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NASA Selects Four University Teams for Aviation Projects

NASA’s research focus on sustainable aviation will get some big help from teams of university faculty and students recently selected to participate in the agency’s University Leadership Initiative (ULI).

NASA Awards Contract for Software Engineering Services at Goddard

NASA has awarded a contract to Mitchell Vantage Systems LLC of Oklahoma City for software products, services, and engineering support.

NASA Awards Systems and Software Assurance Services 2 Contract

NASA has selected Millennium Engineering and Integration LLC of Arlington, Virginia, as the awardee for its Systems and Software Assurance Services 2 (SAS2) contract, in support of the agency’s Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) program in Fairm

Detergent, Skin Bioprinter Launch on NASA’s SpaceX Resupply Mission

A SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft carrying more than 6,500 pounds of science experiments, crew supplies, and other cargo is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 5:07 a.m. EST Tuesday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA Awards Marshall Engineering Support Contract

NASA has awarded the Marshall Engineering Technicians and Trades Support (METTS) III contract to RSi-QuantiTech JV LLC of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide a wide range of engineering technicians and trade skills, as well as professional and management oversigh

Two Astronauts Receive Assignments for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 Mission

NASA has assigned two crew members to launch on the agency’s SpaceX Crew-6 mission – the sixth crew rotation flight aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

NASA Awards Contracts for Rotorcraft Vertical Lift Technology Services

NASA has awarded multiple contracts to provide rotorcraft vertical lift technology development research and development support at the agency’s Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley.

NASA Selects Second Private Astronaut Mission to Space Station

NASA has selected Axiom Space for the second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station.

NASA Selects Education Projects to Help Broaden STEM Participation

NASA has selected a diverse group of projects from museums, science centers, library systems, and other informal education organizations across the country as NASA Informal Education Community Anchors.

NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Research Launching to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 14, to discuss science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

NASA Administrator Pays Tribute to Senior Advisor Mark Geyer

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on the passing of Mark Geyer, senior advisor to associate administrator Bob Cabana, and former center director at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston:

NASA’s Laser Communications Tech, Science Experiment Safely in Space

NASA's Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) and a NASA-U.S. Naval Research Laboratory space weather payload to study the Sun’s radiation lifted off at 5:19 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 7.

NASA Selects New Astronaut Recruits to Train for Future Missions

NASA has chosen 10 new astronaut candidates from a field of more than 12,000 applicants to represent the United States and work for humanity’s benefit in space.

La NASA selecciona nuevos candidatos a astronauta

La NASA ha elegido a diez nuevos candidatos a astronautas entre más de 12.000 solicitantes, para representar a los Estados Unidos y trabajar en el espacio para el beneficio de la humanidad.

NASA to Highlight New Science Findings, Missions During AGU Meeting

NASA researchers and colleagues from around the world will present the latest findings on a range of Earth and space science topics at the annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting, being held virtually and in New Orleans from Monday, Dec.13, through Fr

NASA TV Coverage Set for Crewed Soyuz Mission to Space Station

NASA will provide live coverage of key events in the mission of a veteran Russian cosmonaut and two Japanese private citizens set to launch to the International Space Station on Wednesday, Dec. 8, and return to Earth on Sunday, Dec. 19.

NASA Seeks Next Flight Directors for Human Spaceflight Missions

NASA is looking for leaders for one of the best jobs on Earth for human spaceflight – including missions to the Moon – the position of flight director in mission control at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

La NASA busca directores de vuelo para misiones espaciales con humanos

La NASA está buscando líderes para uno de los mejores trabajos existentes en la Tierra relacionados con vuelos espaciales tripulados (incluyendo misiones a la Luna): el puesto de director de vuelo en Control de Misión en el Centro Espacial Johnson de la ag

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Future Mega Moon Rocket Boosters

NASA has awarded the Booster Production and Operations Contract (BPOC) to Northrop Grumman of Brigham City, Utah, to build boosters for the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket to support nine SLS flights.

NASA Selects Companies to Develop Commercial Destinations in Space

NASA has signed agreements with three U.S. companies to develop designs of space stations and other commercial destinations in space.

Public Provides NASA Ideas for Engaging Untapped Communities

NASA is currently reviewing 195 comments it received from the public aimed at addressing the barriers that potentially

NASA to Announce America’s Next Class of Astronaut Candidates

After evaluating more than 12,000 applications, NASA will introduce its 2021 astronaut candidates at 12:30 p.m. EST Monday, Dec. 6, from Ellington Field near NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Vice President Highlights STEM in First National Space Council Meeting

Vice President Kamala Harris chaired the first National Space Council meeting of the Biden-Harris Administration Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington.

NASA to Air VP Harris’ First National Space Council Meeting

NASA will air live coverage of the first National Space Council Meeting held under the Biden-Harris Administration at 1:30 p.m. EST today, Wednesday, Dec. 1, from the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington.

NASA TV to Air IXPE Prelaunch Activities, Launch

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, the first satellite dedicated to measuring the polarization of X-rays from a variety of cosmic sources, such as black holes a

NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for Laser Communications Demonstration

NASA is taking a step toward the next era of space communications with the launch of its Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) on Sunday, Dec. 5.

NASA’s Aviation Tech to Roll Out to Airports, Save Time for Passengers

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson visited Orlando International Airport in Florida Wednesday and met with aviation leaders to discuss implementing aircraft flight scheduling technology developed by the agency that will soon improve dependability for passengers

NASA Awards Contract for Bed Rest Studies

NASA has selected Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft-und Raumfahrt (DLR) of Cologne, Germany, to provide use of its facility to support long-duration bed rest research.

NASA, Partner to Highlight Passenger-Friendly Aviation Technology

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson will visit Orlando International Airport in Florida on Wednesday, Nov. 24 and meet with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) CEO Phil Brown.

La NASA traduce al español ‘La primera mujer’

La NASA publicó la traducción al español de una novela gráfica digital el viernes.

NASA Invites Media to SpaceX’s 24th Cargo Launch to Space Station

Media accreditation is now open for SpaceX’s 24th cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station.

NASA Television to Air Russian Port Module Launch, Docking to Station

NASA will provide live coverage of the upcoming launch and docking of a new Russian docking module to the International Space Station.

NASA Selects Intuitive Machines for New Lunar Science Delivery

NASA has awarded Intuitive Machines of Houston a contract to deliver research, including science investigations and a technology demonstration, to the Moon in 2024.

NASA Administrator Hosts Crew-1 Astronauts, Exhibit on Capitol Hill

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will visit Capitol Hill Wednesday, Nov. 17, to meet with members of Congress, discuss work aboard the International Space Station, tour the Destination Station exhibit, and highlight A

NASA to Roll Out Mega Moon Rocket for First Time, Media Invited

Media registration is now open to capture imagery and video as NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft roll out of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida this winter for the first time.

NASA Receives 11th Consecutive ‘Clean’ Financial Audit Opinion

For the 11th straight year, NASA has received an unmodified, or “clean,” opinion from an external auditor on its fiscal year 2021 financial statements.

STEM-a-Thon Event Headlines American Education Week for NASA

NASA hosts its 2021 STEM-a-Thon this week, a series of activities and engagements aimed at sparking interest in careers and broadening student participation in science, technology, engineering, and math. .

NASA Administrator Statement on Russian ASAT Test

On Monday Moscow Standard Time, the International Space Station (ISS) Flight Control team was notified of indications of a satellite breakup that may create sufficient debris to pose a conjunction threat to the station.

NASA Deputy Administrator Among US Astronaut Hall of Fame Inductees

NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, along with fellow veteran astronauts Michael Lopez-Alegria and Scott Kelly, were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame class of 2021 on Saturday, Nov. 13.
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