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NASA Adds Vulcan Centaur Launch Services to Launch Services Contract

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 16:57
NASA has awarded a contract modification to United Launch Services LLC of Centennial, Colorado, to add Vulcan Centaur launch services to the company's NASA Launch Services II (NLS II) contract, in accordance with the contract’s on-ramp provision.

NASA to Provide Live Coverage of Space Station Crew Landing

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 16:32
Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA and two Roscosmos cosmonauts are scheduled to end their mission on the International Space Station Friday, April 16.

Coverage Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 18:16
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.

El helicóptero de Marte de la NASA intentará realizar su primer vuelo el domingo

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 13:30
El helicóptero Ingenuity Mars de la NASA está a dos días de llevar a cabo el primer intento de la humanidad de realizar un vuelo controlado y con motor de una aeronave en otro planeta.

Acting NASA Administrator Statement on Agency FY 2022 Discretionary Request

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 13:30
The Biden-Harris Administration submitted to Congress Friday the president’s priorities for fiscal year 2022 discretionary spending. The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on the funding request:

NASA’s Mars Helicopter to Make First Flight Attempt Sunday

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 12:56
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is two days away from making humanity’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.

NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei, Crewmates Arrive Safely at Space Station

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 08:18
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and two Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station Friday, bringing its number of residents to 10 for the coming week.

NASA Awards Global Change Research Support Services Contract

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 16:57
NASA has awarded the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) Support Services contract to ICF Incorporated LLC of Fairfax, Virginia.

NASA Selects Innovative, Early-Stage Tech Concepts for Continued Study

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 12:31
NASA encourages researchers to develop and study unexpected approaches for traveling through, understanding, and exploring space.

NASA Invites Public to Take Flight With Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 15:07
NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet.

Texas, Scotland, Ecuador Students Hear from Space Station Crew

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 19:12
Students from the Rice Space Institute will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Rice Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 19:12
Students from the Rice Space Institute will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Watch Next Space Station Crew Launch Live on NASA TV, NASA App

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 11:57
Three space travelers, including NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, are poised to launch Friday, April 9, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station.

NASA to Host Virtual Viewing of Orion Spacecraft Drop Test

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 18:04
Engineers will drop a 14,000-pound test version of the Orion spacecraft into the Hydro Impact Basin at NASA's Langley Research Center's Landing and Impact Research Facility in Hampton, Virginia at 1:45 p.m. EDT Tuesday, April 6.

NASA Awards Communications Program Mission Network Services Task Order

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 15:44
NASA has awarded a task order to AT&T Corporation of Virginia to provide support of the agency’s Communications Mission Network Services, including the highest quality, cost-effective telecommunications services for the transmission of data, video, and voice for the agency.

NASA Selects Geostationary and Extended Orbits Imager Phase A Contracts

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 17:00
NASA has selected L3Harris Technologies Inc. of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Raytheon Company of El Segundo, California, for the Geostationary and Extended Orbits (GEO-XO) Imager (GXI) Phase A Study contracts.

NASA TV to Air First US Commercial Crew Port Relocation on Space Station

Mon, 03/29/2021 - 13:27
NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts aboard the International Space Station will mark another first for commercial spaceflight Monday, April 5, when the four astronauts will relocate the Crew Dragon spacecraft to prepare for the arrival of new crew members in late April and the upcoming delivery of new solar arrays this summer.

NASA Provides $45M Boost to US Small Businesses

Thu, 03/25/2021 - 11:18
Small businesses are vital to NASA’s mission, helping expand humanity’s presence in space and improve life on Earth.

NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Prepares for First Flight

Tue, 03/23/2021 - 14:11
NASA is targeting no earlier than April 8 for the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to make the first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.

NASA Statement on Nomination of Bill Nelson for Agency Administrator

Fri, 03/19/2021 - 12:05
Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk released the following statement after today’s nomination by President Joe Biden of Bill Nelson to serve as the 14th NASA administrator:

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