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2014-04-17 16:22:00

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will outline NASA's human exploration path to Mars during a keynote address at the Humans to Mars Summit 2014 at 9 a.m. ET, Tuesday, April 22. The conference, sponsored by Explore Mars, will be held April 22-24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lisner and Betts Auditoriums at George Washington University in Washington and will be carried live on NASA TV....

2014-01-31 16:20:10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stanford University's Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center in Palo Alto, Calif., will be the site of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium Feb. 4-6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NIAC supports early studies of visionary concepts, which may one day enable new missions or transformative advances in future aerospace capabilities. During the symposium NIAC fellows will present and discuss...

2013-07-24 12:21:10

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 25, to present the first images from NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS), which was launched June 27 on a mission to study the sun. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) After its telescope door opened July 17, IRIS's imaging spectrograph began to observe the sun in exceptional detail. IRIS is targeting a region of the sun...

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...

PhoneSat Wins Innovation Award From Popular Science
2012-11-15 07:18:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The 2012 Popular Science's Best of What's New Award for innovation in aerospace has been announced — and the winner is NASA's PhoneSat project. PhoneSat is expected to demonstrate the ability to launch one of the lowest-cost, easiest to build satellites ever flown in space using off the shelf consumer smartphones. Popular Science reviews thousands of new products and innovations each year, choosing the top 100 winners across 12...

2012-10-04 10:20:18

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA engineers, student interns and amateur radio enthusiasts around the world are listening for signals from a small, cube-shaped satellite launched into orbit from the International Space Station Thursday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The satellite, dubbed "TechEdSat," was released at 11:44 a.m. EDT from the new Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Deployer aboard the space station. TechEdSat measures about...

2012-08-10 06:20:35

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Technology Program has selected Deployable Space Systems (DSS) of Goleta, Calif. and ATK Space Systems Inc., of Commerce, Calif., for contract negotiation to develop advanced solar array systems. High-power solar electric propulsion, where the power is generated with advanced solar array systems, is a key capability required for extending human presence throughout the solar system. (Logo:...

2012-08-08 07:06:24

NASA has elected to exercise the first option of the Technology, Engineering and Aerospace Mission Support contract (TEAMS 2) that was awarded to Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc. of Hampton, Va., on Feb. 22. The contracted work will be performed at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton. The option is valued at almost $42.2 million. The total value of this cost-plus award-fee with indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is approximately $328 million. The TEAMS 2...

2012-08-07 10:22:00

HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has elected to exercise the first option of the Technology, Engineering and Aerospace Mission Support contract (TEAMS 2) that was awarded to Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc. of Hampton, Va., on Feb. 22. The contracted work will be performed at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The option is valued at almost $42.2 million. The total value of this cost-plus...

2012-07-10 06:21:01

GREENBELT, Md., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Director Chris Scolese today announced he has named Dr. Colleen Hartman to the position of deputy director for science, operations and program performance at Goddard in Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) For the last year, Hartman served as the assistant associate administrator in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington. In her new...