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NASA and SpaceX Completed a Launch Escape Demonstration of the Company’s Crew Dragon Spacecraft and Falcon 9 Rocket

Solar Orbiter Launch Takes Solar Science to New Heights

Solar Orbiter, a new collaborative mission between ESA (European Space Agency) and NASA to study the Sun, launched at 11:03 p.m. EST...
NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped out of the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft just minutes after she, Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, and ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, landed their Soyuz MS-13 capsule in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Koch returned to Earth after logging 328 days in space --- the longest spaceflight in history by a woman --- as a member of Expeditions 59-60-61 on the International Space Station. Skvortsov and Parmitano returned after 201 days in space where they served as Expedition 60-61 crew members onboard the station. Credits: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Media invited to Speak with Record-Breaking NASA Astronaut Christina Koch

NASA astronaut Christina Koch will participate in a postflight news conference at 3:30 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 12, from NASA’s Johnson Space...
NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped out of the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft just minutes after she, Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, and ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, landed their Soyuz MS-13 capsule in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Koch returned to Earth after logging 328 days in space --- the longest spaceflight in history by a woman --- as a member of Expeditions 59-60-61 on the International Space Station. Skvortsov and Parmitano returned after 201 days in space where they served as Expedition 60-61 crew members onboard the station. Credits: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Return from Space Station

After setting a record for the longest single spaceflight in history by a woman, NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth Thursday,...
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NASA Spotlights Moon to Mars Plans at Feb. 10 ‘State of NASA’ Events

NASA centers across the country are opening their doors Monday, Feb. 10, to media and social media for “State of NASA” events,...
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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Earth Science Mission

NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission.
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

  Northrop Grumman’s next NASA resupply services mission to the International Space Station is targeted for launch at 5:39 p.m. EST Sunday, Feb....
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NASA, Boeing to Provide Update on Starliner Orbital Flight Test Review

NASA and Boeing will host a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 7, to discuss the status of the joint independent review team...
NASA Solar Orbiter

NASA to Broadcast Solar Orbiter Launch, Prelaunch Activities

NASA is targeting 11:03 p.m. EST Sunday, Feb. 9, for the launch of Solar Orbiter, an international collaborative mission between ESA (European...
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NASA to Honor Tuskegee Airman During Black History Month Program

Retired Air Force Col. Charles McGee, one of nine surviving combat pilots who served with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. At age...
NASA Space Station

NASA Funds Demonstration of Assembly and Manufacturing in Space

The Space Infrastructure Dexterous Robot (SPIDER) technology demonstration is slated to take place on NASA’s Restore-L spacecraft. The payload will assemble a functional communications...
Spitzer Project Scientist Joseph Hunt stands in Mission Control at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, on Jan. 30, 2020, declaring the spacecraft decommissioned and the Spitzer mission concluded. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope Ends Mission of Astronomical Discovery

After more than 16 years studying the universe in infrared light, revealing new wonders in our solar system, our galaxy, and beyond,...
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NASA Awards Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Geophysics Support Contract

NASA has awarded a contract to Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) of Lanham, Maryland, for hydrosphere, biosphere, and geophysics (HBG) support...
The Soyuz MS-13 crew spacecraft is seen as it approached the International Space Station for docking on the 50th anniversary of NASA landing humans on the Moon for the first time.

NASA TV to Air Landing of Astronaut Christina Koch, Crewmates

NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who has spent more time in space on a single mission than any other woman, is scheduled to...
NASA Liftoff of SpaceX's In-Flight Abort Test

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International...
NASA Space Station

NASA Selects First Commercial Destination Module for Space Station

NASA has selected Axiom Space of Houston to provide at least one habitable commercial module to be attached to the International Space...
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NASA, Partners Name Ocean Studying Satellite for Noted Earth Scientist

NASA and several partners announced Tuesday they have renamed a key ocean observation satellite launching this fall in honor of Earth scientist Michael Freilich,...
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NASA TV to Air Departure of Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft from Space Station

More than two months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the...
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NASA to Pay Tribute to Fallen Heroes with Day of Remembrance

NASA will honor members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the crews of...

NASA Highlights Science on Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 29, to discuss science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman’s...

Media Invited to Renaming of International Ocean Science Satellite

NASA and its partners on an upcoming mission to extend long-term observations of global sea level change will announce the renaming of the mission,...

NASA Administrator Names Director for Ohio Center

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Marla Pérez-Davis director of the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, effective immediately. Pérez-Davis has been serving as...
NASA's Solar Orbiter

NASA Announces Two Media Briefings on Latest Solar Mission

NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) scientists will discuss Solar Orbiter, the agencies’ collaboration set to launch next month on its journey...
NASA SpaceX Crew Dragon

NASA Administrator Names Director for Center in Maryland

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Dennis Andrucyk director of its Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, effective immediately. Andrucyk has...
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NASA Awards Contract for Intelligent Systems Research

NASA has selected Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, LLC, a KBRwyle business unit, of Greenbelt, Maryland, for a contract for intelligent systems research and...

International Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard ISS

International students in Panama will have an opportunity this week to talk with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The full NASA story can...
NASA and SpaceX Completed a Launch Escape Demonstration of the Company’s Crew Dragon Spacecraft and Falcon 9 Rocket

NASA, SpaceX Complete Final Major Flight Test of Crew Spacecraft

NASA and SpaceX completed a launch escape demonstration of the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket Sunday. This was the...
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NASA Pays Tribute, Says Goodbye to One of Agency’s Great Observatories

NASA will host a live program at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 22, to celebrate the far-reaching legacy of the agency’s Spitzer Space Telescope...

NASA, NOAA Analyses Reveal 2019 Second Warmest Year on Record

According to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earth's global surface temperatures in 2019 were the...
NASA SpaceX Crew Dragon

NASA to Provide Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch Escape Test

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the SpaceX Crew Dragon launch escape demonstration, as part of the agency’s...
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Students from Texas will have an opportunity this week to talk with three NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will...
NASA Astronauts

NASA’s Newest Astronauts Ready for Space Station, Moon & Mars Missions

NASA welcomed 11 new astronauts to its ranks Friday, increasing the number of those eligible for spaceflight assignments that will expand humanity’s horizons in...
NASA Earth Observatory Global Warming Data

NASA, NOAA to Announce 2019 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions

Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will release their annual assessment of global temperatures and discuss the major...
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NASA Awards Contract for Aircraft Operations Support

NASA has awarded a contract to Vertex Aerospace LLC of Madison, Mississippi, for aircraft operations support at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in...
Los Angeles Department of Public Works

Public Works Board Grills Waste Management For Mixing Trash, Recycling

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Members of the Los Angeles Board of Public Works criticized officials from Waste Management today amid an investigation...
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Three Spacewalks in January

Four astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station for three spacewalks in January to complete battery upgrades and finalize repairs to an invaluable...
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What Happens When Planets Collide

What Happens When Planets Collide 2020-01-08 07:04:00 This artist’s concept illustrates a catastrophic collision between two rocky exoplanets, turning both into dusty debris. The full NASA story...

A waxing crescent Moon

A waxing crescent Moon 2020-01-07 10:23:00 A waxing crescent Moon is pictured as the International Space Station orbited 260 miles above the north African country...
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NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s February Space Station Launch

Media accreditation is open for the launch from Virginia of Northrop Grumman’s 13th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and...
NASA SpaceX Dragon Resupply Ship

NASA’s TESS Finds First Earth-Size Planet in the Habitable Zone

TESS Finds First Earth-Size Planet in the Habitable Zone 2020-01-07 08:47:00 In a galaxy 100 light-years away in the constellation Dorado sits a planetary system named...
NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility

NASA’s Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2019 Annual Report

The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, issued its 2019 annual report Tuesday examining the agency’s...
NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility

The Next Step in Testing Rockets to Take Humanity to the Moon

The Next Step in Testing Rockets to Take Humanity to the Moon 2020-01-06 08:35:00 On Jan.1, 2020, ​​NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted: "Making progress! The massive...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nogales Commercial Facility seized nearly $4.6 million in fentanyl and methamphetamine totaling close to 650 pounds on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from a Mexican national when he attempted to enter the United States through the Port of Nogales. The seizure is the largest seizure of fentanyl in CBP history. The methamphetamine seizure represents the third largest at an Arizona port. CBP photo by Jerry Glaser.

Investigation Continues Into Alleged Fentanyl Overdose In Woodland Hills

WOODLAND HILLS (CNS) - Four people who allegedly used fentanyl in a Woodland Hills hotel room -- including one who went...
Hubble

Hubble Sights Galaxy’s Celestial Sequins

Hubble Sights Galaxy’s Celestial Sequins 2020-01-03 04:30:00 This smattering of celestial sequins is a spiral galaxy named NGC 4455, located in the northern constellation of Coma...
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Media Invited to Preview Snow-Chasing Field Campaign

Media are invited to preview NASA’s most comprehensive airborne study of East Coast snowstorms on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility...
NASA SpaceX Dragon Resupply Ship

Glittering Lights of Earth As Seen From the Space Station

Glittering Lights of Earth As Seen From the Space Station 2020-01-02 07:30:00 Stars glitter in the night sky above the Earth's atmospheric glow. The full NASA story...
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NASA to Announce New Discoveries at Annual Astronomy Meeting

NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of astrophysics and other space science topics at the 235th Meeting of the American...
NASA SpaceX Dragon Resupply Ship

NASA TV to Air US Resupply Cargo Ship, SpaceX Dragon, Departure From Space Station

Filled with almost 3,600 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the...
Hubble

Galactic Pyrotechnics From 23 Million Light Years Away

Galactic Pyrotechnics From 23 Million Light Years Away 2019-12-30 21:18:00 A galaxy about 23 million light years away is the site of impressive, ongoing fireworks. Rather...
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Exploring the Night Sky with Hubble’s Caldwell Catalog

Exploring the Night Sky with Hubble’s Caldwell Catalog 2019-12-30 06:55:00 This loose collections of stars, known as an open star cluster, is image 100 of the...
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NASA Astronaut Christina Koch Poised to Make History Again

Astronaut Christina Koch Poised to Make History Again 2019-12-27 07:32:00 NASA astronaut Christina Koch makes observations from the International space Station's cupola. Koch has already made...
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VIDEO: NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans, Artemis Lunar Program Gets Fast Tracked

In 2019, NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing, the most historic moment in space exploration, while...
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Morocco’s Anti-Atlas Mountains

Morocco's Anti-Atlas Mountains 2019-12-26 07:41:00 The Anti-Atlas Mountains of Morocco formed as a result of the collision of the African and Eurasian tectonic plates about 80...
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NASA, Boeing Completes Successful Landing of Starliner Flight Test

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft completed the first land touchdown of a human-rated capsule in U.S. history Sunday at White Sands Space Harbor in New...
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NASA Television to Air Boeing Starliner Spacecraft Landing

NASA and Boeing will provide live coverage of the landing on Sunday, Dec. 22, of the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, on return from its...
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NASA Statement on Boeing Orbital Flight Test

Statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine regarding the Boeing Orbital Flight test. The full NASA story can be found here: Source Link
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Media Invited to Preview of New NASA Field Campaigns

NASA is inviting members of the media to a behind-the-scenes tour and briefing on five new research campaigns that will take to the field...
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Stellar Snowflake Cluster

Stellar Snowflake Cluster 2019-12-23 08:04:00 The newly revealed infant stars appear as pink and red specks toward the center and appear to have formed in regularly...
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NASA, Boeing to Provide Update on Starliner Orbital Flight Test Status

NASA and Boeing will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 21, to discuss the status of the Boeing Orbital Flight...
Hubble

Hubble’s Close-Up of Spiral’s Disk, Bulge

Hubble’s Close-Up of Spiral’s Disk, Bulge 2019-12-20 04:30:00 ​This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows IC 2051, a galaxy in the southern constellation of...
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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Environmental Mission

NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC (ULS) of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-T (GOES-T) mission, which...
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NASA’s Astronaut Candidates to Graduate with Eye on Artemis Missions

NASA will honor the first class of astronaut candidates to graduate under the Artemis program at 10:30 a.m. EST Friday, Jan. 10, at the...

3rd Hubble Servicing Mission – Dec. 19, 1999

3rd Hubble Servicing Mission – Dec. 19, 1999 2019-12-18 07:37:00 This week in 1999, space shuttle Discovery, mission STS-103, launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center...
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NASA Selects Informal Learning Institutions to Engage Next Generation

NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) program has selected four informal education organizations to promote STEM learning and help inspire...
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NASA Named Best Place to Work in Federal Government

For the eighth consecutive year, NASA has been selected by the Partnership for Public Service as the Best Place to Work in...

Galaxy Gathering Brings Warmth

Galaxy Gathering Brings Warmth 2019-12-17 07:00:00 As the holiday season approaches, people in the northern hemisphere will gather indoors to stay warm. In keeping with...
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NASA’s X-59 Quiet Supersonic Aircraft Cleared for Final Assembly

NASA’s first large scale, piloted X-plane in more than three decades is cleared for final assembly and integration of its systems following a major...
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NASA to Provide Coverage of Boeing Orbital Flight Test

The launch of Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station, as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, is targeted for 6:36...
Hubble

Hubble Views Galaxy’s Dazzling Display

Hubble Views Galaxy’s Dazzling Display 2019-12-13 04:30:00 ​NGC 3175 is located around 50 million light-years away in the constellation of Antlia (the Air Pump). The galaxy...

The Canadarm2 robotic arm with the Dextre robotic hand

The Canadarm2 robotic arm with the Dextre robotic hand 2019-12-12 13:25:00 The Canadarm2 robotic arm with the Dextre robotic hand attached seemingly protrudes from the...

A Treat for the International Space Station’s First Crew

A Treat for the International Space Station's First Crew 2019-12-12 06:26:00 In this image from December 2000, the Expedition One crew--the first to permanently inhabit the...

X Marks the Spot: NASA Selects Site for Asteroid Sample Collection

After a year scoping out asteroid Bennu’s boulder-scattered surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has officially selected a sample collection...
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NASA Administrator Names Robert Pearce Head of Agency Aeronautics

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Robert Pearce as the next associate administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD). Pearce replaces Jaiwon Shin,...

New NASA eBook Reveals Insights of Earth Seen at Night from Space

Earth has many stories to tell, even in the dark of night. Earth at Night, NASA’s new 200-page ebook, is now available online and...
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Brilliance at Night: The Americas in Darkness

Brilliance at Night: The Americas in Darkness 2019-12-11 06:57:00 This image of North and South America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by...
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Earth’s Changing Ice

Earth's Changing Ice 2019-12-10 06:57:00 Meltwater lakes form on the surface of Greenland’s Petermann Glacier. The full NASA story can be found here: Source Link

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Students from Texas will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. The...

NASA, Boeing to Hold Media Telecon on Orbital Flight Test Mission

NASA and Boeing will hold a news teleconference Thursday, Dec. 12, following the agency’s Flight Readiness Review for Boeing’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test (OFT)...

Houston, Texas on the Gulf Coast

Houston, Texas on the Gulf Coast 2019-12-09 16:08:00 Houston, Texas is pictured from the International Space Station at an altitude of 257 miles. The full NASA...

Progress 73 Cargo Craft Departs the Station

Progress 73 Cargo Craft Departs the Station 2019-12-09 06:42:00 To make room for the latest cargo craft on Nov. 29, Progress 73 departed the station after...

New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Students from New Mexico will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space...
Hubble

Hubble Spots Galaxy’s Dramatic Details

Hubble Spots Galaxy’s Dramatic Details 2019-12-06 02:13:00 Some of the most dramatic events in the universe occur when certain stars die — and explode catastrophically in...

NASA Highlights Solar Mission, Jupiter Cyclone at AGU Meeting

NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American...

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m. EST Wednesday. Dragon will...

Luca Parmitano Works to Upgrade a Cosmic Particle Detector

Luca Parmitano Works to Upgrade a Cosmic Particle Detector 2019-12-05 04:35:00 European Space Agency astronaut and current International Space Station Commander Luca Parmitano and ​crewmate...

First NASA Parker Solar Probe Results Reveal Surprising Details of Sun

The Sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form and behave throughout the universe –...

Carina Nebula’s ‘Mystic Mountain’

Within the tempestuous Carina Nebula lies “Mystic Mountain.” Source link

NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel...

‘Robot Hotel’ Launching to the International Space Station

Robots need a place to stay in space, too. NASA is attaching a “robot hotel” to the outside of the International Space Station...

NASA to Present First Findings of Solar Mission in Media Telecon

NASA will announce the first results from the Parker Solar Probe mission, the agency's revolutionary mission to "touch" the Sun, during a media...

Glancing Back

Just after its close flyby of Jupiter on Nov. 3, 2019, NASA's Juno spacecraft caught this striking view of Jupiter's southern hemisphere as...
Stars

Black Hole Nurtures Baby Stars a Million Light-Years Away

Black holes are famous for ripping objects apart, including stars. But now, astronomers have uncovered a black hole that may have sparked the births...

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 12:51 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4, for the launch of its 19th resupply mission to the...

NASA, French Space Laser Measures Massive Migration of Ocean Animals

Every night, under the cover of darkness, countless small sea creatures – from squid to krill – swim from the ocean depths to...

Thanksgiving 2019 Aboard the Space Station

See what the holiday means to NASA’s Christina Koch, Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan aboard the International Space Station. Source link

NASA Awards Contract for Construction of New R&D Facility in Cleveland

NASA awarded a contract to Austin Building and Design, doing business as The Austin Company, in Cleveland, to build a new Aerospace Communications...

NASA Invites Media to SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test for Commercial Crew

Media accreditation is open for SpaceX’s In-Flight Abort Test as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. The flight test of SpaceX’s Falcon 9...

Inspiring a New Generation of Astronauts

Native American NASA Astronaut, John Herrington is pictured here with Lucasti and Caibiya Tsabetsaye in front of the NASA Artemis banner at the 2019...

NASA Awards Program Analysis and Control V Contract

NASA has awarded an 8(a) small business set-aside contract to ASRC Federal Systems Solutions, LLC, in Beltsville, Maryland, for services that support planning and...

Astronauts Complete 2nd Phase to Repair Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

Astronaut Andrew Morgan is tethered to the Starboard-3 truss segment work site during the second spacewalk to repair the International Space Station's cosmic...

Hubble Eyes an Emitting Galaxy

For this image, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope turned its powerful eye toward an emission-line galaxy called NGC 3749. It lies over 135 million...

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