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MarCO Wins the ‘Oscar’ for Tiny Spacecraft

August 12, 2019

The first briefcase-size CubeSats to journey to another planet have been honored for their role in NASA InSight’s…
CubeSats Dance: One Water-Powered NASA Spacecraft Commands Another in Orbit

August 6, 2019

On June 21, 2019, NASA demonstrated the first coordinated maneuver between two CubeSats in low-Earth orbit as part…
NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor

August 2, 2019

NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations 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…
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…
E-TBEx's deployment is tested at the Michigan Exploration Lab. Constructing and testing the E-TBEx CubeSats was particularly complex because of the multiple antennas and solar panels that deploy after launch. Credits: University of Michigan/Michigan Exploration Lab
NASA Prepares to Launch Twin Satellites to Study Signal Disruption From Space

June 11, 2019

NASA’s twin E-TBEx CubeSats — short for Enhanced Tandem Beacon Experiment — are scheduled to launch in June…
NASA’s SET Mission to Study Satellite Protection Is Ready for Launch

June 11, 2019

Ready, SET, go — NASA’s Space Environment Testbeds, or SET, will launch in June 2019 on its mission to…
Planet-Hunter CubeSat Images Los Angeles

May 17, 2019

A small satellite designed to hunt for new planets beyond the solar system recently looked down at Earth…
10 Years Ago, Hubble’s Final Servicing Mission Made It Better Than Ever

May 14, 2019

Astronaut Mike Massimino floated next to the Hubble Space Telescope’s cylindrical body and began to remove the screws…
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…
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…
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…
NASA Tech One Step Closer to Launch on Next Falcon Heavy

April 15, 2019

A new kind of atomic clock, non-toxic propellant system and missions to characterize how space weather interferes with…
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…
A brief laser flash at the center of the frame was part of an experiment conducted by two NASA CubeSats. In it, one small satellite used a laser to send information to the ISARA CubeSat, managed by JPL. Credit: The Aerospace Corporation
NASA Demos CubeSat Laser Communications Capability

April 10, 2019

Two NASA CubeSats teamed up on an impromptu optical, or laser, communications pointing experiment. The laser beam is…
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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…
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…
The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft is pictured attached to the International Space Station's Harmony module as the orbital complex orbited 261 miles above the Indian Ocean southwest of the continent of Africa. The Canadarm2 robotic arm vertically splits the frame prior to grappling the spacecraft ahead of planned departure activities. Credits: NASA
Space Station Science Highlights: Week of January 7, 2019

January 15, 2019

The three Expedition 58 crew members aboard the International Space Station have finished packing the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft with science experiments…
NASA astronaut Anne Mcclain working within a Mouse Habitat Unit. “@ISS_Research is really phenomenal; every day we get to play a part in learning about our universe, our Earth, and the creatures that live on it. Getting to do science on the ceiling? Well, now that’s just cool!” she tweeted. Credits: NASA
Aging Faster in Space to Age Better on Earth

January 15, 2019

A new investigation heading to the International Space Station will provide space-flown samples to scientists from academia, industry…
Crystal Clear: Finding Ways to Protect Crews from the Effects of Space Radiation

December 21, 2018

In the near future, crews will embark on multi-month missions to the Moon, and eventually Mars and beyond.…
The Coolest Experiment in the Universe

December 21, 2018

What’s the coldest place you can think of? Temperatures on a winter day in Antarctica dip as low…
NASA-Supported Payloads to Get Lift from Blue Origin

December 18, 2018

Before a NASA technology makes it to orbit or lands on another planet, researchers test – and retest…
NASA Sends CubeSats to Space on First Dedicated Launch with US Partner Rocket Lab

December 18, 2018

A series of new CubeSats now are in space, conducting a variety of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations,…
10 CubeSats Ready for NASA’s First Venture Class Launch

December 16, 2018

NASA will enable the launch of 10 small research satellites, or CubeSats, selected through the CubeSat Launch Initiative…
Four NASA-Sponsored Experiments Set to Launch on Virgin Galactic Spacecraft

December 13, 2018

A winged spacecraft will soon take off with four NASA-supported technology experiments onboard. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo will separate…
NASA Sends New Research, Hardware to Space Station on SpaceX Mission

December 6, 2018

Experiments in forest observation, protein crystal growth and in-space fuel transfer demonstration are heading to the International Space Station following…
NASA Science Shows Human Impact of Clean Air Policies

December 5, 2018

As local, federal, and international policies targeting the quality of the air we breathe continue to evolve, questions…
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