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NASA Selects New Instrument to Continue Key Climate Record

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 17:00
NASA has selected a new space-based instrument as an innovative and cost-effective approach to maintaining the 40-year data record of the balance between the solar radiation entering Earth’s atmosphere and the amount absorbed, reflected, and emitted.

Florida Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 09:49
Florida students will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of Katherine Johnson

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 12:20
The following is a statement from Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the passing of NASA legend Katherine Johnson, who worked for the agency from 1953 to 1986.

NASA Selects Proposals for Student Aeronautics, Space Projects

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:01
NASA has awarded more than $39.8 million through the agency’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Project to increase student and faculty engagement in STEM at community colleges, technical schools and universities across the nation.

Explorers Wanted: Media Invited to Experience Artemis Astronaut Training

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 16:40
NASA is offering media a glimpse of astronaut training at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25, before the application process opens March 2 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts.

Media Invited to Inside Look at NASA Marine Cloud Study

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 13:01
Media are invited to preview a NASA airborne science campaign to help improve weather and climate predictions at 9 a.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 25, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 17:51
A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 8,000 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 3:21 p.m. EST Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA Highlights Science on 20th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 18:44
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 20, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

NASA Awards Contract to Launch CubeSat to Moon from Virginia

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 16:11
NASA has selected Rocket Lab of Huntington Beach, California, to provide launch services for the Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) CubeSat.

NASA Invites Media to View Orion Spacecraft for Artemis I Lunar Mission

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 16:05
Media accreditation is open for an opportunity to view the Artemis I Orion spacecraft following completion of testing at NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.

NASA Selects Four Possible Missions to Study the Secrets of the Solar System

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 16:46
NASA has selected four Discovery Program investigations to develop concept studies for new missions.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Feb. 14 Cygnus Launch to Space Station

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 14:44
Northrop Grumman’s next NASA resupply services mission to the International Space Station is targeted for launch at 3:43 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 14.

Explorers Wanted: NASA to Hire More Artemis Generation Astronauts

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:49
As NASA prepares to launch American astronauts this year on American rockets from American soil to the International Space Station – with an eye toward the Moon and Mars – the agency is announcing it will accept applications March 2 to 31 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts.

California Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 10:59
Students from Southern California will have an opportunity this week to talk with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Administrator Statement on Moon to Mars Initiative, FY 2021 Budget

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 14:22
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine:

Solar Orbiter Launch Takes Solar Science to New Heights

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 01:28
Solar Orbiter, a new collaborative mission between ESA (European Space Agency) and NASA to study the Sun, launched at 11:03 p.m. EST Sunday on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 13:46
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 Center in Houston.

NASA, Boeing to Provide Update on Starliner Orbital Flight Test Reviews

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 22:30
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 investigation into the primary issues detected during the company’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test in December as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Return from Space Station

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 05:29
After setting a record for the longest single spaceflight in history by a woman, NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth Thursday, along with Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency).

NASA Spotlights Moon to Mars Plans at Feb. 10 ‘State of NASA’ Events

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 18:44
NASA centers across the country are opening their doors Monday, Feb. 10, to media and social media for “State of NASA” events, including a televised program featuring remarks from Rep. Steven Palazzo (MS-4) and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the agency’s mission to go to the Moon, Mars, and worlds beyond.