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NASA’s Aviation Tech to Roll Out to Airports, Save Time for Passengers

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 11/24/2021 - 13:41
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson visited Orlando International Airport in Florida Wednesday and met with aviation leaders to discuss implementing aircraft flight scheduling technology developed by the agency that will soon improve dependability for passengers – which is especially important during peak travel times like the Thanksgiving holiday.

NASA, SpaceX Launch DART: First Test Mission to Defend Planet Earth

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 11/24/2021 - 03:29
NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched Wednesday at 1:21 a.m. EST on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4 East at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

NASA Awards Information Technology Support Services Contract

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 17:11
NASA has selected Centuria Corporation of Reston, Virginia, for management systems engineering, software development, project management, information technology security, and enterprise architecture support services for the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Johnson Space Center in Houston, and Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Va

NASA Awards Contract for Bed Rest Studies

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 16:47
NASA has selected Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft-und Raumfahrt (DLR) of Cologne, Germany, to provide use of its facility to support long-duration bed rest research.

NASA, Partner to Highlight Passenger-Friendly Aviation Technology

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 16:03
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson will visit Orlando International Airport in Florida on Wednesday, Nov. 24 and meet with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) CEO Phil Brown.

La NASA traduce al español ‘La primera mujer’

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 13:33
La NASA publicó la traducción al español de una novela gráfica digital el viernes.

NASA Invites Media to SpaceX’s 24th Cargo Launch to Space Station

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 11/18/2021 - 16:23
Media accreditation is now open for SpaceX’s 24th cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station.

NASA Television to Air Russian Port Module Launch, Docking to Station

NASA Breaking News - Thu, 11/18/2021 - 10:57
NASA will provide live coverage of the upcoming launch and docking of a new Russian docking module to the International Space Station.

NASA Selects Intuitive Machines for New Lunar Science Delivery

NASA Breaking News - Wed, 11/17/2021 - 16:31
NASA has awarded Intuitive Machines of Houston a contract to deliver research, including science investigations and a technology demonstration, to the Moon in 2024.

NASA to Air Northrop Grumman Cygnus Departure from Space Station

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 11/16/2021 - 17:30
Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Saturday, Nov. 20, more than three months after delivering nearly 8,000 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other cargo to the orbiting laboratory.

NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Science Briefings

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 11/16/2021 - 15:26
NASA will hold two virtual media briefings Thursday, Nov. 18, on the science goals and capabilities of the James Webb Space Telescope.

NASA Administrator Hosts Crew-1 Astronauts, Exhibit on Capitol Hill

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 11/16/2021 - 13:58
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will visit Capitol Hill Wednesday, Nov. 17, to meet with members of Congress, discuss work aboard the International Space Station, tour the Destination Station exhibit, and highlight America’s future deep space exploration plans.

NASA Assigns Astronaut Jessica Watkins to NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 Mission

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 11/16/2021 - 13:55
NASA has assigned astronaut Jessica Watkins to serve as a mission specialist on the agency’s upcoming SpaceX Crew-4 mission, the fourth crew rotation flight of the Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

NASA TV to Air DART Prelaunch Activities, Launch

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 11/16/2021 - 13:03
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s first planetary defense test mission, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART).

NASA to Roll Out Mega Moon Rocket for First Time, Media Invited

NASA Breaking News - Tue, 11/16/2021 - 10:48
Media registration is now open to capture imagery and video as NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft roll out of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida this winter for the first time.

NASA Receives 11th Consecutive ‘Clean’ Financial Audit Opinion

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 11/15/2021 - 21:13
For the 11th straight year, NASA has received an unmodified, or “clean,” opinion from an external auditor on its fiscal year 2021 financial statements.

STEM-a-Thon Event Headlines American Education Week for NASA

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 11/15/2021 - 19:19
NASA hosts its 2021 STEM-a-Thon this week, a series of activities and engagements aimed at sparking interest in careers and broadening student participation in science, technology, engineering, and math. .

NASA Administrator Statement on Russian ASAT Test

NASA Breaking News - Mon, 11/15/2021 - 15:21
On Monday Moscow Standard Time, the International Space Station (ISS) Flight Control team was notified of indications of a satellite breakup that may create sufficient debris to pose a conjunction threat to the station.

NASA Deputy Administrator Among US Astronaut Hall of Fame Inductees

NASA Breaking News - Sat, 11/13/2021 - 16:09
NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, along with fellow veteran astronauts Michael Lopez-Alegria and Scott Kelly, were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame class of 2021 on Saturday, Nov. 13.

NASA Awards Challenge Prizes to Startup Companies

NASA Breaking News - Fri, 11/12/2021 - 16:28
NASA has awarded $90,000 each to seven entrepreneurial startup companies under its Entrepreneur’s Challenge program.


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