NASA Administrator Invites Public to Update on Agency’s Return to Moon

The public is invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 9:40 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 25, for an update on the agency’s Artemis program and the critical role international partnerships have in returning astronauts to the Moon and going on to Mars.

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NASA Invites Media to Boeing Starliner Transport to Launch Site

Media accreditation is open for two-days of activities in mid-November for the next milestone in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, as Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner is transported for integration on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.

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NASA to Provide Coverage of Key Events at 70th International Astronautical Congress

NASA will provide live coverage on NASA Television of key events at the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which takes place Oct. 21-25 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington.

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In-Space News Conference to Review First All-Woman Spacewalk

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will participate in a news conference from orbit at noon EDT, Monday, Oct. 21, following their Friday spacewalk – the first to be conducted by two women.

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NASA’s Planetary Protection Review Addresses Changing Reality of Space Exploration

NASA released a report Friday with recommendations from the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB) the agency established in response to a recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report and a recommendation from the NASA Advisory Council.

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NASA to Televise First All-Female Spacewalk, Host Media Teleconference

On the first ever all-female spacewalk, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will venture outside the International Space Station about 7:50 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 18, to replace faulty equipment on the station’s exterior. Live coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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NASA to Discuss Planetary Protection Review’s Findings and Recommendations

NASA will host a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 18, to discuss recommendations presented by the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB), established in June 2019 by Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for the agency’s Science Mission Directorate.

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