NASA, SpaceX Invite Media to Watch Crew-9 Launch to Space Station – NASA

NASA, SpaceX Invite Media to Watch Crew-9 Launch to Space Station – NASA

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of NASA’s ninth rotational mission of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft that will carry astronauts to the International Space Station for a science expedition. This mission is part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-9 mission is targeted for no earlier … Read more

NASA CubeSat Launches as Rideshare on ESA’s First Ariane 6 Rocket  – NASA

NASA CubeSat Launches as Rideshare on ESA’s First Ariane 6 Rocket  – NASA

NASA launched CURIE (CubeSat Radio Interferometry Experiment) as a rideshare payload on the inaugural flight of ESA’s (European Space Agency) Ariane 6 rocket, which launched at 4 p.m. GFT on July 9 from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, in French Guiana. Designed by a team from the University of California, Berkeley, CURIE … Read more

NASA Kennedy Team Recognized During White House Sustainability Awards – NASA

NASA Kennedy Team Recognized During White House Sustainability Awards – NASA

A team of seven NASA Kennedy employees was recognized by the White House for charging ahead with the expansion of the agency’s sustainable electric vehicle (EV) fleet at Kennedy Space Center. They did so at minimal cost to taxpayers while also offering zero emission EV charging for any workers and visitors willing to pay out … Read more

NASA, SpaceX Launch NOAA’s Latest Weather Satellite – NASA

NASA, SpaceX Launch NOAA’s Latest Weather Satellite – NASA

NASA successfully launched the fourth and final satellite in a series of advanced weather satellites for NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) at 5:26 p.m. EDT Tuesday. The GOES-U (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) will benefit the nation by providing continuous coverage of weather and hazardous environmental conditions across much of the Western Hemisphere. The satellite … Read more

NASA Invites Public to Share Excitement of NOAA GOES-U Launch – NASA

NASA Invites Public to Share Excitement of NOAA GOES-U Launch – NASA

NASA invites the public to participate in virtual activities and events leading up to the launch of the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) GOES-U (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-U) mission.  NASA is targeting a two-hour window opening at 5:16 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 25, for the launch of the weather satellite aboard a SpaceX Falcon … Read more

NASA CubeSats Loaded for Launch – NASA

NASA CubeSats Loaded for Launch – NASA

Eight CubeSats that are part of NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative have been integrated into Firefly Aerospace’s deployment hardware and are ready to be encapsulated into the payload fairing of Firefly’s Alpha rocket. The launch, named “Noise of Summer,” will lift off early this summer from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Space Force Base in … Read more

NASA Preserves Its Past at Kennedy While Building Future of Space – NASA

NASA Preserves Its Past at Kennedy While Building Future of Space – NASA

Current and former employees of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida gathered recently to celebrate the installation of a Florida Historical Marker cast in bronze at the location of the spaceport’s old headquarters building. The first of its kind inside the center’s secure area, the marker is the latest example of the center’s commitment to … Read more

NASA Sets Launch Coverage for NOAA Weather Satellite – NASA

NASA Sets Launch Coverage for NOAA Weather Satellite – NASA

NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES-U (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite U) mission. The two-hour launch window opens at 5:16 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 25, for the satellite’s launch on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space … Read more

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