SpaceX Wins NASA $2.9 Billion Contract to Build Moon Lander

Apr 16

Elon Musk’s company bested Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin and others in the contest to carry American astronauts to the lunar surface.

The Space Launch System: NASA’s Last Rocket

Apr 16

The United States is unlikely to build anything like the Space Launch System ever again. But it’s still good that NASA did.

The Space Launch System: NASA’s Last Rocket

Apr 16

The United States is unlikely to build anything like the Space Launch System ever again. But it’s still good that NASA did.

As Artemis Moves Forward, NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Next Americans on Moon

Apr 16

NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts…

NASA Statement on Nomination of Pam Melroy for Agency Deputy Administrator

Apr 16

The following is a statement from Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Friday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Joe Biden of former NASA astronaut Pam Melroy to serve as the agency’s deputy administrator:

NASA Celebrates Earth Day by Showing How We Are #ConnectedByEarth

Apr 16

NASA’s investment in space – both the unique Earth science conducted in orbit and the technology developed by living in space and exploring the solar system and universe – returns benefits every day, particularly when it comes to environmental issues.

NASA to Announce Selection of Human Lander for Artemis Moon Mission

Apr 16

NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT today, Friday, April 16, to announce the company or companies selected to move forward in developing a modern human landing system (HLS) that will carry the next two American astronauts to the surface…

NASA Adds Vulcan Centaur Launch Services to Launch Services Contract

Apr 15

NASA has awarded a contract modification to United Launch Services LLC of Centennial, Colorado, to add Vulcan Centaur launch services to the company’s NASA Launch Services II (NLS II) contract, in accordance with the contract’s on-ramp provision.

NASA to Provide Live Coverage of Space Station Crew Landing

Apr 13

Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA and two Roscosmos cosmonauts are scheduled to end their mission on the International Space Station Friday, April 16.

Coverage Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts

Apr 9

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.