NASA, Mission Partners to Discuss Starliner Crew Flight Test Progress – NASA

NASA, Mission Partners to Discuss Starliner Crew Flight Test Progress – NASA

As NASA, Boeing, and ULA (United Launch Alliance) continue to evaluate a path toward launching the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test, they will host a joint media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, May 24. The agency is working toward a launch at 12:25 p.m., Saturday, June 1, for the first crewed flight of Boeing’s … Read more

Eleasa Kim: Pioneering CLDP Payload Operations and Cultural Integration – NASA

Eleasa Kim: Pioneering CLDP Payload Operations and Cultural Integration – NASA

Eleasa Kim, stationed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, leads the Commercial Low Earth Orbit Development Program (CLDP) payload operations at Johnson Space Center, with 18 years of mission support under her belt. Her roles have included biomedical engineer flight controller, payload safety engineer for Artemis I, planning and analysis branch operations discipline lead, and … Read more

NASA Selects Commercial Service Studies to Enable Mars Robotic Science – NASA

NASA Selects Commercial Service Studies to Enable Mars Robotic Science – NASA

Nine companies have been selected to conduct early-stage studies of concepts for commercial services to support lower-cost, higher-frequency missions to the Red Planet. NASA has identified nine U.S. companies to perform a total of 12 concept studies of how commercial services can be applied to enable science missions to Mars. Each awardee will receive between … Read more

NASA Sets Coverage for Boeing Starliner’s First Crewed Launch, Docking – NASA

NASA Sets Coverage for Boeing Starliner’s First Crewed Launch, Docking – NASA

NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test, which will carry NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams to and from the International Space Station. Launch of the ULA (United Launch Alliance) Atlas V rocket and Boeing Starliner spacecraft is targeted for 10:34 p.m. EDT Monday, … Read more

NASA’s Commercial Partners Deliver Cargo, Crew for Station Science – NASA

NASA’s Commercial Partners Deliver Cargo, Crew for Station Science – NASA

NASA partners with commercial companies to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective transportation of cargo and crew members to and from the International Space Station. A platform for long-duration research in microgravity, the station has operated continuously for more than 23 years, its crew members conducting a broad range of technology demonstrations and thousands of experiments … Read more

NASA to Host a Pair of Briefings for Starliner Crew Flight – NASA

NASA to Host a Pair of Briefings for Starliner Crew Flight – NASA

NASA will host two media opportunities on Thursday, April 25, in preparation for the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test to the International Space Station. The mission is targeting launch at 10:34 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 6, from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni … Read more

NASA Shares Medical Expertise with New Space Station Partners – NASA

NASA Shares Medical Expertise with New Space Station Partners – NASA

NASA is opening access to space for more people by working with private industry on the development of new commercial space stations for low Earth orbit where the agency’s astronauts could fly in the future. New commercial space stations will be available to people beyond government or professional astronauts with years of specialized training and … Read more

Commercial Space Frequently Asked Questions – NASA

Commercial Space Frequently Asked Questions – NASA

NASA supports a robust commercial space economy that advances American industry and promotes technological discovery through in-space work and research. American companies will continue to play an essential role in establishing a sustainable presence in space. Answers to frequently asked questions about the low Earth orbit economy, private astronaut missions, and collaborating with NASA’s Commercial … Read more

NASA Sees Progress on Blue Origin’s Orbital Reef Life Support System – NASA

NASA Sees Progress on Blue Origin’s Orbital Reef Life Support System – NASA

A NASA-funded commercial space station, Blue Origin’s Orbital Reef, recently completed testing milestones for its critical life support system as part of the agency’s efforts for new destinations in low Earth orbit. The four milestones are part of a NASA Space Act Agreement originally awarded to Blue Origin in 2021 and focused on the materials … Read more

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-7 Return to Earth to Air Live on NASA Platforms – NASA

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-7 Return to Earth to Air Live on NASA Platforms – NASA

NASA will provide live coverage of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-7 return to Earth from the International Space Station, beginning with a change-of-command ceremony at 11:55 a.m. EDT on Sunday, March 10. NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Andreas Mogensen, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Konstantin Borisov … Read more