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Minnesota Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Less than a week after arriving on the International Space Station, Expedition 53 Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei will speak with students from the Pine River-Backus Schools in Pine River, Minnesota.

NASA Awards Funding to Support Professional Development Programs for STEM Educators

NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland awarded approximately $125,000 to schools and organizations to launch professional development programs for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educators.

Three New Crew Members Arrive at International Space Station

After a six-hour flight, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, Joe Acaba and Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos arrived at the International Space Station at 10:57 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 12, where they will continue important scientific research.

NASA Television Coverage Set for Next International Space Station Crew Launch

Two NASA astronauts are among the three crew members poised to launch for a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station, and NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of their prelaunch activities, launch and their arrival on their orbital outpost.

Virginia Officials, Hidden Figures Author Join NASA in Honoring Legacy of Famed Mathematician; Live on NASA Television

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, and author Margot Lee Shetterly are among the dignitaries honoring Katherine Johnson, former NASA employee and central character of the book and movie Hidden Figures, at 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

South Carolina Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Students at Laing Middle School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, which is near Charleston, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:20 a.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 8.

NASA Television to Air Return of Three International Space Station Crew Members

Record-breaking NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and her Expedition 52 crewmates are scheduled to depart the International Space Station and return to Earth Saturday, Sept. 2. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide complete coverage of their departure and landing.

NASA and Iconic Museum Honor Voyager Spacecraft 40th Anniversary

NASA and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum will celebrate 40 years of the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft -- humanity's farthest and longest-lived mission -- with a public event at 12:30 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Sept. 5.

NASA Awards $400,000 to Top Teams at Second Phase of 3D-Printing Competition

NASA is making progress and awarding prizes in its competition to build a 3-D printed habitat for deep space exploration.

Astronauts Showcase Space Art Created with Childhood Cancer Patients

Patients from around the world will have the opportunity to see a spacesuit art project they helped create.

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