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NASA to Hold Double Asteroid Redirection Test Launch Preview Briefing

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 10:36
NASA will hold a virtual media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Nov. 4, to preview the launch of the agency’s first planetary defense test mission, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART).

New Roles, Combined Offices for NASA Administrator Leadership Team

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 13:20
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson is announcing new leadership roles, as well as the merging of two offices into the Office of Technology, Policy, and Strategy (OTPS), in support of Biden-Harris Administration priorities and the focus on space strategy.

Coverage Update for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts

Sat, 10/30/2021 - 12:57
NASA is updating its coverage of the upcoming launch and docking activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.

NASA, National Geographic Partner to Show Inside Artemis Moon Mission

Fri, 10/29/2021 - 14:08
NASA has selected National Geographic to help tell the story of Artemis II, the first Artemis flight that will carry astronauts around the Moon and back to Earth aboard the agency’s Orion spacecraft.

NASA’s Juno: Science Results Offer First 3D View of Jupiter Atmosphere

Thu, 10/28/2021 - 15:52
New findings from NASA’s Juno probe orbiting Jupiter provide a fuller picture of how the planet’s distinctive and colorful atmospheric features offer clues about the unseen processes below its clouds.

NASA to Host Briefing on Webb Telescope Engineering, Deployments

Thu, 10/28/2021 - 10:14
NASA will hold a virtual media briefing 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Nov. 2, to discuss the engineering of the James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest and most powerful space science telescope.

NASA Invites Media to Learn About S-MODE Mission

Tue, 10/26/2021 - 14:35
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 29 to share information about the Sub-Mesoscale Ocean Dynamics Experiment (S-MODE), a campaign to study small ocean whirlpools, eddies, and currents.

NASA to Host Briefing to Reveal New Findings from Jupiter’s Atmosphere

Mon, 10/25/2021 - 13:44
NASA will hold a virtual media briefing at 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 28, to discuss the latest results from the agency’s Juno spacecraft.

NASA Invites Media to Launch of IXPE Mission to Study X-rays in Space

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 14:59
Media accreditation is open for the upcoming launch of NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, which will measure polarized X-rays from exotic cosmic objects, such as black holes and neutron stars, to better understand these types of phenomena and extreme environments.

NASA Commits $28 Million to Underfunded US Jurisdictions

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 14:18
NASA has awarded $28 million to fund the next five years of research infrastructure development across 28 jurisdictions.

NASA Completes Mega-Moon Rocket Stacking, Invites Media to Learn More

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 09:20
NASA has completed stacking of the agency’s mega-Moon rocket and spacecraft that will launch the next generation of deep space operations, including Artemis missions on and around the Moon.

Coverage Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 18:35
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.

NASA’s Glenn Delgado Receives US Women’s Chamber of Commerce Award

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:52
The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce presented Glenn A. Delgado, NASA’s associate administrator for the agency’s Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), with its CEO Award on Wednesday, Oct. 20.

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.

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