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NASA Brings Mars Landing, First in Six Years, to Viewers Everywhere Nov. 26

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:38
NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms.

New York Students to Speak with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:18
NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at New York’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16.

NASA to Broadcast Administrator’s Welcome for Orion’s European Powerhouse

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 16:38
NASA is hosting an event at its Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16, to celebrate the arrival of the European Service Module for the agency’s Orion spacecraft.

NASA to Air Launch of Russian Cargo Ship, Docking at International Space Station

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:26
Loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies, a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:14 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16 (12:14 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Baikonur time), to resupply the International Space Station.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Nov. 15 Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 17:47
NASA’s commercial partner Northrop Grumman is scheduled to launch its Antares rocket, carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station, at 4:49 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 15. The launch, as well as briefings preceding and following the launch, will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Looks to University Researchers for Innovative Space Tech Solutions

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:01
University-led research could transform the future of space exploration, from small spacecraft to “smart” systems for the Moon, Mars and beyond.

NASA Announces Media Activities for New Horizons’ New Year’s Kuiper Belt Flyby

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:24
NASA is inviting media to cover the farthest spacecraft flyby in history on Jan. 1, 2019, when the agency’s New Horizons spacecraft encounters the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule. Flyby events will take place from Dec. 29 to Jan. 4 at the base of New Horizons operations, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel,

NASA Updates Media Invitation to Observe Quiet Supersonic Flight Series Operations

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 15:05
NASA has updated the date for the media day event at which journalists are invited to learn about the agency’s Quiet Supersonic Flights 2018 campaign.

European-Built Service Module Arrives in U.S. for First Orion Moon Mission

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 15:32
The powerhouse that will help NASA’s Orion spacecraft venture beyond the Moon is stateside. The European-built service module that will propel, power and cool during Orion flight to the Moon on Exploration Mission-1 arrived from Germany at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday to begin final outfitting, integration and testing wit

NASA Leads Urban Air Mobility ‘Grand Challenge’ Discussion with Industry

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:00
NASA officials welcomed more than 400 participants with a stake in the future of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to Seattle last week for a two-day gathering in which the agency presented its plans to host a series of Grand Challenges for the UAM community.

Researchers Discuss Science Launching on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 18:14
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 8, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Northrop Grumman commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

NASA Hosts Science Chat on Two Upcoming Out-of-this-World Encounters

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 13:16
NASA will host a live Science Chat at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 7, to discuss upcoming encounters of two of the agency’s planetary missions.

NASA Invites Media to Observe Quiet Supersonic Flight Series Operations

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:09
NASA is inviting journalists to learn about the agency’s Quiet Supersonic Flights 2018 campaign during a media day event taking place Friday, Nov. 9, in the Houston area.

Experience High-Res Science in First 8K Footage from Space

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:00
Fans of science in space now can experience fast-moving footage in even higher definition as NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) deliver the first 8K ultra high definition (UHD) video of astronauts living, working and conducting research from the International Space Station.

NASA Television to Air Departure of Japanese Cargo Ship from Space Station

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:07
After delivering more than five tons of supplies, water, spare parts and experiments to the International Space Station, a Japanese cargo spacecraft is scheduled to depart the orbiting laboratory 11:50 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 7.

NASA’s Dawn Mission to Asteroid Belt Comes to End

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 13:30
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has gone silent, ending a historic mission that studied time capsules from the solar system’s earliest chapter.

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain Available for Interviews Before First Spaceflight

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:16
NASA astronaut Anne McClain will be available at 9:30 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 9, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before she launches to the International Space Station on her first spaceflight.