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The Latest News from AMSAT, as of 20 January, 2013 - 1823 UTC
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NASA Breaking News

Statements on Senate Confirmation of Dava Newman as NASA Deputy Administrator

Statements from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Dr. Dava Newman on Monday’s Senate confirmation of Newman as the new NASA Deputy Administrator.

04/27/15


NASA Brings in Small Business for Further Development of Hypervelocity Vehicles

NASA has awarded the Entry Systems Technology Research and Development (ESTRAD) contract to Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc., a small business in Hampton, Virginia.

04/27/15


NASA Awards Grants for Research, Technology Development

NASA has awarded 26 grants totaling $9.9 million to help bolster the capacity and competitiveness of 28 states and territories (jurisdictions) in the area of technology research and development.

04/27/15


NASA, Boeing ecoDemonstrator Jet Comes to Shreveport for Anti-Bug Research

NASA will test non-stick wing coatings designed to minimize insect residue and help reduce aircraft fuel consumption during flights in Shreveport, Louisiana during the next two weeks.

04/23/15


NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Image for Hubble 25th Anniversary

The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to commemorate a quarter century of exploring the solar system and beyond since its launch on April 24, 1990.

04/22/15


NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Kicks Off Geography Trivia From Space

Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who is working and living aboard the International Space Station on a one-year mission, wants to test your knowledge of the world with a geography trivia game on Twitter.

04/21/15


Student Teams from Puerto Rico, Russia Take Top Spots at the 2015 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Student teams from Puerto Rico and Russia Take Top Spots at 2015 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

04/21/15


Media Accreditation Opens for SpaceX Commercial Crew Pad Abort Test

Media accreditation is open for a pad abort test of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft next month. The test will simulate an emergency abort from a test stand on Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

04/21/15


NASA TV Coverage Set for Space Station Cargo Ship Activities

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of one cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station (ISS) and the arrival of another this month.

04/20/15

A Note About the New AMSAT News Service Format

The current AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletin is posted at:
http://amsat.org/pipermail/ans/2013/000685.html


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