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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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NASA’s Webb Observatory Requires More Time for Testing and Evaluation; New Launch Window Under Review

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope currently is undergoing final integration and test phases that will require more time to ensure a successful mission. After an independent assessment of remaining tasks for the highly complex space observatory, Webb’s previously revised 2019 launch window now is targeted for approximately May 2020.

from NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-webb-observatory-requires-more-time-for-testing-and-evaluation-new-launch
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NASA Invites Media to View Launch of InSight Mars Lander from West Coast

Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA’s next mission to Mars – the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport spacecraft (InSight) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

from NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-invites-media-to-view-launch-of-insight-mars-lander-from-west-coast
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Media Preview of Final Voyage of NASA’s Around-the-World Atmospheric Mission

Media are invited to preview the final deployment of one of NASA’s most ambitious airborne studies of Earth’s atmosphere on Friday, April 13, at Building 703 of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, located in Palmdale, California.

from NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/media-preview-of-final-voyage-of-nasas-around-the-world-atmospheric-mission
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