Category: NASA

WATCH: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Finds Evidence of Persistent Water Vapor on Europa

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope observations of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa have revealed the presence of persistent water vapor – but, mysteriously, only in one hemisphere. […]

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Russian Actress and Director Return from International Space Station Aboard Soyuz MS-18 Spacecraft

Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Russian actress Yulia Peresild and Russian producer-director Klim Shipenko landed on Earth at 12:35 a.m. EDT Sunday, October 17 in Kazakhstan, southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan.  […]

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NASA Selects L3Harris Technologies to Conduct Second Major U.S. Weather Satellite Study

NASA has selected L3Harris Technologies to conduct a second advanced study to significantly improve the accuracy and timeliness of U.S. weather forecasting. […]

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Russian Actress and Director Set to Return from International Space Station Aboard Soyuz Oct. 17

NASA will provide complete coverage as three space travelers living aboard the International Space Station, including a Russian actress and her producer-director, return to Earth just after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 17. […]

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Rargeted for Launch Dec. 18 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana

The launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the premier space science observatory for the next decade and an international partnership with the ESA and Canadian Space Agency, is targeted for launch Dec. 18. […]

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NASA Makes Astronaut Reassignment for Upcoming Commercial SpaceX Mission to International Space Station

NASA has reassigned astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada to the agency’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station as part of the Commercial Crew Program. […]

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NASA, FEMA to Host ‘Alliance for Climate Action’ Series in October to Address Global Climate Change

NASA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will co-host the Alliances for Climate Action, a virtual series to address the rising demand for accurate, timely, and actionable information at a time of rapid global climate change.  […]

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NASA Readies for Future Artemis Moon Missions With RS-25 Rocket Engine Test Series

NASA marked a significant milestone on Sept. 30 in its plans for future missions to the Moon and, eventually, Mars with the completion of an RS-25 single-engine Retrofit-2 test series at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. […]

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NASA Issues Contracts to Mature Electrified Aircraft Propulsion Technologies by 2035

NASA has selected two U.S. companies to support its Electric Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD) that will rapidly mature Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) technologies through ground and flight demonstrations. […]

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NASA’s Mars Fleet Lays Low as Sun Moves Between Earth and Red Planet During Rare Solar Conjunction

NASA will stand down from commanding its Mars missions for the next few weeks while Earth and the Red Planet are on opposite sides of the Sun. This period, called Mars solar conjunction, happens every two years. […]

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NASA Transfers Air Traffic Management Tool Updates to Federal Aviation Administration for Nationwide Implementation

As part of an effort aimed at making aviation more sustainable, NASA has transferred findings from an air traffic management project to the Federal Aviation Administration for nationwide implementation, the two agencies announced at a media briefing Tuesday. […]

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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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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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