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Keeping it Fresh: A Space Fridge for Long-Duration Missions

A refrigerator for cold storage is just one of many things astronauts will need as they journey farther into space.

NASA, Axiom Agree to First Private Astronaut Mission on Space Station

NASA and Axiom Space have signed an order for the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station to take place no earlier than January 2022.

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

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

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

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.

Celebrating Moon Trees on Arbor Day

What could be more appropriate to commemorate this Arbor Day, April 30, 2021, than a story about hundreds of seeds that went on a lunar journey 50 years ago and became known as Moon Trees after their saplings were planted throughout the world?

NASA Updates Live Coverage of Agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 Return to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission with NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is now targeting a return to Earth at 11:36 a.m. EDT Saturday, May 1, in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.

On a Changing Planet, NASA Goes Green

NASA is responsible for collecting much of the data that people use to explain humanity’s environmental impact on Earth, from documenting climate change and its impacts on ice, sea level and weather patterns, to monitoring the health of forests and the movement of freshwater. But NASA doesn’t just report the data. It also acts on it.

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

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will answer media questions at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 26, about their upcoming return to Earth from the International Space Station.

NASA Updates Launch Date, TV Coverage for Agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 Mission

NASA will provide updated coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.

Big Goals, Small Package: Enabling Compact Deliveries from Space

Researchers from the University of Kentucky in Lexington have developed a delivery system designed to carry research samples and other small payloads from astronauts on the International Space Station back to Earth.

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins, Crewmates Return Safely to Earth

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, along with Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, returned to Earth on Saturday, following six months living and working aboard the International Space Station.

Gateway Instruments to Improve Radiation Detection for Artemis Astronauts

Gateway Instruments to Improve Radiation Detection for Artemis Astronauts

NASA to Provide Live Coverage of Space Station Crew Landing

Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA and two Roscosmos cosmonauts are scheduled to end their mission on the International Space Station Friday, April 16.

Coverage Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.

NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei, Crewmates Arrive Safely at Space Station

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and two Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station Friday, bringing its number of residents to 10 for the coming week.

Watch Next Space Station Crew Launch Live on NASA TV, NASA App

Three space travelers, including NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, are poised to launch Friday, April 9, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station.

With NASA Expertise, Hot Water Flows on Demand

With NASA Expertise, Hot Water Flows on Demand

NASA TV to Air First US Commercial Crew Port Relocation on Space Station

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts aboard the International Space Station will mark another first for commercial spaceflight Monday, April 5, when the four astronauts will relocate the Crew Dragon spacecraft to prepare for the arrival of new crew members in late April and the upcoming delivery of new solar arrays this summer.

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