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NASA Statement on National Aerospace Week

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 11:51
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on National Aerospace Week, hosted by Aerospace Industries Sept. 13-17. This week recognizes innovations from aerospace manufacturers, suppliers, and workforce.

NASA Selects Five U.S. Companies to Mature Artemis Lander Concepts

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 17:05
NASA has selected five U.S. companies to help the agency enable a steady pace of crewed trips to the lunar surface under the agency’s Artemis program.

NASA Awards Regional Architect, Engineering Services Contracts

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 18:03
NASA has selected nine companies to provide architect and engineering services for the agency’s facilities in the southeastern United States.

NASA Awards Contract for Software Licenses, Maintenance, Support

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 17:05
NASA has awarded Panamerica Computers of Luray, Virginia, an ordering vehicle to provide Box platform licenses, maintenance, and support services when the agency requires.

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for GOES-U Mission

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 16:56
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-U (GOES-U) mission.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects Puzzle Pieces of Mars’ History

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 11:38
NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover successfully collected its first pair of rock samples, and scientists already are gaining new insights into the region.

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Commercial Crew Space Station Launch

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 08:20
Media accreditation now is open for the launch of the third SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket that will carry astronauts to the International Space Station for a long duration mission.

NASA Innovations Will Help U.S. Meet Sustainable Aviation Goals

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 16:06
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson joined federal government and industry leaders Thursday at a White House event highlighting sustainable aviation and the administration’s focus on medium- and long-term goals to combat climate change.

NASA Readies James Webb Space Telescope for December Launch

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 09:59
NASA plans to launch the James Webb Space Telescope into orbit Dec. 18, 2021, to serve as the premier deep space observatory for the next decade.

NASA to Host Briefing on Successful Sample Collection of Martian Rock

Tue, 09/07/2021 - 17:09
NASA will hold a virtual media briefing Friday, Sept. 10, at noon EDT to provide an update on the agency’s Perseverance Mars rover, which recently completed its first successful rock sampling.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects First Mars Rock Sample

Mon, 09/06/2021 - 19:13
NASA’s Perseverance rover today completed the collection of the first sample of Martian rock, a core from Jezero Crater slightly thicker than a pencil.

Nebraska Youth to Hear from NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 17:04
Students participating with the Nebraska 4-H will have an opportunity next week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Invites Media to Kennedy for Artemis Activities

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 14:49
NASA is inviting a limited number of media to capture imagery of the fully stacked and integrated Artemis I mission Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System (SLS) rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA Coverage of Rescheduled Spacewalk Preparing for New Solar Array

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 10:28
Astronauts Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Sunday, Sept. 12.

NASA Invites Students, Educators to Join Artemis I Mission

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 16:43
As students and educators return to classrooms online and in-person, NASA welcomes the next generation of explorers – the Artemis Generation – to learn more about the mission that will pave the way to land the first woman and first person of color on the Moon.

NASA Begins Air Taxi Flight Testing with Joby

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 09:06
NASA began flight testing Monday with Joby Aviation’s all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft as part of the agency’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign.

NASA Administrator Statement on Meeting with Ukrainian President

Tue, 08/31/2021 - 15:36
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s visit Tuesday to NASA Headquarters in Washington:

NASA Leadership to Call Space Station Crew

Tue, 08/31/2021 - 12:38
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy will speak with astronauts aboard the International Space Station from the Mission Control Center at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston Thursday, Sept. 2.

NASA Sets Coverage for Two Russian Spacewalks Outside Space Station

Mon, 08/30/2021 - 16:57
Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station Friday, Sept. 3, and Thursday, Sept. 9, to conduct the first pair of up to 11 spacewalks to prepare the new Nauka multipurpose laboratory module for operations in space.

Cutting-Edge Science Launches on NASA’s SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission

Sun, 08/29/2021 - 04:11
The latest SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is bound for the International Space Station after launching at 3:14 a.m. EDT Sunday from from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying more than 4,800 pounds of science experiments, crew supplies, and spacecraft hardware.