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NASA Tests Microgravity Experiment Facility at Marshall Space Flight Center

NASA has begun tests on a new space-based facility designed to help researchers study the long-term effects of microgravity on human physiology. The Life Sciences Glovebox is being tested at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and is scheduled for deployment to the International Space Station in August 2018, NASA said Thursday. …

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NASA Forms Non-Federal Aerospace Advisory Group for National Space Council

NASA has formed an advisory group on behalf of the National Space Council to represent non-federal aerospace organizations. The space agency said Tuesday the Users’ Advisory Group will advise and inform the National Space Council on various aerospace issues such as U.S. and international laws and regulations; security matters concerning civil and commercial space sectors; …

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Trump to Nominate Michael Griffin as DoD Research & Engineering Head

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Michael Griffin, former NASA administrator, as undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, Defense Systems reported Monday. The Defense Department created Griffin’s potential new position, along with the role of undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, as a result of the reorganization of the department’s acquisition, technology and logistics …

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