NASA Engineer Chris Lupo Receives 2024 Federal Engineer Award – NASA

NASA Engineer Chris Lupo Receives 2024 Federal Engineer Award – NASA

The National Society of Professional Engineers named Chris Lupo, deputy chief engineer of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, as the agency’s 2024 Federal Engineer of the Year. Sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers in Government, the award recognizes engineers employed in the federal government. Lupo was recognized during an award ceremony at the National … Read more

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Awarded Collier Trophy – NASA

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Awarded Collier Trophy – NASA

NASA and the OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security – Regolith Explorer) mission team have won the National Aeronautic Association’s (NAA) Robert J. Collier Trophy. NAA awards the trophy annually for what it determines is “the greatest achievement in aerospace and astronautics in America.” The OSIRIS-REx team will be celebrated at an award … Read more

NASA Remembers Former NASA Johnson Director George W. S. Abbey – NASA

NASA Remembers Former NASA Johnson Director George W. S. Abbey – NASA

March 25, 2024 RELEASE J24-008 NASA Remembers Former NASA Johnson Director George W. S. Abbey George W. S. Abbey, former director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, died Sunday, March 24, in Houston after an illness. The Seattle native was 91.  “A true visionary, Mr. Abbey demonstrated transformational leadership as Johnson’s seventh center director. During his … Read more

Following Safe Return, NASA’s SpaceX Crew-7 to Recount Space Mission – NASA

Following Safe Return, NASA’s SpaceX Crew-7 to Recount Space Mission – NASA

After spending 199 days in space, NASA’s SpaceX Crew-7 crew members will discuss their science mission aboard the International Space Station during a news conference at 2:30 p.m. EDT Monday, March 25, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Andreas Mogensen, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration … Read more

NASA to Host Boeing Crew Flight Test Preview, News Conferences – NASA

NASA to Host Boeing Crew Flight Test Preview, News Conferences – NASA

NASA will preview the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) mission to the International Space Station by hosting media tours Thursday, March 21, and with news conferences Friday, March 22, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA and Boeing officials will discuss flight test readiness, objectives, and priorities at 10 a.m. EDT March … Read more

NASA Selects ACMI as Second Approved Exploration Park Facility – NASA

NASA Selects ACMI as Second Approved Exploration Park Facility – NASA

NASA and the American Center for Manufacturing and Innovation (ACMI) signed an agreement Thursday, Feb. 29 to lease underutilized land in a 240-acre Exploration Park at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. ACMI will enable the development of facilities to enable commercial and defense space manufacturing. The agreement is the second such public/private lease … Read more

Astronaut Victor Glover Visits NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center – NASA

Astronaut Victor Glover Visits NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center – NASA

1 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) NASA/Genaro Vavuris NASA Artemis II astronaut Victor Glover met with Edwards Air Force Base school-age children at a joint NASA and Air Force Black Employee Resource Group event at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, on Feb. 15. Share Details Last Updated … Read more

NASA Signs Agreement with Nikon to Develop Lunar Artemis Camera – NASA

NASA Signs Agreement with Nikon to Develop Lunar Artemis Camera – NASA

When NASA sends astronauts to the South Pole region of the Moon for the first time with its Artemis campaign, they will capture photos with a handheld camera to help advance scientific research and discovery for the benefit of all. NASA and Nikon Inc. recently signed a Space Act Agreement that outlines how they will work together … Read more