Archive for "Nasa News"

NASA Updates Spacewalk Assignments, Announces Final Preview Briefing

Mar 25

With the first in a series of three spacewalks successfully completed at the International Space Station, NASA has updated astronaut assignments for the remaining two spacewalks and will preview the third in an upcoming news conference on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Television to Broadcast Fifth Meeting of the National Space Council

Mar 25

NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the fifth meeting of the National Space Council starting at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 26.

NASA Mission Reveals Asteroid Has Big Surprises

Mar 19

A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid’s surface.

NASA Television to Air Three Upcoming Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

Mar 15

Four astronauts are preparing for their first spacewalks outside the International Space Station, scheduled for March 22, March 29 and April 8.

NASA to Host Media Teleconference on Asteroid Sample Return Mission

Mar 14

NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 19, to announce new science from the agency’s first mission to return to Earth an asteroid sample that may contain unaltered material from the very beginning of our solar system.

NASA Administrator Statement on NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans, FY 2020 Budget

Mar 11

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine:

NASA Administrator Speaks at Robotics Competition in Oklahoma

Mar 8

NASA Administrator, and Oklahoma native, Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak to media Saturday, March.

SpaceX Crew Dragon Splashdown Marks Success of First NASA Commercial Crew Flight Test

Mar 8

NASA passed a major milestone Friday in its goal to restore America’s human spaceflight capability when SpaceX’s Crew Dragon returned to Earth after a five-day mission docked to the International Space Station.

March 11 Events Highlight NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans, FY 2020 Budget

Mar 5

NASA invites media and social media to agency centers across the country Monday, March 11, to get an up-close look at America’s work to return astronauts to the Moon and on to Mars, following the delivery of President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal to the U.S. Congress.

Arizona Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Mar 4

Students from Arizona will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut on the International Space Station.