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La NASA desafía a estudiantes a diseñar robots para excavar en la Luna

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 16:09
La NASA busca jóvenes ingenieros para ayudar a diseñar un concepto de robot para una misión de excavación en la Luna.

NASA Shares Webb Telescope Media Briefing Schedule, Resources

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 14:00
NASA will hold a series of virtual media briefings and events leading up to the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, the premier space science observatory of the next decade.

NASA Challenges Students to Design Moon-Digging Robots

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 13:27
NASA seeks young engineers to help design a new robot concept for an excavation mission on the Moon.

NASA Announces Winners of Deep Space Food Challenge

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 10:31
Variety, nutrition, and taste are some considerations when developing food for astronauts.

NASA Selects Gamma-ray Telescope to Chart Milky Way Evolution

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 16:08
NASA has selected a new space telescope proposal that will study the recent history of star birth, star death, and the formation chemical elements in the Milky Way.

NASA to Provide TV Coverage of Russian Station Cargo Ship Activities

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 11:27
NASA will provide coverage as an uncrewed Russian cargo spacecraft arrives to a new port at the International Space Station this week, and as another Russian freighter launches and docks to the orbiting outpost next week.

NASA, ULA Launch Lucy Mission to ‘Fossils’ of Planet Formation

Sat, 10/16/2021 - 07:23
NASA’s Lucy mission, the agency’s first to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids, launched at 5:34 a.m. EDT Saturday on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

NASA, Boeing to Provide Update on Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test-2

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 18:07
NASA and Boeing will hold a joint teleconference at 2:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 19, to update media on the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.

NASA Awards Audit Services Contracts

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 16:57
NASA has awarded contracts to Booth Management Consulting LLC of Columbia, Maryland; Castro & Company LLC of Alexandria, Virginia; Deva & Associates PC of Rockville, Maryland; Hamilton Enterprises LLC of Greenbelt, Maryland; Reed & Associates, CPAs Inc. of Manassas, Virginia; Regis & Associates PC of Washington; and Tichenor & Associates LLP of Lou

NASA Invites Media to Briefing on New Water Data Platform

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 12:37
NASA will hold a virtual media briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 21, to share a powerful, new, web-based platform to help those who rely on water resources across the drought-stricken western U.S.

NASA Science Mission Directorate to Hold Town Hall Meeting

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 17:47
NASA's Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting at 3 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 18.

NASA Awards Agency/Multi-Location Fire Services Contract

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 17:11
NASA has awarded a contract to Chenega Global Protection LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, an 8(a) small business, to perform fire services at the agency’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, and Whi

NASA Awards Regional/Multi-Location Protective Services Contract

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 15:34
NASA has awarded a contract to Chenega Global Protection LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, an 8(a) small business, to provide protective services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, White Sands Testing Facility and White Sands Complex in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, etc.

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Arrives in French Guiana After Sea Voyage

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 12:00
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope successfully arrived in French Guiana Tuesday, after a 16-day journey at sea.

NASA Sets Landing Coverage for Russian Cosmonaut, Actress, Producer

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 10:13
NASA will provide complete coverage as three space travelers living aboard the International Space Station, including a Russian actress and her producer-director, return to Earth just after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 17.

NASA Invites Media to James Webb Space Telescope Launch

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 15:59
Members of the media may now register their interest in attending the launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the premier space science observatory for the next decade.

NASA Releases Climate Action Plan

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 12:41
NASA released a climate action plan Thursday, Oct. 7, aimed at averting mission impacts due to climate change, ensuring the resiliency of facilities and assets, and providing the nation and world unique climate observations, analysis, and modeling through scientific research.

NASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Lucy Launch

Wed, 10/06/2021 - 17:11
NASA will provide coverage of upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for Lucy, the agency’s first mission to explore the Jupiter Trojan asteroids.

NASA Announces Astronaut Changes for Upcoming Commercial Crew Missions

Wed, 10/06/2021 - 11:32
NASA has reassigned astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada to the agency’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station as part of the Commercial Crew Program.

NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Launch Coverage Discussion

Wed, 10/06/2021 - 11:20
NASA and its mission partners will host a briefing at 9 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 8, for media interested in covering the James Webb Space Telescope launch.