A new cooling system for a device on the space station, first results from the first spacecraft to touch the Sun, and preparing Orion for some critical testing … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!
Shortly after NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, an unexpected discovery by the mission’s science team revealed that the asteroid could be active, or consistently discharging particles into space.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m. EST Wednesday.
This week, astronauts completed the third spacewalk to repair a cosmic ray detector on the International Space Station. SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft launched on a resupply mission to the orbiting laboratory, while a ULA Atlas V was fueled in a rehearsal for the upcoming launch of the Boeing Starliner.
SpaceX is set to launch their Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station On Thursday following yesterday’s scrubbed launch after “high altitude winds” prevented the SpaceX team from launch.
Boeing’s first launch of its astronaut spacecraft will shift by at least two days to Dec. 19, officials with the company said.
The Sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form and behave throughout the universe – all thanks to NASA’s Parker Solar Probe.
Sometimes robots need a place to stay in space, too. NASA is attaching a “robot hotel” to the outside of the International Space Station with the upcoming launch of the Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS), a protective storage unit for critical robotic tools.
SpaceX is targeting 12:51 p.m. for the launch of its Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Expedition 61 Commander Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency) and NASA Flight Engineer Andrew Morgan concluded their spacewalk at 12:33 p.m. EST.
SpaceX’s rocket launch from Cape Canaveral on Wednesday will have ideal weather, according to the 45th Weather Squadron report.
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 12:51 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4, for the launch of its 19th resupply mission to the International Space Station under contract with the agency.
The Chandrayaan 2 Vikram lander was targeted for a highland smooth plain about 600 kilometers from the south pole; unfortunately the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with their lander shortly before the scheduled touchdown (Sept. 7 in India, Sept. 6 in the United States).
The flight test of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft is targeted for no earlier than December – an exact test date still is to be determined — from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Teams from NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems and Space Launch System (SLS) practice SLS booster stacking with pathfinders inside Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building.
The next generation of space travel is increasing the launch tempo on Florida’s Space Coast and creating new business opportunities for launch support services that have not been seen before.
NASA is sending five airborne campaigns across the United States in 2020 to investigate fundamental processes that ultimately impact human lives and the environment, from snowstorms along the East Coast to ocean eddies off the coast of San Francisco.
A black hole is an astronomical object with a gravitational pull so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape it.
Every night, under the cover of darkness, countless small sea creatures – from squid to krill – swim from the ocean depths to near the surface to feed.
Our Artemis I spacecraft is delivered for some critical testing, a big step for our Commercial Crew program, and a possible connection between dust storms and water loss on Mars … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!