Category: NASA & Space News

WATCH: United Launch Alliance Launches Atlas V Rocket From Vandenberg Space Force Base Carrying Landsat 9 Satellite

Landsat 9, a NASA satellite built to monitor the Earth’s land surface, successfully launched at 2:12 p.m. EDT Monday from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Visits Merritt Island to Announce Terran Orbital Plans to Build Largest Satellite Manufacturing Facility in the World

Governor DeSantis announced Terran Orbital’s decision to choose Merritt Island for the construction of its Commercial Spacecraft and Constellation Facility, bringing valuable spacecraft manufacturing opportunities and capabilities to the State of Florida by investing more than $300 million in new construction and equipment. […]

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NASA Seeks Input from Potential Partners on Next Generation Astromobile for Future Mission

When astronauts journey to the Moon aboard the Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System rocket beginning with the Artemis II mission, they will travel by more traditional ground transport as they head to the launch pad to board their spacecraft. […]

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THIS WEEK @NASA: Lunar Landing Site Selected for Artemis Rover, Lunar Crater Named After Matthew Henson

Positioning the agency for future success, a lunar landing site selected for a robotic explorer, and highlighting diversity on the Moon … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! […]

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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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Hubble Space Telescope Finds Early, Massive Galaxies Running on Empty

When the universe was about 3 billion years old, just 20% of its current age, it experienced the most prolific period of star birth in its history. But when NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in northern Chile gazed toward cosmic objects in this period, they found something odd: six early, massive, “dead” galaxies that had run out of the cold hydrogen gas needed to make stars. […]

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Atlas V Rocket Launch Carrying Landsat 9 Spacecraft Set Monday at Vandenberg Space Force Base

The Atlas V rocket will launch the Landsat 9 spacecraft for NASA’s launch Services Program next Monday, Sept. 27 at 2:11 p.m. ET from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. […]

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WATCH LIVE! SpaceX Will Complete First All-Civilian Human Spaceflight With Splashdown Today

SpaceX is targeting a five-hour launch window on Wednesday, September 15, opening at 8:02 p.m. EDT (Thursday, September 16 at 00:02 UTC) for the launch of the Inspiration4 mission – the world’s first all-civilian human spaceflight to orbit – aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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WATCH REPLAY: SpaceX Completes World’s First All-Civilian Human Spaceflight to Orbit Mission from Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX is targeting a five-hour launch window on Wednesday, September 15, opening at 8:02 p.m. EDT (Thursday, September 16 at 00:02 UTC) for the launch of the Inspiration4 mission – the world’s first all-civilian human spaceflight to orbit – aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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