Category: NASA & Space News

NASA to Honor Fallen Heroes From Challenger, Columbia and More with ‘Day of Remembrance’ Jan. 27

NASA will honor members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, during the agency’s annual Day of Remembrance Thursday, Jan. 27. […]

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WATCH: NASA Scientists Notice Dramatic Changes at South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga Volcano

When a volcano in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga began erupting in late-December 2021 and then violently exploded in mid-January 2022, NASA scientist Jim Garvin and colleagues were unusually well-positioned to study the events. […]

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NASA’s Artemis I Uncrewed Test Flight in March Will Launch Shoebox-Size Near-Earth Asteroid Scout

Launching with the Artemis I uncrewed test flight, NASA’s shoebox-size Near-Earth Asteroid Scout will chase down what will become the smallest asteroid ever to be visited by a spacecraft. […]

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope To Be Inserted into Orbit Around the Sun on Jan. 25

Scientists and engineers operating NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will fire Webb’s thrusters at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24 to insert the space telescope into orbit around the Sun at the second Lagrange point, or L2, its intended destination, nearly 1 million miles from Earth. […]

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One Year into the Biden Administration, NASA Looks to Future

Over the past year, NASA has made valuable contributions to Biden-Harris Administration’s goals – leading on the global stage, addressing the urgent issue of climate change, creating high paying jobs, and inspiring future generations. […]

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NASA Prepares for Launch of New Mega-Moon Rocket Scheduled for Early March Blast Off

NASA’s Artemis I mission is the first mission in exploration systems built for the crew that will travel around the Moon since Apollo and is targeted for no earlier than March 2022 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Brevard County. […]

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SpaceX Dragon Cargo Resupply Spacecraft Set to Depart International Space Station Jan. 21

A SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft is set to depart the International Space Station Friday, Jan. 21. NASA Television, the agency’s website, and the NASA app will provide a live broadcast of the spacecraft’s undocking and departure beginning at 10:15 a.m. EST. […]

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WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Rocket Launch Set for Tonight from Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX announced Monday afternoon that the Falcon 9 rocket launch at Kennedy Space Center has been pushed back to Tuesday night for “more favorable weather conditions.” […]

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Weather Conditions 95% Favorable for SpaceX Rocket Launch Tonight from Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX announced Monday afternoon that the Falcon 9 rocket launch at Kennedy Space Center has been pushed back to Tuesday night for “more favorable weather conditions.” […]

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