NASA Breaking News

  • NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space StationNASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station
    Media accreditation is now open for SpaceX’s 23rd cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff of the Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for late August from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more »
  • NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Europa Clipper MissionNASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Europa Clipper Mission
    NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for Earth’s first mission to conduct detailed investigations of Jupiter's moon Europa. Read more »
  • NASA Perseverance Mars Rover to Acquire First SampleNASA Perseverance Mars Rover to Acquire First Sample
    NASA is making final preparations for its Perseverance Mars rover to collect its first-ever sample of Martian rock, which future planned missions will transport to Earth. Read more »
  • Media Invited to Learn About NASA Mission to Study Intense StormsMedia Invited to Learn About NASA Mission to Study Intense Storms
    NASA is inviting media to learn more about an upcoming airborne science campaign to study intense summer thunderstorms over the central United States, which will aid scientists in their understanding of how such storms affect Earth’s atmosphere and climate change. Read more »
  • NASA Invites Media to Launch of Landsat 9 From West CoastNASA Invites Media to Launch of Landsat 9 From West Coast
    Media accreditation is open for the upcoming launch of the Landsat 9 satellite, a joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission that will continue the legacy of monitoring Earth’s land and coastal regions that began with the first Landsat in 1972. Read more »
  • NASA Science Mission Directorate to Hold Town Hall MeetingNASA Science Mission Directorate to Hold Town Hall Meeting
    NASA's Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 1:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 22, to discuss updates to NASA's science program and share the current status of NASA activities. Read more »
  • NASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Starliner LaunchNASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Starliner Launch
    NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch, launch, and docking activities for the agency’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station. Read more »
  • NASA to Brief Early Science from Perseverance Mars RoverNASA to Brief Early Science from Perseverance Mars Rover
    NASA will hold a virtual media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 21, to discuss early science results from the agency’s Perseverance Mars rover and its preparations to collect the first-ever Martian samples for planned return to Earth. Read more »
  • Trailblazing Astronaut Doug Hurley Retires from NASATrailblazing Astronaut Doug Hurley Retires from NASA
    NASA astronaut and former U.S. Marine Col. Doug Hurley is retiring from NASA after 21 years of service. His last day with the agency is July 16. Read more »
  • NASA TV to Air Crew Dragon Port Relocation on Space StationNASA TV to Air Crew Dragon Port Relocation on Space Station
    NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts on the International Space Station will relocate their Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft Wednesday, July 21, setting the stage for a historic first when two different U.S. commercial spacecraft built for crew will be docked to the microgravity laboratory at the same time. Read more »
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