Space & Space Sciences

  • NASA Invites Media to Launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite from West Coast
    Media accreditation is open for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, an international collaboration between NASA and several partners. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Invites Media to Launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite from West Coast
  • Venus: Could It Really Harbor Life? New Study Springs a Surprise
    Venus: Could It Really Harbor Life? New Study Springs a Surprise Earth’s sister planet, Venus, has not been regarded as a high priority in the search for life. Its surface temperature of around 450°C is thought to be hostile to even the hardiest of micro-organisms, and its thick, sulfurous, and acidic atmosphere has kept the … Read More
  • NASA to Host Preview Briefings, Interviews for First Crew Rotation Mission with SpaceX
    NASA will highlight the first crew rotational flight of a U.S. commercial spacecraft with astronauts to the International Space Station with a trio of news conferences beginning 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 29. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA to Host Preview Briefings, Interviews for First Crew Rotation Mission with SpaceX
  • NASA Awards Modification to Safety, Mission Assurance Services Contract
    NASA has awarded a contract modification to Bastion Technologies Inc. of Houston for safety and mission assurance (SMA) services. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Awards Modification to Safety, Mission Assurance Services Contract
  • NASA Administrator to Discuss Collaboration with US Space Force
    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will participate in a virtual discussion on the agency’s collaboration with the United States Space Force at 9:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 22. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Administrator to Discuss Collaboration with US Space Force
  • NASA Awards Contract in Support of Simulation Model Development
    NASA has awarded a contract to MacLean Engineering & Applied Technologies of Houston to provide simulation model development, integration, verification, validation, analysis, documentation, maintenance, and troubleshooting support of Trick-based non-real-time and real-time human-in-the-loop simulations, and other support for the Engineering Directo Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Awards Contract in Support of Simulation Model Development
  • NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet Hugging White Dwarf Star
    An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and retired Spitzer Space Telescope has reported what may be the first intact planet found closely orbiting a white dwarf, the dense leftover of a Sun-like star, only 40% larger than Earth. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet … Read More
  • NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet Hugging White Dwarf Star
    NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet Hugging White Dwarf Star An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and retired Spitzer Space Telescope has reported what may be the first intact planet found closely orbiting a white dwarf, the dense leftover of a Sun-like star, only 40% larger than Earth. … Read More
  • Solar Cycle 25 Is Here. NASA, NOAA Scientists Explain What That Means
    Solar Cycle 25 has begun. During a media event on Tuesday, experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discussed their analysis and predictions about the new solar cycle – and how the coming upswing in space weather will impact our lives and technology on Earth, as well as astronauts in space. … Read More
  • Solar Cycle 25 Is Here. NASA, NOAA Scientists Explain What That Means
    Solar Cycle 25 Is Here. NASA, NOAA Scientists Explain What That Means Solar Cycle 25 has begun. During a media event on Tuesday, experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discussed their analysis and predictions about the new solar cycle – and how the coming upswing in space weather will impact … Read More
  • NASA Kicks Off New School Year with Join Artemis Week
    NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement is kicking off the new school year with Join Artemis Week, today through Sept. 18, with resources and opportunities to inspire and engage students of all ages in the future of space exploration. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Kicks Off New School Year with Join Artemis Week
  • NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Available for Interviews Before Her Return to Space
    NASA astronaut and biologist Kate Rubins is participating on Friday, Sept. 25, in a final round of media interviews before her October launch to the International Space Station, the second space mission of her NASA career. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Available for Interviews Before Her Return to Space
  • NASA, NOAA to Discuss Solar Cycle Prediction During Media Teleconference
    NASA, NOAA to Discuss Solar Cycle Prediction During Media Teleconference NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss predictions for the upcoming solar cycle during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 15. Tracking the solar cycle is a key part of better understanding the Sun and mitigating its impacts … Read More
  • NASA, NOAA to Discuss Solar Cycle Prediction During Media Teleconference
    NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss predictions for the upcoming solar cycle during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 15. Tracking the solar cycle is a key part of better understanding the Sun and mitigating its impacts on human technology and infrastructure. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA, … Read More
  • NASA Selects Catherine Koerner as Orion Program Manager
    NASA has selected Catherine Koerner as manager of the agency’s Orion Program Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Selects Catherine Koerner as Orion Program Manager
  • Scientists Say: Asteroid, meteor and meteorite
    Asteroid (noun, “AS-tear-oyd”), Meteor (noun, “ME-tee-or”), Meteorite (noun, “ME-tee-or-ite”) These are three words for the same object in different places. They all describe a rocky body from space. An asteroid is a small rocky object that orbits the sun. Asteroids are smaller than a planet. They don’t form spheres and aren’t big enough to keep … Read More
  • NASA Awards Administrative Support Contract
    NASA has selected CBF Partners Joint Venture of Reston, Virginia, to provide secretarial and administrative support to all levels of offices and organizations at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, and NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Awards Administrative Support Contract
  • NASA Science to Host Public 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 12 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 10, to discuss updates to NASA’s science program and the current status of NASA activities. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Science to Host Public Town Hall Meeting
  • All Time is Now
    A New Theory On Time Indicates Present And Future Exist Simultaneously The box Universe theory describes “now” as an arbitrary place in time and states that the past, the future and the present all exist simultaneously. Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor of philosophy Dr. Bradford Skow suggests that if we “look down” on the universe … Read More
  • NASA Awards Contract in Support of Science Office for Mission Assessments
    NASA has awarded a contract to Cornell Technical Services LLC of Columbia, Maryland, for evaluations, assessments, studies, services, and other support for the Science Office for Mission Assessments (SOMA) at the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Awards Contract in Support of Science Office for Mission Assessments
  • NASA Seeks Next Class of Flight Directors for Human Spaceflight Missions
    NASA is looking for leaders for one of the best jobs on Earth for human spaceflight – including missions to the Moon – the position of flight director in mission control at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Seeks Next Class of Flight Directors for Human Spaceflight Missions
  • NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s September Antares Launch from Virginia
    Media accreditation is open for the launch from Virginia of Northrop Grumman’s 14th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station aboard its Cygnus spacecraft. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s September Antares Launch from Virginia
  • Global Survey Using NASA Data Shows Dramatic Growth of Glacial Lakes
    In the largest-ever study of glacial lakes, researchers using 30 years of NASA satellite data have found that the volume of these lakes worldwide has increased by about 50% since 1990 as glaciers melt and retreat due to climate change. Source: NASA Breaking news Global Survey Using NASA Data Shows Dramatic Growth of Glacial Lakes
  • NASA Selects Proposals for New Space Environment Missions
    NASA Selects Proposals for New Space Environment Missions NASA has selected five proposals for concept studies of missions to help improve understanding of the dynamics of the Sun and the constantly changing space environment with which it interacts around Earth. Source: Nasa Solar System and Beyond News NASA Selects Proposals for New Space Environment Missions