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  1. NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Image for Hubble 25th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Freshnews

    The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to commemorate a quarter century of exploring the solar system and beyond since its launch on April 24, 1990. "Hubble has completely transformed our view of the universe, revealing the true beauty and richness of the cosmos," said John Grunsfeld, astronaut and associate administrator of NASA's Science Mission Directorate.

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  2. Northrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Delivers James Webb Space Telescope Deployable Tower AssemblyRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Freshnews

    Northrop Grumman Corporation reached another major milestone for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope this week, with the delivery of the Deployable Tower Assembly . Following successful ambient and thermal vacuum testing, the DTA was delivered to Northrop Grumman's Space Park facility, where the Webb Telescope is being assembled.

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  3. Port Discovery Children's Museum and NASA Goddard Offer...Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Freshnews

    Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore, Maryland and NASA Goddard Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland have partnered to offer two engineering based programs to elementary aged children in the Baltimore area. The two programs, I'm an Engineer! and NASA's Sunday Experiment , will allow children to engage in the engineering process and promote a tendency to choose Science, Technology, Engineering and Math classes in the future.

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  4. Vology, Inc. Awarded NASA Contract for Enterprise-Wide Information Technology ProcurementRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Freshnews

    Vology, Inc., a $180 million provider of IT management solutions comprising virtualization, storage and networking hardware and IT services, announced today it has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as a recipient of the fifth iteration of Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement , a multi-award Government-Wide Acquisition Contract vehicle focused on information technology products and product-based services. "The Vology team is very pleased to be named a prime contract holder and expand our support of federal government agencies through the NASA SEWP V contract," stated John O'Shea, Vology president and executive sponsor of Vology's SEWP V team.

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  5. NASA Invites Children, Families to Learn about NASA's Terra Satellite in Sunday ExperimentRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Freshnews

    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will host a Sunday Experiment on April 19, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. The event is free and open to the public with a focus on school-aged children and their families.

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  6. SwishData Awarded Nasa Sewp V ContractsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Freshnews

    SwishData, a woman-owned small business of leading data performance architects for the federal marketplace, today announced that it has been awarded NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contracts as both a Direct contract holder and a member of the SEWP Solutions LLC joint venture. Bob Kerr, SwishData Vice President, said, "We are excited to be a partner in NASA's SEWP V program, which is widely known for its innovation, ease of use, and great customer service.

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  7. NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission Passes Critical MilestoneRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Freshnews

    NASA's groundbreaking science mission to retrieve a sample from an ancient space rock has moved closer to fruition. The Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer mission has passed a critical milestone in its path towards launch and is officially authorized to transition into its next phase.

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  8. Lockheed Martin Begins Final Assembly Of NASA's OSIRIS-REx SpacecraftRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Freshnews

    In a clean room facility near Denver, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] technicians began assembling a NASA spacecraft that will collect samples of an asteroid for scientific study. Working toward a September 2016 launch, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will be the first U.S. mission to return samples from an asteroid back to Earth.

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  9. Curiosity Sniffs Out History of Martian AtmosphereRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Freshnews

    NASA's Curiosity rover is using a new experiment to better understand the history of the Martian atmosphere by analyzing xenon. While NASA's Curiosity rover concluded its detailed examination of the rock layers of the "Pahrump Hills" in Gale Crater on Mars this winter, some members of the rover team were busy analyzing the Martian atmosphere for xenon, a heavy noble gas.

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  10. NASA's Hubble, Chandra Find Clues that May Help Identify Dark MatterRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Freshnews

    Using observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with itself less than previously thought. Researchers say this finding narrows down the options for what this mysterious substance might be.

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  11. NASA Goddard Releases Open Source Core Flight Software System Application Suite to PublicRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Freshnews

    The Innovative Technology Partnerships Office at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, announced the release of its core Flight System Application Suite to the public. The cFS application suite is composed of 12 individual Command and Data Handling flight software applications that together create a reusable library of common C&DH functions.

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  12. NASA Invites Reporters to see Stunning New Global Precipitation PortraitRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Freshnews

    Media are invited to see rain like never seen before. On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, NASA scientists will be available from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT for in-person interviews at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, 8800 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, Maryland.

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  13. NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Biologically Useful Nitrogen on MarsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Freshnews

    A team using the Sample Analysis at Mars instrument suite aboard NASA's Curiosity rover has made the first detection of nitrogen on the surface of Mars from release during heating of Martian sediments. The nitrogen was detected in the form of nitric oxide, and could be released from the breakdown of nitrates during heating.

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  14. Raytheon Recognized by NASA for Small Business SupportRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Freshnews

    NASA selected Raytheon Company as the Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year in its agency-level awards to recognize small business partnership. Raytheon was nominated for its support to the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and was then advanced to recognition at the agency level for extensive efforts to help NASA meet its goals for small business inclusion.

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  15. NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Solar Probe Plus MissionRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Freshnews

    NASA has selected United Launch Services, LLC, of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for the agency's Solar Probe Plus mission. The SPP spacecraft will launch aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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  16. NASA Spacecraft Detects Aurora and Mysterious Dust Cloud around MarsRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Freshnews

    NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft has observed two unexpected phenomena in the Martian atmosphere: an unexplained high-altitude dust cloud and aurora that reaches deep into the Martian atmosphere. The presence of the dust at orbital altitudes from about 93 miles to 190 miles above the surface was not predicted.

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  17. NASA Goddard Signs Exclusive Patent License With Millennium Space SystemsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Freshnews

    The Innovative Technology Partnerships Office at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, announced the signing of an exclusive production license with Millennium Space Systems of El Segundo, California. This exclusive license allows Millennium Space Systems to produce and market NASA Goddard's patented Demisable Integrated Reaction Wheel Assembly for satellite platforms that can range in mass from a few hundred pounds to several thousand pounds.

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  18. New NASA Mission to Study Ocean Color, Airborne Particles and CloudsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Freshnews

    NASA is beginning work on a new satellite mission that will extend critical climate measurements of Earth's oceans and atmosphere and advance studies of the impact of environmental changes on ocean health, fisheries and the carbon cycle. Tentatively scheduled to launch in 2022, the Pre-Aerosol Clouds and ocean Ecosystem mission will study Earth's aquatic ecology and chemistry, and address the uncertainty in our understanding of how clouds and small airborne particles called aerosols affect Earth's climate.

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  19. NASA Spacecraft in Earth's Orbit, Preparing to Study Magnetic ReconnectionRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Freshnews

    Following a successful launch at 10:44 p.m. EDT Thursday, NASA's four Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft are positioned in Earth's orbit to begin the first space mission dedicated to the study of a phenomenon called magnetic reconnection. This process is thought to be the catalyst for some of the most powerful explosions in our solar system.

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  20. Public Invited to NASA Goddard Hubble Space Telescope 25th Anniversary CelebrationRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Freshnews

    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will mark 25 years since the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope with a free public event at its visitor center on Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. EDT. There are ongoing activities and two sessions, one beginning at 7 p.m. and the second beginning at 9 p.m. Anyone wishing to attend is asked to register because space is limited.

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