Category Archives: Breaking News

US Interns, Texas, Bulgarian Students to Hear from Space Station Astronauts

Students across the globe have opportunities this week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Previews Science on Next Northrop Grumman Space Station Mission

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 2, to discuss science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman’s 16th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station.

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Media accreditation is now open for SpaceX’s 23rd cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff of the Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for late August from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for the Europa Clipper Mission

NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for Earth’s first mission to conduct detailed investigations of Jupiter’s moon Europa.

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Europa Clipper Mission

NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for Earth’s first mission to conduct detailed investigations of Jupiter’s moon Europa.

NASA Perseverance Mars Rover to Acquire First Sample

NASA is making final preparations for its Perseverance Mars rover to collect its first-ever sample of Martian rock, which future planned missions will transport to Earth.

Media Invited to Learn About NASA Mission to Study Intense Storms

NASA is inviting media to learn more about an upcoming airborne science campaign to study intense summer thunderstorms over the central United States, which will aid scientists in their understanding of how such storms affect Earth’s atmosphere and cli…

NASA Invites Media to Launch of Landsat 9 From West Coast

Media accreditation is open for the upcoming launch of the Landsat 9 satellite, a joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission that will continue the legacy of monitoring Earth’s land and coastal regions that began with the first Landsat in 197…

NASA Science Mission Directorate to Hold Town Hall Meeting

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 1:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 22, to discuss updates to NASA’s science program and share the …

NASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Starliner Launch

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch, launch, and docking activities for the agency’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station.