Category: NASA

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample

After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is on its…

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NASA Announces New Associate Administrator

NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson announced Monday Robert D. Cabana, who has served as director of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center…

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Jurczyk Retires as NASA Associate Administrator

Steve Jurczyk, who served as acting NASA administrator from Jan. 20 to May 3, 2021, announced Monday he will retire…

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NASA, Axiom Agree to First Private Astronaut Mission on Space Station

NASA and Axiom Space have signed an order for the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station to…

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NASA Administrator Statement on Chinese Rocket Debris

NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson released the following statement Saturday regarding debris from the Chinese Long March 5B rocket. Source…

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NASA Selects Contractor for Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing

NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. of Burlington, Massachusetts, to support a national campaign…

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Texas Students to Hear from Astronauts on International Space Station

Students from Brownsville, Texas will hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station during a call at 10:15 a.m. EDT…

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NASA, Axiom Space to Host Media Briefing on Private Astronaut Mission

NASA and Axiom Space have signed a mission order for the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station…

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NASA Invites Public, Media to Watch Asteroid Mission Begin Return to Earth

NASA invites the public and the media to watch its first asteroid sample return mission begin a two-year cruise home…

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NASA Awards Earth Science Data and Information System Contract

NASA has awarded the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development (EED)-3 contract to Raytheon Company…

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NASA Names New Chief of Staff

NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson announced Wednesday that Susie Perez Quinn will serve as the agency’s chief of staff. Source…

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Media Invited to Virtual Briefing as NASA’s Webb Prepares for Launch

Media will have the opportunity to see the iconic golden mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope open for the…

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New York Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from New York will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station….

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NASA Celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This May, NASA celebrates the contributions of its Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) employees – past and present –…

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Vice President Harris Swears in NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson

Sen. Bill Nelson took office as the 14th administrator of NASA Monday, after he was given the oath of office…

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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts to Answer Questions after Return to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will answer questions at 3:45 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 6, about their historic mission on the…

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Johnson Space Center Director Mark Geyer Moves To New Role

Mark Geyer, director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, is stepping down from his position leading the center to focus more…

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NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to…

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Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission

Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the…

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Sen. Bill Nelson Statement on National Space Council

The following is a statement from Sen. Bill Nelson, who the U.S. Senate confirmed as the 14th NASA administrator on…

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