Author: NASA

NASA to Begin High-Voltage Ground Testing on All-Electric X-57

NASA is set to start high-voltage functional ground testing of the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, which will perform flights to help develop certification standards for emerging electric aircraft. […]

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NASA to Honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson During Headquarters Naming Ceremony

Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk will lead a ceremony at 1 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 26, officially naming the NASA Headquarters building in Washington in honor of Mary W. Jackson. […]

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NASA Set to Hold Green Run Hot Fire Test in Mississippi Before Transport to Kennedy Space Center

NASA plans to conduct a second Green Run hot fire test as early as the fourth week in February with the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s core stage that will launch the Artemis I mission to the Moon. […]

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NASA Celebrates Establishment of John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland 80 Years Ago

On January 23, 1941, local authorities, military representatives, and agency officials assembled in Cleveland to initiate the construction of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) new research laboratory. […]

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NASA Lends 3.9 Million Year Old Moon Rock for Display Inside the Oval Office of The White House

In symbolic recognition of earlier generations’ ambitions and accomplishments and support for America’s current Moon to Mars exploration approach, a Moon rock now sits in the Oval Office of the White House. […]

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Upcoming International Space Station Spacewalks Will Complete Long-Term Battery Upgrade

Two NASA astronauts are scheduled to venture outside the International Space Station Wednesday, Jan. 27, and Monday, Feb. 1, for a pair of spacewalks to finish installing a European science platform and complete long-term battery upgrade work. […]

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NASA Accelerates Space Launch System Rocket Hot Fire Test Which Will Launch Artemis I Mission

Following a test readiness review on Monday, NASA is now targeting Saturday, Jan. 16, for the final test in the Green Run testing series for the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will launch the agency’s Artemis I mission. […]

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Cargo Dragon Spacecraft Undocks from Station, Heads for Splashdown Off Florida Coast on Wednesday

With NASA astronaut Victor Glover monitoring aboard the International Space Station, an upgraded SpaceX cargo Dragon spacecraft undocked from the International Docking Adapter on the station’s space-facing port of the Harmony module at 9:05 a.m. EST. […]

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NASA Prepares to ‘Rock and Roll’ on Crawlerway Ahead of Artemis I Moon Mission

Before the most powerful rocket in existence can lift off for lunar missions, it must first make the 4.2-mile trek from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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NASA, Federal Aviation Administration Partnership Bolsters American Commercial Space Activities

NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) reaffirming the agencies’ longstanding relationship to foster robust American commercial space transportation capabilities, including commercial crew and cargo activities. […]

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