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June 22, 2017

NASA Announces Independent Review Panel Members For Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope June 22, 2017 – NASA has convened an independent, external technical, management and cost review of the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) at the recommendation of the…

June 21, 2017

#NASASocial Takes Boulder By Storm June 21, 2017 – On June 19, social media users from around the country gathered for a behind-the-scenes tour of NOAA’s Earth Systems Research Laboratory (ESRL) in Boulder, Colorado. Twenty-five people were invited by NASA…

June 13, 2017

NASA Signs First NextSTEP Contract For Commercial Habitat Concept Study June 13, 2017 – NanoRacks has become the first of six partners to sign a contract with NASA to develop deep space habitat concepts that were announced last summer. NanoRacks…

B612 Creates Asteroid Institute

June 13, 2017 – The B612 Foundation today announced the formation of a new science and technology institute dedicated to protecting Earth from asteroid impacts. Dr. Ed Lu, three time US astronaut and Co-founder of B612, will serve as Executive…

June 12, 2017

Ball Aerospace Completes WFIRST Study For NASA June 12, 2017 – Ball Aerospace today announced it has completed a six-month Phase A study of the scientific and technology requirements for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) project’s Wide Field…

June 5, 2017

Hubble’s Tale Of Two Exoplanets: Nature vs. Nurture June 5, 2017 – Is it a case of nature versus nurture when it comes to two “cousin” exoplanets? In a unique experiment, scientists used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to study two…

ALMA Returns To Boomerang Nebula

June 5, 2017 – An ancient, red giant star in the throes of a frigid death has produced the coldest known object in the cosmos — the Boomerang Nebula. How this star was able to create an environment strikingly colder…