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News Archive / Tagged: Washington D.C.

  • NASA Administrator reveals new commercial plan to explore the Moon

    Jason RhianNovember 29th, 2018

    NASA is working with commercial partners in an effort to produce a lunar transport "market," one designed to further enable scientific exploration of the Moon.

  • Humans to Mars Summit kicks off with plans, education, Buzz Aldrin

    Bart LeahyMay 10th, 2017

    WASHINGTON — For the fifth year in a row, the space advocacy group Explore Mars, Inc., is hosting the Humans to Mars (H2M) Summit. It is a three-day gathering from May 9–11, 2017, at George Washington University discussing sending humans to the Red Planet.

  • NASA absent from 2017 Inauguration Parade

    Jason RhianJanuary 21st, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — When President Obama first took office in 2008, NASA had to feel like they had done something wrong as they were placed dead last – even behind the "World Famous" Lawn Rangers. However, for the Inaugural Parade of Donald J. Trump, NASA was not represented at all.

  • NIAC seeks innovative Phase II proposals

    Jim SharkeyApril 25th, 2014

    NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program is currently seeking proposals that could be used in future space exploration missions. The NIAC program, which is part of NASA’s  Space Technology Directorate, funds cutting-edge concepts which show potential to enable new capabilities, transform new missions or alter current approaches to building, launching and operating aerospace systems. Proposals […]

  • Through spacecraft and observatories – wild new solar system comes into focus

    David DarlingMarch 31st, 2014

    A ring around an asteroid, a new dwarf planet, a fresh gully on Mars, and preparations to land on a comet – it’s all happening in the solar system at the moment. The last week or two has brought a slew of new discoveries and the promise of many more to come in the very […]