Space & Space Sciences

  • Texas Students to Hear from Astronauts on International Space Station
    Students from Brownsville, Texas will hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station during a call at 10:15 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 11 that will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website. Source: NASA Breaking news Texas Students to Hear from Astronauts on International Space Station
  • NASA, Axiom Space to Host Media Briefing on Private Astronaut Mission
    NASA and Axiom Space have signed a mission order for the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station and will host a teleconference with media at 11 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 10, to discuss more details about the mission. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA, Axiom Space to Host Media Briefing on Private…
  • Week in images: 03 – 07 April 2021
    Week in images: 03 – 07 April 2021 Discover our week through the lens Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • NASA Invites Public, Media to Watch Asteroid Mission Begin Return to Earth
    NASA Invites Public, Media to Watch Asteroid Mission Begin Return to Earth NASA invites the public and the media to watch its first asteroid sample return mission begin a two-year cruise home at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, May 10, on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website. Source: Nasa Solar System and Beyond…
  • NASA Invites Public, Media to Watch Asteroid Mission Begin Return to Earth
    NASA invites the public and the media to watch its first asteroid sample return mission begin a two-year cruise home at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, May 10, on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Invites Public, Media to Watch Asteroid Mission Begin Return to Earth
  • NASA Awards Earth Science Data and Information System Contract
    NASA has awarded the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development (EED)-3 contract to Raytheon Company of Riverdale, Maryland. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Awards Earth Science Data and Information System Contract
  • Masked campaign
    Image: Researchers take a group photo in front of the Air Zero G aircraft to mark the end of the 75th ESA parabolic flight campaign. The campaign was the third to take place under Covid-19 restrictions, and ran from 21 to 30 April in Bordeaux, France. Participants and coordinators adjusted to a new way of…
  • NASA Names New Chief of Staff
    NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson announced Wednesday that Susie Perez Quinn will serve as the agency’s chief of staff. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Names New Chief of Staff
  • Media Invited to Virtual Briefing as NASA’s Webb Prepares for Launch
    Media Invited to Virtual Briefing as NASA’s Webb Prepares for Launch Media will have the opportunity to see the iconic golden mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope open for the last time on Earth during a virtual briefing Tuesday, May 11, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT). Source: Nasa Solar System and Beyond…
  • Media Invited to Virtual Briefing as NASA’s Webb Prepares for Launch
    Media will have the opportunity to see the iconic golden mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope open for the last time on Earth during a virtual briefing Tuesday, May 11, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT). Source: NASA Breaking news Media Invited to Virtual Briefing as NASA’s Webb Prepares for Launch
  • 3D printing could be used in search for black holes
    An X-ray telescope designed to search for supermassive black holes could be built using a novel 3D-printing technique called plasma metal deposition. Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Space_News
  • New York Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts on Space Station
    Students from New York will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Source: NASA Breaking news New York Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts on Space Station
  • NASA Celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month
    This May, NASA celebrates the contributions of its Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) employees – past and present – with a variety of internal and external events and products centered around the theme: Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Vice President Harris Swears in NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson
    Sen. Bill Nelson took office as the 14th administrator of NASA Monday, after he was given the oath of office by Vice President Kamala Harris during a ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington. Source: NASA Breaking news Vice President Harris Swears in NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson
  • NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts to Answer Questions after Return to Earth
    NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will answer questions at 3:45 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 6, about their historic mission on the International Space Station and return to Earth. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts to Answer Questions after Return to Earth
  • Johnson Space Center Director Mark Geyer Moves To New Role
    Mark Geyer, director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, is stepping down from his position leading the center to focus more time on his health and family in light of a cancer diagnosis. Source: NASA Breaking news Johnson Space Center Director Mark Geyer Moves To New Role
  • NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station
    Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station
  • Vega-C: power and versatility
    Video: 00:05:04 Europe’s new launch vehicle, Vega-C, is near completion. Elements will soon be shipped to Kourou for assembly and preparation for Vega-C’s inaugural flight. This new launcher improves its Vega predecessor by offering more power and versatility at similar cost. This new design allows Vega-C to transport larger and heavier payloads into space making…
  • Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission
    Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the longest-duration mission of a crewed American spacecraft to date Source: NASA Breaking news…
  • Sen. Bill Nelson Statement on National Space Council
    The following is a statement from Sen. Bill Nelson, who the U.S. Senate confirmed as the 14th NASA administrator on April 29, regarding the announcement Saturday that Vice President Kamala Harris will chair the National Space Council:. Source: NASA Breaking news Sen. Bill Nelson Statement on National Space Council
  • NASA Selects Consolidated Program Support Services Configuration and Data Management Contractor
    NASA has awarded the Consolidated Program Support Services (CPSS) Configuration and Data Management (CDM) contract to Victory Solutions Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide configuration and data management services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, as well as the potential to provide these services to all othe Source: NASA Breaking news…
  • NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to Begin New Demonstration Phase
    NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has a new mission. Having proven that powered, controlled flight is possible on the Red Planet, the Ingenuity experiment will soon embark on a new operations demonstration phase, exploring how aerial scouting and other functions could benefit future exploration of Mars and other worlds. Source: NASA Breaking news NASA’s Ingenuity Mars…
  • Lessons learnt from simulated strike
    In an alternate reality playing out at this year’s international Planetary Defense Conference, a fictional asteroid crashes over Europe, ‘destroying’ a region about 100 km wide near the Czech Republic and German border. The scenario was imagined, but the people who took part are very real, and the lessons learnt will shape our ability to respond…
  • Lithuania to become ESA Associate Member state
    Lithuania signed an Association Agreement with ESA on 28 April 2021. This Association Agreement between ESA and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, builds on the successful results achieved under the previous frameworks of cooperation and will enter into force for a duration of seven years. Comprising 18 Articles and two Annexes, it orchestrates…