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NASA to Host Briefing on November Mars InSight Landing

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 17:13
NASA's upcoming landing of the first-ever mission to study the heart of Mars will be the topic of a media briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 31 at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

NASA Awards Library and Information Services Technical Support Contract

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 17:00
NASA has awarded the Goddard Library and Information Services Technical Support (GLISTS) contract to Select Federal Services, LLC of Sweetwater, Tennessee. The work will be performed at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

NASA Invites Media to Learn About Urban Air Mobility

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 16:07
NASA is inviting media to attend a two-day Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge Industry Day beginning at 8 a.m. PDT Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront.

Coming to America: Orion’s European Service Module Arrives for First Mission

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 15:42
NASA is inviting media to its Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16, for an event marking the arrival from Bremen, Germany, of the European Service Module – the powerhouse that will supply NASA’s Orion spacecraft with electricity, propulsion, thermal control, air and water.

NASA Invites Media to Visit Nanocomp Technologies, Discuss Space Technology Partnership

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 13:43
Media are invited to tour Nanocomp Technologies in Merrimack, New Hampshire, at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 29, and learn about a nanotechnology that could enable lighter spacecraft and launch vehicles, making spaceflight and exploration more affordable.

NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman Cygnus Launch from Virginia

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:05
Media accreditation now is open for the launch from Virginia of Northrop Grumman’s 10th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space Station aboard its Cygnus spacecraft.

NASA to Host Briefings, Events for ICON Launch to Study Space Weather

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:32
NASA will host a series of media briefings leading up to the Friday, Oct. 26, launch of its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission to study the dynamic zone high in the atmosphere where terrestrial weather from below meets space weather above.

New NASA Podcast Shares ‘Invisible’ Stories of Spaceflight

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:30
Today, NASA released a new, limited-edition podcast called The Invisible Network, the first NASA podcast to embrace narrative storytelling. All six episodes can be downloaded and binged on NASA’s website, SoundCloud and Apple Podcasts.

NASA Television to Air Live Interviews with Astronaut Nick Hague

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:05
NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who has returned home to Houston this weekend after his launch to the International Space Station was aborted, will be interviewed by media about his experience at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 16.

NASA Administrator Statement on Deputy Administrator Confirmation

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 14:03
Statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the Senate confirmation of James Morhard as the agency’s deputy administrator

Missouri, Colorado Students to Speak with Astronaut on Space Station

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:49
Elementary school students from Missouri and Colorado will talk live with an astronaut on the International Space Station next week.

NASA to Air International Space Station Update Briefing Today

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:23
NASA will hold a news conference at noon EDT today, to provide a status update on the International Space Station following this morning’s Soyuz spacecraft abort during launch that ended with the safe landing of two Expedition 57 crew members.

NASA Statement on Soyuz MS-10 Launch Abort

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 08:27
The following is a statement about Thursday’s Soyuz MS-10 launch aboard to the International Space Station:

NASA to Televise Two Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 16:29
Astronauts on the International Space Station will conduct spacewalks Friday, Oct. 19, and Thursday, Oct. 25, to continue power system upgrades, and experts will preview the work during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 16, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

NASA Television to Air Launch of NASA Astronaut on First Space Mission

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 14:04
Astronaut Nick Hague, who joined NASA’s astronaut corps in 2013, is preparing to launch Thursday, Oct. 11, on his first space mission – a six-month stay on the International Space Station. The launch and arrival at the space station will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Evaluates Commercial Small-Sat Earth Data for Science

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 17:26
NASA has launched a pilot program to evaluate how Earth science data from commercial small-satellite constellations could supplement observations from the agency’s fleet of orbiting Earth science missions. On Sept. 28, the agency awarded sole-source contracts to acquire test data sets from three private sector organizations.

NASA, UAE Space Agency Sign Historic Implementing Arrangement for Cooperation in Human Spaceflight

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:55
NASA and the UAE Space Agency (UAESA) yesterday signed an Implementing Arrangement (IA) that outlines cooperation across a range of areas related to space exploration and human spaceflight.

Space Station Crew Returns to Earth, Lands Safely in Kazakhstan

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:28
Three members of the Expedition 56 crew returned safely to Earth Thursday from the International Space Station, where they spent months providing hands-on support for scientific research in low-Earth orbit, working to keep the orbiting laboratory fully operational, and performing three spacewalks.

NASA Administrator Highlights ‘Moon to Mars’ Events Across Agency Oct. 24

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 14:37
NASA invites media to visit one of the agency’s many locations across the United States on Wednesday, Oct. 24, to learn more about how NASA is preparing to return astronauts to the Moon, then on the Mars.

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:53
Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have uncovered tantalizing evidence of what could be the first discovery of a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system.