NASA Invites Media to See Artemis II Moon Rocket Elements at Kennedy – NASA

NASA Invites Media to See Artemis II Moon Rocket Elements at Kennedy – NASA

Media are invited in late July to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to see progress on the agency’s SLS (Space Launch System) Moon rocket as preparations continue for the Artemis II test flight around the Moon. Participants joining the multi-day events will see the arrival and unloading of the 212-foot-tall SLS core stage at … Read more

NASA Sets Coverage for U.S. Spacewalk 90 Outside Space Station – NASA

NASA Sets Coverage for U.S. Spacewalk 90 Outside Space Station – NASA

NASA will provide live coverage, beginning at 6:30 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 13, as two astronauts conduct a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and last about six and a half hours. NASA will stream the spacewalk on NASA+, NASA Television, the NASA app, YouTube, … Read more

NASA Administrator Remembers Apollo Astronaut William Anders – NASA

NASA Administrator Remembers Apollo Astronaut William Anders – NASA

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on the passing of Apollo astronaut Maj. Gen. (ret.) William “Bill” Anders, who passed away June 7, in San Juan Islands, Washington state, at the age of 90. “In 1968, as a member of the Apollo 8 crew, as one of the first three people … Read more

NASA Crew Flight Test Astronauts to Call White House, NASA Leaders – NASA

NASA Crew Flight Test Astronauts to Call White House, NASA Leaders – NASA

Following their safe arrival at the International Space Station, NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams will participate in a pair of Earth to space calls Monday, June 10, regarding their historic mission aboard Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft: Known as NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test, the duo will speak first at 1 p.m. EDT with NASA … Read more

LIFTOFF! NASA Astronauts Pilot First Starliner Crewed Test to Station – NASA

LIFTOFF! NASA Astronauts Pilot First Starliner Crewed Test to Station – NASA

NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams are safely in orbit on the first crewed flight test aboard Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft bound for the International Space Station. As part of NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test, the astronauts lifted off at 10:52 a.m. EDT Wednesday on a ULA (United Launch Alliance) Atlas V rocket from Space … Read more

NASA Astronauts Practice Next Giant Leap for Artemis  – NASA

NASA Astronauts Practice Next Giant Leap for Artemis  – NASA

The physics remain the same, but the rockets, spacecraft, landers, and spacesuits are new as NASA and its industry partners prepare for Artemis astronauts to walk on the Moon for the first time since 1972. NASA astronaut Doug “Wheels” Wheelock and Axiom Space astronaut Peggy Whitson put on spacesuits, developed by Axiom Space, to interact … Read more

NASA Updates Coverage for Crew Flight Test Launch, Docking to Station – NASA

NASA Updates Coverage for Crew Flight Test Launch, Docking to Station – NASA

NASA will provide live coverage of 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 10:52 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 5, … Read more

Space Station Research Advances NASA’s Plans to Explore the Moon, Mars – NASA

Space Station Research Advances NASA’s Plans to Explore the Moon, Mars – NASA

Space, the saying goes, is hard. And the farther humans go, the harder it can get. Some of the challenges on missions to explore the Moon and Mars include preventing microbial contamination of these destinations, navigating there safely, protecting crew members and hardware from radiation, and maintaining and repairing equipment. Research on the International Space … Read more

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