Category: NASA

Boeing, NASA Targeting July 30 for Launch of Starliner Uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 From Cape Canaveral

Boeing and NASA are targeting July 30, for the launch of Starliner’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 mission on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to the International Space Station. […]

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Vice President Kamala Harris Swears in Former Senator Bill Nelson as 14th NASA Administrator

Senator Bill Nelson took office as the 14th administrator of NASA Monday after he was given the oath of office by Vice President Kamala Harris during a ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington. […]

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NASA’s Johnson Space Center Director Mark Geyer Steps Down, Vanessa Wych to Serve as Acting Director

Mark Geyer, director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, is stepping down from his position leading the center to focus more time on his health and family in light of a cancer diagnosis. […]

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SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station Set for June 3 From Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX’s 22nd Commercial Resupply Services mission – the second cargo resupply mission on the company’s upgraded version of its Dragon spacecraft – is targeted to launch Thursday, June 3, on a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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SPACE UPDATE: Biden Administration Shows Strong Support for NASA in First 100 Days

In the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris Administration, NASA has taken bold steps to expand America’s exploration and scientific frontiers, advancing the nation’s commitment to build back better through innovation, combat climate change, re-establish America’s standing abroad, and inspire the next generation. […]

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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Conclude Trip to International Space Station, Astronauts Return to Earth on May 1

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission with NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is now targeting a return to Earth at 11:36 a.m. EDT Saturday, May 1, in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida […]

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President Biden Nominates Margaret Vo Schaus to Serve as NASA CFO

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Thursday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Joe Biden of Margaret Vo Schaus to serve as the agency’s chief financial officer. […]

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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Captures First Aerial Color Image of Big Red Planet

This is the first color image of the Martian surface taken by an aerial vehicle while it was aloft. The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured it with its color camera during its second successful flight test on April 22, 2021. […]

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NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen Samples From Mars

The growing list of “firsts” for Perseverance, NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on the Martian surface, includes converting some of the Red Planet’s thin, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere into oxygen. […]

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NASA, Boeing Targeting August-September Time Frame for Starliner Orbital Mission to International Space Station

NASA and Boeing are targeting August/September for the launch of Starliner’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station and will evaluate options if an earlier launch opportunity becomes available. […]

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NASA, Artemis Program Select SpaceX to Build Spaceship for America’s Return to the Moon

NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue the development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface. […]

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NASA Expedition 64 Engineer Kate Rubins, Two Cosmonauts Conclude Space Station Mission on April 16

Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA and two Roscosmos cosmonauts are scheduled to end their mission on the International Space Station Friday, April 16. […]

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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to Make Humanity’s First Flight Attempt on Sunday

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is two days away from making humanity’s first attempt at the powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. […]

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NASA Kennedy Space Center Firefighter Andrew Morgan Set to Fly with USAF Thunderbirds

A NASA Kennedy Space Center firefighter has been selected to fly with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds as part of their “Hometown Hero” program that honors deserving local people, Cocoa Beach Air Show officials announced today. […]

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