47

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and the president of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) met in Washington Wednesday, July 10, to discuss the importance of international cooperation in space, especially the continued support for the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden and Naoki Okumura also discussed NASA's plans for a new asteroid initiative, previously...

2013-05-20 16:21:29

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will hold media availabilities at all three of the agency's centers in California this week, highlighting progress on the asteroid mission, commercial crew transportation and space technology development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Bolden will tour of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems' Dream Chaser spacecraft Wednesday, May 22 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research...