A quick moving storm passes as teams from NASA and SpaceX practice procedures for medical emergency evacuation onboard the GO Searcher ship, Friday, August 15, 2019, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Long before SpaceX can fly Starship to the moon or Mars, a prototype of the spacecraft must be moved from its construction site in Cocoa to the Kennedy Space Center for testing.
NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the sixth meeting of the National Space Council at 9:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 20, from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.
NASA Astronauts prepare for an upcoming spacewalk, A test of a new rocket part for future launches to the ISS and crew members worked on a robotic refueling experiment for long duration missions.
Three NASA astronauts remain focused on preparations for next week’s spacewalk at the International Space Station. The rest of the Expedition 60 focused on biology research and a pair of docked spaceships.
An update on the development of a system that will land NASA Astronauts on the Moon as a part of our #Artemis program, the final four sites selected for our first asteroid sample return mission and our Parker Solar Probe spacecraft prepares for another close encounter with the Sun … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was joined Friday by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt of Alabama and Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to announce the center’s new role leading the agency’s Human Landing System Program for its return to the Moon by 2024.
NASA at the Trident Basin in Cape Canaveral, Florida, astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken work with teams from NASA and SpaceX to rehearse crew extraction from SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, which will be used to carry humans to the International Space Station.
The bit carousel — a mechanism that will play a key role in the acquisition, containment and eventual return to Earth of humanity’s first samples from another planet — has been incorporated into NASA’s Mars 2020 rover.
Since NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched on Aug. 12, 2018, Earth has made a single trip around the Sun — while the daring solar explorer is well into its third orbit around our star. With two close passes by the Sun already under its belt, Parker Solar Probe is speeding toward another close solar approach on Sept. 1, 2019.
NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in response to planetary atmospheres, radiation from the Sun, and interstellar particles.
After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected four potential sites for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to “tag” its cosmic dance partner.
Stargazers are in for a treat on Monday and Tuesday, when the annual Perseid meteor will reach its peak.
All Points executives Peter Lenzner, left, and Col Kurt Weidenthal II were among space and missile defense community leaders and professionals from the United States and our allies around the world during the Space & Missile Defense Symposium held August 6 to 8 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
United Launch Alliance has announced their next rocket launch from Cape Canaveral will be on Thursday, August 22.
NASA has released a new episode of ‘This Week @NASA’ on Friday and highlights a number of recent events surrounding the agency.
The U.S. Air Force successfully launched the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) communications satellite at 6:13 a.m. EDT, Aug. 8, 2019, from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
This new Hubble Space Telescope view of Jupiter, taken on June 27, 2019, reveals the giant planet’s trademark Great Red Spot, and a more intense color palette in the clouds swirling in Jupiter’s turbulent atmosphere than seen in previous years.
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