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2011-11-04 03:33:46

Reporters are invited to NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi on Wednesday, Nov. 9 to view a test firing of the J-2X rocket engine, a key component of NASA's Space Launch System, which will carry the Orion spacecraft, its crew, cargo, equipment and science experiments beyond Earth orbit. Designed for crew or cargo missions, the heavy-lift will be safe, affordable and sustainable, and help NASA explore deep space. To attend, reporters must contact Stennis public affairs at...

2011-11-03 03:56:33

To highlight International Education Week (IEW), NASA and the U.S. Department of Education will host a live, long-distance call for students with International Space Station resident and Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum. Schools and students participating have strong military connections and were selected in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity. NASA Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin and Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will...

2011-10-31 05:46:02

Journalists are invited to attend a major announcement of a new partnership between NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and an outside organization that will open NASA's facilities to U.S. commercial space launch service providers, create jobs and help American companies regain leadership in the global space economy. The announcement will take place on Monday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m. EDT at NASA Kennedy's Orbiter Processing Facility-3 and will be carried live on NASA television. The new...

2011-10-28 12:47:03

Journalists are invited to attend a major announcement of a new partnership between NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and an outside organization that will open NASA's facilities to U.S. commercial space launch service providers, create jobs and help American companies regain leadership in the global space economy. The announcement will take place on Monday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m. EDT at NASA Kennedy's Orbiter Processing Facility-3 and will be carried live on NASA television. The new...

2011-10-19 03:58:09

Students gathered at Carver High School in Birmingham, Ala., will speak with Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum aboard the International Space Station at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 21. Media representatives are invited to attend. U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell of Alabama also will join the students. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and include video of Fossum. To attend the event, reporters must contact Allison Abney in Sewell's office at 202-225-1710 or...

2011-09-18 04:54:53

NASA astronaut Ron Garan will be available for live satellite interviews one week after returning to Earth from 6 to 7:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday, Sept. 22. Garan completed 164 days in space as a member of the Expedition 27 and 28 crews aboard the International Space Station. The mission included the last space shuttle visit to the station. To arrange an interview, news media representatives must contact Derek Sollosi at 281-792-7515 or by email at derek.sollosi-1@nasa.gov by 2 p.m. on...

2011-09-11 04:35:57

NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) managers will announce an agreement that could accelerate the availability of U.S. commercial crew transportation capabilities at 3 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The announcement will occur at the Press Site auditorium at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The event will not be carried live on NASA Television. NASA TV's Video File segment will air highlights. The announcement participants are: -- Ed Mango, Commercial Crew Program manager, NASA...

2011-09-01 06:42:06

NASA Television will broadcast a news conference with the two agency astronauts aboard the International Space Station at 8:05 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Reporters may ask questions in person from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the agency's headquarters in Washington. The phone bridge at Johnson will be available for reporters to participate by calling the newsroom at 281-483-5111 by 7:45 a.m. NASA astronauts Ron Garan and Mike Fossum are...

2011-08-26 11:59:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast an International Space Station status update briefing at 9 a.m. CDT on Monday, Aug. 29. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Michael Suffredini, space station program manager, will provide the latest information on the status of the station following the Aug. 24 failure of the Russian Progress 44 resupply vehicle to reach orbit. The Russian Federal Space Agency has established a...

2011-08-24 13:02:39

NASA's GRAIL spacecraft is set to launch to the moon aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket on Sept. 8, 2011 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Fla. There are two instantaneous (1 sec.) launch windows at 8:37:06 a.m. and 9:16:12 a.m. EDT. The launch period, the last for Delta IIs at the Cape, extends through Oct. 19. The launch times occur approximately four minutes earlier each day. GRAIL's primary science objectives are to determine the structure of the lunar...


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