NASA to Broadcast Administrator’s Welcome for Orion’s European Powerhouse

Nov 13

NASA is hosting an event at its Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16, to celebrate the arrival of the European Service Module for the agency’s Orion spacecraft.

NASA to Air Launch of Russian Cargo Ship, Docking at International Space Station

Nov 13

Loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies, a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:14 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16 (12:14 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Baikonur time), to resupply …

NASA TV Coverage Set for Nov. 15 Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

Nov 9

NASA’s commercial partner Northrop Grumman is scheduled to launch its Antares rocket, carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station, at 4:49 a.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 15. The launch, as well as briefings preceding and following the launch, will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA Looks to University Researchers for Innovative Space Tech Solutions

Nov 8

University-led research could transform the future of space exploration, from small spacecraft to “smart” systems for the Moon, Mars and beyond.

NASA Announces Media Activities for New Horizons’ New Year’s Kuiper Belt Flyby

Nov 7

NASA is inviting media to cover the farthest spacecraft flyby in history on Jan. 1, 2019, when the agency’s New Horizons spacecraft encounters the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule. Flyby events will take place from Dec. 29 to Jan. 4 at the base of New Horizons operations, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel,

NASA Updates Media Invitation to Observe Quiet Supersonic Flight Series Operations

Nov 7

NASA has updated the date for the media day event at which journalists are invited to learn about the agency’s Quiet Supersonic Flights 2018 campaign.

European-Built Service Module Arrives in U.S. for First Orion Moon Mission

Nov 6

The powerhouse that will help NASA’s Orion spacecraft venture beyond the Moon is stateside. The European-built service module that will propel, power and cool during Orion flight to the Moon on Exploration Mission-1 arrived from Germany at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday to begin final outfitting, integration and testing wit

NASA Leads Urban Air Mobility ‘Grand Challenge’ Discussion with Industry

Nov 6

NASA officials welcomed more than 400 participants with a stake in the future of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to Seattle last week for a two-day gathering in which the agency presented its plans to host a series of Grand Challenges for the UAM community.

Researchers Discuss Science Launching on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Nov 5

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 8, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Northrop Grumman commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

NASA Hosts Science Chat on Two Upcoming Out-of-this-World Encounters

Nov 5

NASA will host a live Science Chat at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 7, to discuss upcoming encounters of two of the agency’s planetary missions.