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December 04, 2008

NASA Deputy Administrator Dale To Resign January 17

Departs Ahead Of Incoming Presidential Administration

A top-level NASA official will join the throngs of politicians and other employees leaving Washington, DC ahead of the new presidential administration. NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale announced Wednesday her intent to resign from the agency, effective January 17, 2009, in advance of Barack Obama's inauguration.

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NASA Invites Young Engineers To Student Launch Initiative

Rocketeering Challenge To Be Held April 15-20 In Huntsville

NASA has invited 14 groups of ambitious young rocketeers from 11 middle schools, high schools and youth organizations around the country to light up the sky over North Alabama during NASA's 2008-2009 Student Launch Initiative rocketry challenge.

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Space Florida Asks: What Do YOU Want In A Launch Site?

Commercial Launch, Payload Providers Encouraged To Complete Survey

As build out preparations begin for Launch Complex 36 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, commercial launch and payload providers interested in launching from Florida are being asked to complete a quick survey on Space Florida's web site.

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Materials Science Research Rack En Route To ISS... Via I-65

Scheduled To Fly Onboard Atlantis In July 2009

This week, a new multi-user materials science laboratory began its journey to the International Space Station, leaving NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL for NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for final flight preparations.

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NASA Selects Lockheed Martin For NextGen Weather Satellites

Contract Calls For Two GOES-R Series Satellites, With Two Options

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced Tuesday it has selected Lockheed Martin for award of a contract to build the next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series, known as GOES-R, for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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NASA Buys More Soyuz Flights From Russian Space Agency

Manned Mission Will Fly To ISS In Fall 2011

NASA will continue its reliance on Russian spacecraft for transport to the International Space Station. The agency recently signed a $141 million modification to the current ISS contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation services planned through the spring of 2012.

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