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NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Contract for Wallops Flight Facility

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 16:24
NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.

NASA Invites Media to 18th SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:19
Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA supplies, equipment and science investigations to the International Space Station.

Media Briefing Highlights NASA Tech on Next SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:43
NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Experts will discuss these technologies, and how they complement NASA’s Moon to Mars exploration plans, during a media teleconference Monday, June 10 at 1 p.m. EDT.

NASA to Announce Commercial Opportunities at International Space Station

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 18:20
NASA will announce the agency’s plans to open the International Space Station to expanded commercial activities at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, June 7, at Nasdaq in New York City.

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 12:13
NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program.

NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 16:01
NASA will announce the next major step in the Artemis program’s lunar surface exploration plans during a NASA Science Live broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, May 31.

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:23
Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3.

Pennsylvania Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 10:57
Students from Pennsylvania will have an opportunity to speak live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday, June 3.

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:01
Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory.

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 15:00
In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabilities for NASA’s lunar Gateway.

NASA Invites Media to Orion Abort Test Before Moon Missions with Crew

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:58
Media accreditation is open for an uncrewed flight test of the launch abort system of NASA’s Orion spacecraft on Tuesday, July 2.

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:30
NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years.

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:17
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:20
Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet.

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:42
Students in Texas will have an opportunity next week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Taps 11 American Companies to Advance Human Lunar Landers

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:08
NASA has selected 11 companies to conduct studies and produce prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration program.

NASA Administrator to Speak at Florida Institute of Technology Event

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:06
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will deliver remarks and speak to media Thursday, May 23, at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne.

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:46
NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada.

Media Invited to SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch of Four NASA Missions

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 17:08
Media accreditation is open for SpaceX’s third Falcon Heavy launch, targeted for Saturday, June 22, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 16:16
Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million.