NASA

Type: Organization
Name: NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 60 reports

Rumors Favor Boeing And Possibly SpaceX To Win The NASA Commercial Crew Contract

While three companies are officially in the running to be awarded a lucrative Commercial Crew Program contract from NASA, early reports favor Boeing and possibly SpaceX to win contracts. The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that Boeing, and its ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 17 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 12 reports

Nasa To Unveil Private Space Shuttle Deal

Nasa will appoint one or two companies today to ferry its astronauts to the International Space Station, in a giant step toward returning human spaceflight to US soil.Since retiring its fleet of shuttles three years ago, the space agency's crew have been ... [Published Sky News - 18 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 15 reports

NASA Asteroid Defence System Is A Failure, Says Audit

NASA Inspector General Paul Martin has alerted of the awful state of the asteroid defence system, a program mandated by US Congress in 2005 to detect and track at least 90 per cent near-Earth objects greater than 140m in diameter by 2020. This is bad ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - 16 mins ago]
Entities: Asteroid, NASA, Failure, Audit
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 6 reports

NASA reveals astronauts' new ride to the International Space Station

EDTThe International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-134 crew member on the space shuttle Endeavour after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation. Undocking of the two spacecraft occurred at ... [Published MSN Canada - 49 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

NASA announcing commercial crew winners

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency planned to announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts to the International Space ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

NASA may reveal 'space taxi' company pick for ISS missions today

> NASA will make a major announcement on the future of U.S. human spaceflight today (Sept. 16), and you can watch it live online.> Space agency officials will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT), and could unveil the selection of one ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

NASA Issues $221M Infrared Instrument Contract Extension to Exelis

Exelis ‘ (NYSE: XLS) geospatial systems division has received a $221 million contract modification from NASA to continue support for the agency’s  Joint Polar Satellite System-2 mission for an additional three years.The contract covers work to manufacture, ... [Published GovConWire - 3 hours ago]
Entities: NASA, Exelis Inc, Infrared
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Earth just had its hottest August on record

Change in surface temperature from 1880 to 2014. Nick Visser reports The Planet Just Had Its Warmest August On Record. The database goes back to 1881.This past August was the warmest since records began in 1881, according to new data released by NASA. ... [Published Daily Kos - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 7 reports

Jacobs Awarded Contract Option at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc . (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a modification to extend the Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation (ESSSA) contract at NASA’s Marshall…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 20 reports

NASA asteroid defense system is a failure, says audit

NASA Inspector General Paul Martin has alerted of the awful state of the asteroid defense system, a program mandated by Congress in 2005 to detect and track at least 90 percent near-Earth objects greater than 460 feet (140 meters) in diameter by 2020. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Asteroid, NASA, Paul Martin
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

Video: NASA's Curiosity Rover reaches Mount Sharp

After 2 years and nearly 9 kilometers of driving, NASA’s Mars Curiosity has arrived at the base of Mount Sharp to begin a whole new phase of exploration.Credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 7 reports

NASA builds the world's largest welder -- to construct the world's most powerful rocket

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden unveiled the world's largest welder on Friday at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.The 170-foot-tall welder will be used to construct NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, which will be the world's most ... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 15 2014]

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"NASA is poised to announce the final phase of development and certification to provide safe, reliable and cost-effective transportation to and from the International Space Station from the United States on American systems" the agency said in a YouTube video
..."We've set a goal to get these [U S ] launches done by 2017," the official said. "But that's with the existing budget. If something changes wildly with NASA's budget, that will impact launch schedules."
The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, maker of games such as the "Halo" and "Forza" franchises, according to a Microsoft news release. "Microsoft's investments in ... Star Tribune - Tuesday 16th September, 2014"
The space agency will hold a news conference at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4 p m. ET to discuss "the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States" according to a brief statement on its website...

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Astronaut snaps, tweets quick pic of 19.32 mill... [Published Tampa Bay Times - 13 mins ago]
NASA Asteroid Defence System Is A Failure, Says... [Published Gizmodo Australia - 16 mins ago]
Rumors Favor Boeing And Possibly SpaceX To Win ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 17 mins ago]
Boeing-SpaceX Team Split Space Taxi Award, Lawm... [Published Bloomberg - 17 mins ago]
Nasa To Unveil Private Space Shuttle Deal [Published Sky News - 18 mins ago]
Boeing, Space X to get NASA contracts [Published Global Advisors - 19 mins ago]
New York pastor’s wild ‘rectum’ rant: NASA Voya... [Published Raw Story - 19 mins ago]
Elon Musk’s Political Clout Wins Him NASA Contr... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 24 mins ago]
‘Boeing may win NASA space taxi contract’ [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 24 mins ago]
AlloSource Signs Space Act Agreement With NASA ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 25 mins ago]
WATCH: NASA to award contracts to SpaceX and Bo... [Published UPI - 26 mins ago]
Will Colorado company win NASA contract? [Published Denver Channel - 27 mins ago]
Rumors Favor Boeing And Possibly SpaceX To Win ... [Published Business Insider - 27 mins ago]
NASA to make "major announcement" about human s... [Published China.org.cn - 27 mins ago]
Everything You Need to Know About NASA’s Space ... [Published National Journal - 28 mins ago]
Race is on to find fix for faulty heart valve [Published Austinnews.net - 30 mins ago]
NASA is supposed to spot 90% of dangerous aster... [Published VOX.com - 33 mins ago]
NASA and NOAA partner in educational website [Published KOCO 5 - 38 mins ago]
NASA to award multi-billion-dollar contract to ... [Published Washington Post - 38 mins ago]
Boeing, Space X to get NASA contracts [Published Wall Street Business Network - 40 mins ago]
Report: NASA to award space contracts to Boeing... [Published Colorado Hometown Weekly - 41 mins ago]
Boeing, Space X to get NASA contracts [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 41 mins ago]
Asteroid Science: How 'Armageddon' Got It Wrong [Published LiveScience.com - 42 mins ago]
Dream Chaser: flying Nasa crews once more into ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - 42 mins ago]
NASA Plans to Assign Flight Traffic Corridors f... [Published TRIPinfo.com - 46 mins ago]
NASA selects companies to build "space taxi" [Published Central illinois News Center - 47 mins ago]
Astronaut inspires CBU students to shoot for th... [Published Noodls - 49 mins ago]
NASA reveals astronauts' new ride to the Intern... [Published MSN Canada - 49 mins ago]
Source: NASA to announce two winners to fly as... [Published Florida Today - 52 mins ago]
Report: NASA to award space contracts to Boeing... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - 54 mins ago]
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Elon Musk’s Political Clout Wins Him NASA Contr... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 24 mins ago]
Paypal founder Elon Musk frequently leverages his political clout to the advantage of his various business ventures, and a pair of announcements this week suggests the strategy is still paying off. Musk’s commercial spaceflight company SpaceX won a ...
AlloSource Signs Space Act Agreement With NASA ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 25 mins ago]
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource, one of the nation's largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, signed ...
Federal Robotics Commission could accelerate ar... [Published Autoblog - 56 mins ago]
Filed under: Government/Legal Back when investigators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration first probed reports of unintended accelerations in Toyota vehicles, they ran into a serious internal roadblock. They lacked the expertise ...
NASA Airborne Campaigns Focus on Climate Impact... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - 56 mins ago]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past few decades, average global temperatures have been on the rise, and this warming is happening two to three times faster in the Arctic. As the region's summer comes to a close, NASA ...
DISAPPOINTING, BUT NOT ENTIRELY SURPRISING: NAS... [Published Instapundit - 1 hour ago]
DISAPPOINTING, BUT NOT ENTIRELY SURPRISING: NASA asteroid defense program falls short: audit. ...
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Solar flare surges off sun [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Sep 11 2014]
NASA imagery shows a late summer "flurry of fla... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 01 2014]
Lake Mead Before and After the Epic Drought [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
How Do We Build the Mars Colony of th... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
NASA launches carbon-hunting satellite [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 02 2014]
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Torrey Hills Technologies and Hengli Honored as... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 09 2014]
NASA Selects Wallops Engineering Services Contract [Published Financial Services - Sep 09 2014]
Xtronaut Enterprises Launches With the Support ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 09 2014]
NASA Selects U.S. Firms to Provide Commercial S... [Published Financial Services - Sep 08 2014]
NASA Awards Ozone Mapping and Profiling Suite M... [Published Financial Services - Sep 05 2014]
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