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NASA Hosts Media Teleconference on Solar Flare Characteristics

September 2, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 7, to discuss new observations about solar flares that can impact communication and navigation systems.

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, is providing new data and images for scientists to better understand the sun’s dynamic processes, which can affect Earth. The spacecraft launched in February 2010.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/sep/HQ_M11-183_SDO_Telecon.html

NASA Announces Media Teleconference on New Apollo Images

September 2, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA will host a media teleconference at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 6, to reveal new images of three Apollo landing sites taken from the agency’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/sep/HQ_M11-184_LRO_Apollo_Telecon.html

New Radio Program Highlights And Inspires Innovation

September 2, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) are launching a national radio program and podcast series that features compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.

‘Innovation Now’, the series of 90-second radio segments, debuts Sept. 1, online and on WHRV 89.5 FM in Norfolk, Va.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/sep/HQ_11-286_NASA-NIA_Radio_Series.html

NASA Revises Time for Space Station Crew News Conference

September 1, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA has revised the time for a news conference on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with the two agency astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The briefing, broadcast live on NASA Television, will begin at 9:30 a.m. CDT.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_M11-182_ISS_News.html

NASA Announces Media Teleconference About Opportunity Rover

August 30, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA will host a media teleconference on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 12:30 p.m. PDT to discuss progress of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. Opportunity reached the Martian Endeavour crater earlier this month after years of driving.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ-M11-181_Rover_Telecon.html

NASA Moon Mission In Final Preparations For September Launch

August 25, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA’s Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), mission to study the moon is in final launch preparations for a scheduled Sept. 8 launch onboard a Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_11-275_GRAIL_Update.html

NASA And ATK Full-Scale Solid Rocket Motor Test Set For Sept. 8

August 25, 2011 Leave a comment

NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) will conduct a full-scale test of a five-segment, solid rocket motor at the ATK Aerospace Systems test facility in Promontory, Utah, at 4:05 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 8.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/aug/HQ_M11-177_Rocket_Test.html