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2013-07-30 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA officials and crew members aboard the International Space Station will observe the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars at a public event in Washington from noon-1:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 6. The event will be broadcast on NASA Television and streamed live on the agency's website. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media and the public are welcome to attend to hear highlights...

Space Station Benefitting Natural Disaster Responders
2013-07-17 19:12:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online International space agencies released a statement on Wednesday about the benefits the space station can bring to the table during natural disasters. The International Space Station (ISS) sits 250 miles above the surface of the Earth, providing a broad view of the planet. The space station's partner agencies said that this orbiting outpost could play an important role in helping emergency responders know what areas are most in need...

2013-07-17 12:21:08

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Space Station (ISS) partner agencies released a statement Wednesday on the benefits of the space station during natural disasters on Earth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Flying 250 miles above the planet and circling it every 90 minutes, the orbiting outpost provides a unique vantage point from which images of Earth can play an important role in helping emergency responders know...

Three Scientists Awarded For Their Research On ISS
2013-07-16 16:33:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three scientists were honored today for their research on the International Space Station (ISS) at the second annual ISS Research and Development Conference. The individuals presented their research during the conference, kick-starting a week of discussions about research being performed aboard the orbiting laboratory. Thomas Lang, Ph.D., professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California San Francisco,...

2013-05-20 12:21:07

HOUSTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will host a news conference and social media event at 1 p.m. CDT (2 p.m. EDT) Wednesday, May 22, to preview the upcoming Expedition 36 mission aboard the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Television and the agency's website will carry the briefings live. Social media followers, who will be at Johnson for a NASA Social focusing on scientific...

2013-05-10 16:20:09

HOUSTON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA managers will discuss the status of the International Space Station, including the latest on an external cooling loop leak that developed Thursday, during a televised briefing today at 3 p.m. CDT (4 p.m. EDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The news briefing will take place at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. It will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Journalists may ask questions...

2013-04-24 12:37:19

NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) test bed has begun its experiments after completing its checkout on the International Space Station. The SCaN test bed is an advanced, integrated communications laboratory facility that uses a new generation of software-defined radio (SDR) technology to allow researchers to develop, test and demonstrate advanced communications, networking and navigation technologies in space. This radio communication technology is based on a new standard...

2013-04-23 20:20:08

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) test bed has begun its experiments after completing its checkout on the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The SCaN test bed is an advanced, integrated communications laboratory facility that uses a new generation of software-defined radio (SDR) technology to allow researchers to develop, test and demonstrate advanced communications,...

All Aboard! New Crew Members Reach The Space Station
2013-03-29 04:43:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronauts launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:43 a.m. Baikonur time Friday morning on their way towards the International Space Station (ISS). The three new crew members blasted off aboard the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)  Soyuz spacecraft. Chris Cassidy of NASA and Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos docked with the station just six hours later, becoming the three new crew...

2013-03-27 16:20:09

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and SpaceX will host a teleconference for news media at 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 28, to discuss the Tuesday return of the company's Dragon spacecraft from a cargo mission to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A trove of scientific research was among more than 2 tons of cargo Dragon brought back to Earth. Included are investigations that could aid in food...