April 23, 2014

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NASA Breaking News


NASA Featured Prominently at USA Science and Engineering Festival April 25-27
Media are invited to join a host of NASA scientists, engineers and managers at the USA Science and Engineering Festival, April 25-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, Washington.
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NASA Selects Commercial Crew Program Manager
NASA has selected Kathy Lueders as program manager for the agency's Commercial Crew Program (CCP). Lueders, who has served as acting program manager since October 2013, will help keep the nation's space program on course to launch astronauts from American soil by 2017 aboard spacecraft built by American companies.
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NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Public Events, Online Activities
NASA will celebrate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day with a variety of live and online activities April 21-27 to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet.
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NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission
Nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science investigations and cargo are on the way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.
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NASA, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Announce Media Opportunities at Hubble Anniversary Reception
Media are invited to attend a breakfast reception at 8:30 a.m. EDT April 23 to celebrate the 24th anniversary of Hubble Space Telescope's launch into space with the opening of the "Repairing Hubble" exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, located at 600 Independence Ave. SW in Washington.
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NASA Innovative Advanced Concept Program Seeks Phase II Proposals
NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program is seeking proposals for technologies that could be used on future exploration missions. The new proposals will build on the most promising ideas developed in the program's first phase.
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NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's Surface
Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., have confirmed that NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the surface of the moon, as planned, between 9:30 and 10:22 p.m. PDT Thursday, April 17.
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NASA Administrator and Senior Leaders to Outline NASA's "Path to Mars"
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.
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NASA's Kepler Telescope Discovers First Earth-Size Planet in 'Habitable Zone'
Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of distance from a star where liquid water might pool on the surface of an orbiting planet. The discovery of Kepler-186f confirms that planets the size of Earth exist in the habitable zone of stars other than our sun.
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NASA Sets Preview Briefing, TV Schedule for Space Station Spacewalk
Two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct a spacewalk in the coming week to replace a failed backup computer relay system on the space station's truss. The activity, designated U.S. EVA 26, will be broadcast live on NASA Television and previewed in a briefing at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston at 9:30 a.m. EDT Friday, April 18.
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