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

From Satellite Swarms to Interstellar Submarines, NASA Selects Leading-Edge Technology Concepts for Continued Study

NASA has selected seven technology proposals for continued study under Phase II of the agency's Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program. The selections are based on the potential to transform future aerospace missions, introduce new capabilities or significantly improve current approaches to building and operating aerospace systems.

07/06/15


NASA to Hold Media Call Today to Discuss New Horizons Mission Plans Following Spacecraft Anomaly

NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT today to discuss the New Horizons spacecraft returning to normal science operations after a July 4 anomaly. The mission remains on track to conduct the entire close flyby sequence as planned, including the July 14 flyby of Pluto.

07/06/15


NASA Hosts Media Day Featuring Airborne Storm Mission

NASA will host a media event Saturday, July 11 showcasing Plains Elevated Convection at Night (PECAN), a new multi-agency airborne research campaign currently studying summer storm systems in the U.S. Great Plains.

07/02/15


NASA Awards Evaluations, Assessments, Studies, Services Support Contract

NASA has announced the selection of Cornell Technical Services, LLC, in Columbia, Maryland, to provide support for NASA's Science Office for Mission Assessments at the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

07/02/15


NASA Awards Contract for Consolidated Facility, Maintenance Services

NASA has awarded the Synergy-Achieving Consolidated Operations and Maintenance (SACOM) contract to Syncom Space Service LLC of Fort Worth, Texas.

07/01/15


NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Stays the Course to Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is getting a final “all clear” as it speeds closer to its historic July 14 flyby of Pluto and the dwarf planet’s five moons.

07/01/15


NASA Awards Earth Science Data and Information Contract

NASA has awarded the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development (EED)-2 contract to Raytheon Company of Riverdale, Maryland.

07/01/15


NASA Takes to Kansas Skies to Study Nighttime Thunderstorms

NASA has joined a multi-agency field campaign studying summer storm systems in the U.S. Great Plains to find out why they often form after the sun goes down instead of during the heat of the day.

06/30/15


NASA Signs Scientific and Education Agreements with Brazil

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) President José Raimundo Braga Coelho have signed agreements to further research into heliophysics and space weather and to enhance global climate study and educational opportunities.

06/30/15

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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