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NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 19:19
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024.

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 18:36
NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024.

Kansas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 12:11
Students from Kansas will have an opportunity this week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station who also hails from the Sunflower State.

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 05:51
After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and the formation of asteroids and comets.

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 17:20
NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by aluminum manufacturer, Sapa Profiles, Inc. (SPI).

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 13:57
NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio.

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 15:15
Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2019 Planetary Defense Conference Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 at The Hotel at the University of Maryland.

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:49
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting no earlier than 4:22 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 30, for the launch of its next resupply mission to the International Space Station.

NASA Social Media Efforts Win Two Webby Awards

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 18:08
Agency digital properties also won five People's Voice Awards.

NASA’s InSight Lander Captures Audio of First Likely ‘Quake’ on Mars

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 15:37
NASA’s Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely “marsquake.”

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:15
This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country.

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:06
NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at the agency’s headquarters in Washington.

Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 21:00
Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA, Blue Origin Agreement Signals Rocketing Growth of Commercial Space

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:59
Officials from NASA and the private space company Blue Origin have signed an agreement that grants the company use of a historic test stand as the agency focuses on returning to the Moon and on to Mars, and America’s commercial space industry continues to grow.

NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 20:10
NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, an extended stay for NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, and a record-setting flight for NASA astronaut Christina Koch.

NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:42
NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, April 22, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

NASA Invites You to “Picture Earth” for Earth Day

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 16:00
Our magnificent planet is always ready for its close-up. On Earth Day, April 22, NASA wants to see your take.

Next Space Station Crew Available for Media Interviews

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 14:21
NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, along with crewmates Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency) and Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT, Friday, April 19, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

NASA TV Coverage Set for April 17 Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 18:36
NASA’s commercial partner Northrop Grumman is scheduled to launch its Antares rocket carrying its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the international Space Station at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 17.

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Asteroid Redirect Test Mission

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 15:44
NASA has selected SpaceX in Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, the first-ever mission to demonstrate the capability to deflect an asteroid by colliding a spacecraft with it at high speed – a technique known as a kinetic impactor.