Archive for "Space Shuttle News"

New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Dec 6

Students from New Mexico will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station.

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

Dec 5

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m. EST Wednesday. Dragon will deliver more than 5,700 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations, including studies of malting barley in m…

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Nov 27

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting 12:29 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 19th resupply mission to the International Space Station under contract with the agency.

NASA Invites Media to SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test for Commercial Crew

Nov 26

Media accreditation is open for SpaceX’s In-Flight Abort Test as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. The flight test of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft is targeted for no earlier than December – an exact test date still is to be determined — from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission

Nov 2

On the 19th anniversary of the arrival of the first crew to live aboard the International Space Station, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the orbiting outpost with almost 8,200 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 9:59 a.m. EDT Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA TV to Air Departure of Japanese Cargo Spacecraft from Space Station

Oct 28

NASA will broadcast the departure of a Japanese cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station beginning at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, Nov. 1, on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Television Coverage Set for Cygnus Resupply Mission to International Space Station

Oct 25

NASA commercial cargo provider Northrop Grumman is scheduled to launch its next resupply mission to the International Space Station at 9:59 a.m. EDT Saturday, Nov. 2. NASA’s prelaunch coverage will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website beginning Friday, Nov. 1.

NASA Invites Media to Boeing Orbital Flight Test Launch for Commercial Crew

Oct 24

Media accreditation is open for Boeing’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station, as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

In-Space News Conference to Review First All-Woman Spacewalk

Oct 18

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will participate in a news conference from orbit at noon EDT, Monday, Oct. 21, following their Friday spacewalk – the first to be conducted by two women.

NASA to Televise First All-Female Spacewalk, Host Media Teleconference

Oct 17

On the first ever all-female spacewalk, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will venture outside the International Space Station about 7:50 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 18, to replace faulty equipment on the station’s exterior. Live coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.