Author: NASA

NASA Completes Mega-Moon Rocket Stacking at Kennedy Space Center Vehicle Assembly Building

NASA has completed stacking of the agency’s mega-Moon rocket and spacecraft that will launch the next generation of deep space operations, including Artemis missions on and around the Moon. […]

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NASA to Host Upcoming Prelaunch, Launch Activities for SpaceX Crew-3 Mission with Astronauts to the ISS

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station. […]

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Russian Actress and Director Set to Return from International Space Station Aboard Soyuz Oct. 17

NASA will provide complete coverage as three space travelers living aboard the International Space Station, including a Russian actress and her producer-director, return to Earth just after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 17. […]

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Rargeted for Launch Dec. 18 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana

The launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the premier space science observatory for the next decade and an international partnership with the ESA and Canadian Space Agency, is targeted for launch Dec. 18. […]

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NASA Makes Astronaut Reassignment for Upcoming Commercial SpaceX Mission to International Space Station

NASA has reassigned astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada to the agency’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station as part of the Commercial Crew Program. […]

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NASA, FEMA to Host ‘Alliance for Climate Action’ Series in October to Address Global Climate Change

NASA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will co-host the Alliances for Climate Action, a virtual series to address the rising demand for accurate, timely, and actionable information at a time of rapid global climate change.  […]

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SpaceX Crew-3 Launch To International Space Station Set Oct. 31 From Kennedy Space Center

The third SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket that will carry astronauts to the International Space Station for a long duration mission is targeted for Sunday, Oct. 31, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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NASA Readies for Future Artemis Moon Missions With RS-25 Rocket Engine Test Series

NASA marked a significant milestone on Sept. 30 in its plans for future missions to the Moon and, eventually, Mars with the completion of an RS-25 single-engine Retrofit-2 test series at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. […]

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NASA’s Mars Fleet Lays Low as Sun Moves Between Earth and Red Planet During Rare Solar Conjunction

NASA will stand down from commanding its Mars missions for the next few weeks while Earth and the Red Planet are on opposite sides of the Sun. This period, called Mars solar conjunction, happens every two years. […]

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NASA Transfers Air Traffic Management Tool Updates to Federal Aviation Administration for Nationwide Implementation

As part of an effort aimed at making aviation more sustainable, NASA has transferred findings from an air traffic management project to the Federal Aviation Administration for nationwide implementation, the two agencies announced at a media briefing Tuesday. […]

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Expedition 65 Space Station Crew to Relocate Soyuz Spacecraft, Will Make Room for New Crewmates

Three residents of the International Space Station will take a short ride aboard a Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft Tuesday, Sept. 28, relocating the spacecraft to prepare for the arrival of the next set of station crew members. […]

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NASA’s Ballistic Impact Lab Puts Space Suit and Space Habitat Materials to the Test

The surface of the Moon is a harsh environment with no air, low gravity, dust, and micrometeorites—tiny rocks or metal particles—flying faster than 22,000 mph. […]

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects Puzzle Pieces of Mars’ History

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover successfully collected its first pair of rock samples, and scientists already are gaining new insights into the region. […]

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Completes Collection of First Sample of Martian Rock from Jezero Crater

NASA’s Perseverance rover today completed the collection of the first sample of Martian rock, a core from Jezero Crater slightly thicker than a pencil. […]

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