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NASA Joins Multiagency Effort to Build Satellite-Based Toxic Algae Forecasting System

NASA will collaborate with the U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Environmental Protection Agency on a $3.6 million project to monitor and forecast ...
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Steve Jurczyk to Lead NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate

Steve Jurczyk Steve Jurczyk, formerly director of NASA‘s Langley Research Center, will begin work as associate administrator for the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate ...
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NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory Takes Off

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has launched a solar monitoring satellite into space to measure solar wind conditions and monitor solar activity. NOAA’s Deep Space ...
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NASA Sends First Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite into Space; Charles Bolden Comments

Charles Bolden NASA has received initial signals from its first soil moisture observation satellite, which is designed to aid in weather forecasting and global famine early-warning ...
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Charles Bolden: Alan Lindenmoyer a ‘Pivotal’ Figure in NASA’s Commercial Space Program

The efforts of NASA official Alan Lindenmoyer paved the way for the agency to collaborate with industry to develop space transportation systems, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Lindenmoyer ...
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NASA Issues $5M Challenge for Small-Satellite Space Exploration Capabilities

NASA has launched its Cube Quest Challenge comprised of three sub-competitions designed to examine new space exploration technologies and capabilities for small satellites for a total ...
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Goddard Preps Cloud/Aerosol Transport System Tool for Launch to ISS

NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center is preparing ahead of the Jan. 6 launch of the Clouds and Aerosol Transport System aboard the SpaceX CRS-5 mission to the International Space ...
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NASA Demos Aircraft Route Spacing Software on Boeing Plane; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA has tested a computer software for determining the proper space between on-flight aircraft aboard a Boeing 787 test airplane. The Airborne Spacing for Terminal Arrival Routes software ...
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NASA Offers Tech Licensing to Commercialize Space Data Processors

NASA has released a notice of license availability on SpaceCube 2.0 technologies in an effort to help the private sector commercialize government-owned inventions on space-based ...
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Mark Geyer, Mike Hawes: Orion’s Flight Test Data Critical for Future Space Travel

An unmanned Orion spacecraft completed its maiden test flight Friday, a 4.5-hour excursion intended to provide data for NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers to assess the capsule’s ...