• NASA to Air Rescheduled Launch, Capture of Cargo Ship to Space Station
    on September 21, 2019 at 6:55 pm

    A Japanese cargo spacecraft loaded with more than four tons of supplies, spare parts, and experiment hardware is scheduled to launch from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan to the International Space Station at 12:05 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 24 (1:05 a.m. Sept. 25 in Japan). Live coverage on NASA Television and the agency’s website w […]

  • Australian Government Commits to Join NASA in Lunar Exploration and Beyond
    on September 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his nation’s intention to join the United States’ Moon to Mars exploration approach, including NASA’s Artemis lunar program. […]

  • NASA Television to Broadcast Next Space Station Crew Launch, Docking
    on September 20, 2019 at 9:05 pm

    A multinational crew, including NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and the first space traveler from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station Wednesday, Sept. 25. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the crew’s launch and arrival. […]

  • NASA, Australian Space Agency to Sign Joint Statement at NASA Headquarters
    on September 20, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    Media are invited to a joint signing ceremony between NASA and the Australian Space Agency at 9 a.m. EDT Saturday, Sept. 21, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. […]

  • NASA Awards $2.3 Million in Fellowships to US Universities for Aviation, Planetary, Space Research
    on September 18, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    NASA has awarded fellowships to 14 minority-serving institutions through its Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) and five majority institutions through its Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD), all totaling $2.3 million, to support graduate student research. […]

  • NASA Opens Accreditation for Launch of Mission to Explore Ionosphere
    on September 16, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    NASA has opened media accreditation for the launch of its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission, targeted to be air-launched over the Atlantic Ocean on a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket Wednesday, Oct. 9. […]

  • Brad Pitt to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station about Artemis Program
    on September 15, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    As NASA prepares to send the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024 under the Artemis program, Brad Pitt is playing an astronaut in his latest film, and now the actor will have the opportunity to discuss what it’s truly like to live and work in space with a NASA crew member living aboard the International Space Station. […]

  • NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit
    on September 13, 2019 at 12:52 pm

    NASA has awarded a $13.7 million contract to Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, to develop and operate a CubeSat mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway – an orbiting outpost astronauts will visit before descending to the surface of the Moon in a landing system as part of NASA’s Artemis program. […]

  • NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s Space Station Launch from Virginia
    on September 9, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    Media accreditation is open for the launch of Northrop Grumman’s 12th commercial resupply services mission aboard its Cygnus spacecraft to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station. […]

  • NASA Announces New Director of Langley Research Center
    on September 9, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Monday the selection of Clayton Turner as the next director of the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. […]