- NASA Administrator Statement on ESA’s Commitment to Space Station December 2, 2016The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on ESA’s (European Space Agency’s) decision to continue its operations aboard the International Space Station:
- NASA Sets Coverage for Briefings, Launch of Small Satellite Constellation December 2, 2016The launch of NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) spacecraft is scheduled for 8:24 a.m. EST Monday, Dec. 12. News briefings, live launch commentary, photo opportunities and other media events will be held at nearby NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
- NASA Announces Early Stage Innovation Space Technology Research Grants December 2, 2016NASA has selected 13 university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs of America's space program.
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