Archive for "Space Shuttle News"

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

Jan 27

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station.

NASA, SpaceX Complete Final Major Flight Test of Crew Spacecraft

Jan 19

NASA and SpaceX completed a launch escape demonstration of the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket Sunday. This was the final major flight test of the spacecraft before it begins carrying astronauts to the International Space Station under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Jan 13

Students from Texas will have an opportunity this week to talk with three NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA’s Newest Astronauts Ready for Space Station, Moon, and Mars Missions

Jan 10

NASA welcomed 11 new astronauts to its ranks Friday, increasing the number of those eligible for spaceflight assignments that will expand humanity’s horizons in space for generations to come.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Three Spacewalks in January

Jan 8

Four astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station for three spacewalks in January to complete battery upgrades and finalize repairs to an invaluable cosmic ray detector.

NASA’s Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2019 Annual Report

Jan 7

The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, issued its 2019 annual report Tuesday examining the agency’s safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns.

NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station

Dec 31

Filled with almost 3,600 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Sunday, Jan. 5. NASA Television and the agency’s website will broadcast its departure live beginning at 9:15 p.m. EST.

NASA Television to Air Boeing Starliner Spacecraft Landing

Dec 22

NASA and Boeing will provide live coverage of the landing on Sunday, Dec. 22, of the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, on return from its Orbital Flight Test for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

NASA, Boeing to Provide Update on Starliner Orbital Flight Test Status

Dec 21

NASA and Boeing will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 21, to discuss the status of the Boeing Orbital Flight Test, and the test objectives that have been, and are expected to be, accomplished related to NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

NASA Statement on Boeing Orbital Flight Test

Dec 20

Statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine regarding the Boeing Orbital Flight test.