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Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission System Can Provide Space Exploration Power

NASA and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions to the Moon, Mars and destinations beyond.

from NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/demonstration-proves-nuclear-fission-system-can-provide-space-exploration-power
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NASA Invites Media to Swearing-In of New Agency Administrator

Media are invited to see Vice President Mike Pence swear in Jim Bridenstine as NASA’s new administrator at 2:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 23, at the agency’s headquarters in Washington. The ceremony will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

from NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-invites-media-to-swearing-in-of-new-agency-administrator
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Statements on Jim Bridenstine’s Senate Confirmation as NASA Administrator

The following are statements from Rep. Jim Bridenstine and acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on Thursday’s U.S. Senate confirmation of Bridenstine as the 13th Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration:

from NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/statements-on-jim-bridenstine-s-senate-confirmation-as-nasa-administrator
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NASA Brings Universe of Discovery to USA Science and Engineering Festival

Step into the future of aviation and space exploration with NASA at the USA Science and Engineering Festival on Saturday, April 7, and Sunday, April 8, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington.

from NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-brings-universe-of-discovery-to-usa-science-and-engineering-festival
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Be a Flight Director: NASA Accepting Applications for Mission Control Leaders

How would you like to sit at the helm of human spaceflight, responsible for the success of missions and the highly trained teams of engineers and scientists that make them possible? NASA is hiring new flight directors for just this job at its mission control at Johnson Space Center in Houston.

from NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/be-a-flight-director-nasa-accepting-applications-for-mission-control-leaders
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