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The Latest News from AMSAT, as of 20 January, 2013 - 1823 UTC
 The ANS news archives through 2006 can be searched by keyword or browsed by date to locate past articles.
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AMSAT will now render NASA Breaking News and other news feeds as they become available. Suggestions for other XML/RSS news feeds can be submitted to the web team using the contact form.

NASA Breaking News

NASA Selects Proposals to Study Neutron Stars, Black Holes and More

NASA has selected five proposals submitted to its Explorers Program to conduct focused scientific investigations and develop instruments that fill the scientific gaps between the agency’s larger missions.

07/30/15


NASA's Spitzer Confirms Closest Rocky Exoplanet

Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system, larger than Earth and a potential gold mine of science data.

07/30/15


California “Rain Debt” Equal to Average Full Year of Precipitation

A new NASA study has concluded California accumulated a debt of about 20 inches of precipitation between 2012 and 2015 -- the average amount expected to fall in the state in a single year. The deficit was driven primarily by a lack of air currents moving inland from the Pacific Ocean that are rich in water vapor.

07/28/15


NASA Awards Aerospace Propulsion, Communications Research Contracts

NASA has awarded contracts to 13 companies to provide advanced propulsion and communications system technologies as part of ongoing long-term aerospace research activities at the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

07/28/15


NASA Awards Contract to Support Agency’s Human Spaceflight Programs

NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories Inc., of El Segundo, California, to provide biomedical, medical and health services in support of all human spaceflight programs at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The work supports ongoing research aboard the International Space Station and helps enable the journey to Mars.

07/27/15


NASA Astronauts Speak with Ohio Summer Camp Students from Space Station

Summer camp students at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland and students from the city’s MC2 STEM High School will speak with Expedition 44 crew members aboard the International Space Station at 11:40 a.m. EDT Friday, July 31.

07/24/15


NASA’s New Horizons Team Finds Haze, Flowing Ice on Pluto

Flowing ice and a surprising extended haze are among the newest discoveries from NASA’s New Horizons mission, which reveal distant Pluto to be an icy world of wonders.

07/24/15


Crew of Underwater NASA Mission Available for Interviews

NASA currently is working in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean to evaluate tools and techniques in preparation for future spacewalks on a variety of surfaces and levels of gravity, ranging from asteroids to the moons and surface of Mars.

07/24/15


NASA Hosts ‘Quest for Quakes’ Data Challenge

A new NASA challenge is looking for evidence to support a theory that electromagnetic pulses (EMP) may precede an earthquake, potentially offering a warning to those in the quake’s path.

07/23/15

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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