NASA to Host Preview Briefings, Interviews for First Crew Launch with SpaceX

With the first mission to return human spaceflight launches to American soil now targeted to lift off May 27, NASA will highlight the historic flight with a series of news conferences Friday, May 1, that will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Found Hidden in Early NASA Kepler Data

A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star’s habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid water.

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NASA Astronaut, Air Force General to Talk with Students About Future of Air, Space

NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt will discuss leadership for the future of air and space through an online educational opportunity at noon EDT Thursday, April 16.

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NASA TV to Air Landing of NASA Astronauts Meir, Morgan, Crewmate Skripochka

NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, who has spent nine months living and working on the International Space Station, will join fellow NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos for a scheduled return to Earth on Friday, April 17.

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NASA Marks Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary with #EarthDayAtHome

As the world observes the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, NASA is highlighting the agency’s many contributions to sustaining and improving our home planet’s environment with a week of online events, stories, and resources.

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NASA Awards Propellants and Life Support Services Contract

NASA has awarded a contract to AECOM Management Services Inc. of Germantown, Maryland, to support the agency’s need for propellants and life support services for NASA and NASA-sponsored payloads.

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NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy, Crewmates Arrive Safely at Space Station

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and two Russian cosmonauts arrived Thursday for their mission aboard the International Space Station, temporarily restoring the orbiting laboratory’s population to six people.

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