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NASA Selects Universities for New Rapid Response Research Programs, Space Station Flight Opportunity

Research looking into resources from the Moon and Mars, improving gene testing and creating technology for advanced missions to Venus are among several projects selected to receive awards from NASA's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).

New York Students to Speak with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at New York’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16.

NASA Looks to University Researchers for Innovative Space Tech Solutions

University-led research could transform the future of space exploration, from small spacecraft to “smart” systems for the Moon, Mars and beyond.

Astronaut Michael Fincke to Visit Pittsburgh with NASA’s Destination Station

Astronaut and Pittsburgh native Michael Fincke will visit Pittsburgh as part of NASA’s Destination Station during the week of Nov. 5.

NASA to Welcome Visitors to Johnson Space Center Open House 2018

NASA’s Johnson Space Center will open its gates to the public Saturday, Oct. 27, for the first time in years, celebrating NASA’s 60th anniversary and the International Space Station’s 20th anniversary.

NASA’s 2018 International Space Apps Challenge Returns to Huntsville

NASA’s 2018 International Space Apps Challenge is returning to Huntsville, Alabama, for a second year Oct. 19-21. The global hackathon brings together people of all ages and backgrounds to solve real-world problems with collaborative, innovation solutions during a 48-hour period.

NASA's Marshall Center to Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night Oct. 20

NASA's Marshall Center will host the 8th annual International Observe the Moon Night celebration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Oct. 20 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. CDT. Members of the public and the Huntsville-area media are invited to attend.

Missouri, Colorado Students to Speak with Astronaut on Space Station

Elementary school students from Missouri and Colorado will talk live with an astronaut on the International Space Station next week.

NASA Opens Registration for 25th Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Registration will open Oct. 11, 2018, for student teams to participate in the 2019 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Space Station Crew Returns to Earth, Lands Safely in Kazakhstan

Three members of the Expedition 56 crew returned safely to Earth Thursday from the International Space Station, where they spent months providing hands-on support for scientific research in low-Earth orbit, working to keep the orbiting laboratory fully operational, and performing three spacewalks.