Archive for "Nasa News"

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station

May 24

Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory.

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion

May 23

In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabilities for NASA’s lunar Gateway.

NASA Invites Media to Orion Abort Test Before Moon Missions with Crew

May 23

Media accreditation is open for an uncrewed flight test of the launch abort system of NASA’s Orion spacecraft on Tuesday, July 2.

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM

May 23

NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years.

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set

May 22

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover

May 21

Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet.

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

May 17

Students in Texas will have an opportunity next week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Taps 11 American Companies to Advance Human Lunar Landers

May 16

NASA has selected 11 companies to conduct studies and produce prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration program.

NASA Administrator to Speak at Florida Institute of Technology Event

May 16

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will deliver remarks and speak to media Thursday, May 23, at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne.

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing

May 16

NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada.