Category Archives: Breaking News

NASA Invites Media to Hot Fire Test for Mega Rocket to Support Moon Missions

Media accreditation is now open for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket Green Run hot fire test – the test of the rocket’s core stage and all of its integrated systems before its flight on the Artemis I lunar mission, scheduled for 2021.

NASA Invites Students to Join the Artemis Generation at SciFest Virtual Event

Venture with NASA to discover the future of flight, understand the portrait of planet Earth, and take the next steps in exploration at SciFest, the virtual STEM expo from the USA Science and Engineering Festival

NASA to Provide Update on Agency’s First Asteroid Sample Collection Attempt

NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 24, to provide an update on the agency’s first attempt to contact the surface of asteroid Bennu and collect a sample next month.

NASA, US Space Force Establish Foundation for Broad Collaboration

While advancing plans for unprecedented lunar exploration under the Artemis program, NASA also is building on a longstanding partnership with the Department of Defense with a new memorandum of understanding announced today by NASA Administrator Jim Bri…

NASA Highlights Science, Business on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 24, to discuss science investigations, technology demonstrations, and commercial products launching on Northrop Grumman’s 14th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the Interna…

NASA Publishes Artemis Plan to Land First Woman, Next Man on Moon in 2024

Following a series of critical contract awards and hardware milestones, NASA has shared an update on its Artemis program, including the latest Phase 1 plans to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon in 2024.

NASA to Discuss Early Artemis Exploration Plans with Media

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will discuss the agency’s latest Artemis program exploration plans during a media teleconference today at 5 p.m. EDT.

NASA Invites Media to Launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite from West Coast

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, an international collaboration between NASA and several partners.

NASA to Host Preview Briefings, Interviews for First Crew Rotation Mission with SpaceX

NASA will highlight the first crew rotational flight of a U.S. commercial spacecraft with astronauts to the International Space Station with a trio of news conferences beginning 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 29.

NASA Awards Modification to Safety, Mission Assurance Services Contract

NASA has awarded a contract modification to Bastion Technologies Inc. of Houston for safety and mission assurance (SMA) services.