Space & Space Sciences

  • NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Space Station Resupply Mission with SpaceX
    NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 21st commercial resupply services (CRS-21) mission to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Space Station Resupply Mission…
  • NASA, US and European Partners Launch Mission to Monitor Global Ocean
    A joint U.S.-European satellite built to monitor global sea levels lifted off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Saturday at 9:17 a.m. PST (12:17 p.m. EST). Source: NASA Breaking news NASA, US and European Partners Launch Mission to Monitor Global Ocean
  • NASA Hosts Virtual Event to Leverage STEM, Small Business Opportunities with Minority Colleges
    Media are invited to NASA’s 15th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Technology Infusion Road Tour, a virtual event Nov. 18 and 19. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Hosts Virtual Event to Leverage STEM, Small Business Opportunities with Minority Colleges
  • NASA Highlights Science, New Airlock on Next Space Station Resupply Mission
    NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 20, to discuss science investigations and a new privately funded airlock launching on SpaceX’s 21st commercial cargo resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Highlights Science, New Airlock on Next Space Station Resupply Mission
  • NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Arrive at Space Station, NASA Leaders and Crew to Discuss Mission
    The SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience successfully docked to the International Space Station at 11 p.m. EST Monday, transporting NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Arrive at Space Station, NASA Leaders and Crew to Discuss Mission
  • NASA Receives 10th Consecutive Clean Financial Audit Opinion
    NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2020 financial statements, marking the 10th consecutive “clean” opinion from an external auditor – the highest opinion that may be received. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Receives 10th Consecutive Clean Financial Audit Opinion
  • NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Headed to International Space Station
    An international crew of astronauts is en route to the International Space Station following a successful launch on the first NASA-certified commercial human spacecraft system in history. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Headed to International Space Station
  • NASA Updates TV Coverage for First Crew Rotation Flight on US Commercial Spacecraft
    NASA and SpaceX are now targeting 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 15, for liftoff of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with astronauts to the International Space Station. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Updates TV Coverage for First Crew Rotation Flight on US Commercial Spacecraft
  • NASA TV to Air Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Launch, Prelaunch Activities
    NASA is targeting 12:17 p.m. EST (9:17 a.m. PST) Saturday, Nov. 21, for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, the first of two identical satellites to head into Earth orbit five years apart to continue sea level observations for at least the next decade. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA TV to Air Sentinel-6…
  • NASA TV Coverage Set for Russian Spacewalk
    Two Russian cosmonauts are scheduled to go outside the International Space Station Wednesday, Nov. 18, to conduct a spacewalk that will initiate preparations for the arrival of a new Russian research module. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA TV Coverage Set for Russian Spacewalk
  • NASA Science to Host Community Town Hall Meeting
    NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 3 p.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 17, to discuss updates to NASA’s science programs, share the current status of activities, and roll out the agency’s 2021 NASA Science Planning Guide. Source: NASA Breaking…
  • Independent Review Indicates NASA Prepared for Mars Sample Return Campaign
    NASA released an independent review report Tuesday indicating the agency is now ready to undertake its Mars Sample Return (MSR) campaign to bring pristine samples from Mars to Earth for scientific study. Source: NASA Breaking news Independent Review Indicates NASA Prepared for Mars Sample Return Campaign
  • NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Mars Sample Return Independent Review Board Report
    NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 10, to discuss the findings and recommendations of the report by an agency-commissioned independent board about NASA’s plans with ESA (European Space Agency) for a Mars Sample Return mission. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Mars Sample Return Independent…
  • New NASA Partnerships to Mature Commercial Space Technologies, Capabilities
    NASA has selected 17 U.S. companies for 20 partnerships to mature industry-developed space technologies for the Moon and beyond. The NASA and industry teams will design a 3D printing system for NASA’s Artemis lunar exploration program, test a simple method for removing dust from planetary solar arrays, mature a first-stage rocket recovery system fo Source:…
  • NASA Seeks New Partners to Help Put All Eyes on Artemis Moon Missions
    NASA is seeking new partners to help the agency tell the story of human exploration at the Moon with the Artemis program in ways that engage, excite, and inspire a worldwide audience. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Seeks New Partners to Help Put All Eyes on Artemis Moon Missions
  • NASA TV Coverage Set for First Crew Rotation Flight on US Commercial Spacecraft
    NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA TV Coverage Set for First Crew Rotation Flight on US Commercial Spacecraft
  • NASA Awards Contract for Engineering, Technical Support Services
    NASA has selected ASRC Federal Systems Solutions of Beltsville, Maryland, to perform engineering and technical support services for Research Facilities and Engineering Support Services (RF&ESS) for the Mission Support Directorate at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Awards Contract for Engineering, Technical Support Services
  • International Space Station at 20: Former astronauts talk about living and working in space
    The International Space Station is celebrating 20 years of having astronauts continuously living and working on the orbiting lab. Source: Space.com International Space Station at 20: Former astronauts talk about living and working in space
  • 'Fireball' meteorite that crashed in Michigan holds extraterrestrial organic compounds
    A fireball meteor lit up midwestern skies on Jan. 16, 2018, then landed on a frozen Michigan lake. Analysis of the space rock revealed a rich array of extraterrestrial organic compounds. Source: Space.com 'Fireball' meteorite that crashed in Michigan holds extraterrestrial organic compounds
  • The International Space Station's 1st crew recalls a Halloween launch 20 years ago
    On Oct. 31, 2000 to be exact, three men boarded a Soyuz spacecraft at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for Expedition 1. Here’s their look back. Source: Space.com The International Space Station's 1st crew recalls a Halloween launch 20 years ago
  • NASA Awards Contract for Engineering, Science Software
    NASA has awarded a contract to MathWorks Inc. of Natick, Massachusetts, to provide new software licenses, maintenance, and product training for mathematical computing software to be used by all NASA centers and associated facilities. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Awards Contract for Engineering, Science Software
  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Successfully Stows Sample of Asteroid Bennu
    NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has successfully stowed the spacecraft’s Sample Return Capsule (SRC) and its abundant sample of asteroid Bennu. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Successfully Stows Sample of Asteroid Bennu
  • NASA Invites Media to Briefing on OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Stowage
    NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT today, Thursday, Oct. 29, to provide an update on the status of the agency’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft and the mission’s work to safely stow the sample it collected from asteroid Bennu. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Invites Media…
  • NASA Invites Media to Briefing on OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Stowage
    NASA Invites Media to Briefing on OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Stowage NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT today, Thursday, Oct. 29, to provide an update on the status of the agency’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft and the mission’s work to safely stow the sample it collected…