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NASA to Air Rescheduled Launch, Capture of Cargo Ship to Space Station

September 23, 2019

A Japanese cargo spacecraft loaded with more than four tons of supplies, spare parts, and experiment hardware is…
NASA Television to Air Launch, Capture of Cargo Ship to Space Station

September 7, 2019

A Japanese cargo spacecraft loaded with more than four tons of supplies, spare parts and experiment hardware is…
NASA Selects Proposals to Advance Understanding of Space Weather

September 4, 2019

NASA has selected three proposals for concept studies of missions that could help us better understand the dynamic…
NASA’s ECOSTRESS Detects Amazon Fires from Space

August 30, 2019

NASA’s Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) captured imagery of fires in the Amazon regions…
Analyzing gravity waves at the edge of space

July 30, 2019

NASA is funding the Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE) to analyze gravity (or “buoyancy”) waves in a region of…
SpaceX Dragon on Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

July 26, 2019

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and…
Student-built satellites deployed into orbit from the International Space Station

July 22, 2019

On a quiet Wednesday morning, a small group gathered at Virginia Tech’s Center for Space Science and Engineering…
Look, No Hands! NASA’s First Astrobee Robot “Bumble” Starts Flying in Space

June 21, 2019

On June 14, a robot named Bumble became the first Astrobee robot to fly under its own power…
NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts

June 9, 2019

NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving…
NICER’s Night Moves Trace the X-ray Sky

May 31, 2019

In this image, numerous sweeping arcs seem to congregate at various bright regions. You may wonder: What is being…
Canadian astronaut David St-Jacques vacuums inside the International Space Station in January 2019. Image credit: Canadian Space Agency
Detecting bacteria in space

May 23, 2019

Scientists at the University of Montreal and McGill University have pioneered and tested a new genomic methodology which…
Here’s Looking at You! Astrobee’s First Robot Completes Initial Hardware Checks in Space

May 18, 2019

NASA astronaut Anne McClain performs the first series of tests of an Astrobee robot, Bumble, during a hardware checkout. To…
Analyze This: Space Station Facility Enables Rapid Biomedical Analysis

May 16, 2019

In its role as a unique orbiting laboratory, the International Space Station provides a broad range of equipment…
SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

May 5, 2019

After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with…
OCO-3 Ready to Extend NASA’s Study of Carbon

May 1, 2019

When the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3, OCO-3, heads to the International Space Station, it will bring a new…
NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission

April 18, 2019

NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will…
NASA ‘Nose’ Importance of Humans, Robots Exploring Together

April 18, 2019

NASA is sending humans forward to the Moon, this time to stay. Upcoming expeditions to the Moon will…
Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo

April 18, 2019

Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of…
Northrop Grumman Carries Technology, Scientific Investigations on Mission to Space Station

April 11, 2019

A Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft scheduled to liftoff on April 17 carries supplies and scientific experiments to the…
Designing a Key to Unlock Parkinson’s Disease

April 3, 2019

Parkinson’s disease affects more than 5 million people on Earth. Research on the International Space Station could provide…
More Than a Carbon Copy: OCO-3 on the Space Station

April 3, 2019

NASA is ready to launch a new space instrument that will use the vantage point of the International…
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Spacewalk Reassignments: What’s the Deal?

March 28, 2019

On Friday, March 29, Christina Koch and Anne McClain were scheduled to perform a spacewalk together to upgrade…
NASA Updates Spacewalk Assignments, Announces Final Preview Briefing

March 26, 2019

With the first in a series of three spacewalks successfully completed at the International Space Station, NASA has…
NASA Astronauts Hague, Koch Arrive Safely at Space Station

March 16, 2019

Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their…
NASA, SpaceX Launch First Flight Test of Space System Designed for Crew

March 3, 2019

For the first time in history, a commercially-built and operated American crew spacecraft and rocket, which launched from…
Crew Dragon Ready for First Launch

March 1, 2019

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft—designed to fly astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil—is ready for its…
Astronauts Assemble Tools to Test Space Tech for Fuel Storage in Orbit

February 28, 2019

Technology drives exploration for future human missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond. For spacecraft to journey farther…
NASA Selects Mission to Study Space Weather from Space Station

February 26, 2019

NASA has selected a new mission that will help scientists understand and, ultimately, forecast the vast space weather…
NASA to Provide Coverage of SpaceX Commercial Crew Flight Test

February 21, 2019

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the SpaceX Demo-1 flight test to…
NASA is Everywhere: Farming Tech with Roots in Space

February 13, 2019

Growing plants can be tough, whether you’re on a spaceship or Earth. A special fertilizer made it easier…
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