Category: NASA News and Space Discoveries

SPACE TO GROUND: Latest Happenings Aboard International Space Station

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.

Chandrayaan 2 Vikram Lander Found After Losing Contact With Indian Space Research Organization

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).

Space Coast Has Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity to Support New Type of Commercial Space Business

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 Embarks on Five U.S. Expeditions Targeting Air, Land and Sea to Investigate Processes

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.