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NASA Selects Contractor for Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing

May 7th 2021 at 15:11
NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. of Burlington, Massachusetts, to support a national campaign of community overflight tests using the agency’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology research aircraft.

Texas Students to Hear from Astronauts on International Space Station

May 7th 2021 at 14:49
Students from Brownsville, Texas will hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station during a call at 10:15 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 11 that will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

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

May 7th 2021 at 13:20
NASA and Axiom Space have signed a mission order for the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station and will host a teleconference with media at 11 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 10, to discuss more details about the mission.

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

May 6th 2021 at 16:41
NASA invites the public and the media to watch its first asteroid sample return mission begin a two-year cruise home at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, May 10, on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

NASA Awards Earth Science Data and Information System Contract

May 6th 2021 at 16:16
NASA has awarded the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development (EED)-3 contract to Raytheon Company of Riverdale, Maryland.

NASA Names New Chief of Staff

May 5th 2021 at 19:29
NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson announced Wednesday that Susie Perez Quinn will serve as the agency’s chief of staff.

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

May 5th 2021 at 16:51
Media will have the opportunity to see the iconic golden mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope open for the last time on Earth during a virtual briefing Tuesday, May 11, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT).

New York Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts on Space Station

May 4th 2021 at 18:50
Students from New York will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 4th 2021 at 16:26
This May, NASA celebrates the contributions of its Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) employees – past and present – with a variety of internal and external events and products centered around the theme: Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service.

NASA Selects Consolidated Program Support Services Configuration and Data Management Contractor

April 30th 2021 at 15:58
NASA has awarded the Consolidated Program Support Services (CPSS) Configuration and Data Management (CDM) contract to Victory Solutions Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide configuration and data management services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, as well as the potential to provide these services to all othe

Vice President Harris Swears in NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson

May 3rd 2021 at 17:56
Sen. Bill Nelson took office as the 14th administrator of NASA Monday, after he was given the oath of office by Vice President Kamala Harris during a ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington.

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

May 3rd 2021 at 16:27
NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will answer questions at 3:45 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 6, about their historic mission on the International Space Station and return to Earth.

Johnson Space Center Director Mark Geyer Moves To New Role

May 3rd 2021 at 13:14
Mark Geyer, director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, is stepping down from his position leading the center to focus more time on his health and family in light of a cancer diagnosis.

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

May 3rd 2021 at 09:30
Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station.

Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission

May 2nd 2021 at 03:06
Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the longest-duration mission of a crewed American spacecraft to date

Sen. Bill Nelson Statement on National Space Council

May 1st 2021 at 12:30
The following is a statement from Sen. Bill Nelson, who the U.S. Senate confirmed as the 14th NASA administrator on April 29, regarding the announcement Saturday that Vice President Kamala Harris will chair the National Space Council:.

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to Begin New Demonstration Phase

April 30th 2021 at 11:55
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has a new mission. Having proven that powered, controlled flight is possible on the Red Planet, the Ingenuity experiment will soon embark on a new operations demonstration phase, exploring how aerial scouting and other functions could benefit future exploration of Mars and other worlds.

Statements on Bill Nelson’s Senate Confirmation as NASA Administrator

April 29th 2021 at 18:52
The following are statements from Sen. Bill Nelson and acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Thursday’s U.S. Senate confirmation of Nelson as the 14th administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Biden-Harris Administration Shows Strong Support for NASA in First 100 Days

April 29th 2021 at 16:23
In the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris Administration, NASA has taken bold steps to expand America’s exploration and scientific frontiers, advancing the nation’s commitment to build back better through innovation, combat climate change, re-establish America’s standing abroad, and inspire the next generation.