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NASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Next Cargo Launch

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 17:54
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 1:29 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 3, to launch its 22nd commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station.

NASA to Brief President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Funding Request for Agency

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 13:33
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and acting Chief Financial Officer Steve Shinn will host a media briefing at 3 p.m. EDT Friday, May 28, to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s fiscal year 2022 funding request for the agency following the White House’s release of the full funding request.

El nuevo reto estudiantil de la NASA ofrece un desarrollo tecnológico práctico

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 13:57
La NASA comenzará un nuevo concurso para el año escolar 2021-22, dando a los equipos de estudiantes la oportunidad de diseñar, construir y lanzar experimentos en cohetes suborbitales y vuelos en globo de gran altitud.

New NASA Student Challenge Offers Hands-On Tech Development

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 13:51
NASA will initiate a new competition for the 2021-22 school year, providing student teams a chance to design, build, and launch experiments on suborbital rockets and high-altitude balloon flights.

New NASA Earth System Observatory to Help Address, Mitigate Climate Change

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 15:41
NASA will design a new set of Earth-focused missions to provide key information to guide efforts related to climate change, disaster mitigation, fighting forest fires, and improving real-time agricultural processes.

Media Invited to NASA’s Laser Communications Demonstration Launch

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 16:00
U.S. media accreditation has opened for an upcoming rocket launch with a NASA payload that aims to enhance communications capabilities for the agency’s future missions, including the potential to increase bandwidth 10 to 100 times more than radio frequency systems.

NASA Invites Media to Launch of Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test-2

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 15:21
Media accreditation is open for prelaunch and launch activities for NASA’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station, the second uncrewed flight test of the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

Pennsylvania, Texas Students to Hear from Astronauts on Space Station

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 14:02
Pennsylvania and Texas students have opportunities next week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Science Launching to Space Station

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 18:48
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 26, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

NASA, ESA, JAXA Host Hackathon to Study COVID-19’s Environmental Effects

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 18:04
The measures countries have taken in response to COVID-19, ranging from large-scale lockdowns to the mass deployment of personal protective equipment, have resulted in environmental effects.

NASA Statement on China’s Zhurong Mars Rover Photos

Wed, 05/19/2021 - 14:43
NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson issued the following statement Wednesday after the China National Space Administration’s release of the first photos from the Zhurong Mars rover:

3 Students Named Winners of Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest

Wed, 05/19/2021 - 13:17
NASA has named three students the winners of the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest for their creative visions of a pioneering journey to the Moon. Nearly

Students to Sign and Speak to NASA, ESA Astronauts in Orbit

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 19:08
Space-savvy students from across the nation who are deaf, blind, hearing and visually impaired and their mentors will have a unique opportunity this week to connect with astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Kayla Barron Joins NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Mission to Space Station

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 13:57
NASA has assigned Kayla Barron to serve as a mission specialist for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station, which is targeted to launch as early as Oct. 23.

NASA Awards Contract for Information Technology Support

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:48
NASA has selected Banner Quality Management Inc. (BQMI) and Peerless Technologies Corporation, a joint venture located in Fairview Park, Ohio, to provide information technology solutions in support of agency missions and programs.

Texas, Minnesota, Ohio Students to Hear from Astronauts in Space

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:47
Students from several states across the nation will have an opportunity next week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Invests $105 Million in US Small Business Technology Development

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 16:38
NASA has a long history of supporting America’s entrepreneurs as they develop technologies from ideas to commercial readiness. The agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is furthering that legacy with 140 new Phase II awards to 127 U.S. small businesses that will help them move their innovations to market.

NASA Selects Consolidated Program Support Services Program, Planning, and Control Contractor

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 17:07
NASA has selected Manufacturing Technical Solutions Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide the Consolidated Program Support Services (CPSS) Program, Planning, and Control (PP&C) at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville and Johnson Space Center in Houston, with the potential to provide these services to other NASA centers.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 16:22
After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is on its way back to Earth with an abundance of rocks and dust from the near-Earth asteroid Bennu.

NASA Announces New Associate Administrator

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 14:00
NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson announced Monday Robert D. Cabana, who has served as director of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center since 2008, will serve as associate administrator effective Monday, May 17.