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2014-04-09 12:21:22

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to meet with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden during a visit to the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston from 1-2 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 10. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO During the visit, media will join Bolden and Johnson Center Director Ellen Ochoa inside Mission Control in the newly renovated and historic White Flight Control Room previously used during the Space Shuttle...

2014-03-14 16:20:46

HOUSTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has exercised a $22 million, one-year extension option for a contract with Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems of Houston to provide support to International Space Station activities at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The contract provides support consisting of analytical and physical processing activities to support pressurized cargo requirements for visiting...

2014-01-28 20:21:13

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center, closed Tuesday because of the winter weather forecast, will reopen for normal operations Wednesday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Flight control of the International Space Station continued from Johnson's Mission Control Center throughout the storm. Center employees can continue to check with JSC Emergency Management website, www.jscsos.com, for up-to-date information on...

2014-01-27 20:20:18

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center will be closed Tuesday due to the expected conditions caused by the winter storm. Center leadership will continue to monitor the situation to determine the reopening time on Wednesday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The closing allows JSC employees to avoid treacherous road conditions. Temperatures in the area are predicted to be below freezing on Tuesday, and roadways are...

2013-12-16 16:21:41

HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center is looking for bold ideas for collaborative development to mature technologies required for NASA's future missions and to enhance life on Earth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) As a means to accelerate technology development and strengthen commercialization of federally funded research and development, JSC is looking to partner with other public agencies, private companies...

Copernicus Spacecraft Trajectory Design And Optimization System
2013-11-15 12:40:54

NASA Copernicus, a generalized spacecraft trajectory design and optimization system, is capable of solving a wide range of trajectory problems such as planet or moon centered trajectories, libration point trajectories, planet-moon transfers and tours, and all types of interplanetary and asteroid/comet missions. Development The Copernicus Project started at the University of Texas at Austin in August 2001. In June 2002, a grant from the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) was used to...

2013-09-24 12:20:29

HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You can watch the launch of the next crew to the International Space Station at a special viewing party at the Gilruth Center, located on NASA's Johnson Space Center campus, starting at 2:45 p.m. CDT Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the facility's Alamo Ballroom. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The public entrance to the Gilruth Center is off Space Center Blvd., between NASA Parkway and Bay Area Blvd., in...

2013-09-04 08:22:42

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During September, Houston area residents might notice a large white and blue airplane flying at low altitude occasionally making low spirals. You might be able to see the NASA logo on the aircraft tail. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The 117-foot-long NASA P-3B research aircraft is equipped with instruments studying air pollution as part of a mission to help scientists better understand how to measure...

2013-08-29 16:20:35

Company to Provide Scientific, Health, Engineering, Operational, and Technical Support Services to the Johnson Space Center Human Health and Performance Directorate and the Human Research Program MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by NASA to provide a broad range of scientific, health, engineering, operational, and technical support services to the agency's...

2013-08-22 10:46:16

NASA has selected Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of McLean, Va., to provide biomedical, medical and health services in support of all human spaceflight programs at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The contract begins Oct. 1 and has a maximum potential value of $1.76 billion, including a five-year base period and two option periods that could extend the contract through 2023. The contract is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with...