Category: NASA

KSC Visitor Complex Offers Viewing Opportunities for Commercial Crew SpaceX Demo-1 Launch

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is kicking off a new era of space exploration, offering exclusive viewing packages for the upcoming Commercial Crew SpaceX Demonstration Mission 1 (Demo-1) launch.

VIDEO: NASA’s NICER Mission Maps ‘Light Echoes’ of New Black Hole 10 Times the Size of the Sun

Scientists have charted the environment surrounding a stellar-mass black hole that is 10 times the mass of the Sun using NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) payload aboard the International Space Station.

ULA Will Launch NASA’s Lucy Spacecraft ‘in the Sky With Diamonds’ to Study Asteroids

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft — named for humans’ earliest known ancestor, and designed to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids — will launch from Cape Canaveral in 2021 on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V.

SPACE MEDICINE: NASA’s ISS Rodent Research-8 Experiment Examines Physiology of Aging

A new investigation heading to the International Space Station will provide space-flown samples to scientists from academia, industry and government agencies, who have agreed to share their data and results in an online database that is open to the public.

NASA Expedition 58 Crew Wraps Up Cargo Transfers, Dragon Set To Return To Earth

The SpaceX Dragon space freighter is in the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm today as the Expedition 58 crew wraps up cargo transfers inside the vessel. The space trio is also on lab duty conducting a variety of microgravity research aboard the International Space Station.

SPACE INNOVATION: Spacesuit Innovations For A Renewed Space Age

Space travel is back in style again. From Elon Musk’s SpaceX to President Trump’s call for a Space Force to NASA’s announced plans to return to the moon, hardly a week goes by without major headlines involving space. But has spacesuit technology kept up with these ambitious plans?