Archive for "Space Shuttle News"

NASA Coverage Set for Chris Cassidy, Crewmates Flight to Space Station

Apr 6

A trio of space travelers, including NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Thursday, April 9.

News Conference to Feature NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Apr 2

Three NASA astronauts will participate in a live media teleconference at 10:45 a.m. EDT Friday, April 10.

Veteran Astronaut Karen Nyberg Retires from NASA

Mar 31

After nearly 30 years at NASA’s Johnson Space Center supporting human spaceflight, including 20 years as an astronaut and two spaceflights totaling 180 days in space, Astronaut Karen Nyberg is retiring from NASA. Her last day is March 31

NASA Adds Shannon Walker to First Operational Crewed SpaceX Mission

Mar 31

NASA has assigned astronaut Shannon Walker to the first operational crewed flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station.

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

Mar 7

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 11:50 p.m. EST Friday. Dragon will deliver more than 4,300 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations, including a new science facility scheduled …

#BeAnAstronaut: NASA Seeks Applicants to Explore Moon, Mars

Mar 2

For the first time in more than four years, NASA began accepting applications Monday for future astronauts. Aspiring Moon to Mars explorers have until 11:59 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 31, to apply.

Florida Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Feb 25

Florida students will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Astronaut Hague Inspires Silicon Valley to Explore Space Station Research

Feb 20

Astronaut Nick Hague, along with representatives from NASA and the U.S. International Space Station National Lab, will visit San Jose, Calif., February 25 – 28, to highlight research opportunities on board the International Space Station.

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

Feb 15

A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 8,000 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 3:21 p.m. EST Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA Highlights Science on 20th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station

Feb 14

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 20, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.