Author: NASA

U.S. Senate Confirms Vo Schaus as NASA Chief Financial Officer, Looks Forward to Returing to the Moon

The following are statements from Margaret Vo Schaus, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy on Friday’s U.S. Senate confirmation of Vo Schaus as NASA’s chief financial officer. […]

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NASA’s Hubble Telescope Finds First Evidence of Water Vapor on Jupiter’s Moon ‘Ganymede’

Previous research has offered circumstantial evidence that Ganymede, the largest moon in the solar system, contains more water than all of Earth’s oceans. […]

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to Explore a Neighboring, Dusty Planetary System

Researchers will use NASA’s upcoming James Webb Space Telescope to study Beta Pictoris, an intriguing young planetary system that sports at least two planets, a jumble of smaller, rocky bodies, and a dusty disk. […]

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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for the Europa Clipper Mission to Jupiter

NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies Corp. of California, to provide launch services for Earth’s first mission to conduct detailed investigations of Jupiter’s moon Europa. […]

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WATCH: NASA Perseverance Mars Rover to Acquire First-Ever Sample of Martian Rock

NASA is making final preparations for its Perseverance Mars rover to collect its first-ever sample of Martian rock, which future planned missions will transport to Earth. […]

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NASA Gives a Sneak Peek Into Test Chamber For X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Aircraft

Safety is paramount for NASA’s quiet supersonic flight team who are making great strides in preparing for future flight testing with the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology aircraft. […]

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New Russian Multipurpose Laboratory Module Set to Launch to International Space Station July 21

NASA will provide live coverage of a new Russian science module’s launch and automated docking to the International Space Station, and the undocking of another module that has been part of the orbital outpost for the past 20 years. […]

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10 Years Ago: Space Shuttle Atlantis Launches Into Space for Final Time from Kennedy Space Center, Space Shuttle Era Ends

In July 2011, Space Shuttle Atlantis launched into space for the last time on the STS-135 mission. STS-135 was the 33rd flight of Atlantis, as well as the 135th and final mission of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program, focused on delivering critical supplies and equipment to the International Space Station. […]

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NASA’s SpaceX Dragon Cargo Freighter Set to Air Departure from Space Station July 6

NASA’s SpaceX Dragon cargo freighter, loaded with approximately 5,000 pounds of scientific experiments and other cargo from the International Space Station, will depart Tuesday, July 6. […]

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NASA’s Docking of Roscosmos Cargo Ship to the International Space Station Set for June 29

Live coverage of Russia’s Progress 78 cargo spacecraft’s launch and docking to the International Space Station will begin at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 29, on NASA Television, the agency’s website, and the NASA app. […]

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NASA to Unveil Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite Data Streams June 22

After six months of check-out and calibration in orbit, the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will make its first two data streams available to the public on June 22. […]

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NASA Distributes $6.6 Million to Numerous Minority-Serving Institutions for Ocean Research

NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry, or OCEAN, has awarded cooperative agreements to 10 universities for projects that will support NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in seeking a better understanding of the ocean’s role in the Earth system. […]

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