NASA Announces Two News Conferences To Discuss The 2011 Budget And A Bold New Approach To Exploration

NASA will hold news conferences on Monday, Feb. 1, and Tuesday, Feb. 2, to discuss the fiscal year 2011 budget request and announce bold new developments in the nation's civil space effort.

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Air Force Space Command selected as Demonstration Command for Encroachment

The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, together with the Air Force Civil Engineer, has selected Air Force Space Command to be the Demonstration Command for the Air Force's Enterprise-Wide Encroachment Management Initiative.

Two Air Force Space Command installations, Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado and Patrick Air Force Base/Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, will be the initial beneficiaries of this effort to identify, communicate, manage and take action regarding encroachment issues ranging in scope from local to federal that impact the installations' missions.

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NASA Remembers

Today, teams at Launch Pad 39A are expected to finish closing out space shuttle Endeavour's aft for flight. Technicians also will load flight software into the shuttle's massive memory unit.

Meanwhile, Kennedy Director Bob Cabana will take part in NASA's Day of Remembrance wreath-laying ceremony at the Space Mirror Memorial. Remembrance day pays tribute to members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery.

At NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, the STS-130 crew will practice entry integration procedures in the motion base simulator. Later, they will take part in Remembrance Day events.

The STS-130 preflight briefings held at Johnson begin today at 10 a.m. EST and will be aired on NASA TV and

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[release] St. Valentine’s Day Mail Delivery from Space Using KIZUNA (WINDS) With Cutting-edge Technology “Cloud Computing”

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will hold a mail delivery event on February 14, 2010,

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A Day of Remembrance

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden participates in a wreath laying ceremony as part of NASA's Day of Remembrance, Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Arlington National Cemetery. Wreathes were laid in memory of those men and women who lost their lives in the quest for space exploration. Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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