Category: NASA

NASA Awards Mars Ascent Propulsion System Contract to Northrop Grumman After Successfull Sample Return

NASA has awarded the Mars Ascent Propulsion System contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation of Elkton, Maryland, to provide propulsion support and products for spaceflight missions at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. […]

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NASA to Begin High-Voltage Ground Testing on All-Electric X-57

NASA is set to start high-voltage functional ground testing of the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, which will perform flights to help develop certification standards for emerging electric aircraft. NASA is also supporting these new electric aircraft by developing quiet, efficient, reliable technology these vehicles will need in routine use. […]

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WATCH: NASA Missions Make Unprecedented Map of Sun’s Magnetic Field

For decades after its discovery, observers could only see the solar chromosphere for a few fleeting moments: during a total solar eclipse, when a bright red glow ringed the Moon’s silhouette. […]

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NASA, Boeing Targeting No Earlier Than March 25 for Launch of Starliner’s Second Uncrewed Flight Test

NASA and Boeing are targeting no earlier than Thursday, March 25, for the launch of Starliner’s second uncrewed flight test as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. […]

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NASA Celebrates Establishment of John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland 80 Years Ago

On January 23, 1941, local authorities, military representatives, and agency officials assembled in Cleveland to initiate the construction of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) new research laboratory. […]

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NASA Lends 3.9 Million Year Old Moon Rock for Display Inside the Oval Office of The White House

In symbolic recognition of earlier generations’ ambitions and accomplishments and support for America’s current Moon to Mars exploration approach, a Moon rock now sits in the Oval Office of the White House. […]

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Upcoming International Space Station Spacewalks Will Complete Long-Term Battery Upgrade

Two NASA astronauts are scheduled to venture outside the International Space Station Wednesday, Jan. 27, and Monday, Feb. 1, for a pair of spacewalks to finish installing a European science platform and complete long-term battery upgrade work. […]

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Boeing Starliner Installs NASA Docking System Cover On CST-100 Starliner Spacecraft

Boeing teams in the Starliner assembly facility at Kennedy Space Center in Brevard County recently installed and tested a new NASA Docking System cover on the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft that will fly the Orbital Flight Test mission in March. […]

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NASA Accelerates Space Launch System Rocket Hot Fire Test Which Will Launch Artemis I Mission

Following a test readiness review on Monday, NASA is now targeting Saturday, Jan. 16, for the final test in the Green Run testing series for the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will launch the agency’s Artemis I mission. […]

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NASA, Federal Aviation Administration Partnership Bolsters American Commercial Space Activities

NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) reaffirming the agencies’ longstanding relationship to foster robust American commercial space transportation capabilities, including commercial crew and cargo activities. […]

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