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Pad 39B Water Flow Test Comes Through Loud and Clear


NASA eclipsed another milestone in its plan to send the first woman and next man to the lunar…
Dr. Carlos Calle has worked on the Electrostatic Dust Shield (EDS) for 15 years. He leads a team of about eight researchers striving to perfect the technology that uses dynamic electric fields to remove dust from surfaces. Calle is hopeful that the EDS will play a major role in NASA’s plans to send humans back to the Moon and on to Mars. Credits: NASA
Kennedy Scientist Leading Team to Combat Lunar Dust

April 21, 2019

Dust can be a nuisance — on Earth and the Moon. Astronauts exploring the Moon’s South Pole will need a…
NASA Moves Up Critical Crew Safety Launch Abort Test

November 11, 2017

NASA’s Orion spacecraft is scheduled to undergo a design test in April 2019 of the capsule’s launch abort…
New Supersonic Technology Designed to Reduce Sonic Booms

August 3, 2017

Residents along Florida’s Space Coast will soon hear a familiar sound — sonic booms. But instead of announcing…
Scientists Developing Technology to Remove Martian Dust

June 28, 2017

NASA’s Journey to Mars requires cutting-edge technologies to solve the problems explorers will face on the Red Planet.…
This Week in NASA History: Skylab Launches — May 14, 1973

May 18, 2017

This week in 1973, the uncrewed Skylab was launched aboard a modified Saturn V launch vehicle from NASA’s…
Cassini’s Kennedy Legacy Began 20 Years Ago with Arrival at Launch Site

April 24, 2017

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft arrived at Kennedy Space Center 20 years ago to begin processing for launch on a…
NASA Partners to Help Develop Self-driving Cars

March 29, 2017

Since its inception, NASA has been known as an agency that opens doors to the future. While focusing…
ECLSS Put to the Test for Commercial Crew Missions

March 9, 2017

Extensive evaluations are underway on the life support systems vital to successful flight tests as NASA prepares to…
Space Gardener Shane Kimbrough Enjoys First of Multiple Harvests

December 4, 2016

For a mid-afternoon snack, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough cut some of the “Outredgeous” Red Romaine lettuce leaves he…
NASA, U.S. Navy Practice Orion Recovery Procedures

November 16, 2016

When Orion returns from deep space missions and lands in the ocean, a team will be responsible for…
Pioneering Space Requires Living Off the Land in the Solar System

October 1, 2016

As NASA continues preparing for the Journey to Mars, the technology now in development is expanding beyond the…
Gemini X Set Records for Rendezvous, Altitude Above Earth

July 7, 2016

In mid-1966, Gemini X continued advancing NASA’s capabilities for operating in space with a record-setting, three-day flight. Two…
2016 Advances Mark Commercial Crew’s Path to Flight

June 9, 2016

Hundreds of engineers and technicians with NASA, Boeing, and SpaceX have ramped up to complete the final designs, manufacturing, and testing as…
Gemini IX Crew Found ‘Angry Alligator’ in Earth Orbit

June 2, 2016

NASA’s Gemini IX mission was another step in developing technology for future spaceflights from Apollo to the agency’s…
First Work Platforms Powered On and Tested in Vehicle Assembly Building for Space Launch System

May 10, 2016

NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida is one power step closer to processing the agency’s Space Launch System…
Astronaut Photography from Space Helped ‘Discover the Earth’

April 24, 2016

In December 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first humans to leave Earth orbit and head…
NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Habitat Prototype, Medical Research

April 11, 2016

Tucked in the trunk of the latest commercial cargo spacecraft to head for the International Space Station is…
NASA’s ‘Spaceport of the Future’ Reaches Another Milestone

March 30, 2016

NASA has completed a major milestone on its journey to Mars and is ready to begin another phase…
Commercial Crew: Building in Safety from the Ground Up in a Unique Way

March 8, 2016

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is set to return human spaceflight launches to the International Space Station from U.S.…
Machines That Tell You When They’re Sick

March 4, 2016

In the future, machines will monitor their own health and request help, themselves, when something’s wrong, predicts David…
NASA Plant Researchers Explore Question of Deep-Space Food Crops

February 18, 2016

NASA plant physiologist Ray Wheeler, Ph.D., and fictional astronaut Mark Watney from the movie “The Martian” have something…
How Mold on Space Station Flowers is Helping Get Us to Mars

January 18, 2016

When Scott Kelly tweeted a picture of moldy leaves on the current crop of zinnia flowers aboard the…
First Work Platform for NASA’s Space Launch System Installed in Vehicle Assembly Building

December 24, 2015

The first of ten work platforms that will provide access to NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket has…
NASA Orders Second Boeing Crew Mission to International Space Station

December 20, 2015

NASA took an important step Friday to establish regular crew missions that will launch from the United States…
University Researchers Test Prototype Spacesuits at Kennedy

December 19, 2015

The spacesuits astronauts will wear while exploring the surface of Mars will protect the person inside, supply air…
GSDO Critical Design Review Marks Progress for NASA’s Journey to Mars

December 13, 2015

NASA’s Ground Systems Development and Operations Program (GSDO) has successfully completed its critical design review, on the path…
Kennedy Now Firmly Established as a 21st Century Spaceport

December 3, 2015

On Thursday, Dec. 3, NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida will team with industry partners to…
NASA ELaNa IX Mission Launches First CubeSat Built By Elementary School Students

December 3, 2015

NASA will enable the deployment of three small research satellites, or CubeSats, selected through the CubeSat Launch Initiative…
NASA TV Coverage Set for Orbital ATK Resupply Mission to Space Station

December 2, 2015

NASA commercial partner Orbital ATK has set Thursday, Dec. 3, for the launch of its fourth contracted mission…
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