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08/07/2022

This Week @NASA: New Image From Webb Telescope, Previewing Artemis I Moon Mission

Previewing our Artemis I mission to the Moon … A new image from our James Webb Space Telescope ... And an anniversary for one of our explorers on Mars … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/2jSH2hT0jlo NASA Previews Art…

Source: SciTechDaily

08/07/2022

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Still Going 10 Years After Landing – What It's Learned

Despite signs of wear, the intrepid spacecraft is about to start an exhilarating new chapter of its mission as it climbs a Martian mountain. Ten years ago, on August 5, 2012, a jetpack lowered NASA’s Curiosity rover onto the Red Planet. This was the beginning…

Source: SciTechDaily

08/06/2022

Entire NASA astronaut corps eligible for Artemis missions

As NASA prepares to select the crew of the second Artemis mission, the agency’s chief astronaut says the entire astronaut corps will be eligible.

Source: SpaceNews

08/06/2022

Curiosity marks 10 years on Mars as discoveries continue - NASASpaceFlight.com

After successfully landing on Mars on August 6, 2012 (UTC), Curiosity continues to unlock the…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

08/06/2022

Volcano's giant eruption did something unprecedented, says NASA

Boom.

Source: Mashable

08/06/2022

NASA identifies the strange object its rover found on Mars

Source: msnNOW

08/06/2022

NASA halts spacewalks after water leaked into astronaut's helmet

NASA is halting all spacewalks at the International Space Station over concerns about the safety of decades-old spacesuits after water leaked into one astron...

Source: YouTube

08/06/2022

NASA review underway after water leaks into astronaut's helmet

NASA is halting all spacewalks at the International Space Station over concerns about the safety of decades-old spacesuits after water leaked into one astronaut's helmet while working outside the station. CNN's Kristin Fisher reports.

Source: CNN

08/05/2022

NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket to roll out Aug. 18 for lunar launch

The agency hopes to launch the epic moon mission 11 days later, on Aug. 29.

Source: Space.com

08/05/2022

A New Image From Our James Webb Space Telescope on This Week @NASA – August 5, 2022

Source: YouTube

08/05/2022

A New Image From Our James Webb Space Telescope on This Week @NASA – August 5, 2022

Previewing our Artemis I mission to the Moon, a new image from our James Webb Space Telescope, and an anniversary for one of our explorers on Mars … a few of...

Source: YouTube

08/05/2022

Florida braces for crowds for NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission launch

The Space Coast expects over 100,000 tourists to arrive to watch the launch of Artemis 1.

Source: Space.com

08/05/2022

10 Years Since Landing, NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Still Has Drive – NASA Mars Exploration

Despite signs of wear, the intrepid spacecraft is about to start an exciting new chapter of its mission as it climbs a Martian mountain.

Source: NASA

08/05/2022

Nicotine patches, gums, and nasal sprays for smokers may also help people stop drinking

The study found these common remedies performed just as well as prescription drugs that help smokers and drinkers quit.

Source: Study Finds

08/05/2022

Space factory startup Varda secures NASA partnerships ahead of demo flight next year

The agreements secure Varda access to key technologies the company will need for the first demonstration of its space factory system.

Source: CNBC

08/05/2022

NASA's Additional Artemis I Test Objectives for Space Launch System Rocket and Orion Spacecraft

During Artemis I, which is scheduled to launch as early as August 29, NASA plans to accomplish several primary objectives. These include demonstrating the performance of the Orion spacecraft’s heat shield from lunar return velocities, demonstrating operations…

Source: SciTechDaily

08/05/2022

NASA have figured out what mystery bundle of 'string' on Mars is

<p>A mystery was born when the Perseverance rover photographed an out-of-place object lying on the red sand. </p>

Source: 9News

08/04/2022

NASA to Launch Two More Helicopters to Mars

NASA is launching two more small helicopters to Mars as part of its effort to return Martian rocks and soil samples to Earth. Under the plan announced in late July, NASA’s Perseverance rover will transport soil samples to a rocket.

Source: VOA News

08/04/2022

NASA Confirms Launch Date for Its Massive Moon Rocket

Artemis I is set to launch August 29 for an uncrewed mission to the Moon. NASA hopes its Artemis program will return humans to the lunar surface.

Source: Futurism

08/04/2022

SpaceX addressing Falcon 9 rocket damage ahead of next NASA astronaut launch

Crew-5 astronauts are confident in SpaceX's ability to fly human passengers safely.

Source: Space.com

08/04/2022

NASA identified the strange spaghetti pile found on Martian surface

Remember the mysterious mound of strange spaghetti spotted in an image captured by the Mars Perseverance rover? NASA confirmed that it’s just more space litter from Perseverance’s touch…

Source: Boing Boing

08/04/2022

Fix to Malfunctioning Lucy Probe Good Enough to Complete Asteroid Mission, NASA Says

Lucy is currently en route to Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, but a problematic solar array potentially threatened the groundbreaking mission.

Source: Gizmodo.com

08/04/2022

NASA Troubleshoots Asteroid-Bound Lucy Spacecraft From Millions of Miles Away

Just after the successful launch of NASA’s Lucy spacecraft on October 16, 2021, a group of engineers huddled around a long conference table in Titusville, Florida. Lucy was just mere hours into its 12-year journey, but a major unexpected challenge had surface…

Source: SciTechDaily

08/04/2022

ULA's Atlas V launches final SBIRS GEO missile detection satellite - NASASpaceFlight.com

United Launch Alliance was in action Thursday, using an Atlas V rocket to deploy a…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

08/03/2022

NASA is 'in the final stretch' of launching its Artemis I mission on August 29

Artemis I is set to launch at 8:33am ET on August 29 from Launch complex 39b at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This is the first phase of putting humans back on the moon.

Source: Daily Mail

08/03/2022

Shaun the sheep doll flying on NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission

'It's a giant leap for lambkind.'

Source: Space.com

08/03/2022

NASA Troubleshoots Asteroid-Bound Lucy Across Millions of Miles

After the launch of NASA’s Lucy spacecraft, data indicated that a solar array powering the spacecraft’s systems hadn’t fully opened and latched, and the team had to figure out what to do next.

Source: NASA

08/03/2022

NASA Finally Figured Out What That Weird Spaghetti It Found on Mars Was

Last month, NASA’s Perseverance rover spotted an unknown, noodle-like object on Mars. Now the space agency has identified what actually is.

Source: Futurism

08/03/2022

Is There a Nasal Spray COVID Vaccine? Researchers Are Working on It

It's not available yet, but getting your COVID immunity by way of a nose spray could have benefits, scientists say.

Source: CNET

08/03/2022

NASA Finally Figured Out What That Weird Spaghetti It Found on Mars Was

Source: msnNOW

08/03/2022

Solar eruptions, flares could impact Earth, NASA says

Solar eruptions and flares could cause problems on Earth. NASA scientists have predicted that this increase in solar activity will continue through 2025.

Source: Fox News

08/03/2022

Tonga eruption blasted enough water to fill 58,000 Olympic pools into the Earth's atmosphere, NASA says

January's Tonga eruption sent an unusually large amount of water vapor high into Earth's atmosphere and could temporarily influence our planet's surface temperature.

Source: CNN

08/02/2022

Watch NASA's Artemis 1 mission preview webcasts for free

Two NASA Artemis 1 webcasts will showcase the moon mission on Aug. 3 and Aug. 5.

Source: Space.com

08/02/2022

Huge solar eruptions will likely cause problems on Earth, NASA says

(WGHP) — The sun has been very active lately, which could cause a few problems for us here on Earth, according to NASA. The space agency said the solar cycle is not yet at its peak and has already surpassed expectations. Scientists with NASA believe they will…

Source: WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

08/02/2022

NASA Is Changing Its Rules for Private Astronauts

The changes, such as extra prep training, reflect lessons learned from Axiom Space's recent mission to the ISS.

Source: Gizmodo.com

08/02/2022

Shaun the Sheep will join NASA’s Artemis 1 flight to the Moon

Shaun the Sheep is about to go where no sheep has gone before..

Source: Engadget

08/02/2022

NASA to Host Briefings, Interviews for Agency's SpaceX Crew-5 Mission

A pair of news conferences on Thursday, Aug. 4, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will highlight the agency’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

08/02/2022

Florida coast braces for NASA's Artemis I moon launch, expecting at least 100000 visitors

NASA's Artemis I mission is set to launch August 29 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. At least 100,000 visitors are expected for the first window.

Source: USA Today

08/02/2022

Huge solar eruptions will likely impact Earth, NASA says

NASA predicts the solar events will continue to increase from now into 2025.

Source: AZFamily

08/02/2022

Huge solar eruptions will likely impact Earth, NASA says

NASA predicts the solar events will continue to increase from now into 2025.

Source: CBS46 News Atlanta

08/02/2022

A nasal vaccine could be key in curbing the spread of COVID-19

Source: Google News

08/02/2022

Massive 1200-feet wide asteroid is coming for the Earth, warns NASA

According to NASA, a massive 1,200 feet-wide asteroid, which was discovered recently, is zooming towards the Earth at a very high speed. The asteroid is expected to make its closest approach tomorrow. Know the danger.

Source: Hindustan Times

08/01/2022

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Commercial Crew Space Station Launch

Media accreditation is now open for the launch of the fifth SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket that will carry astronauts to the International Space Station for a science expedition mission as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program

Source: NASA

08/01/2022

NASA Shares Largest-Ever Image Of Andromeda Galaxy, Internet Calls It "Extraordinarily Beautiful"

American space agency NASA on Sunday shared the "largest-ever" image assembled of the Andromeda galaxy by the Hubble Space Telescope. The picture was captured seven years ago and it is the sharpest large composite image ever taken of the galaxy.

Source: NDTV News

08/01/2022

NASA's Artemis I moon mission: Thousands expected to visit Florida

Sold-out hotels. Excitement that seems to grow by the day. The potential for hundreds of thousands of visitors, support staff, and more.

Source: Florida Today

07/31/2022

NASA warns of horrific solar flares! Earth will be impacted

Our Sun is set to get even more active as it reaches the peak of its 11-year cycle and that means it will be unleashing more volatile solar flares and CMEs. Know what NASA said.

Source: Hindustan Times

07/30/2022

Chinese rocket falls to Earth, NASA says Beijing did not share information

A Chinese rocket fell back to Earth on Saturday over the Indian Ocean but NASA said Beijing had not shared the "specific trajectory information" needed to know where possible debris might fall.

Source: Reuters

07/30/2022

NASA, ESA unveil advanced architecture for Mars Sample Return - NASASpaceFlight.com

On July 27, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) unveiled new advanced mission architecture…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

07/26/2022

NASA SLS Artemis I

Source: Kennedyspacecenter.com

07/21/2022

Perspective | The unexpected star of NASA's Webb images — the alt text descriptions

A team in Baltimore was responsible for the words that made NASA's James Webb Space Telescope images accessible to everyone.

Source: The Washington Post

07/20/2022

In a single work week, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope broke the record for the oldest galaxy ever observed

Source: Google News

07/20/2022

Twitter Is Teeming With Astronomers Posting New NASA Webb Space Telescope Discoveries

If the last few days are any indication, we're about to witness a starry-eyed future for astronomy.

Source: CNET

07/20/2022

Northrop Grumman to conduct FSB-2 SLS solid rocket booster test - NASASpaceFlight.com

As the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket prepares for its first flight as soon as…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

07/20/2022

NASA's Artemis return to moon now has launch dates

NASA has set late August or early September for the launch of its Orion spacecraft to orbit the moon without astronauts.

Source: The Washington Post

07/20/2022

NASA considers sending scientists to the space station: report

The proposal mirrors how the agency used to fly payload specialists in the early space shuttle days.

Source: Space.com

07/20/2022

NASA picks SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to launch Roman Space Telescope

The reusable heavy-lift rocket will launch the new space telescope in 2026, NASA says.

Source: Space.com

07/20/2022

NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket gets Aug. 29 launch date

The first three opportunities for lunar launch are in late August and early September, pending tweaks to the megarocket.

Source: Space.com

07/20/2022

NASA shares latest update on upcoming mega moon rocket launch

The mega Artemis I rocket may be launching on its trip to the moon on August 29, September 2 or September 5, according to NASA officials.

Source: CNN

07/20/2022

Amazing New James Webb Photo of Spiral Galaxy NGC 628 Shows the Power of NASA's New Space Telescope

Let the purple vortex suck you in.

Source: Daily Beast

07/20/2022

NASA Sets Coverage for Russian, European Spacewalk

NASA will provide live coverage of a spacewalk on Thursday, July 21, by a Russian cosmonaut and an ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut to continue outfitting the European robotic arm on the International Space Station’s Nauka laboratory.

Source: NASA

07/20/2022

NASA Shares Stunning Rainbow Coloured Image Of Pluto, Internet Amazed

A recent post by the agency on its Instagram handle shows a rainbow coloured image of a celestial body that has surprised the internet.

Source: NDTV News

07/20/2022

Webb telescope suffered ‘uncorrectable damage’ in micrometeoroid hit, NASA report says

Source: Google News

07/20/2022

NASA awards launch contract for next space telescope to SpaceX

Source: Google News

07/19/2022

NASA selects Falcon Heavy to launch Roman Space Telescope

NASA picked SpaceX to launch the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope on a Falcon Heavy, but at a price significantly higher than previous agency contracts.

Source: SpaceNews

07/19/2022

NASA to Discuss Status of Artemis I Moon Mission

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 20, to discuss next steps for the Artemis I mission with the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Source: NASA

07/19/2022

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket to launch NASA’s Roman Space Telescope

NASA has chosen SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to launch its next major space telescope, a wide-field observatory that should directly complement the brand new James Webb Space Telescope. Originally known as the Wide Field InfraRed Survey Telescope (WFIRST), NA…

Source: Teslarati

07/19/2022

Scientists Send Stem Cells into Space in NASA-supported Experiment

A new experiment aims to study ways to produce huge amounts of special cells that could be used to treat many diseases. The special cells, known as stem cells, arrived on a supply ship recently at the International Space Station for testing in Earth’s orbit.

Source: VOA News

07/19/2022

Most Americans think NASA's $10 billion space telescope is a good investment, poll finds

A new YouGov poll found that 70 percent of Americans have favorable opinions of NASA, and most think that the agency’s nearly $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope was a good investment.

Source: The Verge

07/19/2022

What to Know About Lunar Gateway, NASA’s Future Moon-Orbiting Space Station

Humanity’s first lunar space station will offer new ways to explore space and do science, but it will also present unprecedented health and safety risks.

Source: Gizmodo.com

07/19/2022

NASA shares first images of meteor damage on James Webb Space Telescope

Fortunately, engineers planned for this.

Source: Live Science

07/19/2022

US Gears-Up For ‘Interplanetary Defense’ Test! NASA’s DART Mission To Strike Asteroid Dimorphos In September

A new study simulating the potential impact of NASA’s DART mission colliding with the asteroid Dimorphos Shows the spacecraft’s impact on its target could be far more severe than previously thought.

Source: Eurasiantimes.com

07/19/2022

Asteroid hit permanently damaged Nasa's James Webb Space Telescope: Report

On May 22, the space telescope's primary mirror was hit by six micrometeorites. Of these, the sixth strike did a considerable damage. Initially the damage was not considered too big, but now a new paper published by a group of scientists have said it could be…

Source: Hindustan Times

07/19/2022

NASA delays VIPER lunar rover launch by a year

NASA has delayed the launch of an ice-prospecting lunar rover by a year to perform more testing of its commercial lander, the agency announced July 18.

Source: SpaceNews

07/19/2022

Nasal vaccines may stop COVID infections. Will we get them soon?

Nasal vaccines hold promise at stopping Covid because they build up immunity in the nose, where the virus first enters the body. Here's where the research...

Source: NBC News

07/19/2022

Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope casually reveals terrifying purple galactic swirl in our universe

The monstrous people spiral of a nearby galaxy is just one of many Webb telescope images to come over the coming days, weeks and years.

Source: Independent

07/18/2022

NASA delays launch of rover designed to search and drill for water on the Moon

NASA has pushed back the expected launch date of its VIPER rover — designed to hunt for water on the Moon — to November of 2024 in order to allow for more testing of the Astrobotic lunar lander.

Source: The Verge

07/18/2022

NASA Releases Image of James Webb Damage From Micrometeoroid Impact

NASA has released images of the mirrors of its James Webb Space Telescope after it was hit by micrometeoroids — fortunately, the damage was minimal.

Source: Futurism

07/18/2022

NASA Mars Rover Inspects Wonderfully Funky Rover-Size Boulder

Curiosity took a detour to check out a particularly interesting rock that, let's face it, looks like a poo emoji.

Source: CNET

07/18/2022

Mars Spaghetti: NASA's Perseverance Rover Spots a Strange Tangle

The noodle-like object is almost certainly a piece of human-made debris.

Source: Gizmodo.com

07/18/2022

NASA Seeks Public's Designs to Throw Shade in Space

The Ultralight Starshade Structural Design Challenge asks participants to develop a lightweight starshade structure.

Source: NASA

07/18/2022

NASA's Perseverance Rover Finds Strange Spaghetti-Like Object on Mars

It's unclear what the string-like object is, though it could be left-over debris from Perseverance's landing maneuver over a year ago.

Source: Newsweek

07/18/2022

James Webb Telescope glitch had NASA engineers completely freaking out: 'It was very serious'

NASA engineers believed that the project that cost billions of dollars may have been doomed.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

07/17/2022

First image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope reveals thousands of galaxies in stunning detail

Billions of years ago, long before a swirling cloud of gas and dust coalesced to form the sun, light left the earliest stars and began a long journey through space.

Source: Phys.Org

07/17/2022

NASA says a humongous building-sized asteroid heading for Earth today

A giant asteroid is on the way to Earth today, NASA confirmed. Does it pose any risk to our planet? Know here.

Source: Hindustan Times

07/17/2022

The Next Phase of NASA's Telescope Will Blow Your Mind

“We really haven’t even started trying yet.”

Source: Daily Beast

07/17/2022

Stargazing: Lehi museum partners with NASA to teach about Webb telescope images

The Hutchings Museum Institute in Lehi held an event on Saturday to celebrate the first images released from the James Webb Space Telescope.

Source: KSL.com

07/16/2022

This Week @NASA: Webb’s New Look at the Cosmos, Scouting Landing Sites for Mars Sample Return

The Webb Space Telescope’s new look at the cosmos … Technology used to fine-tune Webb improves the vision of millions on Earth …. And a new climate study heads to the space station … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be…

Source: SciTechDaily

07/16/2022

NASA's Perseverance rover has spotted a noodle-like object on Mars

NASA's Perseverance rover has spotted an interesting piece of debris, in the shape of spaghetti. The image was taken on Tuesday, and it's got researchers confused.

Source: Interesting Engineering

07/16/2022

Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope damaged after being smashed by space rock, images show

A micrometeorite strike did more damage to Webb’s mirror than expected, but scientists were able to adapt the mirror to cancel out most of the negative effects.

Source: Independent

07/15/2022

NASA shares teaser for Webb telescope's first image release

The James Webb Space Telescope will reveal its first high-resolution images on July 12. The five images will show how galaxies interact, the life cycles of stars, the first spectrum of an exoplanet and our deepest view yet of the universe.

Source: CNN

07/15/2022

NASA Intrigued by Noodle-Like Object Found on Mars

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover discovered something strange as it traversed Mars on Tuesday — a string-like material that looked like noodles.

Source: Futurism

07/15/2022

The Webb Space Telescope's New Look at the Cosmos on This Week @NASA – July 15, 2022

The Webb Space Telescope’s new look at the cosmos, technology used to fine tune Webb improves the vision of millions on Earth, and a new climate study heads ...

Source: YouTube

07/15/2022

Jupiter photos from NASA's new space telescope are teaser of Solar System images to come

On July 14th, NASA released even more images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope — this time of Jupiter and its moons, as well as an asteroid — used as guides when calibrating the observatory’s instruments.

Source: The Verge

07/15/2022

Casio's new G-Shock watch is inspired by NASA's eye-catching orange spacesuits | Engadget

It's now available for $170..

Source: Engadget

07/15/2022

The trampoline is now international: NASA and Roscosmos agree to seat swap

No funds will be exchanged as part of the agreement.

Source: Ars Technica

07/15/2022

Registration Now Open for NASA 2022 International Space Apps Challenge

The NASA International Space Apps Challenge – the world’s largest annual hackathon – returns this year with the theme “Make Space,” which emphasizes NASA’s commitment to inclusivity.

Source: NASA

07/15/2022

Watch NASA's SpaceX CRS-25 Launch to the International Space Station

Source: YouTube

07/14/2022

Nasa releases first Webb Telescope images of Jupiter and moon Europa

After showing the world the most distant galaxies in the universe on Tuesday, the Webb telescope revealed Jupiter as never before on Thursday.

Source: Independent

07/14/2022

NASA Mars Helicopter Is Taking a Vacation From Flying

Ingenuity's extended break will help it recharge its batteries.

Source: CNET

07/14/2022

Webb Space Telescope Mechanics: How NASA Unlocked Astronomy's Next Great Era

Two words: infrared imaging.

Source: CNET

07/14/2022

NASA temporarily grounding Mars helicopter Ingenuity to wait for dust to clear

The groundbreaking helicopter is pausing while Martian dust makes it difficult to recharge its batteries.

Source: Space.com

07/14/2022

Compare images from NASA's new space telescope with those from Hubble

Webbcompare is a simple but breathtaking website that lets you compare images from NASA’s new space telescope with those taken by Hubble: it shows exactly how profound the upgrade is.

Source: Boing Boing

07/14/2022

NASA's New Horizons probe still exploring, 7 years after Pluto flyby

Seven years after its epic Pluto flyby, New Horizons is still going strong.

Source: Space.com

07/14/2022

Disco was right! Nasa’s glitterball images were predicted by pop music

The James Webb space telescope’s pictures are impressive – but disco and Daft Punk did it first

Source: The Guardian

07/13/2022

Breaking Down the Invisible Universe Captured by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

Thanks to infrared imaging, the JWST delved into colliding galaxies and an active black hole, and even provided a breakthrough look at an alien world.

Source: CNET

07/13/2022

NASA Mars Rover Spots Spaghetti-Like Object

Forbidden pasta.

Source: CNET

07/13/2022

Highlights: First Images from the James Webb Space Telescope (Official NASA Video)

NASA revealed the first five full-color images and spectrographic data from the world's most powerful space telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, a part...

Source: YouTube

07/13/2022

Nasa secretly releases surprise images of our solar system, showing Jupiter from James Webb Space Telescope

Nasa secretly leaked two surprising new pictures of our own solar system.

Source: Independent

07/13/2022

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson On The New Telescope Images Released By NASA

NASA released a full batch of images and data from the massive James Webb Space Telescope that provides a first look at cosmic mysteries yet to be untangled....

Source: YouTube

07/13/2022

How NASA’s Webb Telescope Pictures Were Selected

In June, specialists gathered in Baltimore to select images from the James Webb Space Telescope to share with the public. Keeping the results to themselves hasn’t been easy.

Source: New York Times

07/12/2022

James Webb Space Telescope images released by NASA after first color photo unveiled at White House

The early release photos provide a taste of the discoveries to come from the $10 billion telescope.

Source: CBS News

07/12/2022

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Scouts Mars Sample Return Campaign Landing Sites

The six-wheeled roving explorer has inspected a stretch of the Red Planet to see if it is flat enough for NASA’s next Mars lander. While NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is conducting its science campaign, taking samples at Jezero Crater’s ancient river delta, …

Source: SciTechDaily

07/12/2022

See the Winners of NASA's 2022 Photographer of the Year Competition

It's the fourth running of NASA's annual contest, which celebrates photographers who work at the space agency.

Source: Gizmodo.com

07/12/2022

James Webb live updates: NASA reveals 5 stunning, new images from telescope

Source: ABC News

07/12/2022

Live updates: NASA releases first images from Webb telescope

NASA is releasing four high-resolution color images from its James Webb Space Telescope. Scientists say the pictures will change the way people see the universe. Follow here for live updates.

Source: CNN

07/12/2022

NASA's Webb Captures Dying Star's Final 'Performance' in Fine Detail

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has revealed details of the Southern Ring planetary nebula that were previously hidden from astronomers. Planetary nebulae are the shells of gas and dust ejected from dying stars.

Source: NASA

07/12/2022

James Webb Space Telescope: NASA reveals first full-color images

This long-awaited milestone will set the stage for the rest of the $10 billion telescope's mission.

Source: Axios

07/12/2022

NASA's Perseverance Scouts Mars Sample Return Campaign Landing Sites

The six-wheeled explorer has inspected a stretch of the Red Planet to see if it is flat enough for NASA’s next Mars lander.

Source: NASA

07/12/2022

Nasa's James Webb telescope takes super sharp view of early universe - BBC News

Source: YouTube

07/11/2022

NASA's Webb Delivers Deepest Infrared Image of Universe Yet

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has produced the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date. Known as Webb’s First Deep Field, this image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 is overflowing with detail.

Source: NASA

07/11/2022

Walking on Asteroid Bennu Would Be Like Stepping Into a Ball Pit, NASA Says

The asteroid could've swallowed the OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft, according to a new study.

Source: Gizmodo.com

07/11/2022

NASA Reveals its 2022 Photographers of the Year

You have to work for NASA to enter.

Source: PetaPixel

07/11/2022

Greg Robinson Fixed NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, Reluctantly

Gregory Robinson was enjoying another job when NASA persuaded him to take on an enormous astronomy project that was billions of dollars over budget and years behind schedule.

Source: New York Times

07/11/2022

Webb Space Telescope: How to Watch Biden and NASA’s Image Reveal

From the White House on Monday, humanity will gets its first glimpse of what the observatory in space has been seeing — a cluster of galaxies.

Source: New York Times

07/11/2022

A NASA telescope aboard a high-altitude balloon will float over the South Pole to study a 'star-killer'

By flying on a high-altitude balloon, ASTHROS will be able to see things space telescopes cannot.

Source: Space.com

07/11/2022

How to watch NASA reveal the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope

On July 11th and 12th, NASA will reveal the first full-color images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope. Here’s how to watch the reveal live.

Source: The Verge

07/11/2022

NASA's Flying Telescope Is Winding Down Operations

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is arguably the best known and most successful observatory in history, delivering unprecedented images that have tantalized the public and astronomers alike for …

Source: Hackaday

07/11/2022

Massive dangerous asteroid Bennu not solid rock, like ball pit - NASA

Source: Google News

07/11/2022

NASA reveals the winning shots from its Photographer of the Year awards

The US space agency has announced 12 winning images, including a shot inside a massive wind tunnel at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Federal Airfield, California.

Source: Daily Mail

07/11/2022

NASA's Mars Life Explorer mission would dig deep to hunt for Red Planet life

If approved by NASA, the life-hunting mission could launch in the 2030s.

Source: Space.com

07/10/2022

Startups and NASA working to return passenger supersonic flights to the sky - 60 Minutes

Nearly 20 years after the Concorde made its final commercial flight, new efforts are underway to make supersonic passenger travel viable again.

Source: CBS News

07/10/2022

Asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission landed on had a surface like a ‘pit of plastic balls’

Bennu turned out nothing like scientists had expected..

Source: Engadget

07/10/2022

Webb Telescope Pictures: NASA Builds Toward Its First Release

NASA picked five new images of scenes from around the universe that it hopes will knock the public’s socks off. Get ready for astronomical records to be broken.

Source: New York Times

07/10/2022

NASA May Send Swimming Robots to Space in the Name of Science

Source: TheInertia.com

07/10/2022

First color images from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to reveal brilliant nebula

NASA is preparing to show off what the James Webb Space Telescope is capable of when the space agency releases the first color images from the observatory.

Source: New York Post

07/09/2022

NASA set to reveal the first images from the Webb Telescope

Source: YouTube

07/09/2022

This Week @NASA: Webb Space Telescopes First Full Color Images, Important Mission to the Moon

Ready to showcase the Webb space telescope’s first full-color images … Back in touch with a spacecraft on an important mission to the Moon …. And our Artemis I Moon rocket and spacecraft move a step closer to launch … a few of the stories to tell you about – …

Source: SciTechDaily

07/09/2022

NASA reveals astoundingly deep space photo from Webb telescope test

Thousands of magnificent galaxies.

Source: Mashable

07/08/2022

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover collects 9th Red Planet rock sample

The sample may hold signs of ancient running water on Mars.

Source: Space.com

07/08/2022

NASA Reveals Dazzling Test Image From James Webb Space Telescope

Mission scientists said the image is among the deepest ever taken of the universe as the scientists prepare to release the telescope’s first full-color scientific images next week.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

07/08/2022

Ready for the Webb Space Telescope's First Full-Color Images on This Week @NASA – July 8, 2022

Source: YouTube

07/08/2022

Asteroid Bennu nearly ate NASA's sampling spacecraft

It was a close call, but OSIRIS-REx's unexpected adventure might help improve planetary defense techniques.

Source: Space.com

07/08/2022

NASA Highlights Climate Research on Cargo Launch, Sets Coverage

NASA and SpaceX are targeting 8:44 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 14, to launch the agency’s next investigation to monitor climate change to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

07/08/2022

NASA reveals details about James Webb Space Telescope's first full-color images | Engadget

The agency will release the initial batch of images and spectroscopic data on July 12th..

Source: Engadget

07/08/2022

Artemis 1 launch team overcomes obstacles to complete WDR test objectives - NASASpaceFlight.com

NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) program and prime launch processing contractor Jacobs completed the Wet…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

07/08/2022

Surprise – Again! NASA Spacecraft Reveals Asteroid Bennu Is Not What It Seemed

Scientists have learned something astonishing after analyzing data gathered when NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collected a sample from asteroid Bennu in October 2020. The spacecraft would have sunk into the asteroid had it not fired its thrusters to back away …

Source: SciTechDaily

07/08/2022

NASA reveals ‘astonishing’ discovery about Bennu asteroid

NASA scientists have made an “astonishing” discovery about Bennu, the asteroid from which its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collected a sample of rock and dust in 2020.

Source: Digital Trends

07/07/2022

NASA's CAPSTONE moon probe bounces back from glitch, aces engine burn

CAPSTONE has bounced back from its recent communication dropout.

Source: Space.com

07/07/2022

NASA releases James Webb telescope 'teaser' picture

NASA has a provided a tantalizing teaser photo ahead of the highly-anticipated release next week of the first deep-space images from the James Webb Telescope—an instrument so powerful it can peer back into the origins of the universe.

Source: Phys.Org

07/07/2022

Meet NASA's Orion Spacecraft

Orion, NASA’s newest spacecraft built for humans, is developed to be capable of sending astronauts to the Moon and is a key part of eventually sending them on to Mars.

Source: NASA

07/07/2022

'Unexpected' NASA James Webb Space Telescope Test Image Will Pump You Up

The glamour shot is among the deepest images of the universe ever taken.

Source: CNET

07/07/2022

NASA Reveals Surface of Asteroid Bennu is Like Plastic Ball Pit

After analyzing data gathered when NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collected a sample from asteroid Bennu in October 2020, scientists have learned something astonishing.

Source: NASA

07/07/2022

Asteroid Bennu's Surprising Surface Revealed by NASA Spacecraft

Source: YouTube

07/07/2022

How engineers got NASA's James Webb Space Telescope ready to take its first images

On July 12th, NASA will reveal the first full-color images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s most powerful space observatory. Those pictures are the culmination of six months of work aligning the telescope’s mirrors and commissioning the in…

Source: The Verge

07/07/2022

The Coolest Images Taken by NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft

The spacecraft has seen a lot over the course of its sixteen year, 4.8-billion-mile journey to the outer solar system.

Source: Gizmodo.com

07/07/2022

NASA sounding rockets blasting off to assess Alpha Centauri habitability

The launches from an Australian commercial launch facility are observing the sun's nearest stars in ultraviolet light.

Source: Space.com

07/07/2022

The NASA Engineer Who Made the James Webb Space Telescope Work

Greg Robinson, whose boss calls him “the most effective leader of a mission I have ever seen,” turned a $10 billion debacle into a groundbreaking scientific undertaking. Every moonshot is the result of marginal improvements.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

07/07/2022

NASA Restores Contact With CAPSTONE Spacecraft – Prepares for Trajectory Correction Maneuver

Mission operators have re-established contact with NASA’s CAPSTONE spacecraft. Mission crews for NASA's Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) have re-established contact with the spacecraft via NASA'…

Source: SciTechDaily

07/07/2022

We Finally Know Why NASA Lost Contact With Moonbound Spacecraft

NASA dropped an update on its official blog detailing the causes of their satellite's dropout. In a nutshell? A bad command and a software error.

Source: Futurism

07/06/2022

NASA makes contact with satellite that broke free of Earth's orbit

Scientists were able to fix communication issues after they lost contact with the CAPSTONE satellite on Tuesday.

Source: CNN

07/06/2022

NASA's CAPSTONE moon cubesat re-establishes contact

The CAPSTONE team has re-established contact with the 55-pound (25 kilograms) cubesat.

Source: Space.com

07/06/2022

NASA reestablishes communication with new lunar spacecraft after brief blackout

NASA’s new Moon probe, called CAPSTONE, is having trouble establishing contact with the space agency’s Deep Space Network just a week after launching to space.

Source: The Verge

07/06/2022

Building Artemis: Inside NASA's Enormous Moon Rocket Factory

For 50 years, humans haven't traveled more than a few hundred miles above Earth. Now, NASA's plan to return to the moon is kicking into high gear.

Source: CNET

07/06/2022

How NASA will launch Mars samples off the Red Planet

Meet the 10-foot-tall (3 meters) Mars Ascent Vehicle.

Source: Space.com

07/05/2022

NASA: Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit

NASA said Tuesday it has lost contact with a $32.7 million spacecraft headed to the moon to test out a lopsided lunar orbit, but agency engineers are hopeful they can fix the problem.

Source: Phys.Org

07/05/2022

NASA's CAPSTONE satellite has gone dark

NASA has lost contact with CAPSTONE, a tiny satellite that left Earth's orbit on July 4th.

Source: Engadget

07/05/2022

NASA's 1st Mars rover touched down on the Red Planet 25 years ago

The tiny vehicle and its lander, Pathfinder, paved the way for the car-sized Curiosity and Perseverance.

Source: Space.com

07/05/2022

NASA lost contact with a satellite after it broke free of the Earth's orbit

The CAPSTONE satellite completed another step in its four-month-long mission to the moon when it left Earth's orbit, but communication issues are making it difficult for scientists to contact the CubeSat.

Source: CNN

07/05/2022

NASA satellite heads for the moon after breaking from orbit around Earth

A small NASA satellite on Monday broke free from its orbit around Earth and is headed toward the moon. The satellite is roughly the size of a microwave oven.

Source: Fox Business

07/04/2022

NASA says its plan to bring Mars samples back to Earth is safe, but some people are worried

Since September, the Perseverance rover has been picking along an ancient river delta on Mars, its robotic arms reaching out with whirling steel drill bits to core rocks, scoop soil and suck small amounts of the red planet's atmosphere into titanium tubes.

Source: Phys.Org

07/04/2022

Significant Progress in NASA’s Lucy Spacecraft Solar Array Deployment Fix

Beginning on May 6 and continuing through June 16, NASA’s Lucy mission team carried out a multi-stage effort intended to further deploy the spacecraft’s unlatched solar array.Throughout the meticulous process, the team commanded the spacecraft to operate the …

Source: SciTechDaily

07/04/2022

NASA’s CAPSTONE Probe Is Officially en Route to the Moon

The microwave-sized satellite is on a pathfinder mission to evaluate a unique orbit for an eventual space station at the Moon.

Source: Gizmodo.com

07/04/2022

NASA's CAPSTONE satellite breaks from Earth's orbit and heads toward the Moon

The cubesat is critical to the first Artemis mission..

Source: Engadget

07/04/2022

NASA satellite breaks from orbit, heads towards the moon

Source: Google News

07/04/2022

NASA satellite breaks from orbit, heads towards the moon

A satellite the size of a microwave oven successfully broke free from its orbit around Earth on Monday and is headed toward the moon, the latest step in...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

07/04/2022

NASA satellite breaks from orbit around Earth, heads to moon

A satellite the size of a microwave oven successfully broke free from its orbit around Earth on Monday and is headed toward the moon, the latest step in NASA's plan to land astronauts on the lunar surface again.

Source: Phys.Org

07/04/2022

NASA mission spots Chinese rocket impact craters on the Moon

A pair of side-by-side craters show where a Chinese rocket impacted the far side of the Moon. The question now is why are there two?

Source: SYFY WIRE

07/04/2022

NASA satellite breaks from orbit around Earth, heads to moon

A satellite the size of a microwave oven successfully broke free from its orbit around Earth and is headed toward the moon

Source: ABC News

07/04/2022

NASA: Mysterious Rocket Crashes on Moon

Source: Google News

07/03/2022

NASA begins search for ancient life on Mars after arrival of Perseverance, Ingenuity spacecrafts - 60 Minutes

Anderson Cooper reports on the nerve-wracking Mars landing of the rover Perseverance, the painstaking process of launching the tiny helicopter Ingenuity, and the extraordinary images the two have already sent back to Earth.

Source: CBS News

07/03/2022

Lucy continues to stabilize its solar array before its October flyby - NASASpaceFlight.com

With the first half of 2022 coming to a close, NASA teams are continuing work…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

07/02/2022

X-38: The NASA 'Space Plane' Built for a Special Purpose

NASA’s X-38 was an experimental re-entry vehicle, designed to serve as an emergency crew return vehicle for the International Space Station.

Source: 19fortyfive.com

07/02/2022

SLS rolled back to VAB for final launch preparations - NASASpaceFlight.com

After a successful Wet Dress Rehearsal (WDR), NASA Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) rolled back the…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

07/02/2022

NASA targets late August to early September launch for Artemis 1 Moon mission

NASA has set an aggressive launch for its Artemis 1 Moon mission following the successful June 20th “wet dress rehearsal” fueling test of the SLS rocket that will carry the flight to space..

Source: Engadget

07/02/2022

NASA Baffled By Mysterious Rocket That Left Two Craters On Moon

Newly released photos show the damage from an unidentified rocket body that crashed into the moon’s surface and left an “unexpected” double crater. The rocke...

Source: YouTube

07/02/2022

How to go from eating mosquitos in Siberia to leading a NASA mission

An autobiography covers a career in science that even its author admits is “curvy.”

Source: Ars Technica

07/02/2022

NASA reports 'significant progress' in rescuing Lucy asteroid spacecraft's solar array

The near-fully deployed array should 'successfully meet the mission’s needs.'

Source: Space.com

07/02/2022

NASA launches sounding rockets to look for habitable planets

Source: Google News

07/02/2022

In a step closer to launch, NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket rolls back to hangar – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

07/01/2022

NASA's CAPSTONE cubesat mission keeps raising orbit toward the moon

The CAPSTONE mission has just one engine burn left in Earth orbit — one that will send it on its way to the moon.

Source: Space.com

07/01/2022

NASA calls ‘mystery’ rocket crash on moon highly unusual

(The Hill) – NASA said a rocket of unknown national origin that crashed into the moon earlier this year produced a double crater on the surface, an unexpected feat. The agency’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which collects data on the moon, spotted two crater…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

07/01/2022

Billions Behind a Lunar Dream: Why NASA's Mega Moon Rocket May Prove 'Unsustainable'

Commentary: Let's talk about the fiscal footprint of NASA's latest lunar endeavor, Artemis.

Source: CNET

07/01/2022

Novel NASA Instrument Sets Sights on Earth-bound Solar Radiation

A very small instrument has a big job ahead of it: measuring all Earth-directed energy coming from the Sun and helping scientists understand how that energy influences our planet’s severe weather, climate change and other global forces.

Source: NASA

07/01/2022

NASA delays SLS rollback due to concerns over rocky path to launchpad

The road to the Moon is paved with... river rock?

Source: Theregister.com

07/01/2022

Tricky Mars rocks making things difficult for NASA's Perseverance rover

Collecting samples on another planet isn't as easy as it looks.

Source: Space.com

07/01/2022

NASA calls ‘mystery’ rocket crash on moon highly unusual

Source: Google News

07/01/2022

NASA calls ‘mystery’ rocket crash on moon highly unusual

NASA said a rocket of unknown national origin that crashed into the moon earlier this year produced a double crater on the surface, an unexpected feat. The...

Source: The Hill

07/01/2022

Where will NASA put Artemis Base Camp on the moon?

Scientists and mission planners are searching for the best site.

Source: Space.com

06/30/2022

NASA Webb Telescope’s ‘first light’ images nearly bring tears to astronomers’ eyes

Nearly six months after its initial launch, the James Webb telescope is emotionally moving some scientist with its first images.

Source: New York Post

06/30/2022

NASA baffled by 'mystery rocket' with unknown origin after moon crash

No space exploring nations have claimed responsibility for the rocket, which left behind a "double crater" on the moon's surface.

Source: USA Today

06/30/2022

NASA probe snaps an image of a solar eclipse showing 'lunar mountains backlit by solar fire'

A NASA satellite called the Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured a series of images of a solar eclipse from space, silhouetting mountain ranges on the surface of the moon.

Source: Daily Mail

06/30/2022

Watch NASA roll huge Artemis 1 moon rocket off the pad tonight

Rollback is expected to begin at 8 p.m. EDT tonight (June 30).

Source: Space.com

06/30/2022

Atlas V launch with two experimental military satellites delayed due to weather - NASASpaceFlight.com

United Launch Alliance will now deploy a pair of Space Force technology demonstration payloads using…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/30/2022

NASA prepares to release first JWST science images

With commissioning of the James Webb Space Telescope nearly complete, project officials and NASA leadership promise stunning first images from it.

Source: SpaceNews

06/29/2022

NASA's Lunar Recon Orbiter Spots Mystery Rocket Crater Pair On The Moon

The twin craters are exceptional even by rare moon-impact standards and have baffled scientists.

Source: The Drive

06/29/2022

Get hype for the first images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

NASA said the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope will be ready for public debut at 10:30 AM ET on July 12.

Source: TechCrunch

06/29/2022

NASA's DART Mission Is Going to Really Mess Up This Tiny Asteroid

A follow-up mission by the European Space Agency could find a very different looking Dimorphos.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/29/2022

Mars clouds take center stage in new NASA project looking for volunteers

A Red-Planet crowdsourcing project just launched on Zooniverse.

Source: Space.com

06/29/2022

NASA's DART asteroid mission might completely deform small moonlet

A new study finds DART's impact could be stronger than expected.

Source: Space.com

06/29/2022

Moon-colliding rocket somehow punched out 2 craters, NASA says

It took NASA two months to find the object after the impact.

Source: Live Science

06/29/2022

NASA scientists say images from the Webb telescope nearly brought them to tears

Deep field images of the universe, exoplanet atmospheres, and more to be unveiled.

Source: Ars Technica

06/29/2022

Life on Mars: What if NASA actually finds it?

If there was life on Mars billions of years ago — even just microbial life — it could change our understanding of how life begins.

Source: Vox

06/29/2022

NASA Says They Can Grow Food In Space Without Soil

NASA seems to think they can grow food without soil. Seriously? As gross as it was, even Matt Damon needed soil in The Martian.

Source: Giantfreakinrobot.com

06/29/2022

NASA sun mission spots stunning solar eclipse in space

The moon's mountains were 'backlit by solar fire' at the peak.

Source: Space.com

06/29/2022

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Just Detected a Possible Roaming Black Hole Out in the Milky Way

This discovery appeared in our galaxy nearly 5,000 light years away.

Source: Martha Stewart

06/29/2022

NASA's New Hubble E-Book Takes Readers on a Journey to Curious Worlds

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope team has released a new edition in the Hubble Focus e-book series, called “Hubble Focus: Strange New Worlds.”

Source: NASA

06/29/2022

NASA's Europa Clipper may crash into Ganymede, the largest moon in the solar system, at mission's end

The spacecraft's demise may even become an experiment in itself.

Source: Space.com

06/29/2022

NASA's solar forecast is turning out to be wrong. This team's model is still on track.

One heliophysicist's model of solar activity is on track.

Source: Space.com

06/29/2022

NASA's Curiosity Rover Measures Key Life Ingredient on Mars for First Time

Newly published research quantifies the presence of organic carbon in Martian rocks. For the first time, scientists using data from NASA’s Curiosity rover measured the total organic carbon – a key component in the molecules of life – in Martian rocks. “Total …

Source: SciTechDaily

06/28/2022

NASA Launches Satellite to Test New Orbit Around Moon

The American space agency NASA launched a satellite designed to test a new orbit around the moon. The test is linked to NASA’s planned return to the Moon.

Source: VOA News

06/28/2022

NASA aims to launch the SLS rocket in just 2 months

"We made incredible progress last week."

Source: Ars Technica

06/28/2022

'Peculiar' Caspian Sea cloud tracked by NASA Terra satellite

The small stratocumulus cloud has a complex origin story.

Source: Space.com

06/28/2022

NASA Approves Continuation of ICESat-2 After 3+ Years of Big Results

As ICESat-2 mission receives the green light to continue operation after successfully completing its three-year primary mission, scientists highlight what it has already discovered.

Source: NASA

06/28/2022

Rock samples from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover contain key ingredient of life

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover collected samples from Gale crater, the site of an ancient lake on Mars. Researchers measured the amount of organic carbon, a key ingredient for life, in these rock sampl

Source: Space.com

06/28/2022

Help NASA Scientists Find Clouds on Mars

By identifying clouds in data collected by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the public can increase scientists’ understanding of the Red Planet’s atmosphere.

Source: NASA

06/28/2022

Help NASA Scientists Find Clouds on Mars

By identifying clouds in data collected by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the public can increase scientists’ understanding of the Red Planet’s atmosphere.

Source: NASA

06/28/2022

NASA begins return to the moon with low-cost CAPSTONE mission, launched by Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab launched a small spacecraft bound for the moon on Tuesday, a mission that represents firsts for both the company and NASA.

Source: CNBC

06/28/2022

The Costs of NASA's Modern Moon Mission Are Really Adding Up

Commentary: Let's talk about the fiscal footprint of NASA's latest lunar endeavor, Artemis.

Source: CNET

06/28/2022

NASA's tiny CAPSTONE cubesat launches on pioneering moon mission

CAPSTONE will arrive in lunar orbit on Nov. 13 after its successful liftoff on Rocket Lab's Electron.

Source: Space.com

06/28/2022

NASA’s CAPSTONE Mission Launches to the Moon

The small spacecraft will be the first to head to the moon in a year when other planned missions have yet to get off the launchpad.

Source: New York Times

06/27/2022

New NASA images show space junk hit the Moon. What it was, where it came from still unclear

A lunar orbiter spotted a mystery rocket impact site but double craters raise questions about the rocket that did it.

Source: WRAL.com

06/27/2022

NASA Is Working With Startups to Harvest the Moon's Resources | WSJ

Source: YouTube

06/27/2022

NASA to Cover Northrop Grumman Cygnus Departure from Space Station

Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Tuesday, June 28, more than four months after delivering 8,300 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other carg…

Source: NASA

06/27/2022

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket’s NASA Psyche launch delayed to 2023

NASA says that its mission to the asteroid 16 Psyche will no longer be able to launch in 2022 after engineers were unable to verify the readiness of the spacecraft’s software. What could amount to being a few weeks or months behind schedule will have major ra…

Source: Teslarati

06/27/2022

NASA’s CAPSTONE Launch to Moon Delayed – Spacecraft Will Be First To Fly Unique Lunar Orbit

NASA, Rocket Lab, and Advanced Space are standing down from the June 27 launch attempt for the CAPSTONE mission to the Moon to allow Rocket Lab to perform final systems checks. The mission was slated to launch on Monday, June 27, aboard a Rocket Lab Electron …

Source: SciTechDaily

06/27/2022

NASA launches first rocket from Australian space center

NASA has successfully launched a rocket from Australia's remote Northern Territory, making history as the agency's first commercial spaceport launch outside the United States.

Source: CNN

06/27/2022

This Week @NASA: Nuclear Power on Moon, Changing Mars Landscape, Black Space Explorers

Looking to power surface exploration on the Moon … New imagery from the surface of Mars …. And our newest flight directors … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/c6vpK46pAHo NASA Announces Artemis Concept Awards for Nuc…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/26/2022

NASA Scores First-Ever Rocket Launch From A Commercial Site Outside US

NASA's first-ever launch from a commercial site outside of the United States blasted off from Australia's Outback late Sunday, in a "historic" moment for the country's space industry.

Source: NDTV News

06/26/2022

NASA's CAPSTONE cubesat launch to the moon delayed again for systems checks

The small CAPSTONE moon cubesat's next launch opportunity is Tuesday, June 28, NASA says.

Source: Space.com

06/26/2022

NASA to Launch Capstone, a 55-Pound CubeSat to the Moon

NASA has grandiose plans for sending astronauts back to the moon. Those start with a microwave-size private spacecraft scheduled to launch on Monday.

Source: New York Times

06/25/2022

NASA Hopes to Launch a Very Special Microwave-Sized Satellite on Monday

The CAPSTONE lunar satellite is scheduled to liftoff from New Zealand at 6 a.m. ET of Monday June 27.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/25/2022

NASA Forced To Scrap Planned 2022 Launch of Psyche Asteroid Mission

NASA announced on Friday, June 24, 2022, that the Psyche asteroid mission, the agency’s first mission designed to study a metal-rich asteroid, will not make its planned 2022 launch attempt. Due to the late delivery of the spacecraft’s flight software and test…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/24/2022

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Spots Mystery Rocket Impact Site on Moon

Astronomers discovered a rocket body heading toward a lunar collision late last year. Impact occurred on March 4, 2022, with NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) later spotting the resulting crater. Surprisingly the crater is actually two craters, an eas…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/24/2022

NASA Pauses Psyche, a Mission to a Metal-Rich Asteroid

Delays in setting up the spacecraft’s navigation software mean the mission may not reach the asteroid until 2029 or 2030, rather than 2026.

Source: New York Times

06/24/2022

NASA Announces Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid Mission

NASA announced Friday that the Psyche asteroid mission – the agency’s first mission designed to study a metal-rich asteroid – will not make its planned 2022 launch attempt.

Source: NASA

06/24/2022

How NASA might protect tomorrow's astronauts from deep space radiation

Putting people on the surface of Mars is going to expose them to a whole bunch of deadly space radiation.

Source: Engadget

06/24/2022

NASA's Curiosity Rover Rolls Past Evidence of Ancient Water

New images of rock formations offer clues to what Mars was like billions of years ago.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/23/2022

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Stunning Mars Views – Unlocking Mysteries of Ancient Past

Striking rock formations documented by the Curiosity rover provide evidence of a drying climate in the Red Planet’s ancient past. NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has been traveling through a transition zone from a clay-rich region to one filled with a salty miner…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/23/2022

NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for CAPSTONE Mission to Moon

NASA will air live launch coverage of the agency’s Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE), the first spacecraft to fly a specific unique lunar orbit ahead of future missions with crew.

Source: NASA

06/23/2022

NASA deems Artemis 1 moon mission's test fueling a success

Artemis 1 won't have to conduct another 'wet dress rehearsal' before it lifts off.

Source: Space.com

06/23/2022

NASA, SpaceX to assess potential Starship threat to Crew Dragon pad

An early Super Heavy-Starship failure could disrupt SpaceX astronaut fights to space station.

Source: CBS News

06/23/2022

Scientists map weird metal asteroid that NASA spacecraft will launch to this year

Planetary scientists have created a new, detailed map of the asteroid Psyche, providing a tantalizing preview of the target for a NASA mission set to launch later this year.

Source: Space.com

06/23/2022

NASA will unveil the James Webb Space Telescope's 1st science photos in July. Here's how to watch.

It will be a historic day for the $10 billion observatory, launched Dec. 25, 2021.

Source: Space.com

06/23/2022

NASA not planning another Artemis 1 countdown dress rehearsal – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

06/22/2022

New Life: NASA's InSight Mars Lander Gets a Few Extra Weeks of Science Operations

The InSight mission’s team has chosen to operate its seismometer longer than previously planned, although the lander will run out of power sooner as a result. As the power available to NASA’s InSight Mars lander diminishes by the day, the spacecraft’s team ha…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/22/2022

NASA moves up Lunar Trailblazer launch

NASA has found a new ride for a small lunar orbiter mission that will allow the spacecraft to avoid a two-year wait for its launch.

Source: SpaceNews

06/22/2022

NASA Introduces 2022 Class of Flight Directors

NASA has selected seven new additions to the team of flight directors to oversee operations of the International Space Station, commercial crew, and Artemis missions to the Moon.

Source: NASA

06/22/2022

NASA weighs Artemis 1 moon rocket's launch readiness after fueling success

Despite a hydrogen leak, the latest Artemis 1 wet dress rehearsal was "extremely smooth," NASA officials said.

Source: Space.com

06/22/2022

NASA's Dust-Choked InSight Lander Likely Won't Make It to the End of the Year

The Mars probe will continue scientific operations until late August at least, NASA said.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/22/2022

NASA to Power Down Voyage Probes: Here Are Their Best Space Photos

Didn't they do well.

Source: PetaPixel

06/22/2022

NASA's Curiosity Captures Stunning Views of a Changing Mars Landscape

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Source: NASA

06/22/2022

NASA managers mull mostly successful moon rocket test

NASA successfully fueled its new moon rocket on the agency's fourth attempt, but problems remain.

Source: CBS News

06/22/2022

NASA Voyager probes: 18 best pictures as 45-year journey nears its end

Voyager 1 and 2 broke ground with amazing pictures. As their scientific lifespan nears its end, here are 18 pictures taken by the probes.

Source: Business Insider

06/22/2022

NASA Astronaut Drifted in Space Completely Untethered in 'Terrifying' Moment

In the now-viral photo, Bruce McCandless II can be seen floating completely untethered in space away from the safety of the space shuttle.

Source: News18

06/21/2022

NASA's InSight Gets a Few Extra Weeks of Mars Science – NASA's InSight Mars Lander

The mission’s team has chosen to operate its seismometer longer than previously planned, although the lander will run out of power sooner as a result.

Source: NASA

06/21/2022

What We Know About NASA’s Supposedly ‘Successful’ Megarocket Launch Rehearsal

A problematic hydrogen leak and incomplete countdown rehearsal means a fifth SLS wet dress rehearsal is a distinct possibility.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/21/2022

NASA's InSight Gets a Few Extra Weeks of Mars Science

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Source: NASA

06/21/2022

China aims to return Mars samples before joint NASA-European mission: report

That's two years earlier than NASA and ESA plan to pull it off.

Source: Space.com

06/21/2022

NASA counts down to within 29 seconds of launching the large SLS rocket

"It was a long day for the team, but I think it was a very successful day."

Source: Ars Technica

06/21/2022

NASA Artemis I Moon Rocket Test: SLS Fully Fueled for First Time Despite Leak

The Artemis I wet dress rehearsal ended yesterday (June 20, 2022) at 7:37 p.m. EDT (4:37 p.m. EDT) at T-29 seconds in the countdown. This test marked the first time the team fully loaded all the Space Launch System rocket’s propellant tanks and proceeded into…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/21/2022

An Immunologist Fights Covid with Tweets and a Nasal Spray

Akiko Iwasaki, an immunologist who became a lifeline for the worried and the curious during the pandemic, thinks that nasal spray vaccines could be the next needed breakthrough in our fight against the coronavirus.

Source: Quanta Magazine

06/21/2022

NASA is starting to shut down the Voyager probes, which launched in 1977 and made it deeper into space than anything since

The Voyager probes massively exceeded the scope of their mission, but they're running low on power after 45 years in space.

Source: Business Insider

06/21/2022

NASA prepares to power-down Voyager spacecraft after 44 years

Both Voyagers launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida in 1977 - with Voyager 2 departing a month earlier than 1 - and were designed to last five years to study Jupiter and Saturn.

Source: Daily Mail

06/21/2022

NASA begins switching off Voyager instruments after almost 45 years

Scientific American reports that NASA is preparing to wind down the Voyager mission, which has endured for over ten times its original projected length. By powering down...

Source: TechSpot

06/21/2022

NASA-Roscosmos Tiff – Russia Says Looking Into Consequences Of US Spacecraft’s Failure To Adjust ISS Orbit

Russia’s space agency is looking into the situation that arose due to the failure of the US freight spaceship Cygnus NG-17 to adjust the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) as NASA is unsure about what had caused the boost maneuver to fail, Roscosm…

Source: Eurasiantimes.com

06/21/2022

Voyager: NASA starts deactivating deep-space probes flying since 1977

The Voyager probes massively exceeded the scope of their mission, but they're running low on power after 45 years in space.

Source: Business Insider

06/21/2022

NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission passes crucial fueling test despite leak

The Artemis 1 team managed to fully fuel the Space Launch System rocket.

Source: Space.com

06/20/2022

NASA approves demonstration flight for circular DiskSats

NASA approved a demonstration flight for DiskSat, the thin round satellite designed by the Aerospace Corp.

Source: SpaceNews

06/20/2022

We got a leaked look at NASA’s future Moon missions—and likely delays

"Has nobody at NASA read the space policy?"

Source: Ars Technica

06/20/2022

China aims to bring Mars samples to Earth 2 years before NASA, ESA mission

China’s Mars sample return mission aims to collect samples from the Red Planet and deliver them to Earth in 2031, or two years ahead of a NASA and ESA joint mission.

Source: SpaceNews

06/19/2022

This Week @NASA: Artemis I Moon Mission, Cosmic Cannibalism, Hypersonic Inflatable Aeroshell

The next prelaunch rehearsal before launch of our Artemis I Moon mission ... News about some NASA astronomy missions ... And a critical milestone for an Earth-observing satellite ... A few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/19/2022

Researchers use Hubble to observe dead star destroying planetary system - NASASpaceFlight.com

A team of researchers using archival data from the Hubble Space Telescope, a joint venture between…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/19/2022

OpenAsar Tweaks Discord's Frontend, Improves Performance And Privacy

Not all hacking happens on hardware — every now and then, we ought to hack our software-based tools, too. [Ducko] tells us about a partially open-source rewrite of Discord’s Electron-ba…

Source: Hackaday

06/19/2022

The Color of Space: A NASA Documentary Showcasing the Stories of Black Astronauts

The Color of Space captures the personal stories of seven current and former Black astronauts, each selected to become part of NASA's astronaut corps and tra...

Source: YouTube

06/19/2022

NASA's Lucy mission adds 9th asteroid to its list of attractions

The asteroid still doesn't have a name, and it likely won't for a while.

Source: Space.com

06/19/2022

Outpacing NASA By 10 Times, China Sets Sight To Develop A Giant Telescope To Search For ‘Things That Matter’

To gain an edge over the US space agency NASA, Chinese scientists aim to develop a next-gen space observatory to search for dark matter. The ambitious project – known as the Very Large Area gamma-ray Space Telescope, or VLAST – is currently in its early stage…

Source: Eurasiantimes.com

06/18/2022

NASA starts countdown for moon rocket's fourth fueling attempt

If the fueling test goes well, NASA hopes to launch the SLS rocket on its maiden flight late this summer.

Source: CBS News

06/18/2022

SpaceX to launch Globalstar satellite on mysterious Falcon 9 mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX will launch its Falcon 9 rocket on a secretive mission in the early hours…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/18/2022

Over a Million Miles per Hour: NASA's Chandra Catches Pulsar in X-Ray Speed Trap

A pulsar is racing through the debris of an exploded star at a speed of over a million miles per hour. To measure this, researchers compared NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory images of G292.0+1.8 taken in 2006 and 2016. Pulsars can form when massive stars run ou…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/18/2022

Falcon 9 launches Germany's SARah-1 from Vandenberg - NASASpaceFlight.com

Germany’s SARah-1 military radar Earth observation satellite launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/18/2022

NASA launches its own retro space game

The space agency's retro “8-bit” game teaches players about cosmic objects and a telescope scheduled to launch mid-decade.

Source: The Washington Post

06/18/2022

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Observes Asteroid Bennu’s Boulder “Body Armor”

Asteroid Bennu’s boulder-covered surface gives it protection against small meteoroid impacts, according to observations of craters by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer) spacecraft. OSIRIS-…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/17/2022

NASA Selects Two Daring Astronauts to Fly on Boeing's First Crewed Starliner Test Flight

The astronauts will launch to the International Space Station on a two-week mission.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/17/2022

The Next Prelaunch Rehearsal Before Our Artemis I Moon Mission on This Week @NASA – June 17, 2022

Source: YouTube

06/17/2022

NASA Mission Off To Rough Start After Astra Failure

When Astra’s diminutive Rocket 3.3 lifted off from its pad at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on June 12th, everything seemed to be going well. In fact, the mission was progressing exa…

Source: Hackaday

06/17/2022

NASA spots ‘shiny metal foil’ on Mars in strange photo – can you solve the mystery?

NASA has stumbled across an “unexpected” shiny object on Mars.

Source: New York Post

06/17/2022

SpaceX set to launch Starlink satellites on booster's 13th flight - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX launched yet another 53 Starlink satellites to low Earth orbit. The liftoff at 12:09…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/17/2022

NASA prepares to power-down Voyager spacecraft after more than 44 years

Source: Sky.com

06/16/2022

NASA spacecraft observes asteroid Bennu's boulder 'body armor'

Asteroid Bennu's boulder-covered surface gives it protection against small meteoroid impacts, according to observations of craters by NASA's OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer) spacecraft.

Source: Phys.Org

06/16/2022

These 2 NASA astronauts are Boeing Starliner's 1st crew

Barry 'Butch' Wilmore and Suni Williams will be Starliner's first crew.

Source: Space.com

06/16/2022

NASA assigns two astronauts to Starliner test flight

NASA has assigned two veteran astronauts to the first crewed flight of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft in the latest reshuffling for that mission.

Source: SpaceNews

06/16/2022

Tragedy! NASA Says the Voyager Space Probes are Powering Down

The clock is ticking for Voyager 1 and 2. NASA says the Voyager vehicles will run out of power by 2025, ending a decades-long mission launched in 1977.

Source: Futurism

06/16/2022

NASA Updates Astronaut Assignments for Boeing Starliner Test Flight

NASA will fly two astronaut test pilots aboard the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) mission to the International Space Station, where they will live and work off the Earth for about two weeks.

Source: NASA

06/16/2022

Nasa rover sighting reignites fears about human space debris

Object thought to be piece of thermal blanket from when Perseverance touched down on planet

Source: The Guardian

06/16/2022

NASA gearing up for another try at Artemis 1 'wet dress'

The Artemis 1 'wet dress rehearsal' is scheduled to kick off on Saturday (June 18).

Source: Space.com

06/16/2022

NASA Rover Perseverance Littered, Leaving Piece of Trash on Mars

The rover is the red planet’s first confirmed litterbug.

Source: Daily Beast

06/15/2022

NASA's Perseverance rover captured images of its own litter, and it shows how Mars is becoming a junkyard

The Perseverance team took pictures of a thermal blanket used during its landing. Space junk is a growing concern for space agencies.

Source: Business Insider

06/15/2022

NASA's ECOSTRESS Sees Las Vegas Streets Turn Up the Heat

An instrument on the space station documented how built and natural surfaces responded to record heat in Las Vegas.

Source: NASA

06/15/2022

'Unexpected': NASA Mars Rover Finds Shiny Foil Piece on a Rock

NASA isn't sure how the bit of a thermal blanket traveled so far across Mars.

Source: CNET

06/15/2022

Tensions mount between Russia and Europe over joint Spektr-RG telescope - NASASpaceFlight.com

The Russian scientific community is speaking out unanimously against the unauthorized activation of the German…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/15/2022

NASA sets date for next go at mega moon rocket's crucial prelaunch test

The Artemis I mega moon rocket will have a fourth attempt at a final prelaunch test beginning on Saturday, with loading of supercold propellant into the rocket scheduled for Monday. The test will air live on NASA's website.

Source: CNN

06/15/2022

NASA: Hubble Space Telescope data discovers roaming black hole

Astronomy researchers, with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, have found the first direct evidence of a lone black hole drifting through space.

Source: USA Today

06/14/2022

Impossible-Looking Mars Rock Stars in Stunning NASA Rover Image

A round rock looks like it's balancing in an unlikely place.

Source: CNET

06/14/2022

NASA, Partner Establish New Research Group for Mars Sample Return Prog

Sixteen scientists from the U.S., Europe, Canada, and Japan have been chosen to help future samples from the Red Planet achieve their full potential.

Source: NASA

06/14/2022

NASA's Lucy asteroid spacecraft solar array rescue efforts continuing

Lucy may fly as planned even if the issue is not fixed.

Source: Space.com

06/14/2022

NASA Invites Media, Public to View Webb Telescope's First Images

NASA, in partnership with ESA (European Space Agency) and CSA (Canadian Space Agency), will release the James Webb Space Telescope’s first full-color images and spectroscopic data during a televised broadcast beginning at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 12, f…

Source: NASA

06/14/2022

SpaceX, NASA blame Cargo Dragon leak on faulty valve, delay launch further

NASA and SpaceX have delayed Cargo Dragon’s CRS-25 space station resupply mission another two weeks after the company narrowed down the cause of the spacecraft’s rare leak. Instead of the mission’s original June 7th target, which was eventually pushed back to…

Source: Teslarati

06/13/2022

Two NASA Satellites Likely Fell Into the Ocean After Failed Astra Rocket Launch

The private space company has now completed just two successful orbital launches in seven attempts, which doesn't inspire confidence.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/13/2022

Astra's stock drops 25% after rocket failed to deliver NASA mission to orbit

Shares of rocket-builder Astra fell sharply in trading on Monday after a weekend launch carrying NASA satellites failed to reach orbit.

Source: CNBC

06/13/2022

NASA Discoveries Highlighted at American Astronomical Society Meeting

Scientists will discuss new research from NASA missions – on topics ranging from exoplanets to citizen science discoveries – at the 240th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

Source: NASA

06/13/2022

Starfield Fans Think You'll Be Able to Visit Earth, and See Real-Life NASA Projects - IGN

Starfield fans seem to have spotted our own solar system in Starfield, alongside real-life NASA projects – which means Earth may be explorable.

Source: IGN

06/13/2022

Starfield Fans Think You'll Be Able to Visit Earth, and See Real-Life NASA Projects - IGN

Source: Google News

06/13/2022

Voyager 1 mystery means slow long-distance calls for NASA

The spacecraft is operating properly, but it's confused about its location.

Source: Space.com

06/13/2022

SpaceX faces NASA hurdle for Starship backup launch pad

NASA wants Elon Musk's SpaceX to ensure its plan to launch its next-generation Starship rocket from Florida would not put at risk nearby launch infrastructure critical to the International Space Station, a senior space agency official told Reuters.

Source: Reuters

06/13/2022

Astra's latest mission to deliver NASA weather satellites ends in failure

Rocket startup company Astra has suffered from a second launch failure this year as it failed to get to orbit with a pair of NASA satellites on board.

Source: Engadget

06/13/2022

NASA Loses Two TROPICS Satellites in Astra Rocket Failure

NASA's Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS) mission is a constellation of state-of-the-science observing platforms that will measure temperature, humidity, and precipitation at h…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/12/2022

This Week @NASA: Artemis I Mega Rocket, Europa Clipper Spacecraft, VIPER Moon Rover

Our Artemis I mega Moon rocket is rolled to the launch pad … The astronauts of our Crew-2 mission come to Washington …. And investigating the impact of dust on our climate … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/1vyKys42…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/12/2022

Low-cost Astra rocket suffers upper stage failure, two NASA satellites lost

The failure was a major setback for Astra's small rocket, its fifth launch mishap in seven flights.

Source: CBS News

06/12/2022

How to watch NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket on the launch pad live online

The SLS megarocket for Artemis 1 is on the launch pad for a 3-day fueling test that begins June 18.

Source: Space.com

06/12/2022

Watch Astra launch 2 NASA TROPICS hurricane cubesats today

Liftoff is scheduled to occur during a two-hour window that opens at 12 p.m. EDT (1600 GMT).

Source: Space.com

06/11/2022

Europa Clipper's main body complete, teams continue work toward 2024 launch - NASASpaceFlight.com

In early June, the main body of NASA’s upcoming Europa Clipper spacecraft completed construction and…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/11/2022

NASA’s Delayed Psyche Launch Presents Major Headache for Ride-Along Mission

The inability of NASA to launch the Psyche probe on time shows the limitations and risks involved in low-cost rideshare missions.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/11/2022

NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft takes big step toward 2024 launch

The spacecraft arrived at JPL to prep for icy moon mission.

Source: Space.com

06/11/2022

Astra to begin three-launch campaign with NASA hurricane research satellites – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

06/11/2022

James Webb Mirror Damaged, Comet Interceptor Confirmed, NASA Investigates UFOs | Space Bites

Source: YouTube

06/10/2022

NASA to Discuss, Conduct Test to Prepare for Artemis I Moon Mission

NASA is targeting Saturday, June 18, for the beginning of the next wet dress rehearsal test of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with tanking operations on Monday, June 20.

Source: NASA

06/10/2022

Our Artemis I Mega Moon Rocket is Rolled to the Launch Pad on This Week @NASA – June 10, 2022

Our Artemis I mega Moon rocket is rolled to the launch pad, the astronauts of our Crew-2 mission come to Washington, and investigating the impact of dust on ...

Source: YouTube

06/10/2022

The Mars Perseverance Rover Has Picked Up a Hitchhiker — and NASA Says It's a Long Way From Home

The "unexpected traveling companion" first hopped a ride on the front left wheel of the rover in February.

Source: Travel+Leisure

06/10/2022

Lockheed Martin powers up Artemis 2 Orion, updates status on other capsules - NASASpaceFlight.com

Lockheed Martin has completed the first-time power-up of the Orion capsule for the Artemis 2…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/10/2022

NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars has a 'pet rock' along for the ride

Perseverance's pet rock has hitchhiked across 5.3 miles on Mars aboard the rover.

Source: Space.com

06/10/2022

Now Even NASA Wants to Talk About UFOs

Source: Google News

06/10/2022

NASA’s Plan to Get Ingenuity Through the Martian Winter

NASA engineers are trying to keep the Mars helicopter running as it endures longer, colder nights and the chance of more frequent dust storms.

Source: Wired

06/10/2022

NASA launches UFO study despite ‘reputational risk’

The US space agency’s announcement comes as the study of unidentified flying objects gains more mainstream attention.

Source: Al Jazeera English

06/09/2022

NASA launches study of UFOs despite 'reputational risk'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is launching a study of UFOs as part of a new push toward high-risk, high-impact science. The space agency announced Thursday that it’s setting up an independent team to see how much information is publicly available on the m…

Source: Associated Press

06/09/2022

NASA Plans to Join U.F.O. Research Efforts

The truth is out there, and now America’s space agency will add its resources to the study of unidentified aerial phenomena.

Source: New York Times

06/09/2022

NASA's $10B ‘time-traveling’ space telescope hit by ‘micrometeorite’

A tiny piece of rock has just smashed into NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope.

Source: New York Post

06/09/2022

NASA is assembling a team to gather data on unidentifiable events in the sky

The team will gather data on "events in the sky that cannot be identified as aircraft or known natural phenomena -- from a scientific perspective," the agency said.

Source: CNN

06/09/2022

NASA joins hunt for UFOs

NASA will bring a scientific assessment to the search to determine the origins of the objects.

Source: The Washington Post

06/09/2022

NASA to Launch 6 Small Satellites to Monitor, Study Tropical Cyclones

This month, NASA is launching the first two of six small satellites to study the formation and development of tropical cyclones almost every hour – about four to six times more often than is possible with current satellites.

Source: NASA

06/09/2022

James Webb telescope hit by micrometeoroid: NASA

A mirror on the James Webb Space Telescope was struck by a micrometeoroid last month but is expected to continue to function normally, NASA said Thursday.

Source: Phys.Org

06/09/2022

NASA’s second mobile launcher is too heavy, years late, and pushing $1 billion

"We found Bechtel's poor performance is the main reason."

Source: Ars Technica

06/09/2022

NASA’s James Webb telescope gets hit by a micrometeroid

But it's not significant enough to prevent the space telescope from helping us observe the universe..

Source: Engadget

06/09/2022

NASA Says a Tiny Space Rock Has Impacted The James Webb Space Telescope

In its new home far from Earth, the James Webb Space Telescope maybe isn't quite as alone as it seems.

Source: ScienceAlert

06/09/2022

NASA’s $10 Billion Webb Space Telescope Struck by Micrometeoroid

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope sustained an impact to one of its primary mirror segments between May 23 and 25. Micrometeoroid strikes are an unavoidable aspect of operating any spacecraft, which routinely sustain many impacts over the course of long and p…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/08/2022

NASA's new powerful space telescope gets hit by larger than expected micrometeoroid

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a relatively large micrometeoroid at the end of May, which caused detectable damage to one of the observatory’s gold-coated primary mirrors.

Source: The Verge

06/08/2022

SpaceX launches Nilesat-301 on first GTO mission of 2022 - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX launched its workhorse Falcon 9 rocket with the Nilesat-301 satellite into a geostationary transfer…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/08/2022

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover has a pet rock that's hitching a ride

The rock attached itself on the Perseverance's wheel in February and has since been transported more than 5.3 miles (8.5 km) aboard the rover, NASA has said.

Source: Daily Mail

06/08/2022

NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity needs a patch to keep flying after sensor failure

NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity has suffered a sensor failure, according to Håvard Grip, the chief helicopter pilot on the project. In a recent blog post on the NASA Science page, he described some of the challenges the tiny robot is experiencing in the hars…

Source: Phys.Org

06/08/2022

NASA Completes Main Body of Europa Clipper Spacecraft – Will Search for Life on Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa

NASA’s mission to explore Jupiter’s icy moon takes a big step forward as engineers deliver a major component of the spacecraft. Europa, Jupiter’s icy moon, almost certainly has a vast ocean beneath its icy shell. In fact, scientists believe this ocean contain…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/08/2022

Piloting NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter With a Dead Sensor

The Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity, is a technology experiment that achieved the first powered, controlled flight on the Red Planet. It rode to Mars in the belly of the Perseverance Rover, which dropped it to the planet's surface after finding a suitable airfield…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/07/2022

NASA Alarmed by SpaceX Spacecraft Seemingly Leaking Fuel

SpaceX's imminent cargo launch has been delayed until at least the end of June because, well, the Dragon spacecraft may be leaking fuel.

Source: Futurism

06/07/2022

NASA's New Arcade-Style Space Telescope Video Game is Totally Stellar

The 8-bit game lets players collect celestial objects around the universe while searching for dark matter and black holes.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/07/2022

NASA Plots 'Priority' Mission To Explore Moon's Mysterious Domes

NASA is sending a rover on a “priority” mission: Explore the Moon’s mysterious volcano-like Gruithuisen Domes. The project, dubbed the Lunar Vulkan Imaging and Spectroscopy Explorer, is part of a “Priority Artemis Science” mission slated for 2025 or 2026. It …

Source: The Daily Wire

06/07/2022

NASA's Europa Clipper Mission Completes Main Body of the Spacecraft

The main body of NASA’s Europa Clipper spacecraft has been delivered to the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California. Over the next two years there, engineers and technicians will finish assembling the craft by hand before testing it to make …

Source: NASA

06/07/2022

NASA's Europa Clipper Mission Completes Main Body of the Spacecraft

Source: Google News

06/07/2022

NASA and SpaceX Postpone Cargo Mission Over Leaky Spacecraft

The crew on board the International Space Station will now have to wait for the two tons of expected cargo.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/07/2022

NASA reveals mission to explore mysterious Gruithuisen Domes on Moon

Source: Google News

06/07/2022

NASA and SpaceX stand down on Dragon launch to study hydrazine issue

Misplaced hypergols are not something one messes around with.

Source: Ars Technica

06/07/2022

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Discovers Bizarre Spikes on Mars

The natural sculptures were discovered just a week after a rock fracture resembling an alien doorway.

Source: Vice News

06/07/2022

NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Has a Pet Rock!

How do you choose a rock on Mars? Sometimes you don’t— it chooses you. As we reported months ago, Perseverance acquired an unwanted hitchhiker — a rock — stuck in one of its wheels in February. What is surprising is that the rock is still there, riding on the…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/07/2022

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Spots an Unfolding Disaster Deep in Space

Disaster is brewing deep in space, and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope caught in.

Source: Tech Times

06/07/2022

Small NASA lunar probe to hitch ride on commercial moon mission – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

06/06/2022

NASA reveals new, next-gen spacesuits

A next-generation spacesuit has been unveiled by NASA for future ISS and Artemis missions. The suits will be provided by Axiom Space, a private space infrastructure developer, in partnership with C…

Source: New York Post

06/06/2022

NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket returns to launch pad for crucial tests

Artemis 1's next 'wet dress rehearsal' attempt is scheduled to kick off June 19.

Source: Space.com

06/06/2022

NASA rover spots bizarre ‘wizard staff’ on Mars – but there’s a simple explanation

Space observers have spotted an odd object on Mars that looks like something Gandalf would carry.

Source: New York Post

06/06/2022

NASA to launch 'priority' mission exploring mysterious domes on Moon's surface

WASHINGTON — NASA is to launch a “priority” mission to explore mysterious domes on the moon. The space agency announced a rover will visit the Gruithuisen Domes, a geological feature that has baffled scientists. The domes are suspected to have been formed by …

Source: Study Finds

06/06/2022

New NASA spacecraft could survive a hellish descent on Venus

In 2029, NASA will launch DAVINCI, a mission that will both fly by Venus and descend through its harsh atmosphere. The spacecraft is expected to capture stunning new images and land on the Venusian surface.

Source: CNN

06/06/2022

Nasa launching priority mission to investigate weird domes on the moon

What are they and how did they get there?

Source: Metro.co.uk

06/06/2022

SpaceX’s NASA Crew Dragon launch manifest doubles in three months

NASA says it will soon award SpaceX another five Crew Dragon astronaut transport contracts after purchasing three extra missions from the company on February 28th. That June 1st announcement means that NASA has more than doubled the number of operational Crew…

Source: Teslarati

06/06/2022

NASA's SLS moon rocket returning to launch pad today for more testing – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

06/05/2022

NASA’s Artemis 1 moon rocket heads back to the launch pad tonight

Weeks after NASA decided to postpone testing of its next-generation Space Launch System to make repairs to the rocket, it’s ready to try again..

Source: Engadget

06/05/2022

NASA rolling Artemis 1 back to the pad to finish WDR - NASASpaceFlight.com

The first integrated Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System (SLS) rocket for NASA’s Artemis 1…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/05/2022

This Week @NASA: Webb's First Images, Next-Gen Spacesuits, and Lunar-Roving Robot

An important target date for the James Webb Space Telescope … An update about the next generation of spacesuits …. And testing our lunar-roving robot … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/vO4lzzfeZg0 First Full-Color I…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/05/2022

Watch NASA roll its huge Artemis 1 moon rocket back to the launch pad tonight

Rollout is expected to begin Monday (June 6) at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT).

Source: Space.com

06/04/2022

NASA's DAVINCI Space Probe To Plunge Through Hellish Atmosphere of Venus

Last year, NASA selected the DAVINCI mission as part of its Discovery program. It will investigate the origin, evolution, and present state of Venus in unparalleled detail from near the top of the clouds to the planet’s surface. Venus, the hottest planet in t…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/04/2022

NASA's DAVINCI Mission Will Plunge Through the Hellish Atmosphere of Venus

Scheduled for launch in 2029, the probe will search for clues about Venus' potentially habitable past.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/04/2022

NASA Releases Stunning Video Of Jupiter Captured By Juno Spacecraft

American space agency NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) never fails to amaze us with their updates. Now, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of NASA has shared a video on Instagram which gives a glimpse of gas giant Jupiter.

Source: NDTV News

06/04/2022

William E. Stoney Jr., NASA engineer during space race, dies at 96

He made important contributions to NASA's mission as a developer of early rockets and a lead engineer on the Apollo program.

Source: The Washington Post

06/03/2022

New NASA Spacesuits, JWST Color Images Announced, Another Starship Delay | Space Bites

NASA selects two suppliers for new spacesuits, James Webb reveals the date of first color images, JUICE moves closer to launch and a new kind of solar sail g...

Source: YouTube

06/03/2022

An Important Target Date for the James Webb Space Telescope on This Week @NASA – June 3, 2022

An important target date for the James Webb Space Telescope, an update about the next generation of spacesuits, and testing our lunar-roving robot … a few of...

Source: YouTube

06/03/2022

Biden wishes Elon Musk "lots of luck" on Moon trip that NASA is funding

When asked about Elon Musk’s negative attitude toward the economy, President Joe Biden wished him “lots of luck” on his trip to the Moon — a trip that NASA is paying Musk’s company SpaceX to perform.

Source: The Verge

06/03/2022

NASA probably won't need Russia to send more astronauts to the ISS

NASA has bought enough SpaceX flights to keep the International Space Station crewed until its 2030 demise..

Source: Engadget

06/03/2022

NASA's Capstone lunar mission will launch later this month

CAPSTONE, which is around the size of a microwave oven and weighs just 55 pounds, will blast off from the Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand some time between June 13 and 22.

Source: Daily Mail

06/03/2022

NASA Priority Artemis Science on Moon To Investigate Mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

NASA has major plans for moon exploration under the Artemis Program. While one of the chief goals is to send astronauts to establish the first long-term presence on the Moon and learn what is necessary to send the first astronauts to Mars, there are also many…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/02/2022

NASA's DAVINCI mission to take the plunge through massive atmosphere of Venus

In a paper recently published in The Planetary Science Journal, NASA scientists and engineers give new details about the agency's Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry, and Imaging (DAVINCI) mission, which will descend through the laye…

Source: Phys.Org

06/02/2022

NASA just bought the rest of the space station crew flights from SpaceX

"We will need additional missions from SpaceX to implement our strategy."

Source: Ars Technica

06/02/2022

NASA to buy 5 more astronaut missions from SpaceX

Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Source: Space.com

06/02/2022

NASA to buy five additional Crew Dragon flights

NASA is planning to purchase five more Crew Dragon missions from SpaceX, a move the agency says is needed to ensure long-term access to the station.

Source: SpaceNews

06/02/2022

NASA Selects New Instruments for Priority Artemis Science on Moon

Adding to the growing list of commercial deliveries slated to explore more of the Moon than ever before under Artemis, NASA has selected two new science instrument suites, including one that will study the mysterious Gruithuisen Domes for the first time.

Source: NASA

06/02/2022

NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Back in Business Following Near-Death Experience

The Mars orbiter had been stuck in safe mode for several months, making it unable to perform scientific observations.

Source: Gizmodo.com

06/02/2022

NASA sets eyes on Hell-like planet that rains lava at night

The James Webb Telescope will perform several observations of two exoplanets among its...

Source: Chron.com

06/02/2022

Student-Built, Dime-Sized Instrument Is Venus-bound on NASA's DAVINCI

Venus Oxygen Fugacity (VfOx) is a small, button-sized sensor aboard NASA’s DAVINCI mission to Venus’ atmosphere that will be designed, fabricated, tested, operated, and analyzed by undergraduate and graduate students as the mission’s Student Collaboration Exp…

Source: NASA

06/02/2022

How Lockheed Martin, NASA will send a rocket to Mars to launch samples off the planet to a waiting European Orbiter - NASASpaceFlight.com

It’s an ask never before attempted: Launch samples off the surface of another planet for…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/02/2022

NASA's Perseverance rover begins key search for life on Mars

Rolling up an ancient river delta in Jezero Crater, the rover starts crucial rock sampling.

Source: Nature.com

06/02/2022

NASA Rover Spots Surreal 'Spikes' on Mars

If Dr. Seuss sculpted Mars, it would look like this.

Source: CNET

06/02/2022

Coming Soon: First Images From NASA's Webb Space Telescope

The first full-color images and other data, coming July 12, 2022, will showcase Webb’s capabilities and kick off its science mission. NASA has announced that it will release the James Webb Space Telescope’s first full-color images and additional spectroscopic…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/02/2022

NASA announces who will develop new spacesuits for lunar astronauts

NASA announced the companies that will develop the next spacesuits for moonwalking Artemis astronauts and those working outside the International Space Station.

Source: Fox Business

06/02/2022

NASA awards contracts for next-generation space and moonsuits – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

06/02/2022

A Race Against Time: Quick Engineering Saves NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft

NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Resumes Science & Operations, Exits Safe Mode After three months in safe mode, NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has finally returned to normal science and relay operations. The problem started back on February 22, 2022, when contact with the sp…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/01/2022

NASA's Perseverance Studies the Wild Winds of Jezero Crater

The rover’s weather sensors witnessed daily whirlwinds and more while studying the Red Planet.

Source: NASA

06/01/2022

NASA selects Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace for spacesuit contracts

NASA awarded contracts to Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace to provide spacesuits for International Space Station spacewalks and Artemis moonwalks.

Source: SpaceNews

06/01/2022

NASA's Perseverance Studies the Wild Winds of Jezero Crater

The rover’s weather sensors witnessed daily whirlwinds and more while studying the Red Planet.

Source: NASA

06/01/2022

NASA Announces Arrival Date of First James Webb Space Telescope Images

The most advanced space telescope ever is set to show off humanity's new eyes on the universe soon.

Source: CNET

06/01/2022

NASA outsources development of Moon spacesuit to two private companies

On June 1st, NASA revealed that Collins Aerospace and Axiom Space would develop new spacesuits for the agency’s Artemis program to be used by astronauts doing spacewalks and exploring the Moon.

Source: The Verge

06/01/2022

5 Things to Know About NASA's New Mineral Dust Detector

Called EMIT, the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation will analyze dust carried through the atmosphere from dry regions to see what effects it has on the planet.

Source: NASA

06/01/2022

Video captures NASA Ingenuity Mars helicopter’s record-breaking flight

The Ingenuity Mars helicopter has broken yet another flight record, staying in the air for almost three minutes during its 25th flight.

Source: BGR

06/01/2022

Did NASA find Hell? Scientists brace for first glimpse of world that constantly burns

Mankind's first look at conditions on a "super-Earth" 50 light years away is expected in coming weeks via the James Webb Space Telescope, and NASA is bracing to see the stuff of nightmares.

Source: Phys.Org

06/01/2022

MDA sees Canadarm3 commercial spinoff success in robotic partnership with Lockheed Martin, General Motors - NASASpaceFlight.com

With over 21 years of service onboard the International Space Station, Canadarm2, along with Dextre…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

06/01/2022

NASA's Mars MAVEN spacecraft spent 3 months on the brink of disaster

"We did get close to losing the spacecraft."

Source: Space.com

06/01/2022

First Images From NASA's Webb Space Telescope Coming Soon

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a partnership with ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will release its first full-color images and spectroscopic data on July 12, 2022.

Source: NASA

06/01/2022

NASA still “pushing” for a Russian cosmonaut to fly on next SpaceX mission

"I think it's the right thing to do."

Source: Ars Technica

06/01/2022

NASA to make big announcement about Artemis moon spacesuits today. Watch the reveal live.

The news will come today (June 1) during a press conference that starts at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT).

Source: Space.com

06/01/2022

10 of the Best Images of Earth NASA Shared This Month

The NASA Earth Observatory recently shared images of volcanoes, cyclones, and phytoplankton.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/31/2022

NASA Selects Next-Generation Spacesuits for Artemis, International Space Station

Live from Johnson Space Center in Houston, we'll announce the company, or companies, that will move forward in developing the next generation of spacesuits f...

Source: YouTube

05/31/2022

Did NASA find hell? Scientists brace for first glimpse of world that constantly burns

Source: Google News

05/31/2022

NASA to Provide Live Coverage of Space Station Cargo Launch, Docking

NASA will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft carrying about three tons of food, fuel, and supplies for the Expedition 67 crew aboard the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

05/31/2022

NASA Hubble Space Telescope captures a stunning spiral galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope captured a stunning shot of a spiral galaxy. The grand design spiral NGC 3631 is located some 53 million light years away from...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

05/31/2022

NASA Hubble Space Telescope captures a stunning spiral galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope captured a stunning shot of a spiral galaxy. The grand design spiral NGC 3631 is located some 53 million light years away from Earth.

Source: Fox News

05/31/2022

NASA Hubble Space Telescope captures a stunning spiral galaxy

Source: Google News

05/31/2022

Watch NASA's Mars helicopter complete a record-setting flight

NASA's Mars helicopter has shared video of its record 25th flight..

Source: Engadget

05/31/2022

House committee questions proposed delay in NASA asteroid mission

Members of the House Science Committee used criticized a proposal in NASA’s budget request to delay work on a space telescope to track near Earth objects.

Source: SpaceNews

05/31/2022

NASA Mars Helicopter Delivers Epic View of the Red Planet During Record Flight

This never gets old.

Source: CNET

05/30/2022

James Webb targets detailed as commissioning nears completion - NASASpaceFlight.com

Over the past five months, the James Webb Space Telescope and the joint NASA, European…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

05/30/2022

Want to see the potential tau Herculids meteor shower? Here's what to expect, according to NASA.

Check the weather and be ready for the unexpected, the agency advises.

Source: Space.com

05/30/2022

NASA's 161-second helicopter tour of Martian terrain

Ingenuity footage sent back to Earth via Perseverance, despite looming battery problem

Source: Theregister.com

05/29/2022

This Week @NASA: Starliner's Historic Test Mission, Solar Sail, Mars Helicopter's Record Flight

A commercial crew spacecraft’s historic test mission … Recognizing the leadership of our James Webb Space Telescope team ... And a small spacecraft prepares for a unique mission around the Moon … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! htt…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/28/2022

What does a black hole sound like? NASA has an answer

NASA began «sonifying» its famous photos of outer space to help people who are visually impaired enjoy the images. Recently, it recreated the sound of a black hole 240 million light-years away.

Source: OPB News

05/28/2022

NASA mission to put humans on an asteroid ‘revealed’ – will you still be alive?

People alive today could witness astronauts landing on an asteroid for the first time, according to scientists.

Source: New York Post

05/28/2022

NASA to reexamine space-based solar power

NASA is starting a study to reexamine the viability of space-based solar power, a long-touted system that is getting new interest.

Source: SpaceNews

05/28/2022

Watch the Dramatic Video of NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter's Record-Breaking Flight

Farther and Faster Than Ever Before Imagery has come down from Mars capturing a recent flight in which the NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flew farther and faster than ever before. The black-and-white navigation camera aboard the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has …

Source: SciTechDaily

05/28/2022

A navigation glitch on NASA's Mars orbiter MAVEN has stalled its science work

The MAVEN orbiter's main antenna is pointed toward Earth as it recovers, limiting science operations.

Source: Space.com

05/28/2022

‘Sharkcano’ eruption: NASA photos show underwater volcano

The underwater volcano near the Solomon Islands is known as a "sharkcano" because of the sharks that live there, withstanding the volcano's extreme temperatures.

Source: nj.com

05/28/2022

NASA video shows Mars helicopter Ingenuity's record-breaking flight

It flew more than 2,300 feet (700 meters) on the Red Planet in a single hop.

Source: Space.com

05/28/2022

NASA targeting June 19 for crucial test of Artemis 1 moon rocket

The agency aims to roll the Artemis 1 stack back out to the launch pad on June 6.

Source: Space.com

05/27/2022

NASA reveals spaceship idea that could send astronauts into deep space

NASA has announced a new vision for navigating space using sunbeams as power.

Source: New York Post

05/27/2022

A Commercial Crew Spacecraft's Historic Test Mission on This Week @NASA – May 27, 2022

Source: YouTube

05/27/2022

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Captures Video of Record Flight

Imagery has come down from Mars capturing a recent flight in which the rotorcraft flew farther and faster than ever before.

Source: NASA

05/27/2022

NASA denies claim of dangerous heat shield issue during SpaceX's Ax-1 mission

There was no leak of propellant into the spacecraft's heat shield, NASA said.

Source: Space.com

05/26/2022

NASA to Pick Next Generation Spacesuits for Moonwalking, Spacewalking

NASA will announce at 2 p.m. EDT (1 p.m. CDT) Wednesday, June 1, the company, or companies, selected to move forward in developing the next generation of spacesuits for Artemis missions at the Moon and the International Space Station during an event at the ag…

Source: NASA

05/26/2022

NASA James Webb Target Acquired: A Super-Earth Covered in Lava Oceans

Oh, and a scorching exoplanet that probably doesn't have any air.

Source: CNET

05/26/2022

NASA Scientists Made a Martian ‘Soundscape’ Using Audio Recorded by Perseverance Rover

Hours of audio indicate that the Red Planet stifles sound, especially lower frequency noises.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/26/2022

Underwater eruption of 'Sharkcano' captured by NASA satellites

The underwater volcano near the Solomon Islands is known for being the home of sharks and other marine life despite having acidic, warm water.

Source: USA Today

05/26/2022

NASA chief Bill Nelson urges action after 'heavy weight' of recent mass shootings

'It's past time to say enough of the senseless killings.'

Source: Space.com

05/26/2022

Ship 24 rolls out for testing while Booster 7 receives Raptors - NASASpaceFlight.com

The recent focus at Starbase has been Booster 7 and Ship 24. Booster 7 appears…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

05/26/2022

NASA releases stunning Hubble photo of two galaxies locked in a dance

NASA shared a new Hubble image of two galaxies locked in a dance, raising more questions about the star formation rate in aging galaxies.

Source: BGR

05/26/2022

NASA releases stunning Hubble photo of two galaxies locked in a dance

Source: Google News

05/26/2022

NASA shares plans for its most exciting and ambitious Mars mission

NASA is planning to send astronauts on a 30-day mission to Mars. The space agency shared some of its plans for the mission earlier this week. It’s all just a...

Source: BGR

05/26/2022

NASA Hopes Its Tissue Box-Sized Satellite Can Set a New Laser Speed Record

The space agency is seeking more efficient ways of communicating with spacecraft as it prepares for future missions to the Moon and Mars.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/26/2022

SpaceX’s NASA Psyche Falcon Heavy launch slips to September

SpaceX’s first dedicated Falcon Heavy launch for NASA has been hit by a seven-week delay after spacecraft engineers discovered a software anomaly during preflight processing. Named after the exotic metallic asteroid it’s designed to explore, NASA’s Psyche spa…

Source: Teslarati

05/26/2022

Russian, NASA Astronauts ‘Fight It Out’ At International Space Station; US Crew Says Wanted To ‘Poke Holes’ In His Logic

The repercussions of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine appear to be extending into space as well, with a NASA astronaut revealing rising tensions with Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei who returned to Ea…

Source: Eurasiantimes.com

05/25/2022

Boeing's Starliner capsule lands, completing a crucial step toward carrying NASA astronauts

Boeing landed its uncrewed Starliner spacecraft in the New Mexico desert on Wednesday, completing a crucial test flight in preparation to carry astronauts.

Source: CNBC

05/25/2022

NASA's InSight Lander Takes One Last Dusty Selfie Before It Shuts Down for Good

Here’s one more for the photo album.

Source: Daily Beast

05/25/2022

NASA's Mars InSight lander snaps dusty 'final selfie' as power dwindles

The lander is coated in red as it winds down science operations.

Source: Space.com

05/25/2022

NASA: Universe expansion is 'weird,' scientists unsure why - study

Source: Google News

05/25/2022

NASA says "something weird is going on" with the cosmos

In a recent press release containing new images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, the National Aeronautic and Space Administration said that something weird was going on in outer space. No, r…

Source: Boing Boing

05/25/2022

The NASA Mars InSight lander just took its final selfie

The NASA InSight lander, which has been revealing the mysterious interior of Mars since 2018, is coming to the end of its mission. The stationary spacecraft captured its final selfie, showing the dust that has built up on its solar panels.

Source: CNN

05/25/2022

Potential new meteor shower is 'all or nothing event,' says NASA astronomer

A shattering comet might generate a new tau Herculids shower on May 30 and 31.

Source: Space.com

05/25/2022

NASA Moves Ahead With Wild Solar Sail Concept

The revolutionary approach to space travel could enable a future science mission to study the Sun’s polar regions.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/25/2022

Did NASA Just Find A Mysterious Doorway On Mars? All You Need To Know

For the past ten years, NASAs Curiosity rover has been trundling around the surface of Mars, taking photos in its quest to understand the history and geology of the red planet and perhaps even find signs of life.

Source: NDTV News

05/25/2022

Innovative Diffractive Solar Sail Funded by NASA Could Take Science to Exciting New Destinations

As NASA's exploration continues to push boundaries, a new solar sail concept has been selected by the agency for development toward a demonstration mission that could carry science to new destinations. The Diffractive Solar Sailing project was selected for Ph…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/25/2022

NASA captures ‘Sharkcano’ eruption where mutant sharks swim near an underwater volcano

NASA's Earth Observatory has captured new images of the Solomon Islands' sharkcano erupting beneath the Pacific ocean.

Source: BGR

05/24/2022

This is the last selfie NASA’s InSight Lander will ever take

NASA’s Mars InSight Lander is counting down its final moments as dust continues to cover its solar panels. This week, the team behind InSight took the...

Source: BGR

05/24/2022

Sharkcano! – NASA Satellite Catches Submarine Eruption of Kavachi Volcano

Kavachi Volcano in the Southwest Pacific Solomon Islands—where hammerhead sharks prowl—has entered an active phase of eruption. The Solomon Islands' Kavachi Volcano is one of the most active submarine volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean. According to the Smithsoni…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/24/2022

Sharkcano! – NASA Satellite Catches Submarine Eruption of Kavachi Volcano

Kavachi Volcano in the Southwest Pacific Solomon Islands—where hammerhead sharks prowl—has entered an active phase of eruption. The Solomon Islands' Kavachi Volcano is one of the most active submarine volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean. According to the Smithsoni…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/24/2022

NASA denies SpaceX Crew Dragon propellant leak report, reveals unrelated heat shield defect

In a partial response to a report alleging evidence of several significant anomalies during a recent private astronaut launch that could affect a crew of NASA astronauts launched last month, the space agency has issued a statement denying those claims. Howeve…

Source: Teslarati

05/24/2022

Japan will send an astronaut to the moon with NASA, President Biden says

Japanese astronauts will ride on NASA Artemis missions to the moon, and possibly even reach the lunar surface.

Source: Space.com

05/24/2022

NASA captures eruption of 'Sharkcano'

NASA's Earth Observatory has released satellite images of the undersea Kavachi volcano erupting in the Solomon Islands. The crater is the home of multiple fish species.

Source: CNN

05/24/2022

NASA Warns This Sulfurous, Acidic 'Sharkcano' Is About to Erupt

There's a submerged 'sharkcano' in the Solomon Islands, and NASA scientists are warning that it may be about to erupt.

Source: ExtremeTech

05/24/2022

NASA-Supported Solar Sail Could Take Science to New Heights

As NASA's exploration continues to push boundaries, a new solar sail concept selected by the agency for development toward a demonstration mission could carry science to new destinations.

Source: NASA

05/24/2022

New photo reveals a NASA spacecraft cloaked in Martian dust

InSight lived up to its name, providing deep insights about the Martian interior.

Source: Ars Technica

05/24/2022

NASA is building a mission that will refuel and repair satellites in orbit

NASA is planning a mission to demonstrate the ability to repair and upgrade satellites in Earth orbit. The mission, called OSAM-1 (On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing-1), will send a robotic spacecraft equipped with robotic arms and all the tools …

Source: Phys.Org

05/24/2022

Software problem delays NASA Psyche launch

The launch of a NASA mission to the asteroid Psyche has been delayed at least a month and a half because of a problem with the spacecraft’s software.

Source: SpaceNews

05/24/2022

NASA has early plans to send astronauts to Mars for 30 days

The agency also wants feedback about its concept.

Source: Space.com

05/23/2022

Launch of NASA's Psyche asteroid mission delayed to late September – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

05/23/2022

Boeing #Starliner Spacecraft Deorbit Burn and Landing (Official NASA Broadcast)

Watch the landing of Boeing's uncrewed Starliner, targeted at 6:49 p.m. EDT (22:49 UTC) at White Sands Space Harbor at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Ra...

Source: YouTube

05/23/2022

President Biden: NASA to Welcome Japanese Astronaut Aboard Gateway

President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met in Tokyo Monday where they announced progress on collaboration for human and robotic lunar missions.

Source: NASA

05/23/2022

Coverage Set for NASA's Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 Return to Earth

NASA will provide live coverage of the upcoming return activities for the agency’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2). As part of the uncrewed flight test, Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft will depart from the International Space Station for a landing …

Source: NASA

05/23/2022

'Sharkcano,' Active Pacific Ocean Volcano Where Sharks Live in Acidic Water, Erupts: NASA

Source: Google News

05/23/2022

'Sharkcano,' Active Pacific Ocean Volcano Where Sharks Live in Acidic Water, Erupts: NASA

The lava-filled sub-marine crater — which sharks and other sea life surprisingly call home — has started an active phase of eruption, according to NASA satellite images

Source: PEOPLE

05/23/2022

NASA's Webb Program Director Named to TIME100 List

The head of NASA’s largest space science mission has been named one of the most influential people in the world by TIME. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Program Director Gregory Robinson was named to the TIME100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most i…

Source: NASA

05/23/2022

NASA's asteroid explorer Lucy spotted disappearing moon during the lunar eclipse

Now you see it, now you don't.

Source: Space.com

05/23/2022

How NASA finally melted its giant “self-licking ice cream cone”

"Government should be about getting the taxpayer the best value."

Source: Ars Technica

05/23/2022

NASA Shares Beautiful Image Of Whirlpool Galaxy, Internet Says "Can't Divert Eyes"

NASA shared a magnificent picture of galaxy M51, also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy. The image appears like a grand spiral staircase sweeping through space.

Source: NDTV News

05/23/2022

NASA captures eruption of 'Sharkcano' Kavachi where mutant sharks live in acidic underwater crater

Satellite images show a plume of discoloured water being emitted from the Kavachi Volcano, which lies about 15 miles south of Vangunu Island, on May 14.

Source: Daily Mail

05/22/2022

Hubble Space Telescope data suggests something strange happening with our universe, NASA says - KABC

NASA says something strange is happening with our Universe and how quickly it's expanding.

Source: KABC-TV

05/22/2022

This Week @NASA: Total Lunar Eclipse, Hunting Marsquakes, Boeing Starliner, and Supersonic X-Plane Mission

The next commercial crew test mission to the space station … Outlining the agency’s objectives for deep space exploration …. And covering the total lunar eclipse on Earth and from space … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://you…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/21/2022

NASA's Voyager is sending strange messages from interstellar space

How much farther can the spacecraft go?

Source: Mashable

05/21/2022

NASA’s Voyager 1 sending weird signals from beyond solar system, engineers perplexed

Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 exited our solar system in 12 years and entered interstellar space in 2012

Source: WION

05/21/2022

NASA: Hubble Telescope data suggests “something weird” going on in universe

NASA: Data from the Hubble Space Telescope has shown that the universe is expanding faster than what interstellar models had predicted.

Source: The Indian Express

05/21/2022

'Dog door' on Mars found by Curiosity rover is a rocky 'doorway into ancient past,' NASA says

Yes, the Mars "door" is just a rock. But the Curiosity rover's find is a boon for science, too.

Source: Space.com

05/21/2022

Boeing’s Starliner Docks With Space Station for NASA

If it returns to Earth successfully next week, the space taxi built for NASA could carry astronauts to orbit later this year.

Source: New York Times

05/20/2022

The Next Commercial Crew Test Mission to the Space Station on This Week @NASA – May 20, 2022

The next commercial crew test mission to the space station, outlining the agency’s objectives for deep space exploration, and covering the total lunar eclips...

Source: YouTube

05/20/2022

The Next Commercial Crew Test Mission to the Space Station on This Week @NASA – May 20, 2022

Source: YouTube

05/20/2022

NASA Hubble Space Telescope hits new milestone in mystery of universe's expansion rate

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has calibrated approximately 40 mile markers to better measure the expansion rate of the universe. However, scientists have found a discrepancy.

Source: Fox News

05/20/2022

NASA Voyager 1 Space Probe From the '70s Afflicted by Mysterious Glitch

The farthest spacecraft from Earth is beaming back weird telemetry data.

Source: CNET

05/20/2022

NASA has identified `something weird` happening to the universe

The Hubble Space Telescope has been providing a huge amount of data for the scientists to study and NASA believes that something strange is happening in the universe considering how fast it is expanding.

Source: WION

05/20/2022

NASA, Boeing hail Starliner space capsule launch success despite thruster glitch

The Starliner team is confident the malfunctions won’t prevent the spacecraft from completing its mission.

Source: Space.com

05/20/2022

NASA's Voyager 1 Is Sending Back Mysterious Data From Beyond Our Solar System

Voyager 1's new data has scientists wondering if its systems may be glitching — which could affect the spacecraft's ability to send data back to NASA.

Source: Business Insider

05/19/2022

Boeing Starliner OFT-2 Launch (Official NASA Broadcast)

#Starliner is preparing for liftoff! At 6:54 p.m. EDT (22:54 UTC) on Thursday, May 19, Boeing's spacecraft launches aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V r...

Source: YouTube

05/19/2022

NASA Suspends ISS Spacewalks Because Its Spacesuits Are Leaking Water

The most recent incident happened in March, when water began to pool inside an astronaut's helmet.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/19/2022

Voyager 1 Space Probe Is Suddenly Sending NASA Wacky Data

Voyager launched in 1977, and now humankind’s most distant object is transmitting data that doesn’t make sense.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/19/2022

NASA is suspending all but the most urgent spacewalks after water was found in an astronaut's helmet following a previous excursion.

The agency continues to investigate the cause of the March leak.

Source: Space.com

05/19/2022

NASA Voyager 1 Probe From the '70s Troubled by Mysterious Glitch

The farthest spacecraft from Earth is beaming back some weird telemetry data.

Source: CNET

05/19/2022

Mystery issue experienced on NASA's Voyager 1 probe from 1977

After launching 45 years ago, Voyager 1 probe is still exploring interstellar space -- but it's encountered an issue that's confused the spacecraft's team on Earth. While the spacecraft is operating normally, it has presented an anomaly NASA is trying to solv…

Source: CNN

05/19/2022

NASA's Voyager 1 Spacecraft Mystery: Engineers Investigating Telemetry Data

While the Voyager 1 spacecraft continues to return science data and otherwise operate as normal, the mission team is searching for the source of a system data issue. The engineering team for NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft is trying to solve a mystery: The inters…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/19/2022

NASA Announces InSight Lander on Mars May Only Have a Few Months Left

The InSight Mars lander will cease science operations sometime in the next few months due to a decreasing power supply, mission managers said at a news conference on May 17.

Source: ScienceAlert

05/18/2022

NASA Reveals Early Plans to Send Two Astronauts to Surface of Mars

During a talk on NASA's objectives for human space exploration, we got an early glimpse of what a 30 day mission to the surface of Mars could look like.

Source: Futurism

05/18/2022

Engineers investigating NASA's Voyager 1 telemetry data

While the Voyager 1 spacecraft continues to return science data and otherwise operate as normal, the mission team is searching for the source of a system data issue.

Source: Phys.Org

05/18/2022

NASA's InSight Mars lander's power diminishing, has months left

NASA announced Tuesday that the InSight Mars lander is expected to become inoperative by December due to dust on its solar panels.

Source: Fox News

05/18/2022

Engineers Investigating NASA's Voyager 1 Telemetry Data

While the spacecraft continues to return science data and otherwise operate as normal, the mission team is searching for the source of a system data issue.

Source: NASA

05/18/2022

Nasa InSight: 'Marsquake' mission in its last months

The InSight probe will keep listening for tremors even as its power levels are in terminal decline.

Source: BBC News

05/18/2022

NASA will soon bid farewell to its Mars InSight lander

The lander is expected to end its science activities by the end of summer and to be completely unresponsive by December..

Source: Engadget

05/18/2022

SpaceX launches Starlink 4-18, third Starlink mission in five days - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX launched its 47th Starlink mission with the latest Starlink mission. Starlink Group 4-18 set…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

05/18/2022

NASA, Boeing ready for long-delayed, high-stakes Starliner test flight – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

05/17/2022

NASA Begins Countdown for End of InSight Mars Mission

The InSight mission, which carries a seismometer and studies the red planet’s insides, is expected to cease functioning by the end of the year.

Source: New York Times

05/17/2022

Tonga volcano eruption was powerful enough to reach space, new images from NASA show

Source: msnNOW

05/17/2022

Tonga volcano eruption was powerful enough to reach space, new images from NASA show

An underwater volcano erupted on January 15 near the Pacific island of Tonga. Scientists are beginning to understand just how big it was.

Source: Business Insider

05/17/2022

NASA's Mars lander InSight has only a few months to live on the Red Planet

The InSight lander will collect Mars science data as long as possible before power dwindles away by summer's end.

Source: Space.com

05/17/2022

NASA Seeks Input on Moon to Mars Objectives, Comments Due May 31

NASA Seeks Input on Moon to Mars Objectives, Comments Due May 31

Source: NASA

05/17/2022

Decreasing power, dust will end the NASA InSight lander's Mars mission this summer

The NASA InSight lander, which has been revealing the mysterious interior of Mars since 2018, is coming to an end.

Source: CNN

05/17/2022

NASA reveals launch dates for Artemis I through the first half of 2023

NASA administrator declares the SLS rocket will launch this year "in August."

Source: Ars Technica

05/17/2022

NASA's CAPSTONE: Flying a New Path to the Moon

Source: YouTube

05/17/2022

Nasa Perseverance Mars rover begins key journey to find life - BBC News

Source: YouTube

05/17/2022

Nasa Perseverance Mars rover begins key journey to find life - BBC News

Nasa's Perseverance rover has reached a big moment in its mission to find evidence of life on Mars.The robot will begin to climb up an ancient delta feature ...

Source: YouTube

05/17/2022

Starliner to Launch on NASA's Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (Official Trailer)

Source: YouTube

05/17/2022

Perseverance: Nasa rover begins key drive to find life on Mars

The Perseverance robot climbs a slope that could record evidence of ancient Martian biology.

Source: BBC News

05/17/2022

NASA lander detects biggest 'marsquake' yet – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

05/16/2022

NASA, Air Liquide continue working on Artemis 1 WDR issues - NASASpaceFlight.com

NASA’s Artemis 1 flight vehicle remains in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the Kennedy…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

05/16/2022

Sorry, NASA Didn't Spot a Secret Doorway on Mars

I know. I'm kinda disappointed, too.

Source: CNET

05/16/2022

Former NASA leaders praise Boeing’s willingness to risk commercial crew

"I think if they look back on it, they wouldn't do it again."

Source: Ars Technica

05/16/2022

Watch a Total Lunar Eclipse (NASA Science Live)

Source: YouTube

05/15/2022

NASA Releases New Black Hole ‘Sounds’

NASA releases new images and sounds created from data collected on black holes.

Source: VOA News

05/15/2022

SpaceX says it will beat NASA to Mars this decade

Source: Google News

05/15/2022

A door on Mars, the image shared by a NASA rover

The belief that intelligent life exists on other planets has been the subject of constant debate for years - some assert that it is possible for extraterrestrial beings to exist el

Source: Marca

05/14/2022

NASA footage captures 'doorway,' inspires theories of life on Mars

It’s not a stairway to heaven — it’s a doorway on Mars.

Source: New York Post

05/14/2022

Sorry, NASA Didn't Spot a Secret Doorway on Mars

I know. I'm kinda disappointed, too.

Source: CNET

05/14/2022

SpaceX to launch Starlink 4-15 mission, expand booster fleet - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX is launched its twentieth Falcon 9 rocket of the year with a batch of…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

05/14/2022

This Week @NASA: Webb Telescope Mission, Historic Black Hole Image, Monster Quake on Mars

The Webb Telescope is closer to starting its mission of science … A historic look at the center of our galaxy … And the Crew-3 astronauts reflect on their mission … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/0a3MNHmhLe0 Webb …

Source: SciTechDaily

05/14/2022

NASA safety advisors voice concerns over Boeing's Starliner, SpaceX's Starship – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

05/13/2022

NASA's Curiosity Rover Spotted a 'Doorway' on Mars

Though it looks like the entrance to an alien tomb, mission scientists say it's a natural feature.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/13/2022

Boeing Starliner OFT-2 Launch (Official NASA Broadcast)

Source: YouTube

05/13/2022

The Webb Telescope is Closer to Starting Its Mission of Science on This Week @NASA – May 13, 2022

Source: YouTube

05/13/2022

NASA warns asteroid larger than Empire State Building headed towards Earth this weekend

An asteroid the size that could be taller than the Empire State Building in New York is approaching Earth at more than 18,000 miles per hour and will

Source: Americanmilitarynews.com

05/13/2022

NASA astronaut floats on the space station with Earth in the background (photo)

Jessica Watkins soaks in the view from the cupola.

Source: Space.com

05/13/2022

NASA Astronauts Say There Was a Bright Side to Almost Getting Blown Up

SpaceX's Crew-3 splashed said they weren't too scared when Russia launched an anti-satellite missile test, nearly hitting the International Space Station.

Source: Futurism

05/13/2022

Nasa warns asteroid larger than two football pitches is heading towards Earth

Source: msnNOW

05/13/2022

Nasa warns asteroid larger than two football pitches is heading towards Earth

It will make a 'close approach' this weekend.

Source: Metro.co.uk

05/13/2022

Asteroid larger than Empire State Building heading for Earth and to make ‘close approach’ by Sunday, Nasa says

Asteroid 2008 TZ3 routinely passes by Earth while it orbits sun every 732 days

Source: Independent

05/12/2022

How NASA Ingenuity will survive the harsh Martian winter

Source: Google News

05/12/2022

How NASA Ingenuity will survive the harsh Martian winter

Winter is coming, at least to the Red Planet. And part of preparing for this tumultuous time on Mars means preparing the Ingenuity helicopter for the...

Source: BGR

05/12/2022

Astronaut Compares the SpaceX, NASA and Russian Spacecraft He's Flown In

In a Crew-3 splashdown news conference one astronaut compared the three ships he's been on, built by SpaceX, NASA and Russia.

Source: Futurism

05/12/2022

What do black holes sound like? NASA releases recording of black hole in distant galaxy

NASA released new audio approximating the sound of a black hole at the center of the Perseus galaxy cluster, which experts discovered had a pitch over a “mil...

Source: YouTube

05/12/2022

Boeing considers redesigning problematic valve that has kept Starliner from flying NASA astronauts

Boeing is examining whether to redesign the propulsion valves on its Starliner crew capsule, a system has already kept the company from flying astronauts.

Source: CNBC

05/12/2022

Doorway on Mars? Photo by NASA rover stirs curiosity online

Is there a doorway on Mars? That’s the question being asked by conspiracists online after NASA released a new picture taken by NASA Curiosity rover.

Source: Study Finds

05/12/2022

Sorry, NASA Didn't Spot a Secret Doorway on Mars

Yeah, I know. I'm kinda disappointed, too.

Source: CNET

05/11/2022

Boeing, NASA teams give Starliner final go for OFT-2 mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

NASA, Boeing, and ULA teams, along with international partners, have finished the agency Flight Readiness…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

05/11/2022

Spacecraft crash into asteroid at 15K mph is not self-indulgent NASA experiment, writes TOM LEONARD

TOM LEONARD: This suicide mission crashing a craft the size of a golf cart into an asteroid is not just a self-indulgent experiment dreamed up by NASA scientists with money to burn.

Source: Daily Mail

05/11/2022

Does This NASA Photo Show a 'Portal' and 'Wall' on Mars?

It's either a door leading to another celestial dimension ... or part of a rock.

Source: Snopes.com

05/11/2022

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is almost ready for science. Here's what's next.

The first science work for the $10 billion telescope should start in the early summer.

Source: Space.com

05/11/2022

NASA ICON Finds Effects of Massive Tonga Volcanic Eruption Reached Space

When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcano erupted on January 15, 2022, it sent atmospheric shock waves, sonic booms, and tsunami waves around the world. Now, scientists are finding the volcano’s effects also reached space. Analyzing data from NASA’s Ionosphe…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/11/2022

'Monster' Quake on Mars Is The Biggest Ever Recorded on Another Planet, NASA Says

In terms of seismic events on the red planet (or indeed any other planet besides Earth), this is the biggest one recorded so far: the NASA InSight lander has recorded a 'monster' of a marsquake, which is estimated to have hit magnitude 5 on the scale

Source: ScienceAlert

05/10/2022

James Webb Space Telescope is 'perfectly aligned,' NASA says

The telescope's first science images drop in July.

Source: Live Science

05/10/2022

NASA’s InSight Lander Detects Huge Rumble on Mars

The magnitude 5 quake is the largest ever detected on another planet.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/10/2022

NASA to Provide Update on InSight Mars Lander

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT (11 a.m. PDT) on Tuesday, May 17, to provide an update on the agency’s InSight Mars lander.

Source: NASA

05/10/2022

NASA Mission Finds Tonga Volcanic Eruption Effects Reached Space

When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcano erupted on Jan. 15, 2022, it sent atmospheric shock waves, sonic booms, and tsunami waves around the world. Now, scientists are finding the volcano’s effects also reached space.

Source: NASA

05/10/2022

NASA's InSight lander just detected the biggest quake on Mars

The NASA InSight lander just detected the biggest quake ever found on another planet -- a marsquake with a magnitude of 5 that took place on the red planet on May 4.

Source: CNN

05/10/2022

NASA's InSight lander detects largest 'marsquake' yet on Red Planet

On May 4th, NASA’s InSight lander on Mars detected the most powerful marsquake the spacecraft has felt ever since landing in 2018 — a magnitude 5 tremor.

Source: The Verge

05/10/2022

NASA Releases Sharp Images from James Webb Space Telescope

NASA releases sharp James Webb Space telescope images.

Source: TMZ

05/10/2022

‘Cosmic horror.’ NASA pinpoints terrifying ‘sounds’ echoing from distant black hole

Source: Google News

05/10/2022

James Webb Space Telescope's optical alignment "perfect," NASA says

The first showcase images from the $10 billion telescope will be unveiled in mid July, after instrument checkout is complete.

Source: CBS News

05/10/2022

Earthquake: NASA's InSight lander vehicle records 'monster quake' on Mars - KABC

NASA released images on Monday showing what scientists are calling a monster earthquake on Mars.

Source: KABC-TV

05/09/2022

NASA's InSight Records Monster Quake on Mars

Estimated to be magnitude 5, the quake is the biggest ever detected on another planet.

Source: NASA

05/09/2022

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Went Silent, Leaving Anxious NASA Team in the Dark

NASA's Perseverance rover waited and waited for its buddy's signal.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/09/2022

NASA reveals 1,600-foot asteroid will make ‘close approach’ to Earth in six days

NASA has been keeping an eye on the massive asteroid bigger than the Empire State Building and has revealed it’ll be a “close approach” in space terms.

Source: New York Post

05/09/2022

James Webb Space Telescope's optical alignment "perfect," NASA says

The first showcase images from the $10 billion telescope will be unveiled in mid July, after instrument checkout is complete.

Source: CBS News

05/09/2022

NASA Releases Ridiculously Sharp Webb Space Telescope Images

The telescope achieved a "perfect" alignment, according to Webb scientists.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/09/2022

No One on Jeopardy! Knew About NASA’s New Moon Missions

The Artemis program has yet to capture the public’s attention or imagination, if the legendary quiz show is any indication.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/09/2022

NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 to Discuss Mission After Returning to Earth

Astronauts of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission, including crew members from NASA and ESA (European Space Agency), will answer questions about their recent mission aboard the International Space Station during a post-splashdown news conference at 11:45 a.m. EDT We…

Source: NASA

05/09/2022

After losing contact with its helicopter, NASA put the entire Mars mission on hold

Mars is only going to get colder and darker for the next 10 weeks as winter deepens.

Source: Ars Technica

05/09/2022

Listen to the sound of a black hole, recorded by NASA

The new "sonification" has been scaled up around 57 octaves for human ears

Source: DJ Mag

05/08/2022

NASA Develops ‘Lunar Backpack’ to Support Future Moon Exploration

NASA has developed a wearable device to guide future explorers on the moon. The system is designed to map a wide range of terrain and guide astronauts through untouched territory and dark areas of the moon.

Source: VOA News

05/08/2022

NASA to hurl aircraft into space to smash asteroid at 23,000km an hour and save Earth

The £240m mission is expected to take place in September as new technology is being developed to hurl a half-tonne spacecraft into an asteroid called Dimorphos similar to the Netflix film Don't Look Up

Source: Mirror Online

05/08/2022

Outgunning NASA’s Hubble, China Claims Its Xuntian Telescope With 350-Fold Bigger View Can Unravel ‘Cosmic Mysteries’

China is ramping up its efforts to explore the universe as it is set to launch its space telescope ‘Xuntian’ next year. Known as China’s own ‘Hubble,’ authorities in Beijing claim it outmatches the NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) telescope’s capabilities…

Source: Eurasiantimes.com

05/08/2022

This Week @NASA: Crew-3 Astronauts Return to Earth, Boeing's CST-100 Starliner, Black Holes

The Crew-3 astronauts return from the space station … The spacecraft for another commercial crew mission is on the move …. And discussing NASA’s budget … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/7rGj_Q9g6bE The Crew-3 Astro…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/07/2022

NASA releases black hole sonifications

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has released two new sonifications of well-known black holes. Sonifications are translations of astronomical data into sound.

Source: Fox News

05/06/2022

NASA releases audio recording of a black hole - and it sounds like a Hans Zimmer score

Source: Sky.com

05/06/2022

After Failed Tests, Launch of NASA’s Megarocket Won’t Happen Until at Least August

"This is really hard work," a NASA official said. The gigantic SLS rocket is back in the Vehicle Assembly Building in Florida for repairs.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/06/2022

Listen: NASA releases recording of eerie sound from black hole

Credit: NASA via Storyful (WJW) — NASA has released audio from radar that picked up sounds coming from a black hole to coincide with Black Hole Week. NASA says the noise is from the black hole at the center of the Perseus galaxy cluster, which experts discove…

Source: fox8.com

05/06/2022

SpaceX splashes down NASA's Crew-3 mission, completing its sixth astronaut flight

SpaceX returned the astronauts of NASA's Crew-3 mission to Earth early Friday morning.

Source: CNBC

05/06/2022

This NASA image of solar flares on the Sun looks like a crazy sci-fi movie

NASA captured an image of a solar flare that erupted from the Sun in early May and it looks like something from a sci-fi movie.

Source: BGR

05/05/2022

NASA will try again to fuel Artemis 1 moon rocket in June as launch slips to August

The next "wet dress rehearsal" attempt could come in early to mid-June.

Source: Space.com

05/05/2022

NASA's mega moon rocket will get another prelaunch test in June

The Artemis I mega moon rocket will get another attempt of its final prelaunch test in June, according to NASA officials. A team has been working on repairing issues that cropped up during previous attempts.

Source: CNN

05/05/2022

One year since SN15, Starbase lays groundwork for orbital attempt - NASASpaceFlight.com

It’s been a whole year since the last launch out of Starbase, Texas – as…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

05/05/2022

NASA promises James Webb Space Telescope commissioning update Monday

NASA will provide updates on imaging, thermal testing and more commissioning activities of the James Webb Space Telescope on Monday (May 9).

Source: Space.com

05/05/2022

NASA's Psyche Mission to an Asteroid: Official NASA Trailer

Source: YouTube

05/05/2022

NASA's Psyche Mission to an Asteroid: Official NASA Trailer

Join the journey as NASA’s Psyche mission team launches in 2022 to explore a unique metallic asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter. The asteroid...

Source: YouTube

05/05/2022

NASA to Discuss Webb Telescope Alignment, Instrument Setup

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 9, to discuss progress toward preparing the James Webb Space Telescope for science operations.

Source: NASA

05/05/2022

Hear What a Black Hole Sounds Like – New NASA Black Hole Sonifications With a Remix

Two new sonifications of well-known black holes have been released for NASA's Black Hole Week. The Perseus galaxy cluster was made famous because of sound waves detected around its black hole by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory in 2003. Scanning like a radar …

Source: SciTechDaily

05/04/2022

Scientists worried Mars rocks retrieved by NASA may host alien germs

NASA is planning to bring rocks from Mars to Earth. The space agency has asked for the public’s opinion on its plan to retrieve samples that Perseverance has...

Source: BGR

05/04/2022

Huge solar flare captured in stunning NASA image as it fires off from the sun

It's the second flare of this strength to be produced by the sun this week.

Source: Live Science

05/04/2022

NASA to Discuss Status of Artemis I Test, Launch

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 5, to discuss the status of the next wet dress rehearsal test of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Source: NASA

05/04/2022

NASA Visualization Shows Black Holes Dancing with Stars

In these binary systems, a star is slowly eaten as it death-spirals around a black hole.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/04/2022

New NASA Black Hole Sonifications with a Remix

Since 2003, the black hole at the center of the Perseus galaxy cluster has been associated with sound. Now a new sonification brings more notes to this black hole sound machine. This new sonification – that is, the translation of astronomical data into sound …

Source: NASA

05/04/2022

Flood Basalt Eruptions: NASA Warns That Some Volcanoes Could Warm Climate, Destroy Ozone Layer

A new NASA climate simulation suggests that extremely large volcanic eruptions called “flood basalt eruptions” could significantly warm Earth’s climate and devastate the ozone layer that shields life from the Sun’s ultraviolet radiation. The findings contradi…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/03/2022

Pieces of "fireball" that exploded while zooming over 3 Southern states are being found on ground, NASA says

The fireball disintegrated 34 miles above a swampy area, generating "an energy equivalent of 3 tons of TNT," NASA said.

Source: CBS News

05/03/2022

NASA chief says cost-plus contracts are a “plague” on the space agency

"You get it done with that competitive spirit. You get it done cheaper."

Source: Ars Technica

05/03/2022

LIVE: NASA Administrator Bill Nelson testifies before Congress on 2023 budget request — 5/3/22

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies holds a hearing to examine proposed budget estimates and justifica...

Source: YouTube

05/02/2022

NASA wants your input on its Mars sample return project

Comments are due May 16 after two virtual public meetings.

Source: Space.com

05/02/2022

Pieces of ‘fireball’ meteor that exploded over Mississippi are being found, NASA says

Meteorites are not ‘flaming rocks of doom,' NASA says

Source: NOLA.com

05/02/2022

NASA Is Retiring One Of The Last Stubby Boeing 747SPs In The Sky

The NASA SOFIA flying telescope's mission is coming to an end after eight years.

Source: Jalopnik

05/02/2022

NASA’s Webb Telescope mirror crushes “most optimistic predictions” after final alignment

NASA says that the nascent James Webb Space Telescope’s (JWST) “optical performance…continues to be better than the…most optimistic predictions” after completing the alignment of its record-breaking mirror. Between 7 and 14 years behind schedule and over budg…

Source: Teslarati

05/02/2022

Asteroid Impact: NASA Estimates Space Rock the Size of the Great Pyramid May Hit Earth on May 6

There was an initial probability of 0.026% chance of the asteroid hitting Earth on May 6. An asteroid known as 2009 JF1 with the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza is still likely to impact Earth on Friday, May 6.

Source: Nature World News

05/01/2022

Wreckage On Mars Captured By NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter

It's an eerie scene: A desolate Martian landscape, completely empty, save for the wreckage of what appears to be an alien spacecraft. And it was all captured by a tiny helicopter flying overhead.

Source: News On 6

05/01/2022

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Beams Back Eerie Spacecraft Wreckage From Mars - IGN

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has beamed back to Earth eerie yet incredible images of the NASA Perseverance rover wreckage that helped bring it to the Red Planet last year.

Source: IGN

04/30/2022

NASA confirms fireball streaked across multiple states this week

Video footage showed airborne object; reports abounded of large "boom" in vicinity.

Source: Justthenews.com

04/30/2022

Watch a Total Lunar Eclipse (NASA Science Live)

Go outside with NASA and watch the total lunar eclipse! On the evening of May 15, Earth will pass between the Sun and the Moon, blocking sunlight and casting...

Source: YouTube

04/29/2022

NASA's modified Boeing 747 SP SOFIA to be grounded for good

Final flight of Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy will be in 2022

Source: Theregister.com

04/29/2022

Fireball 10 times brighter than full moon seen over Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi, NASA says

“This is one of the nicer events I have seen in the GLM (Geostationary Lightning Mappers) data,” said Bill Cooke, lead of NASA’s Meteoroid Environments Office at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Source: AL.com

04/29/2022

A New Crew Launches to the Space Station on This Week @NASA – April 29, 2022

A new crew launches to the space station, another crew wraps up an historic mission to the station, and more time to explore for some planetary science missi...

Source: YouTube

04/29/2022

Starlink Group 4-16 launch to break SpaceX turnaround records - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX made its seventeenth launch of the year on Friday to put another batch of…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/29/2022

Loud fireball spotted over three Southern states streaking at 55,000 miles per hour, NASA confirms: "More people heard it than saw it"

The fireball disintegrated above a swampy area in Louisiana, scientists said.

Source: CBS News

04/29/2022

Fireball spotted over southern Mississippi, NASA confirms

Source: ABC News

04/29/2022

NASA photos show the debris Perseverance's landing left on Mars

They could provide valuable information to help ensure safer landing for future spacecraft..

Source: Engadget

04/29/2022

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Alignment Complete – Capturing Crisp, Focused Images

NASA’s Webb In Full Focus, Ready for Instrument Commissioning The alignment of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. After a full review, the observatory has been confirmed to be capable of capturing sharp, well-focused images with each of its fo…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/28/2022

NASA helicopter captured aerial views of space litter

The 4-pound chopper, the first aircraft to take flight on another world, snapped pictures of the Perseverance rover's discarded landing gear.

Source: Business Insider

04/28/2022

Fireball spotted over southern Mississippi, NASA confirms

Source: ABC News

04/28/2022

NASA to ground SOFIA flying observatory mission for good

The long-running SOFIA mission will conclude on Sept. 30.

Source: Space.com

04/28/2022

James Webb telescope completes optical alignment, ready for final instrument calibration phase of commissioning - NASASpaceFlight.com

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has entered a new phase of its commissioning process…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/28/2022

‘Potentially hazardous’ asteroid will speed by Earth on Thursday, NASA says

The space object is about the same size as the Empire State Building.

Source: SILive.com

04/28/2022

NASA's experimental X-59 supersonic jet returns to California for assembly

Its first flight is expected later in 2022.

Source: Space.com

04/28/2022

NASA confirms loud noise heard by Mississippians was a meteor

MEMA says the meteor ran parallel to Mississippi River.

Source: WAPT Jackson

04/28/2022

NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Spots Spacecraft Wreckage on Mars – Perseverance’s Cone-Shaped Backshell

Eyeing some of the components that enabled the Perseverance rover to get safely to the Martian surface could provide valuable insights for future missions. NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter recently surveyed both the parachute that assisted the agency’s Persev…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/28/2022

NASA Sees ‘Otherworldly’ Wreckage on Mars With Ingenuity Helicopter

The debris was part of the equipment that helped the Perseverance mission safely land on the red planet in 2021.

Source: New York Times

04/28/2022

NASA's SpaceX Crew-4 Docks to the Space Station (Official NASA Broadcast)

Watch NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts arrive at the International Space Station aboard their Dragon spacecraft Freedom. Docking is scheduled for approximatel...

Source: YouTube

04/27/2022

Crew Dragon Freedom makes its first docking at the ISS on the Crew-4 mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

After a successful launch, Crew Dragon C212 Freedom docked to the International Space Station (ISS)…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/27/2022

This NASA 'lunar backpack' will help Artemis astronauts explore the moon

As Artemis astronauts walk on the moon, these NASA backpacks will chronicle lunar features in context.

Source: Space.com

04/27/2022

NASA's Giant SLS Rocket Rolled Back For Repairs

There’s little debate that the most exciting move in a rocket’s repertoire is when it launches itself skywards on a column of flame. But failing that, it’s still pretty interestin…

Source: Hackaday

04/27/2022

SpaceX launches 4 astronauts for NASA after private flight

Source: ABC News

04/27/2022

SpaceX launches Crew-4 mission for NASA, has now sent 26 astronauts to space in under two years

SpaceX launched a group of astronauts for NASA early on Wednesday morning, with Elon Musk's company now having sent 26 people to orbit in less than two years.

Source: CNBC

04/27/2022

Gigantic Asteroid Is About to Skim Past Earth, NASA Says

A gigantic "potentially hazardous" asteroid that may be twice the size of the Empire State Building is set to zoom past Earth Thursday (April 28), according to NASA.

Source: Live Science

04/26/2022

Watch SpaceX launch its latest crew of astronauts to the space station for NASA

Early April 27th, SpaceX will launch a new crew of four astronauts, called Crew-4, to the International Space Station for NASA. The launch will send three NASA astronauts and an Italian astronaut for the European Space Agency to the ISS for a six-month stay.

Source: The Verge

04/26/2022

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid twice the size of the Empire State Building will skim past Earth Thursday, NASA says

It will blaze past us at 23,300 mph.

Source: Live Science

04/26/2022

NASA Extends Exploration for 8 Planetary Science Missions – Substantial Potential for New Discoveries

Among the missions selected for extension are InSight, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Mars Odyssey, and Curiosity, all of which have been critical to expanding our understanding of the Red Planet. Following a careful review, NASA has extended the planetary scie…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/25/2022

NASA 'Holoported' a Doctor Onto the ISS

We're basically living in a Star Trek episode.

Source: CNET

04/25/2022

Star trek: three rich men return from Nasa’s first foray into space tourism

This was the first time Nasa opened its space hatches to tourists, who paid $55m for a week, which was extended to nearly 17 days

Source: The Guardian

04/25/2022

Artemis 1 vehicle heads back to VAB while NASA discusses what to do next - NASASpaceFlight.com

NASA’s Artemis 1 flight vehicle is headed back to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/25/2022

NASA Extends Exploration for 8 Planetary Science Missions

Following a thorough evaluation, NASA has extended the planetary science missions of eight of its spacecraft due to their scientific productivity and potential to deepen our knowledge and understanding of the solar system and beyond.

Source: NASA

04/25/2022

NASA to roll Artemis 1 moon rocket off the launch pad today: Watch it live

Rollback begins at about 5:30 p.m. EDT (2130 GMT).

Source: Space.com

04/25/2022

Astonishing new image of Jupiter from NASA and a citizen scientist!

NASA has just released this astonishing new image of Jupiter captured by the Juno space probe during its 40th class orbit around the giant planet. That black spot is a shadow from the Jovian moon G…

Source: Boing Boing

04/25/2022

Here's the NASA Backpack That Will Keep Astronauts Alive on the Moon

Think of it as Google Maps on steroids.

Source: Daily Beast

04/25/2022

We’ve Arrived! NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Starts the Delta Front Campaign

We made it! Perseverance is at the delta, and showering us with incredible images to pore over. Mars 2020 is officially out of “Rapid Traverse” mode, where we put the pedal to the metal and focused on driving quickly. We are back to standard operations now, a…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/25/2022

NASA, SpaceX Crew-4 set for early morning launch to ISS in season of busy space traffic

The members of NASA's SpaceX Crew-4 long-duration mission to the ISS are ready to spend six months in space after launch early Wednesday morning.

Source: Florida Today

04/25/2022

Ganymede Casts a Massive Shadow Across Jupiter in Spectacular New Image From NASA’s Juno Spacecraft

NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this magnificent view of Jupiter during the mission’s 40th close pass by the giant planet on February 25, 2022. The large, dark shadow on the left side of the image was cast by Jupiter’s moon Ganymede. Citizen scientist Thomas …

Source: SciTechDaily

04/25/2022

Nasa Hataoka Final Round Highlights | 2022 DIO Implant LA Open

Welcome to the official YouTube channel of the LPGA Tour. Here you can find everything you need to stay up to date with all of the action featuring some of t...

Source: YouTube

04/24/2022

NASA Reveals Hologram Doctors Visited Space Station

They were first humans 'holoported' to space

Source: Newser

04/24/2022

NASA Doctor ‘Holoported’ to Space in Technology Experiment

A NASA doctor makes a virtual visit to the International Space Station in a technology experiment.

Source: VOA News

04/24/2022

NASA's New “Lunar Backpack” Can Generate a Real-Time 3D Terrain Map To Aid Moon Explorers

Consider a mountaineering expedition in a completely uncharted environment, where the hikers had the ability to generate a real-time 3D map of the terrain. NASA researchers and industry partners have developed a remote-sensing mapping system that will aid exp…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/23/2022

NASA, Axiom Space, and SpaceX Teams Wave-Off Ax-1 Undocking – Space Station Reboosts

At the conclusion of a weather briefing ahead of today’s planned undocking, NASA, Axiom Space, and SpaceX teams elected to wave off today’s undocking attempt due to a diurnal low wind trough which has been causing marginally high winds at the splashdown sites…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/23/2022

SpaceX, NASA delay undocking of private Ax-1 astronaut crew at space station

The private Axiom Space astronauts will now depart the International Space Station on Sunday, April 24.

Source: Space.com

04/23/2022

This Week @NASA: Next Crew of Astronauts Heading to Space Station, Mega Moon Rocket

The next crew of astronauts heading to the space station … An update on our Artemis I mega Moon rocket and spacecraft … And celebrating our home planet … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/Sb2A34oU76Y NASA’s SpaceX Cr…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/22/2022

The Next Crew of Astronauts Heading to the Space Station on This Week @NASA – April 22, 2022

Source: YouTube

04/22/2022

NASA's 'Lunar Backpack' Could Prevent Astronauts From Getting Lost on the Moon

The backpack will use a sophisticated navigation algorithm to map out lunar terrain—and without the benefit of GPS.

Source: Gizmodo.com

04/22/2022

Growing black holes are swallowing thousands of stars in space, NASA says

WASHINGTON (TND) &mdash; Black holes in space are getting bigger and stronger, according to NASA. A new survey of more than 100 galaxies by the space agency's Chandra X-ray Observatory "has uncovered signs that black holes are demolishing thousands of stars …

Source: Thenationaldesk.com

04/22/2022

Look at This Epic NASA Backpack Designed For Astronauts on The Moon

Human explorers on the Moon may be able to send back unprecedented, finely detailed maps of the lunar surface, thanks to a new backpack device developed by NASA and its partners.

Source: ScienceAlert

04/21/2022

NASA has been ignoring Uranus. That may soon change.

The ice giant could represent the galaxy’s most common type of planet, but we know very little about it. Now scientists have declared that seeing the world up-close is a top priority.

Source: National Geographic

04/21/2022

Uranus by 2049: Here's why scientists want NASA to send a flagship mission to the strange planet

A $4.2 billion mission to the seventh planet could change the way we see the solar system, scientists say.

Source: Space.com

04/21/2022

NASA Updates Coverage for Axiom Mission 1 Departure from Space Station

NASA will provide live coverage of the undocking and departure of the Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1) prior to its return to Earth from the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

04/20/2022

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter continues to defy expectations

After more than a year of accomplishments, NASA has extended flight operations of the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter through September.

Source: New York Post

04/20/2022

NASA's Perseverance Rover Captures Video of Solar Eclipse on Mars

The Mastcam-Z camera recorded video of Phobos, one of the Red Planet’s two moons, to study how its orbit is changing over time.

Source: NASA

04/20/2022

NASA is supporting some seriously risky missions to the Moon—it’s about time

"The entrepreneurial ecosystem is one of the core strengths of the United States."

Source: Ars Technica

04/20/2022

NASA's Perseverance Rover Arrives at Delta for New Science Campaign

Collecting samples as it explores an ancient and now-dry river channel is but one goal the six-wheeled geologist will pursue during its second Red Planet exploration.

Source: NASA

04/20/2022

NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Arrives at Ancient Delta for New Science Campaign

Collecting samples as it explores an ancient and now-dry river channel is but one goal the six-wheeled geologist will pursue during its second Red Planet exploration. After collecting eight rock-core samples from its first science campaign and completing a re…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/20/2022

NASA, Partners Develop Lunar Backpack to Aid Future Moon Explorers

Researchers at Marshall have developed the “Kinematic Navigational and Cartography Knacksack,” or KNaCK – a real-time mapping system that could aid science and exploration in the most isolated wilderness imaginable: the lunar South Pole.

Source: NASA

04/19/2022

Next stop, Uranus? Icy planet tops priority list for next big NASA mission

Influential panel’s recommendation makes the ice giant a likely destination for a flagship space mission.

Source: Nature.com

04/19/2022

Once-in-a-decade report urges NASA to send probe to Uranus

It would help researchers better understand the planet's origin, rings and satellites.

Source: Axios

04/19/2022

Sci-fi becomes real life: NASA doctor 'holoports' to International Space Station

NASA Doctor was able to appear as a hologram at the International Space Station and have a conversation with an astronaut.

Source: USA Today

04/19/2022

NASA’s next decade: Build a mission to an ice giant

Planetary science could see a decade of sample-return missions funded, too.

Source: Ars Technica

04/19/2022

NASA Beamed a Doctor to The ISS in a World-First 'Holoportation' Achievement

There's never been a house call quite like this. In a first for telepresence communication, a NASA flight surgeon was 'holoported' to the International Space Station (ISS), appearing and conversing as a virtual presence in real time, hundreds of mile

Source: ScienceAlert

04/18/2022

NASA Will Move Its Moon Rocket Off Launchpad for Repairs

Technical problems have postponed the agency’s plans for a “wet dress rehearsal,” which may further postpone the timetable for a launch.

Source: New York Times

04/18/2022

NASA's next moon rocket gets final repairs ahead of mission launch

The NASA Artemis I mega moon rocket will experience some tweaks before its next attempt at a crucial prelaunch test. The team will roll the 322-foot-tall Artemis I rocket stack back into the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center on April 26.

Source: CNN

04/18/2022

NASA to roll Artemis 1 moon rocket off the launch pad early next week

The agency still plans to complete the Artemis 1 "wet dress rehearsal" at a later date.

Source: Space.com

04/18/2022

NASA discovers rapidly growing black hole — a "missing link" connecting the origins of the universe that was hiding in plain sight

Scientists say a "missing link" that helps to explain the mysteries of the birth of the universe has been hiding in plain sight.

Source: CBS News

04/18/2022

Disappointing Test Sends NASA's Megarocket Back to the Garage

The SLS launch rehearsal ended up being a big, befuddled mess, despite NASA’s assurances to the contrary.

Source: Gizmodo.com

04/18/2022

NASA's InSight Mars lander spotted from orbit, covered in dust

The before and after photos are wild.

Source: Space.com

04/17/2022

NASA and SpaceX Delay Crew-4 Launch to International Space Station

The Flight Readiness Review for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 mission to the International Space Station has concluded, and teams are proceeding toward a 5:26 a.m. EDT liftoff on Saturday, April 23, from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A in Florida. The date a…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/17/2022

NASA 'Holoported' a Doctor Onto the International Space Station

We're living in a Star Trek episode, basically.

Source: CNET

04/17/2022

NASA rolls back SLS Moon rocket for repairs after multiple failed fueling tests

After multiple attempts to complete a critical fueling test of its next-generation Space Launch System, NASA has decided to finish the rocket’s “wet dress rehearsal” at a later date..

Source: Engadget

04/17/2022

50 Years Ago: NASA Apollo 16 Launches to the Moon

The fifth Moon landing mission began with the April 16, 1972 launch of Apollo 16. The giant Saturn V rocket lifted off from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida with Commander John W. Young, Command Module Pilot Thomas K. “Ken” Matti…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/17/2022

NASA to roll Artemis 1 moon rocket off the launch pad after failed fueling tries

It's unclear when NASA will resume the Artemis 1 "wet dress rehearsal."

Source: Space.com

04/17/2022

NASA Says SpaceX International Space Station Passengers Can't Leave

NASA has approved the trip of three private passengers to the International Space Station, but now they must stay there longer.

Source: Giantfreakinrobot.com

04/17/2022

NASA to roll back its mega rocket after failing to complete countdown test

NASA has options for what to do next, but all will involve schedule delays.

Source: Ars Technica

04/16/2022

Its heading our way! NASA confirms largest comet ever has been detected

NASA&apos;s Hubble telescope has determined that a comet, which has a mass of around 500 trillion tonnes and is 137km wide, is heading our way at about 35.405 km per hour. However,

Source: Marca

04/16/2022

Breathtaking NASA Photo of Martian Crater Looks Like “Alien Footprint”

Although the photo above isn't new (it was captured by the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on September 8, 2021), NASA just posted it to Instagram this week. The stunning image went viral, with some sayi…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/15/2022

Third Attempt of NASA's Megarocket Rehearsal Foiled by Hydrogen Leak

The space agency is planning another attempt at a wet dress rehearsal early next week.

Source: Gizmodo.com

04/15/2022

SpaceX's Crew-4 astronaut mission for NASA cleared for April 23 launch

NASA and SpaceX teams found no big issues during Crew-4's flight readiness review.

Source: Space.com

04/15/2022

NASA puts Artemis moon rocket through crucial paces ahead of launch

The NASA Artemis I mega moon rocket may face another attempt at its crucial prelaunch ground test as early as April 21, according to the space agency's officials. Artemis I experienced a leak during its third attempt at a test on Thursday.

Source: CNN

04/15/2022

NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts are ready to come home

After months living and working in space, NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts are nearing the end of their mission and ready to come home.

Source: Space.com

04/15/2022

Testing Our Mega Moon Rocket and Ground Systems on This Week @NASA – April 15, 2022

Source: YouTube

04/15/2022

NASA’s InSight Caught a Lonely Martian Sunrise

The Sun appears cold and distant in the latest view from the InSight lander.

Source: Gizmodo.com

04/15/2022

China’s Alternative To NASA’s $10B James Webb Telescope Is Helping Beijing Rival The US In Deep Space Exploration

The space race between the United States (US) and China is set for a new and exciting turn as the latter is geared to challenge the mammoth American telescope with its fleet of tiny satellites as they dive into deep space. China’s scientists are creating a fl…

Source: Eurasiantimes.com

04/15/2022

Artemis 1 moon rocket gets space station flyover in stunning NASA photo

A serene new NASA photo shows the agency's Artemis 1 moon rocket as the International Space Station flies overhead during a critical test.

Source: Space.com

04/15/2022

NASA Coverage Set for Axiom Mission 1 Departure from Space Station

NASA will provide live coverage of the undocking and departure of the Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1) prior to its return to Earth from the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

04/15/2022

Rocket Report: NASA scrubs third SLS fueling test, Pythom Space strikes back

"We want that future and that vision to come from Boca Chica."

Source: Ars Technica

04/15/2022

Liquid Hydrogen Leak Ends NASA's Third Test Attempt at Fueling the Artemis I SLS Moon Rocket

Teams concluded today’s wet dress rehearsal test at approximately 5:10 p.m. EDT after observing a liquid hydrogen (LH2) leak on the tail service mast umbilical, which is located at the base of the mobile launcher and connects to the rocket’s core stage. The l…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/14/2022

Coverage Set for NASA's SpaceX Crew-4 Briefing, Events, Broadcast

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-4 mission sending astronauts to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

04/14/2022

NASA calls off 3rd attempt to fuel up Artemis 1 moon rocket

The Artemis 1 "wet dress rehearsal" has been halted again.

Source: Space.com

04/14/2022

NASA Hubble Archives Reveal Mysterious Ancestor of Supermassive Black Holes

A striking crimson dot in old telescope data could tell us how our universe's most threatening voids came to be.

Source: CNET

04/14/2022

NASA's Artemis mega moon rocket's crucial test is underway

The third attempt at a final pivotal prelaunch test for NASA's Artemis I mega moon rocket is underway. The team began fueling the rocket on Thursday.

Source: CNN

04/14/2022

SpaceX, NASA refine Crew-4 launch date as Axiom astronauts focus on science

SpaceX and NASA have delayed Crew Dragon’s fourth operational Commercial Crew launch for the fifth time as four private Axiom Space astronauts begin their fifth day aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The two Crew Dragon missions have been scheduled…

Source: Teslarati

04/14/2022

See a sunrise on Mars in this stunning view from NASA's InSight lander (photo)

This stunning sunrise on Mars comes courtesy of NASA's InSight Mars lander, which took the photo on April 10, 2022.

Source: Space.com

04/14/2022

NASA's astronauts aren't ready for deep space

The space agency still hasn't developed the training or equipment — even the space suits — needed to live and work on the moon and beyond.

Source: Politico

04/14/2022

New COVID-19 nasal spray outperforms current antibody treatments in mice: A single inhaled dose treated or even prevented infection by COVID-19 and its variants

Current antibody treatments block SARS-CoV-2 by binding to one of three binding sites on the spike protein. A new protein-based antiviral binds to all three sites on the spike protein, making it more effective than current therapies. The new therapy also is l…

Source: Science Daily

04/13/2022

Rollout of NASA's Space Launch System rocket at Kennedy Space Center

Source: Google News

04/13/2022

Rollout of NASA's Space Launch System rocket at Kennedy Space Center

NASA's Space Launch System rocket rolls out of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center for its first public appearance on March 17, 2022.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

04/13/2022

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is ready for calibration after chilling out

The James Webb Space Telescope is one step closer to the day it can begin probing the depths of the universe..

Source: Engadget

04/13/2022

Incredible NASA Photo Captures International Space Station Passing Over Massive SLS Rocket

In this 30-second exposure the International Space Station is seen as it passes over NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard atop a mobile launcher at Launch Complex 39B, Friday, April 8, 2022, as the Artemis I launch team pre…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/13/2022

New COVID-19 nasal spray outperforms current antibody treatments in mice

A single inhaled dose treated or even prevented infection by COVID-19 and its variants

Source: Northwestern.edu

04/13/2022

NASA Sets Coverage for Russian Spacewalks Outside Space Station

NASA will provide coverage of spacewalks Monday, April 18, and Thursday, April 28, as Russian cosmonauts venture outside the International Space Station to activate a new robotic arm attached to the Nauka module.

Source: NASA

04/13/2022

NASA Virtually Teleports Doctor Hundred of Miles In Space To Show Off ‘Holoportation’

In a remarkable development, NASA virtually teleports flight surgeon to ISS in space using Microsoft's Hololens camera.

Source: Wccftech

04/13/2022

Jupiter's Twin: NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Delivers New Planetary Discovery From the Grave

A new study by an international team of astrophysicists, led by the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics has presented the amazing new discovery of a near-identical twin of Jupiter orbiting a star at a colossal distance of 17,000 light years from Earth. The e…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/13/2022

NASA Just Confirmed The Largest Comet Ever Detected, And It's Truly Gargantuan

The largest comet ever discovered has been traveling towards the Sun for over 1 million years, and its gigantic scale shines a light on the mysterious objects that make up one of the biggest structures in our Solar System.

Source: ScienceAlert

04/12/2022

NASA restarts moon rocket wet dress rehearsal countdown – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/12/2022

NASA reveals stunning image of spooky Mars crater with hidden meaning

NASA has revealed a stunning new image of a Mars crater – and it has a secret meaning.

Source: New York Post

04/12/2022

NASA photos show the Perseverance Mars rover and tiny Ingenuity helicopter from space

Who knew you could see such a tiny Mars helicopter from orbit?

Source: Space.com

04/12/2022

NASA to restart fueling test of SLS rocket, with key modifications

"We’re very comfortable with the path forward."

Source: Ars Technica

04/12/2022

NASA shows off its Psyche spacecraft that will fly beyond Mars to explore a strange asteroid

Engineers are putting the final touches on the probe, which is set to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in August on its journey to a metal-rich asteroid of the same name.

Source: Daily Mail

04/12/2022

NASA defends decision to proceed with modified SLS countdown test

NASA officials defended their decision to proceed with a modified version of an SLS countdown rehearsal that does not involve fueling its upper stage.

Source: SpaceNews

04/12/2022

Solar storm: Blackout risk as NASA warns of 'direct hit' on Earth – impact time predicted

A SOLAR STORM heading straight for a 'direct hit' with Earth on April 14 is expected to intensify, which could cause chaos to satellites and spark power grid fluctuations.

Source: Express

04/12/2022

NASA: Asteroid, as large as the Empire State Building, is hurtling towards Earth; know the risk

NASA: As many as 3 asteroids will be flying past the Earth today. Among them, one giant asteroid is as large as the Empire State Building. Should we be afraid of a potential asteroid strike?

Source: Hindustan Times

04/11/2022

NASA's Artemis I mega moon rocket's next prelaunch test attempt begins Tuesday

NASA's Artemis I mission to the moon will make a fourth attempt at its most critical and final prelaunch test beginning on Tuesday, according to the agency.

Source: CNN

04/11/2022

NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 Astronauts to Discuss Mission, Splashdown

As they prepare to return to Earth later this month, NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts will answer media questions about their time aboard the International Space Station during an in-orbit news conference at 1:20 p.m. EDT Friday, April 15.

Source: NASA

04/11/2022

NASA's Latest Plans for Critical Artemis I Moon Rocket Testing

NASA is planning to proceed with a modified wet dress rehearsal, primarily focused on tanking the core stage, and minimal propellant operations on the interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS) with the ground systems at Kennedy. Due to the changes in loading …

Source: SciTechDaily

04/10/2022

The next leap in coronavirus vaccine development could be a nasal spray

Sobered by the way the omicron variant tore through the population -- including the vaccinated -- some scientists think the next coronavirus vaccine should be a spray up the nose.

Source: The Washington Post

04/09/2022

NASA to delay, modify SLS countdown rehearsal

After discovering a problem with a valve on the SLS upper stage, NASA is both delaying a countdown rehearsal and fueling test and modifying it.

Source: SpaceNews

04/09/2022

NASA delays Artemis 1 Moon rocket test to April 12th

NASA has once again delayed the final test of its next-generation Space Launch System..

Source: Engadget

04/09/2022

NASA's third attempt at crucial moon mission test delayed to Tuesday due to malfunctioning valve

NASA announced Saturday that a crucial moon mission test has again been delayed and is now scheduled to begin on Tuesday.

Source: CNN

04/09/2022

Michael Bay Recalls Bruce Willis’ Attempt to Break Into a NASA Space Shuttle While Filming ‘Armageddon’

Twenty-four years ago, director Michael Bay had yet to dream up the high-speed car chases in “Ambulance,” but was instead focused on a team of deep-core oil drillers who were tasked with saving the world from an asteroid the size of Texas. Perennial action he…

Source: Variety

04/08/2022

Reflecting on a Record-Setting Spaceflight on This Week @NASA – April 8, 2022

Source: YouTube

04/08/2022

'Knife-Edged Rocks' on Mars Force NASA Rover to Turn Around

Curiosity's wheels have seen enough horrors.

Source: CNET

04/08/2022

Nissan, NASA aim to ditch rare, pricey metals in solid-state batteries

Partnership to use computational materials science to speed development.

Source: Ars Technica

04/08/2022

Highlights From SpaceX and NASA’s First Private Launch to the Space Station

The Ax-1 mission is carrying three paying passengers and a retired NASA astronaut to the orbital outpost for the company Axiom Space.

Source: New York Times

04/08/2022

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Reroutes Away From Knife-Edged “Gator-Back” Rocks

To avoid patches of knife-edged rocks, the mission has taken an alternative path up Mount Sharp. NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover spent most of March climbing the “Greenheugh Pediment” – a gentle slope capped by rubbly sandstone. The rover briefly summited this fe…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/08/2022

NASA to begin third attempt at crucial moon mission test on Saturday

A third attempt at a crucial prelaunch test for NASA's Artemis I mission to the moon will begin on Saturday, after the two previous tries were called off, the agency said in a news release.

Source: CNN

04/08/2022

NASA's Self-Driving Perseverance Mars Rover Is Breaking Records

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is using its self-driving capabilities as it treks across Jezero Crater seeking signs of ancient life and gathering rock and s...

Source: YouTube

04/08/2022

Elon Musk has 'a very human side to him,' NASA astronaut Doug Hurley says ahead of 'Return to Space'

Doug Hurley, a former U.S. Marine Col., who retired from NASA after 21 years of service in 2021, spoke about his experience working alongside Elon Musk.

Source: Fox Business

04/08/2022

Rocket Report: NASA buys a SpinLaunch, Space Force brass visits Starbase

"It’s an amazing facility that gives you a lot of ideas of what the future could be."

Source: Ars Technica

04/07/2022

NASA Rover Finds Its Own Parachute in Martian Desert

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover has made a fascinating discovery on Sol 401, 412 Earth days since landing on the Red Planet: the remains of its parachute.

Source: Futurism

04/07/2022

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Reroutes Away From 'Gator-Back' Rocks – NASA Mars Exploration

To avoid patches of knife-edged rocks, the mission has taken an alternative path up Mount Sharp.

Source: NASA

04/07/2022

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Reroutes Away From 'Gator-Back' Rocks

To avoid patches of knife-edged rocks, the mission has taken an alternative path up Mount Sharp.

Source: NASA

04/06/2022

NASA's SLS moon rocket, SpaceX's Falcon 9 share the scene at Kennedy Space Center – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/06/2022

Axiom Mission 1 Launches to the Space Station (Official NASA Stream)

Source: YouTube

04/06/2022

NASA Liquid Lens Space Telescope Could be 100 Times the Size of Webb

NASA is experimenting with making lenses with liquid in space, which could lead to giant space telescopes 100x the size of the James Webb.

Source: PetaPixel

04/06/2022

NASA Astronaut Says He Candidly Discussed Ukraine Invasion With Cosmonauts

According to NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, who returned inside a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, everybody simply got on with their jobs.

Source: Futurism

04/06/2022

NASA: ‘The Mega Moon Rocket Is Fine’ After Disrupted Launch Rehearsal

The test was scrubbed on Monday after a manual valve was, for some reason, left closed when it should’ve been open.

Source: Gizmodo.com

04/06/2022

SpaceX retires old Starship vehicles, puts new ones to the test - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX is continuing to make progress with its prototype Starship vehicles, with Booster 7 undergoing…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/06/2022

Mars: Noises detected by NASA's Insight lander may suggest planet active with volcanic activity

Researchers at the Australian National University made their finding after combing through data from NASA's InSight Mars lander.

Source: Daily Mail

04/06/2022

NASA's 'Mega moon rocket' test resumes. Why were so many details about it kept secret?

NASA's was extra guarded about its big rocket test.

Source: Live Science

04/06/2022

Brilliant! NASA photo shows planet being BORN; Hubble Telescope indicates it is 9x of Jupiter

An awesome NASA photo, taken by Hubble Telescope, shows a planet being born. It is virtually in the womb.

Source: Hindustan Times

04/06/2022

Russian cosmonauts 'blindsided' by controversy over arriving at ISS in yellow spacesuits, NASA astronaut says

The three Russian astronauts who boarded the International Space Station last month in spacesuits that echoed the colors of Ukraine's flag were paying tribute to their university and not protesting Russia's invasion, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei said Tuesday.

Source: CNN

04/06/2022

NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei On How Ukraine Crisis Impacted Partnership With Russians

Source: YouTube

04/05/2022

NASA still hopes to launch moon mission in June despite two scrubbed trials

The second wet dress rehearsal of NASA's Artemis I mission to the moon was scrubbed Monday after a problem with a panel. The problem was not major, officials say, and they still hope to launch in June the mission that will eventually return humans to the moon.

Source: CNN

04/05/2022

NASA Thinks Canoo Will Have A Working EV By 2023

NASA needs Canoo to build an EV that seats eight and covers 50 miles. That shouldn’t be too much to ask.

Source: Jalopnik

04/05/2022

Russians' Flight Suits Weren't a Political Statement, NASA Astronaut Says

The Russians were “kind of blindsided,” that people thought they were making a political statement, Mark Vande Hei said. But the suits matched the colors of the university they all attended.

Source: New York Times

04/05/2022

Canoo wins NASA’s Artemis crew transport vehicle contract

The vehicle must seat nine, have 50 miles of range, and be emission-free.

Source: Ars Technica

04/05/2022

NASA is about to broadcast a message to the universe. Should they?

Calling all beings

Source: Hot Air

04/05/2022

NASA Releases Breakthrough Forest Biomass-Carbon Product

NASA’s GEDI mission has reached a major milestone with the release of its newest data product, which provides the first near-global estimate of above-ground plant biomass and the carbon it stores – filling a key gap in climate research.

Source: NASA

04/05/2022

More delays for NASA's moon rocket test, fueling stalled - The Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s dress rehearsal for its mega moon rocket is off until at least this weekend because of a pair of technical problems that kept stalling a fueling test. Launch managers tried twice — once Sunday and again Monday — to load near…

Source: Associated Press

04/04/2022

Stuck valve stalls NASA's 2nd attempt to fuel giant Artemis 1 moon rocket

It's unclear when NASA will resume the crucial test.

Source: Space.com

04/04/2022

NASA's Artemis I mega moon rocket test stopped for second time

The wet dress rehearsal -- a pivotal step in NASA's next moon mission -- was called off for the second time Monday due to a vent valve issue, NASA announced via Twitter.

Source: CNN

04/04/2022

NASA Calculates Speed of Sound on Mars, Finds a 'Deep Silence Prevails'

The Perseverance rover is listening in on the red planet.

Source: CNET

04/04/2022

Critical Test of NASA’s Megarocket Resumes After Lightning Strikes and Technical Glitches

The multi-day rehearsal is the final step as NASA readies its gigantic Moon rocket for a possible launch in June.

Source: Gizmodo.com

04/04/2022

SpaceX, NASA delay launch of private Ax-1 astronaut mission to April 8

Liftoff is now set for Friday, April 8, at 11:17 a.m. EDT (1517 GMT).

Source: Space.com

04/03/2022

NASA delays dress rehearsal of new megarocket

NASA has delayed the wet dress rehearsal for its Space Launch System megarocket, as technicians were unable to load the rocket with propellant due to pressurization issues.

Source: The Verge

04/03/2022

NASA's Artemis I mega moon rocket test postponed

The final, crucial prelaunch test of NASA's Artemis I mission to the moon was halted Sunday due to issues that prevented the safe loading of propellants into the mega rocket.

Source: CNN

04/03/2022

NASA calls off critical Artemis 1 moon rocket test over safety concerns

An issue with the moon rocket's mobile launcher ground equipment, not the rocket itself, is to blame.

Source: Space.com

04/03/2022

Lightning strikes NASA's Artemis 1 moon megarocket launch pad during test

Lightning struck the launch pad home of NASA&apos;s giant Artemis 1 moon rocket several times on Saturday (April 2), but the rocket is in good health and on track for a critical test.&#xA0;Four lightning strikes hit the area around Launch Pad 39B, where NASA&…

Source: Space.com

04/02/2022

NASA’s Perseverance Rover helps scientists discover sound travels slower on Mars

In a study published on Friday in the journal Nature, researchers said they determined the Red Planet’s thin carbon dioxide atmosphere causes sounds to travel slower on Mars..

Source: Engadget

04/02/2022

Rare NASA lunar dust collected by Neil Armstrong on the Apollo 11 mission is up for auction

When Neil Armstrong landed on the moon in 1969, he collected lunar dust to bring to Earth. Over 50 years later, a sample of moon dust, worth up to $1.2 million, will be auctioned at a staggering price. It's the only known lunar dust from Apollo 11 to be legal…

Source: CNN

04/02/2022

NASA satellite spots helicopter flying on Mars' surface

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter as they cross the Martian surface.

Source: TweakTown

04/02/2022

Asteroid 2007 FF1 LIVE – NASA says ‘Hazardous’ space rock makes ‘close approach’ to Earth at 29,800mph...

Giant asteroid to make ‘close approach’ with Earth

Source: The-sun.com

04/02/2022

Dress rehearsal: NASA moon rocket's last test before launch

NASA kicked off a critical countdown test Friday for its new moon rocket, a 30-story behemoth that could make its first lunar test flight by summer.

Source: KSL.com

04/01/2022

The President's Budget and the State of NASA on This Week @NASA – April 1, 2022

What the President’s budget means for NASA, a record-setting astronaut returns safely to Earth, and the next Commercial Crew mission to the space station … a...

Source: YouTube

04/01/2022

It's time for the NASA Artemis I moon mission's big test

The Artemis I rocket stack, including NASA's mega SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft, begins its most crucial test Friday. Known as the wet dress rehearsal, this test is expected to last through Sunday. The results will determine when Artemis I launches.

Source: CNN

04/01/2022

Boom! NASA's Webb Telescope smashes its sixth crucial milestone in space

The James Webb Space Telescope has almost completed its preparations in space before collecting its first scientific observations this summer, NASA reveals.

Source: Inverse

04/01/2022

NASA to conduct elaborate dress rehearsal with new megarocket this weekend

From April 1st through April 3rd, NASA plans to conduct a wet dress rehearsal with its new Space Launch System rocket, going through all the major milestones flight controllers will do for the vehicle’s first launch.

Source: The Verge

04/01/2022

NASA Astronaut to Discuss American Space Record in News Conference

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, back on Earth after breaking the record for the longest single spaceflight in history by an American, will participate in a virtual news conference at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 5, from the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houst…

Source: NASA

04/01/2022

NASA downgrades a large asteroid's risk of impact in 2880

Earthlings 800 years from now can breathe a little easier.

Source: Space.com

04/01/2022

Name of James Webb Space Telescope not yet a closed case, NASA officials say

In late September, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson stood by the name of the James Webb Space Telescope, but agency officials now say that the case is not yet closed.

Source: Space.com

04/01/2022

What Sounds Captured by NASA's Perseverance Rover Reveal About Mars

A new study based on recordings made by the rover finds that the speed of sound is slower on the Red Planet than on Earth and that, mostly, a deep silence prevails.

Source: NASA

04/01/2022

NASA’s big rocket faces its last test before launching

"I would be really surprised, in a pleasant way, if the test went off without a hitch."

Source: Ars Technica

04/01/2022

SpaceX launches Transporter-4, first of six missions for Falcon 9 in April - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX has launched Transporter-4, the fourth dedicated smallsat rideshare mission under their rideshare program. Transporter-4…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/01/2022

Look at what a NASA Mars orbiter spotted from 180 miles away

A NASA Mars orbiter has already managed to pick out the car-sized Perseverance rover on the martian surface. But now it has spotted something even smaller.

Source: Digital Trends

03/31/2022

NASA astronaut comes home to Houston after record-setting 355-day space mission

He touched down on Earth only yesterday (March 30), in Kazakhstan.

Source: Space.com

03/31/2022

Amazing: NASA Spots Little Mars Helicopter From Orbit

Let's give NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter a round of applause for this impressive feat.

Source: CNET

03/31/2022

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spots farthest star ever seen

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected the light of the farthest individual star ever seen to date.

Source: Fox News

03/31/2022

NASA

"We are in the midst of an extremely busy spring," NASA's Dana Weigel said.

Source: Space.com

03/31/2022

NASA set for SLS moon rocket's major test at Kennedy Space Center this weekend

NASA teams at Kennedy Space Center are set for this weekend's test of the Space Launch System moon rocket, also known as the "wet dress rehearsal."

Source: Florida Today

03/31/2022

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Detects the Farthest Star Ever Seen

NASA's Hubble telescope has smashed records by observing the farthest individual star ever seen, having detected light from a star that took 12.9 billion years to reach Earth.

Source: IGN

03/31/2022

Pluto has giant ice volcanoes that could hint at the possibility of life, NASA photos show - WABC

Images of Pluto captured by NASA's New Horizons mission have revealed a new surprise: ice volcanoes.

Source: WABC-TV

03/31/2022

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut and Two Cosmonauts Return From International Space Station

After extending the record for the longest single spaceflight in history by an American to 355 days, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei returned to Earth on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, along with Roscosmos cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov. The trio depa…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/31/2022

Asteroid 2007 FF1 LIVE – ‘April Fool’s Day’ space rock to make close approach with Earth THIS WEEK, Nasa sa...

Giant asteroid to make ‘close approach’ with Earth

Source: The-sun.com

03/30/2022

NASA moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong is up for auction

A tiny sample of dust collected by the Apollo mission will go on sale.

Source: Vox

03/30/2022

NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket is 'go' for crucial launch day dress rehearsal test

The lengthy test will run from Friday through Sunday (April 1 to April 3).

Source: Space.com

03/30/2022

NASA Pluto Spacecraft Reveals Huge Ice Volcanoes on Dwarf Planet

It's a song of ice and ice on our solar system's most famous dwarf planet.

Source: CNET

03/30/2022

Watch Live: NASA Astronaut Returns to Earth From the Space Station

Although the U.S. and Russia have halted cooperation in many areas over the invasion of Ukraine, they’ve continued to work together aboard the International Space Station.

Source: New York Times

03/29/2022

NASA ready for high-stakes, low-profile SLS test

NASA says it’s ready to go ahead with a practice countdown of the Space Launch System that will serve as a final key test before the rocket’s first launch.

Source: SpaceNews

03/29/2022

The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered something unprecedented that NASA will announce in a few hours - teach me about science

NASA will announce an unprecedented discovery from the Hubble Space Telescope. (Photo: NASA). Dear netizens, I am happy to tell you that we have some new science, NASA said the…

Source: Smallcapnews.co.uk

03/29/2022

Why NASA Will Be Keeping Many Details of This Weekend’s Megarocket Test Secret

Concerns have been raised that NASA might inadvertently disclose information that helps an adversary build ballistic missiles.

Source: Gizmodo.com

03/29/2022

Russian cosmonaut hands over space station command as NASA astronaut bids farewell

"People have problems on Earth. On orbit we are one crew," cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov said.

Source: Space.com

03/29/2022

'First-of-its-kind' nasal spray that prevents COVID-19 could be available this year

Their study discovered a small molecule that people can spray into their noses which prevents COVID from infecting human cells.

Source: Study Finds

03/29/2022

NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonauts prepare to land in Kazakhstan

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov will return to Earth Wednesday on Russian Soyuz spacecraft, landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan. Vande Hei's 355 days spent in space break the record previously set by Scot…

Source: CNN

03/29/2022

NASA's new James Webb Space Telescope will be able to sniff out methane. Here's how to tell if it's a sign of life.

Researchers lay out a framework explaining how methane could be a biosignature rather than a false alarm.

Source: Space.com

03/28/2022

No more excuses: NASA in line to get funding needed for Artemis plan

"A lot of people come to work every day that are working to get to 2025."

Source: Ars Technica

03/28/2022

Biden's $26 billion proposal for NASA paves path for 1st human exploration on Mars

The Biden administration's request for the NASA budget in 2023 is $26 billion, the largest request for science in the space agency's history. A significant portion of the budget relates to NASA''s lunar and Martian exploration goals.

Source: CNN

03/28/2022

Exploring the Secrets of the Universe for the Benefit of All (#StateOfNASA 2022 Highlights)

Source: YouTube

03/28/2022

NASA tallies over 5,000 planets beyond our solar system | TheHill

“It’s not just a number. Each one of them is a new world, a brand-new planet. I get excited about every one because we don’t know anything about them.”

Source: The Hill

03/28/2022

NASA and ESA Change Plans for Ambitious Mars Sample Return Mission

The new strategy calls for an extra launch to the Red Planet and a delivery date of the precious samples no earlier than 2033.

Source: Gizmodo.com

03/28/2022

"Missile Row" pads at Cape Canaveral returning to action - NASASpaceFlight.com

Cape Canaveral has been at the heart of America’s space program since the very beginning.…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/28/2022

Nasa captures stunning image of spiral galaxy with incredible ancient secret...

Source: The Sun

03/28/2022

NASA would get $26 billion in new budget request

President Joe Biden released his administration’s budget request for 2023, which proposes giving $26 billion to NASA, as well as $7.5 billion for the agency’s Artemis program — an initiative to send humans back to the Moon.

Source: The Verge

03/28/2022

NASA mystery over ‘super-secret’ first photos from new James Webb space telescope

THE FIRST observational targets for NASA's new James Webb Space Telescope have already been selected - but the space agency is determined to keep them 'super-secret' until they've been taken in July.

Source: Express

03/28/2022

NASA Continues Slow And Steady Pace Towards Moon

It’s often said that the wheels of government turn slowly, and perhaps nowhere is this on better display than at NASA. While it seems like every week we hear about another commercial space la…

Source: Hackaday

03/28/2022

NASA: Strong Solar Storm set to hit Earth today, spark dazzling auroras

A strong solar storm is set to hit Earth today and its impact will show in the brilliant auroras, NASA revealed. Check the details here.

Source: Hindustan Times

03/28/2022

NASA's First Space Tourism Mission Scheduled to Launch on April 3 - IGN

NASA is gearing up to launch its first-ever space tourism mission to the International Space Station, with liftoff currently scheduled for April 3.

Source: IGN

03/28/2022

NASA to delay Mars Sample Return, switch to dual-lander approach

NASA plans to delay the next phase of its Mars Sample Return campaign and split a lander mission into two separate spacecraft to reduce risk.

Source: SpaceNews

03/27/2022

This Week @NASA: Landing Artemis Astronauts on the Moon, Space Station Upgrade Work

Upgrade work continues outside the space station … An updated strategy for landing Artemis astronauts on the Moon … And unsealing pieces of the past … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/FuEyacpp5YE Upgrade Work Contin…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/27/2022

Solar Orbiter successfully completes historic close pass of the Sun - NASASpaceFlight.com

On March 26, 2022, the joint European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA Solar Orbiter spacecraft…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/26/2022

Roman Space Telescope to search for other Earths by surveying space dust - NASASpaceFlight.com

With the James Webb Space Telescope continuing its commissioning phase, NASA is already looking ahead…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/26/2022

NASA SPHEREx Mission: Finalized Plans for a Cutting-Edge Cosmic Mapmaker

The SPHEREx mission will have some similarities with the James Webb Space Telescope. But the two observatories will take dramatically different approaches to studying the sky. NASA’s upcoming SPHEREx mission will be able to scan the entire sky every six month…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/26/2022

Solar storm warning: NASA predicts direct Earth hit from 'fast' impact– Where will it hit?

A SOLAR storm is expected by astronomers to hit the planet this weekend, with scientists predicting possible areas where people may be able to see its effects.

Source: Express

03/26/2022

NASA gives priority to Artemis ground test over commercial astronaut launch – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

03/25/2022

SpaceX's private Ax-1 astronaut flight cleared for launch pending NASA Artemis 1 moon rocket test

The first all-private mission to the International Space Station by Axiom Space will launch no earlier than April 3.

Source: Space.com

03/25/2022

Upgrade Work Continues Outside the Space Station on This Week @NASA – March 25, 2022

Source: YouTube

03/25/2022

Asteroid 2013 BO76 LIVE – Nasa says ‘close approach’ of giant space rock at 30,000mph on Thursday...

Giant asteroid to make ‘close approach’ with Earth

Source: The-sun.com

03/25/2022

NASA emails reveal internal discussions over calls to rename James Webb Space Telescope: report

The 1960s agency administrator's treatment of LGBTQ people has come under question.

Source: Space.com

03/25/2022

ESA plans to work more closely with NASA after Russia expulsion from Mars mission

The European Space Agency may seek closer ties with NASA on its upcoming missions, especially the ExoMars rover, after it became clear ESA needed "to sever" its ties with Russia, the agency's director general, Josef Aschbacher, said.

Source: CNN

03/25/2022

NASA to announce Hubble Space Telescope discovery next week

For now, it's a mystery.

Source: Space.com

03/25/2022

Exclusive: Documents reveal NASA's internal struggles over renaming Webb telescope

E-mails show agency’s controversial response to astronomers concerned about past LGBT+ discrimination.

Source: Nature.com

03/25/2022

Apollo 17 lunar sample newly opened and unveiled by NASA

A lunar sample from the Apollo 17 of the 1972 mission has finally been opened this week at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. It's one of the last unopened samples from the final Apollo mission to land humans on the moon.

Source: CNN

03/24/2022

NASA to Provide Live Coverage of Record-Setting US Astronaut Return

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and two Roscosmos cosmonauts are scheduled to end their mission aboard the International Space Station and return to Earth on Wednesday, March 30.

Source: NASA

03/24/2022

NASA Science Live: We Just Opened a 50-year-old Moon Sample

When Apollo astronauts began bringing samples from the Moon to Earth over 50 years ago, NASA chose to keep some samples unopened and untouched for future sci...

Source: YouTube

03/24/2022

NASA Has Now Confirmed More Than 5000 Planets Outside Our Solar System - IGN Now

Source: YouTube

03/24/2022

NASA Finalizes Plans for Its Next Cosmic Mapmaker

The SPHEREx mission will have some similarities with the James Webb Space Telescope. But the two observatories will take dramatically different approaches to studying the sky.

Source: NASA

03/24/2022

SpaceX Will Have Competition on the Moon, as NASA Seeks a Second Lunar Lander

Artemis astronauts will require sophisticated vehicles to support their lunar expeditions.

Source: Gizmodo.com

03/24/2022

NASA Finalizes Plans for Its Next Cosmic Mapmaker

The SPHEREx mission will have some similarities with the James Webb Space Telescope. But the two observatories will take dramatically different approaches to studying the sky.

Source: NASA

03/24/2022

NASA, ESA Assign Astronauts to Space Station Mission on Crew Dragon

NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have selected two astronauts to launch on NASA’s SpaceX Crew-7 mission to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

03/24/2022

NASA Has Now Confirmed More Than 5,000 Planets Outside Our Solar System - IGN

NASA has now confirmed that more than 5,000 planets exist outside our solar system, which is "just a fraction" of the likely hundreds of billions in our galaxy.

Source: IGN

03/24/2022

BEWARE! A Gigantic, stadium-sized asteroid hurtling towards Earth today, says NASA

NASA reports that a gigantic 259 meters wide asteroid will be approaching Earth today, March 24.

Source: Hindustan Times

03/24/2022

NASA Astronaut Moon Lander Plans Expand Beyond SpaceX Starship

As NASA makes strides to return humans to the lunar surface under Artemis, the agency announced plans Wednesday to create additional opportunities for commercial companies to develop an astronaut Moon lander. Under this new approach, NASA is asking American c…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/23/2022

NASA Plans to Give SpaceX Some Company on the Moon

The agency will seek bids for future lunar landing spacecraft from companies other than SpaceX, which won the first contract to return American astronauts to the moon.

Source: New York Times

03/23/2022

NASA is looking for a second company to develop a human moon lander alongside SpaceX

NASA is looking for a second company to develop a human moon lander alongside SpaceX

Source: TechCrunch

03/23/2022

NASA to support development of second Artemis lunar lander

NASA announced March 23 that it will support development of a second lander to provide competition with SpaceX for later phases of the Artemis program.

Source: SpaceNews

03/23/2022

NASA announces plans to develop second Moon lander, alongside SpaceX's Starship

NASA announced plans to develop a second lander alongside SpaceX’s Starship vehicle to take humans to the lunar surface for its Artemis program. The goal is to spur competition for upcoming missions to the Moon.

Source: The Verge

03/23/2022

The sun and moon photobomb NASA's Artemis 1 megarocket in these amazing photos

Moon, meet moon rocket.

Source: Space.com

03/23/2022

NASA Invites Public to Send their Name to Moon – Now in Spanish!

NASA is inviting people to send their names to be included on a flash drive that will fly on the Orion spacecraft during the agency’s Artemis I mission – and now people can obtain their Artemis boarding passes in Spanish.

Source: NASA

03/23/2022

NASA Provides Update to Astronaut Moon Lander Plans Under Artemis

As NASA makes strides to return humans to the lunar surface under Artemis, the agency announced plans Wednesday to create additional opportunities for commercial companies to develop an astronaut Moon lander.

Source: NASA

03/23/2022

Faster Than A Missile! NASA’s Successful Launch Of BOLT II Can Make Hypersonic Travel A New Reality

The US Air Force’s Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) successfully launched its Boundary Layer Transition and Turbulence (BOLT II) project onboard a two-stage sounding rocket on March 21 from NASA’s Wallops Test Flight Facility in Virginia. The launch is a…

Source: Eurasiantimes.com

03/23/2022

Giant asteroid to make ‘close approach’ with Earth this week, Nasa warns...

Source: The-sun.com

03/23/2022

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Captures Stunning View of Jupiter's Moons Io and Europa – And a Crater on Ganymede

NASA’s Juno mission captured this view of Jupiter’s southern hemisphere during the spacecraft’s 39th close flyby of the planet on January 12, 2022. Zooming in on the right portion of the image (see image below) reveals two more worlds in the same frame: Jupit…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/23/2022

NASA Has Found 5,000+ Planets Outside Of Our Solar System

NASA has discovered more than 5,000 planets outside of our solar system.

Source: Cbslocal.com

03/23/2022

A `potentially hazardous` asteroid is coming near Earth on Thursday: NASA

A potentially hazardous asteroid is on its way to come near Earth. The asteroid isnt exactly small. It is comparable to Empire State Building. If this asteroid hits the Earth, it packs more than enough punch to cause widespread destruction.

Source: WION

03/22/2022

Why NASA's new 'mega moon rocket' is so incredible

The mega moon rocket is one of the most impressive space launch systems ever built.

Source: Space.com

03/22/2022

NASA predicted an asteroid impact — and they got it right

Earth has been punched in the face by asteroids before. It has seen everything from undetectable rock shards that burn up in the atmosphere to the monster-oid that triggered a mass extinction 66 million years ago.

Source: SYFY WIRE

03/22/2022

NASA reveals birds-eye image of Mars featuring one of the planet's only residents

The birds-eye view shared by a NASA satellite features a rare cameo from one of the planet’s only residents.

Source: New York Post

03/22/2022

NASA Finds 2022 Arctic Winter Sea Ice 10th-Lowest on Record

Arctic sea ice appeared to have hit its annual maximum extent on Feb. 25 after growing through the fall and winter. This year’s wintertime extent is the 10th-lowest in the satellite record maintained by the National Snow and Ice Data Center, one of NASA’s Dis…

Source: NASA

03/22/2022

NASA has found more than 5,000 planets outside of our solar system

More than 5,000 exoplanets have been discovered and 8,709 candidates are still being studied.

Source: CBS News

03/22/2022

NASA confirms there are 5,000 planets outside our solar system

Another 65 exoplanets have been added to the online NASA Exoplanet Archive, bringing the grand total of known exoplanets to 5,005, the Washington, D.C. space agency has announced.

Source: Daily Mail

03/22/2022

NASA: Asteroid, as big as a 6-storey building, headed towards Earth

A large asteroid is going to fly past the Earth tomorrow, according to NASA asteroid watch

Source: Hindustan Times

03/22/2022

Distant NASA spacecraft snaps stunning images of Jupiter and its moons

Wild worlds hundreds of millions of miles away.

Source: Mashable

03/22/2022

There are more than 5,000 worlds beyond our solar system, NASA confirms

The latest addition of 65 exoplanets to the NASA Exoplanet Archive contributed a scientific milestone on Monday: There are now more than 5,000 confirmed planets beyond our solar system, according to NASA.

Source: CNN

03/21/2022

5000 exoplanets! NASA confirms big milestone for planetary science

The exoplanet revolution is well underway.

Source: Space.com

03/21/2022

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter will keep flying on Mars through at least September

It’s been a busy year on Mars for NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, and it’s not about to slow down now. After 21 flights, the aircraft is still in excellent condition, so NASA has extended its mission through at least September. Ingenuity arrived on the red plane…

Source: TechCrunch

03/21/2022

James Webb teams successfully align mirror, commissioning continues - NASASpaceFlight.com

Following a historic launch in December 2021 and an incredible arrival at Lagrange Point 2…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/21/2022

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Captures Images of China's Rover From Space

China’s Tianwen-1 lander and Zhurong rover touched down on the Martian plain Utopia Planitia on May 14, 2021 after spending about three months orbiting the Red Planet. While the Chinese Space Agency has shared images of the rover and lander (including a cute …

Source: SciTechDaily

03/21/2022

NASA's work to align the James Webb Space Telescope is extending to more instruments

It's going to take about six weeks.

Source: Space.com

03/21/2022

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope mirror surpasses expectations as alignment continues

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has completed another critical mirror alignment step and has released the highest resolution infrared image ever taken from space. Less than two months ago, the James Webb Space Telescope took its first photos in space. The i…

Source: Teslarati

03/20/2022

NASA Extends Ingenuity Helicopter Mission on Mars

NASA extends flight operations on Mars for its Ingenuity helicopter.

Source: VOA News

03/20/2022

NASA rocket launch from Wallops facility may be visible from 7 states, including N.J. and Pa.

Rocket is set to lift off from Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia on Monday, March 21

Source: nj.com

03/20/2022

NASA spacecraft snaps gorgeous new photo of Jupiter's moons Io and Europa

NASA's Juno spacecraft flew close to Jupiter on Jan. 12, capturing a stunning new view of the planet and two of its moons, lo and Europa.

Source: Space.com

03/20/2022

NASA Perseverance Rover's Self-Driving Capabilities Put to the Test in Rush to Martian Delta

The rover’s self-driving capabilities will be put to the test this month as it begins a record-breaking series of sprints to its next sampling location. NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is trying to cover more distance in a single month than any rover before it…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/19/2022

Why NASA's Boeing 747SP Is Currently In Chile

Source: Google News

03/19/2022

NASA Spots Gigantic Debris Cloud Created by Clashing Celestial Bodies

Major smashups between rocky bodies shaped our solar system. Observations of a similar crash give clues about how frequent these events are around other stars. Most of the rocky planets and satellites in our solar system, including Earth and the Moon, were fo…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/19/2022

NASA image depicts historic debris cloud from clash of celestial bodies

NASA has shared an image depicting what researchers say is the first observation of a debris cloud from a massive celestial collision.

Source: Fox News

03/19/2022

‘That’s just Dmitry’: Nasa plays down threat to ISS amid Ukraine war

Head of Russian space agency has made provocative comments about ending cooperation with US but missions are proceeding

Source: The Guardian

03/18/2022

NASA’s SLS Moon rocket rolls out to the launch pad for the first time

Around noon EST on Thursday, March 17th, the high bay doors of NASA’s vast Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) opened, revealing the first fully assembled Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft. About six hours later, the massive rocket departed th…

Source: Teslarati

03/18/2022

NASA’s Webb telescope just captured this stunning image of a distant galaxy

The first James Webb image gives us a great example of how powerful the telescope's segmented mirror system is and the result is spectacular.

Source: BGR

03/18/2022

NASA Spots China Mars Rover and Its Impressive Wheel Tracks From Orbit

The charismatic Zhurong rover has left its mark on Mars.

Source: CNET

03/18/2022

Preparing the Space Station for Solar Array Upgrades on This Week @NASA – March 18, 2022

Preparing the space station for solar array upgrades, rolling out the spacecraft for our Artemis I mission, and the Webb Space Telescope team reaches another...

Source: YouTube

03/18/2022

NASA's Perseverance Rover Hightails It to Martian Delta – NASA Mars Exploration

The rover’s self-driving capabilities will be put to the test this month as it begins a record-breaking series of sprints to its next sampling location.

Source: NASA

03/18/2022

NASA head: We have cooperation with our Russian colleagues - The Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on Friday played down recent comments by the head of Russia’s space agency that the United States would have to use broomsticks to fly to space after Russia said it would stop supplying rocket engines to U.S.

Source: Associated Press

03/18/2022

NASA Spots Giant Debris Cloud Created by Clashing Celestial Bodies

Major smashups between rocky bodies shaped our solar system. Observations of a similar crash give clues about how frequent these events are around other stars.

Source: NASA

03/18/2022

NASA Spots Giant Debris Cloud Created by Clashing Celestial Bodies

Major smashups between rocky bodies shaped our solar system. Observations of a similar crash give clues about how frequent these events are around other stars.

Source: NASA

03/18/2022

NASA's megarocket, the Space Launch System, rolls out to its launchpad

On March 17th, NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, rolled out to its launchpad for the first time at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Source: The Verge

03/18/2022

NASA's new moon rocket, its most powerful ever, rolls out for 1st time

The Artemis 1 moon rocket is NASA's first Space Launch System booster.

Source: Space.com

03/18/2022

Nasa's giant new SLS Moon rocket makes its debut

The Space Launch System vehicle rolls out for a practice countdown ahead of a flight this summer.

Source: BBC News

03/17/2022

"Invincible" by Eddie Vedder, featuring NASA's Artemis I Moon Mission (Official Video)

Grammy-award winning artist Eddie Vedder's "Invincible" video collaboration with NASA is inspired by our Artemis I Moon mission. The Space Launch System rock...

Source: YouTube

03/17/2022

Fridge-sized asteroid hit Earth two hours after it was first spotted, NASA says

Not big enough to be a threat to Earth, asteroid 2022 EB5 hit Earth off the coast of Iceland on March 11, two hours after it was first seen.

Source: USA Today

03/17/2022

Watch NASA roll out its new mega-rocket, the Space Launch System, for the first time

At 5PM ET on March 17th, NASA will roll out its massive new Space Launch System rocket for the first time ever, sending it on an 11-hour journey to its launchpad.

Source: The Verge

03/17/2022

Watch NASA roll mega Artemis I moon rocket out to the launchpad

On Thursday, NASA's 322-foot-tall Artemis I stack, including the mega SLS rocket and Orion capsule, will begin rolling out of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Canaveral and undergo an 11-hour, 4-mile ride to the launchpad aboard an Apollo-era giant NASA …

Source: CNN

03/17/2022

NASA's big, new moon rocket set to debut in Florida

Source: Google News

03/17/2022

NASA's $10 Billion Webb Space Telescope Reaches Huge Milestone – New Image Released

James Webb Space Telescope Reaches Alignment Milestone, Optics Working Successfully Following the completion of critical mirror alignment steps, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope team expects that Webb’s optical performance will be able to meet or exceed the …

Source: SciTechDaily

03/16/2022

NASA's Mars helicopter will continue flying on red planet | TheHill

The small Ingenuity Mars Helicopter recently completed its 21st flight on the planet.

Source: The Hill

03/16/2022

Mars Report: NASA Extends Ingenuity Helicopter Mission

With its recent 21st flight complete, the Red Planet rotorcraft is on its way to setting more records during its second year of operations. NASA has extended flight operations of the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter through September. In the months ahead, history’s …

Source: SciTechDaily

03/16/2022

Eugene Parker, astrophysicist namesake of NASA's Parker Solar Probe, dies at 94

Eugene Parker changed the way we see the sun.

Source: Space.com

03/16/2022

NASA Mourns Passing of Visionary Heliophysicist Eugene Parker

Dr. Eugene N. Parker, visionary of heliophysics and namesake of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, has passed away. He was 94.

Source: NASA

03/16/2022

NASA to release new James Webb Space Telescope images in update today. Here's when to look.

You can also watch a Webb mission update at 12 p.m. EDT (1600 GMT).

Source: Space.com

03/16/2022

NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei Breaks American Spaceflight Record

Vande Hei made it into record books on Tuesday, March 15, 2022: He broke the record for the most consecutive days in space by an American explorer. Vande Hei arrived at the space station on April 9, 2021, and is expected to return home on March 30, 2022, afte…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/15/2022

NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity to keep flying through September (at least)

The planned five-flight mission is now at 21 flights and counting.

Source: Space.com

03/15/2022

First Rollout of NASA's Artemis I Moon Rocket (Official NASA Broadcast)

Source: YouTube

03/15/2022

NASA set to test mega-rocket that will take humans back to the moon

NASA is getting ready to test out its mega-rocket in a “wet dress rehearsal” for an upcoming moon mission.

Source: New York Post

03/15/2022

Spacewalking NASA astronauts prep space station for new solar array

Kayla Barron and Raja Chari were outside the orbiting lab for nearly seven hours.

Source: Space.com

03/15/2022

Asteroid The Size Of A Grand Piano Strikes Earth And We Knew Exactly Where And When Says NASA

Asteroid 2022 EB5 struck the ocean Monday, but NASA's 'Scout' software had already calculated its trajectory.

Source: Forbes

03/15/2022

NASA Preparing to Roll Out Its SLS Megarocket Later This Week

The 322-foot-tall rocket will begin its 4-mile journey to the launch pad on Thursday, March 17.

Source: Gizmodo.com

03/15/2022

NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk to provide space station power upgrades

The space station is preparing for more power upgrades as two NASA astronauts conduct the first spacewalk of the year outside of it on Tuesday. Astronauts Kayla Barron and Raja Chari exited the space station around 8:12 a.m. ET.

Source: CNN

03/15/2022

ISS horror: Putin sparks panic as two NASA astronauts LEAVE to conduct spacewalk

NASA astronauts are conducting a spacewalk onboard the ISS today, despite Russia sparking panic over their safety.

Source: Express

03/15/2022

Spacewalk at the Space Station with NASA Astronauts Kayla Barron and Raja Chari

NASA astronauts Kayla Barron and Raja Chari conduct a spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS) to assemble and install brackets and struts kits for...

Source: YouTube

03/15/2022

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei breaks record for longest US spaceflight

340 days and counting...

Source: Space.com

03/15/2022

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei breaks record for longest US spaceflight

When NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei launched into space 11 months ago, he did not know how long he would be off the planet, let alone that he would be up there long enough to set any records. But Vande Hei has now logged the longest U.S. flight.

Source: collectSPACE.com

03/15/2022

Stacked 'Mega Moon rocket' is ready to roll, NASA says

Lunar mission Artemis I is about to roll closer to getting a launch date.

Source: Live Science

03/14/2022

All systems go for Thursday rollout of NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission

"It's gonna be amazing," NASA Artemis launch director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson said during a news conference today (March 14).

Source: Space.com

03/14/2022

NASA’s mega expensive moon rocket will make its public debut Thursday

Twelve years after it was first announced, NASA’s massive Space Launch System will finally make its public debut. The super heavy-lift rocket and Orion spacecraft will begin the rollout to the launch pad at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, a much-a…

Source: TechCrunch

03/13/2022

Methalox race likely to be won in 2022, but winner not yet clear - NASASpaceFlight.com

Right now, several methane-fueled rockets are in a race to orbit. With Starship from SpaceX,…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/12/2022

NASA's Gigantic Crawler on the Move As Rollout of Mega Moon Rocket Inches Closer

Yesterday, engineers and technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida drove Crawler Transporter-2, which will carry NASA’s Moon rocket to the launch pad, to the doors of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB). Soon, the 6.6-million-pound crawler will go…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/12/2022

Could Mars ever have supported life? This NASA challenge wants your help to find out

NASA and HeroX have launched a $30,000 data-analysis contest.

Source: Space.com

03/11/2022

Inside space plan to create ‘oxygen farm’ on the MOON for Nasa astronauts...

Source: The-sun.com

03/11/2022

Nasa Hataoka Second Round Highlights | 2022 Honda LPGA Thailand

Welcome to the official YouTube channel of the LPGA Tour. Here you can find everything you need to stay up to date with all of the action featuring some of t...

Source: YouTube

03/11/2022

NASA will send your name around the moon. Here's how to sign up

For the space agency's Artemis I mission, NASA will be sending a flash drive into space aboard the Orion spacecraft, which will circle around the moon before heading back to Earth.

Source: CNN

03/11/2022

NASA opens sample taken from the Moon 50 years on

The Apollo missions to the Moon brought a total of 2,196 rock samples to Earth. But NASA has only just started opening one of the last ones, collected 50 years ago.

Source: Phys.Org

03/11/2022

NASA spots football stadium-sized asteroid fast-approaching Earth

NASA is currently tracking a 1600-foot-wide asteroid approximately the size of a football stadium fast-approaching Earth.

Source: TweakTown

03/11/2022

NASA’s SLS Moon rocket is almost ready for its first trip to the launch pad

NASA says its first complete Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is less than a week away from its first rollout and the start of its first East Coast ‘wet dress rehearsal’. Teams have begun retracting work platforms surrounding the fully stacked rocket, slowly …

Source: Teslarati

03/10/2022

Coverage, Activities Set for First Rollout of NASA's Mega Moon Rocket

NASA will hold a media teleconference on Monday, March 14 to discuss the upcoming debut of the agency’s Mega Moon rocket and integrated spacecraft for the uncrewed Artemis I lunar mission.

Source: NASA

03/10/2022

How NASA Spent $10 Billion On The James Webb Telescope | True Cost

Source: YouTube

03/10/2022

How NASA Spent $10 Billion On The James Webb Telescope | True Cost

The James Webb Space Telescope took more than two decades and $10 billion to build. It's one of NASA's most expensive science projects. A combination of diff...

Source: YouTube

03/10/2022

NASA Just Opened a Sealed Lunar Sample Collected by Apollo Astronauts 50 Years Ago

People say good things come to those who wait. NASA thinks 50 years is the right amount of time as it begins tapping into one of the last unopened, Apollo-era lunar samples to learn more about the Moon and prepare for a return to its surface. The sample is be…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/10/2022

NASA to Air Briefing, Spacewalks to Upgrade Space Station

Crew members from International Space Station Expedition 66 will conduct two spacewalks Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 23, to continue upgrades to the orbiting laboratory.

Source: NASA

03/09/2022

Never too late: NASA opening Moon sample collected nearly 50 years ago

It’s never too late to restart a project, especially for NASA. The space agency will evaluate a Moon sample that has been vacuumed-sealed for nearly 50 years.

Source: New York Post

03/09/2022

NASA admits it may be time to study sex in space ahead of Mars missions

Understanding sex, and how it will work in a low gravity environment, is essential, according to the academics from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Source: Daily Mail

03/09/2022

NASA's human Moon lander program finally gets full funding in new budget bill

On March 9th, Congressional appropriators released a new omnibus spending bill that would give some of NASA’s underfunded programs the full funding the president’s budget request asked for.

Source: The Verge

03/09/2022

NASA's Exoplanet Superheroes

Source: YouTube

03/09/2022

Meteor streaks through Jupiter's atmosphere as NASA spacecraft watches

When a rogue meteor careened through the atmosphere of Jupiter last year, it caught the attention of NASA's Juno spacecraft in orbit around the giant planet.

Source: Space.com

03/09/2022

Congress finally delivers a budget, and NASA gets most of what it wants

Congress's favorite rocket, of course, got extra funding, while science did not.

Source: Ars Technica

03/09/2022

Nasa uncorking Apollo Moon sample sealed since 1972

Nasa scientists hope studying the pristine samples from 1972 will help the US space agency prepare for taking new lunar samples as part of its Artemis III mission to the Moon in 2025.

Source: Independent

03/08/2022

Engineering NASA's Return to the Moon

These engineers developed and tested Space Launch System software that will tell the rocket how to operate for the first 8 minutes of Artemis during launch and ascent.

Source: NASA

03/08/2022

Um Houston, There's A Mars Rock Wedged In The Wheel Of NASA's $2.2B Perseverance Rover

NASA's $2.2 billion Perseverance rover seems to have picked up a stowaway stone from the Martian surface

Source: Hot Hardware

03/08/2022

NASA's Psyche Gets Huge Solar Arrays for 1.5-Billion-Mile Journey to Metal-Rich Asteroid

With its solar arrays installed, the spacecraft is close to its final configuration ahead of a planned August launch. NASA’s Psyche mission is almost ready for its moment in the Sun – a 1.5-billion-mile (2.4-billion-kilometer) solar-powered journey to a myste…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/08/2022

SpaceX’s first Jupiter launch a step closer as NASA begins assembling ‘Europa Clipper’

NASA says that the assembly of Europa Clipper has begun at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), in Southern California. Europa Clipper is an interplanetary spacecraft developed by NASA to observe Europa, a large moon of Jupiter, over the course of a series…

Source: Teslarati

03/07/2022

NASA gearing up for rollout of Artemis 1 mission next week

The huge SLS rocket and its Orion capsule is scheduled to roll out to the launch pon March 17.

Source: Space.com

03/07/2022

NASA's Psyche Gets Huge Solar Arrays for Trip to Metal-Rich Asteroid

With its solar arrays installed, the spacecraft is close to its final configuration ahead of a planned August launch.

Source: NASA

03/07/2022

Nasal spray maker clinches first PhIII win it needs to reach a much, much bigger market

Four and a half years after first going public on the promise of building out a franchise for its nasal spray, Optinose says it has the landmark Phase III data to finally move forward. The Yardley, PA-based biotech is reporting positive topline results from R…

Source: Endpoints News

03/07/2022

Astra finds electrical, software failures as root causes of ELaNa 41 mission failure - NASASpaceFlight.com

Astra has determined the causes of two failure points that led to the loss to…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/07/2022

Want to visit space? You can send your name on NASA's next mission around the moon for free

NASA's Orion capsule will have a flash drive so people can send their names to go around the moon as part of the Artemis I mission.

Source: USA Today

03/07/2022

Artemis Mission: NASA Studies 50-Year-Old Lunar Sample to Prepare for Return to Moon | The Weather Channel - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

The ANGSA 73001 sample is part of an Apollo 17 drive tube sample collected by astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt in December 1972. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Source: The Weather Channel

03/06/2022

NASA is offering people the chance to fly their name around the moon on its upcoming Artemis 1 mission

Participants' names will be saved on a flash drive, which will fly around the moon aboard NASA's Orion capsule, as part of its Artemis 1 mission.

Source: Business Insider

03/06/2022

Fly me to the moon, let me play among the stars: NASA will send your name around the moon

Signing up with NASA gets your name added to a flash drive aboard the unoccupied ​crew capsule, and a flashy digital boarding pass as proof.

Source: KSL.com

03/05/2022

Russia has lost its power over NASA and in the space business: experts

While waging war in Ukraine, Russia could soon lose its influence in the space industry as the country alienates from supplying US and International Space Station partners, according to experts.

Source: New York Post

03/05/2022

NASA shares new Mars photos from the Perseverance rover's rock sampling

New photos from the Red Planet.

Source: Mashable

03/05/2022

Here’s the main reason Nasa hasn’t sent humans to Mars yet and it may surprise you...

Source: The-sun.com

03/05/2022

Fly Your Name for Free Around the Moon on NASA's Artemis I Mission

Add your name here to have it included on a flash drive that will fly aboard Artemis I. Artemis I will be the first uncrewed flight test of the Space Launch System rocket and the Orion spacecraft. The flight paves the way toward landing the first woman and th…

Source: SciTechDaily

03/04/2022

NASA Mars Perseverance Rover Has a Rock Hitchhiking in One of Its Wheels

Perseverance is embracing rock 'n' roll on Mars.

Source: CNET

03/04/2022

Launching a New Earth-Observing Satellite on This Week @NASA – March 4, 2022

Source: YouTube

03/04/2022

Awkward! A NASA Astronaut Is Currently Scheduled to Fly Back to Earth in a Russian Spacecraft

The international space community has been distancing itself from Russia after it invaded Ukraine. But NASA astronaut Vande Hei will still ride a Soyuz.

Source: Futurism

03/04/2022

Spacewatch: Nasa’s Webb telescope mirror alignment continues

Seven-step process to enable segments to work as a single mirror nears halfway point

Source: The Guardian

03/03/2022

NASA Begins Assembly of Europa Clipper Spacecraft

Science instruments and other hardware for the spacecraft will come together in the mission’s final phase before a launch to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa in 2024.

Source: NASA

03/03/2022

NASA Begins Assembly of Europa Clipper Spacecraft

Science instruments and other hardware for the spacecraft will come together in the mission’s final phase before a launch to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa in 2024.

Source: NASA

03/03/2022

SpaceX keeping up the pace with Starlink Group 4-9 launch - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX has launched another 47 Starlink satellites to low Earth orbit. The liftoff occurred at…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/03/2022

Your name can fly around the moon on NASA's Artemis 1 mission

Signing up won't take but a minute.

Source: Space.com

03/02/2022

NASA Artemis | Send Your Name to Space

Artemis is the name of NASA's program to return astronauts to the lunar surface. We are going forward to the Moon to stay.

Source: NASA

03/02/2022

NASA Auditor Reveals 'Unsustainable' Cost for SLS Launches

According to NASA's auditor, the high cost of SLS launches -- over $4.1B -- makes the rocket unsustainable. Starship is much cheaper.

Source: ExtremeTech

03/02/2022

LEGO rolls out Artemis toy sets ahead of new NASA moon missions

LEGO rolled out its toy version of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) two weeks before the space agency was scheduled to do the same with the real, moon-bound rocket. LEGO released the SLS and three other sets inspired by the Artemis program.

Source: collectSPACE.com

03/02/2022

Congress presses NASA for more details on Artemis costs and schedules

Members of Congress pressed NASA for more details about the management and overall strategy of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plan.

Source: SpaceNews

03/02/2022

How NASA's new weather satellite will help with wildfire tracking and forecasting

NOAA's GOES-T weather satellite was launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center earlier this afternoon. It will begin sending high-resolution images for forecasters to use by early May.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

03/02/2022

NASA, ULA Launch NOAA's Newest Earth Observing Satellite

NASA successfully launched the third in a series of next-generation weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at 4:38 p.m. EST Tuesday. The newest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-T, launched on a…

Source: NASA

03/01/2022

NASA's massive moon rocket will cost taxpayers billions more than projected, auditor warns Congress

The cost per mission of NASA's lunar program Artemis has climbed to more than $4 billion, the agency's auditor told Congress.

Source: CNBC

03/01/2022

NASA's NuSTAR makes illuminating discoveries with 'nuisance' light

For almost 10 years, NASA's NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) X-ray space observatory has been studying some of the highest-energy objects in the universe, such as colliding dead stars and enormous black holes feasting on hot gas. During that tim…

Source: Phys.Org

03/01/2022

Venus Drones, Sun-Powered Ships and More: NASA Announces Funding for Sci-Fi Like Projects - IGN

NASA has announced funding for research into 17 science fiction-esque projects aimed to advance the possibilities of space exploration, including drones to explore Venus, asteroid destroying technology, and more.

Source: IGN

03/01/2022

NASA's NuSTAR Makes Illuminating Discoveries With 'Nuisance' Light

NuSTAR

Source: NASA

02/28/2022

NASA's Curiosity rover spots a coral-like mineral formation on the surface of the Red Planet

The Curiosity team confirmed it was a 'diagenetic crystal cluster', that experts from NASA JPL suggest may have been formed by minerals precipitating from water.

Source: Daily Mail

02/28/2022

SpaceX and Axiom in final preparations for all-commercial Axiom-1 mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

With the launch just weeks away, SpaceX and Axiom are making their final preparations for…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/28/2022

NASA Rover Spots Unreal Mars 'Flower' Formation

There are no coral reefs or fossilized flowers on Mars, but there's a lookalike.

Source: CNET

02/28/2022

NASA selects futurists concepts for a new study into the future of space travel

A total of 17 researchers from nine states will share in a $5.1 million grant from NASA, allowing them to run early-stage studies into the yet-to-be-developed technologies.

Source: Daily Mail

02/28/2022

NASA's James Webb Telescope teases with one more preview of an enticing star

NASA released an image of an exciting star. Despite its mirror segments not yet being lined up, the telescope has released an image of an exciting star.

Source: Interesting Engineering

02/28/2022

NASA

The press conference starts at 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT) on Monday (Feb. 28).

Source: Space.com

02/27/2022

Advanced new GOES-T weather satellite is 'go' for launch on March 1, NASA says

Once it's in space, it'll be known as GOES-18

Source: Space.com

02/27/2022

NASA Updates on Artemis I Mission, Test Fires RS-25 Rocket Engine [Video]

An update on our Artemis I mission, test firing an Artemis rocket engine, and a resupply mission delivers to the space station … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! https://youtu.be/tPzByYNUPNE Video Transcript: An update on our Artemi…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/26/2022

Starlink loss highlights current space weather prediction capabilities, coming advancements - NASASpaceFlight.com

On February 8, 2022, SpaceX announced the loss of around 40 of the 49 Starlink…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/25/2022

NASA gives a tantalizing preview of how the Webb Telescope will see stars

The James Webb Space Telescope is inching closer to being able to image the universe as never before. On Friday, NASA announced it had met two major milestones on the way to producing its first science images.

Source: Inverse

02/25/2022

An Update on Our Artemis I Mission on This Week @NASA – February 25, 2022

An update on our Artemis I mission, test firing an Artemis rocket engine, and a resupply mission delivers to the space station … a few of the stories to tell...

Source: YouTube

02/25/2022

An Update on Our Artemis I Mission on This Week @NASA – February 25, 2022

Source: YouTube

02/25/2022

NASA's daring Parker Solar Probe spacecraft zips past the sun again today

It will zoom close to 5 million miles from the sun's surface.

Source: Space.com

02/24/2022

NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission, 1st flight of new megarocket, won't launch until May

The Orion capsule and its SLS rocket are scheduled to roll out to the launch pad for a crucial test on March 17.

Source: Space.com

02/24/2022

NASA Outlines Final Steps Before Launch of Artemis 1, First in New Lunar Program

In the next month, the Orion spacecraft will be rolled out to its launchpad at Cape Canaveral, NASA said Thursday.

Source: Gizmodo.com

02/24/2022

Strange ‘cylinder’ spotted in Mars rover image baffles Nasa fans – but there’s a simple explanation...

Source: The Sun

02/24/2022

Strange ‘cylinder’ spotted in Mars rover image baffles Nasa fans – but there’s a simple explanation...

Source: The-sun.com

02/23/2022

NASA's Hubble captures a SPACE TRIANGLE of star formation

The duo are collectively known as Arp 143, made up of the glittery, distorted star-forming galaxy NGC 2445, and the less flashy NGC 24444.

Source: Daily Mail

02/23/2022

NASA Hubble Space Telescope photographs 3 galaxies colliding

Galaxies merging together create starbursts and supermassive black hole collisions. The new James Webb Space Telescope is poised to study both.

Source: Business Insider

02/23/2022

NASA Opens Second Phase of $5 Million Lunar Power Prize Competition

Under Artemis, NASA plans to return to the Moon using innovative technologies to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before. This will require lunar surface systems that can deliver continuous, reliable power to support mining and construction, resear…

Source: NASA

02/23/2022

NASA will update us all on its Artemis 1 moon mission Thursday. Here's how to follow it live.

The telecon begins at 1:30 p.m. EST (1830 GMT) on Thursday (Feb. 24).

Source: Space.com

02/22/2022

NASA's Megarocket Gets Closer to First Launch After Successful Engine Tests

NASA replaced an engine controller aboard the gigantic Space Launch System rocket after a glitch late last year.

Source: Gizmodo.com

02/22/2022

NASA's 'quiet' X-59 supersonic plane moves to Texas for testing and calibration

Engineers can take advantage of on-site equipment before returning the plane to California, the agency says.

Source: Space.com

02/22/2022

Focus on Florida - SpaceX lays the ground work for East Coast Starship sites - NASASpaceFlight.com

A significant construction effort has begun in Florida to create a home port for Starship…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/22/2022

NASA's Hubble Telescope Spies an Ultrahot Jupiter Where It Rains Liquid Gems

WASP-121b becomes a muse for astronomers, who find uncut gems could precipitate from its dark side.

Source: CNET

02/21/2022

NASA successfully retests moon rocket core stage engines after fault

All core stage rocket engines on NASA's moon rocket performed as expected in a recent series of tests that followed a replacement of a faulty control mechanism in one of those engines.

Source: Space.com

02/21/2022

SpaceX inserts Starlink into higher orbit on Group 4-8 mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX has launched 46 Starlink internet satellites to low Earth orbit on the Starlink Group…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/20/2022

NASA Releases James Webb Shot of Star From All 18 Mirrors

A new NASA news update published Friday included 18 separate images of the same star captured by the James Webb Space Telescope and its 18 mirror segments.

Source: Futurism

02/20/2022

Starlink Stuns NASA As Rivals Seek FCC Protection From ~30,000 Satellites

SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet service is fighting a hard fight for launching 30,000 new spacecraft into orbit as rivals pile up.

Source: Wccftech

02/20/2022

New NASA mission sheds light on supernova

The first science images recently beamed by the Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer back to Earth are spectacular.

Source: The Washington Post

02/20/2022

Northrop Grumman Cygnus Spacecraft Launches NASA Science, Cargo to International Space Station

A fresh supply of 8,300 pounds of scientific investigations and cargo launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia at 12:40 p.m. EST on Saturday, February 19, aboard a Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft, and is now traveling to the Intern…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/20/2022

Starfield Lead Artist Says the Game's Overall Aesthetic is 'NASA-Punk' - IGN

Starfield's lead artist Istvan Pely has revealed that the overall aesthetic of Bethesda's upcoming space RPG is "NASA-Punk."

Source: IGN

02/19/2022

Northrop Grumman Sends NASA Cargo to International Space Station

A fresh supply of 8,300 pounds of scientific investigations and cargo launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia at 12:40 p.m. EST on Saturday, Feb. 19, aboard a Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft, and is now traveling to the Internatio…

Source: NASA

02/19/2022

Starfield will have a "NASA-Punk" aesthetic

Source: Eurogamer.net

02/19/2022

Racking Up Accomplishments: NASA's Perseverance Rover Celebrates First Year on Mars by Learning To Run

The rover has racked up a series of accomplishments, including new distance records, as it reaches the end of the first of several planned science campaigns on the Red Planet. NASA’s Perseverance rover has notched up a slew of firsts since touching down on Ma…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/18/2022

The Next Commercial Cargo Mission to the Space Station on This Week @NASA – February 18, 2022

Source: YouTube

02/18/2022

NASA's Perseverance Celebrates First Year on Mars by Learning to Run – NASA's Mars Exploration Program

The rover has racked up a series of accomplishments, including new distance records, as it reaches the end of the first of several planned science campaigns on the Red Planet.

Source: NASA

02/18/2022

NASA rocket launch this weekend may be seen from N.J., other eastern states

The rocket is set to blast off from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia.

Source: nj.com

02/18/2022

Starfield's Aesthetic Aims To Be "NASA-Punk"

Starfield's art design is a mix of more grounded and relatable sci-fi style.

Source: GameSpot

02/18/2022

After a year on Mars, NASA's Perseverance rover is on course for big discoveries

The Perseverance team plans to reach an ancient Martian river delta in the coming months.

Source: Space.com

02/18/2022

NASA's Curiosity rover captures footage of the Martian sky with clouds of carbon dioxide ice

Martian clouds are very faint in the atmosphere, so special imaging techniques have been used by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in Pasadena, California, to create the footage.

Source: Daily Mail

02/17/2022

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars is watching the clouds drift by and they're beautiful

The clouds were so faint that NASA employed special imaging techniques to spot them.

Source: Space.com

02/17/2022

A year on Mars: How NASA's Perseverance hit a geological jackpot

The rover collected exciting rock samples on the first leg of its epic journey. Next, it will turn towards an ancient river delta to look for past life.

Source: Nature.com

02/17/2022

NASA IXPE Observatory's First Stunning Image: The Glowing Remains of an Exploded Star

NASA’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer, which launched December 9, 2021, has delivered its first imaging data since completing its month-long commissioning phase. All instruments are functioning well aboard the observatory, which is on a quest to study som…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/16/2022

NASA's new X-ray space telescope snaps first image: an exploding star

NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) will study black holes and exploded stars. Its first target is a powerful supernova.

Source: Business Insider

02/16/2022

The rocket part that will crash into the moon is probably from China, not SpaceX, NASA says

The Chinese rocket part probably launched into space seven years ago, NASA said, explaining that the agency identified the booster after analyzing the object’s orbits between 2016 and 2017.

Source: The Washington Post

02/16/2022

Artemis 1 rollout timing remains uncertain as NASA leadership deliberates the schedule - NASASpaceFlight.com

The first rollout of NASA’s first integrated Orion and Space Launch System (SLS) vehicle for…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/16/2022

Glowing clouds surround an exploded star in NASA mission's stunning first image

NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer has shared its very first images of Cassiopeia A, a famous supernova remnant from a star that exploded. Glowing purple gas clouds can be seen around the star's remains.

Source: CNN

02/16/2022

NASA's Juno spacecraft snaps a stunning photo of Crescent Jupiter

Jupiter's orbit is outside Earth's, which means an observer on our planet can only see the side of Jupiter that is illuminated by the sun, so the planet always appears full, according to the US space agency.

Source: Daily Mail

02/16/2022

How NASA spots potentially catastrophic geomagnetic storms before they strike

Geomagnetic storms pose an ongoing threat to the world’s electrical infrastructure interrupting broadcast and telecommunications signals and damaging electrical grids.

Source: Engadget

02/16/2022

Starship's advanced design is said to have NASA officials "sh**ting the bed"

Elon Musk recently revealed the first big update on SpaceX's Starship, and its competitors are watching on with "a mix of awe and horror".

Source: Interesting Engineering

02/16/2022

1st image from NASA's new IXPE X-ray telescope looks like a ball of purple lightning

NASA's newly-launched X-ray hunting probe has snapped its first science image and — wow — it's spectacular.

Source: Space.com

02/16/2022

NASA probe snaps stunning photos of crescent Jupiter and its moon Ganymede

The images were uploaded by citizen scientists using data from the Juno mission.

Source: Space.com

02/16/2022

NASA captured first-of-their-kind images of Venus that are stunning

NASA has captured the first lighted images of Venus from space, giving us a better look at the Earth's twin.

Source: BGR

02/15/2022

NASA reveals first images from its new X-ray mission

NASA revealed the first imaging data from its Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), an explorer launched in December to study supernovas, black holes, and more. The image is the first for a long mission that could provide insight into the origins of the …

Source: The Verge

02/15/2022

Polaris program to demo spacewalk and Starship in preparation for Moon and Mars - NASASpaceFlight.com

Led by Inspiration4 commander Jared Isaacman, the newly announced Polaris program aims to demonstrate multiple…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/15/2022

Testing Terrestrial Rocks To Help NASA's Perseverance Rover Work on Mars

Using carefully selected terrestrial rocks, engineers try to figure out how to work with crumbly rocks like the one the rover encountered on its first sampling attempt. When NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover tried to collect its first rock core sample last Augus…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/15/2022

SpaceX’s Plans to Send Thousands More Satellites Into Orbit Worry NASA

Elon Musk-led company, Boeing, Amazon and others plan fleets of broadband satellites, prompting concerns about space congestion

Source: The Wall Street Journal

02/15/2022

On Mars, a NASA Rover and Helicopter’s Year of Surprise and Discovery

The past 12 months on Mars have been both “exciting” and “exhausting” for scientists and engineers minding Perseverance and Ingenuity. And the mission is only really getting started.

Source: New York Times

02/14/2022

NASA Officials Reportedly Horrified That SpaceX's Starship May Succeed

If Elon Musk is right, SpaceX is gonna become the most successful spaceflight company ever — and its competitors, including NASA, are terrified.

Source: Futurism

02/14/2022

Testing Rocks on Earth to Help NASA's Perseverance Work on Mars – NASA's Mars Exploration Program

Using carefully selected terrestrial rocks, engineers try to figure out how to work with crumbly rocks like the one the rover encountered on its first sampling attempt.

Source: NASA

02/14/2022

NASA Probe Captures its First Photos of Venus' Surface in Visible Light

Source: Google News

02/14/2022

How Do Spacecraft Deal with Dust Storms on Mars? (NASA Mars Report February 14, 2021)

A large dust storm on Mars, nearly twice the size of the United States, covered the southern hemisphere of the Red Planet in early January 2022, leading to s...

Source: YouTube

02/14/2022

NASA Taps Lockheed To Bring Back A Piece Of Mars

Since NASA’s Mariner spacecraft made the first up-close observations of Mars in 1964, humanity has lobbed a long line of orbiters, landers, and rovers towards the Red Planet. Of course, it ha…

Source: Hackaday

02/14/2022

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is beginning to come to life in deep space

NASA has published some of the first recognizable photos taken by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the most capable space telescope ever created.  On December 25th, 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope launched into orbit from South America’s Kourou, Fr…

Source: Teslarati

02/13/2022

NASA Details Plans to Retire ISS, Use Private Stations

NASA says it will keep supporting the International Space Station through 2030. After that, it plans to retire the ISS and use privately developed stations.

Source: VOA News

02/13/2022

What does it take to be an astronaut? Here are NASA’s main requirements

Becoming an astronaut is no easy feat — NASA has revealed on its website all of the requirements that need to be met by someone before they have a shot at going to space.

Source: New York Post

02/13/2022

Viral: NASA Shares Video Of 'Pepperoni' Storm On Jupiter (Watch)

NASA shared a video showing "pepperoni" storms topping the planet Jupiter. Read on to know more.

Source: NDTV News

02/12/2022

HelioSwarm and MUSE: New Sun Missions to Help NASA Unlock the “Mysteries of Our Star”

NASA has selected two science missions – the Multi-slit Solar Explorer (MUSE) and HelioSwarm – to help improve our understanding of the dynamics of the Sun, the Sun-Earth connection, and the constantly changing space environment. These missions will provide d…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/12/2022

NASA unexpectedly revealed a James Webb Space Telescope 'first light' image

"For someone who's worked on a project for 22 years, to see the light come through, it is beautiful."

Source: Mashable

02/12/2022

‘Real Wow Moment’ As NASA’s New Space Telescope Captures 1st Starlight, Takes Selfie

The James Webb Space Telescope's first target was a bright star 258 light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major.

Source: HuffPost

02/12/2022

NASA's NuSTAR Spots Highest-Energy Light Ever Detected From Jupiter – And Solves a Decades-Old Mystery

The planet’s auroras are known to produce low-energy X-ray light. A new study finally reveals higher-frequency X-rays and explains why they eluded another mission 30 years ago. Scientists have been studying Jupiter up close since the 1970s, but the gas giant …

Source: SciTechDaily

02/11/2022

Musk outlines Starship progress towards self-sustaining Mars city - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX Chief Designer Elon Musk has provided the first overview for the Starship Program since…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/11/2022

Watch: Astra's first-ever satellite launch for NASA ends in failure

Rocket startup Astra's latest unmanned launch, equipped with four satellites, suffered a malfunction during stage separation and tumbled out of control

Source: CNN

02/11/2022

Fine-Tuning the James Webb Space Telescope on This Week @NASA – February 11, 2022

Fine-tuning the James Webb Space Telescope, a different view of Venus, and the science on an upcoming space station resupply mission … a few of the stories t...

Source: YouTube

02/11/2022

NASA captures stunning, first of a kind images of Venus' surface

The images show scorching hot continents, plains and plateaus

Source: Live Science

02/11/2022

New NASA Image Shows Venus Glowing Like an 'Iron Pulled From a Forge'

Parker is designed to study the Sun, but the plucky probe is unexpectedly teaching us new things about Venus.

Source: Gizmodo.com

02/11/2022

Behold the 1st images from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope!

They aren't the most stunning cosmic photos, but they mark a huge scientific milestone.

Source: Space.com

02/11/2022

Join the Virtual NASA Social to Experience the NG CRS-17 Cargo Launch

Social media users are invited to register to take part in another global virtual NASA Social for the next Northrop Grumman cargo delivery to the International Space Station, scheduled to launch at 12:40 p.m. EST on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, from NASA's Wallop…

Source: NASA

02/11/2022

NASA will unveil the first ever images from its James Webb Space Telescope today

It had been expected to take its first starry images in May, for release to the public in June, but the US space agency has now revealed plans to share preliminary snaps at 10:30 ET (15:30 GMT).

Source: Daily Mail

02/11/2022

NASA space telescope spots most powerful light ever seen on Jupiter, helps solve 30-year-old mystery

NASA has detected the most energetic light ever seen on Jupiter and, in the process, solved a 30-year-old mystery.

Source: Space.com

02/11/2022

NASA to unveil 1st images from James Webb Space Telescope today. Here's where to find them.

The images won't be great, but will be unveiled at 10:30 am ET (1530 GMT) ahead of a NASA press conference.

Source: Space.com

02/10/2022

NASA-Funded Satellites Lost in Setback for Astra, a Small Rocket Launch Start-Up

The mission’s failure to reach orbit highlighted the challenges of breaking into the space business, especially for companies that are publicly traded on the stock market.

Source: New York Times

02/10/2022

Astra's cubesat launch for NASA ends in failure

Astra's cubesat mission for NASA has ended in failure after the rocket stage separation went haywire..

Source: Engadget

02/10/2022

New Sun Missions to Help NASA Better Understand Earth-Sun Environment

NASA has selected two science missions – the Multi-slit Solar Explorer (MUSE) and HelioSwarm – to help improve our understanding of the dynamics of the Sun, the Sun-Earth connection, and the constantly changing space environment.

Source: NASA

02/10/2022

Astra stock drops 26% after NASA mission fails mid-launch

Shares of rocket builder Astra fell sharply in trading on Thursday after the company's latest mission failed to reach orbit.

Source: CNBC

02/10/2022

NASA shares concerns about SpaceX's new generation of Starlink satellites

NASA brought its concern with SpaceX's megaconstellation to the Federal Communications Commission.

Source: Space.com

02/10/2022

NASA Sets Coverage, Opens Virtual Experience for Next Cargo Launch

NASA and commercial cargo provider Northrop Grumman are targeting 12:40 p.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 19, for the launch of the company’s 17th resupply mission to the International Space Station from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.

Source: NASA

02/10/2022

NASA probe captures first images of Venus' surface in visible light

NASA's Parker Solar Probe has captured its first visible light images of the surface of Venus.

Source: Fox News

02/10/2022

NASA to Discuss Webb Telescope Progress, Mirror Alignment

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 11, to share progress made in the early stages of aligning the James Webb Space Telescope’s mirrors.

Source: NASA

02/10/2022

NASA says Starlink Gen2 may cause problems for Hubble and asteroid detection

NASA explains concerns to FCC, urges more research and careful deployment by SpaceX.

Source: Ars Technica

02/10/2022

Winter Olympics: NASA satellite image reveals how much the FAKE snow stands out at skiing venue

According to NASA, Xiaohaituo Mountain (aka 'the rock') usually only sees 1.3 inches of snow in February - leaving many questioning the sense in the choice of venue.

Source: Daily Mail

02/10/2022

NASA Telescope Spots Highest-Energy Light Ever Detected From Jupiter

The planet’s auroras are known to produce low-energy X-ray light. A new study finally reveals higher-frequency X-rays and explains why they eluded another mission 30 years ago.

Source: NASA

02/10/2022

How NASA Is Working to Prevent an Asteroid From Hitting Earth

Source: YouTube

02/10/2022

NASA's Parker Solar Probe has captured the first visible-light images of Venus

The visible-light imagery will tell scientists more about the geology and minerals of Venus.

Source: Space.com

02/10/2022

Done and dusted: NASA's Mars InSight probe now filthier than the grubbiest PC

Plucky probe exceeded expectations. What's your excuse for that keyboard?

Source: Theregister.com

02/10/2022

NASA concerns about Elon Musk's plan for 30,000 more SpaceX satellites

NASA questioned SpaceX's claim that there's "zero risk" of a Starlink satellite colliding with large objects because each spacecraft can maneuver.

Source: Business Insider

02/10/2022

NASA Space Probe Unexpectedly Glimpses The Surface of Venus in Stunning New First

New images recorded by NASA's Parker Solar Probe have revealed the red-hot glow of Venus's surface radiating through its shroud of toxic clouds – a finding that could help us better understand the minerals making up this rocky and mysterious planet

Source: ScienceAlert

02/10/2022

Nasa fears SpaceX plan for 30000 satellites could hamper space missions

The US agency says Elon Musk’s expansion could flood Earth’s orbit with objects, making flights and observations more difficult

Source: The Guardian

02/09/2022

NASA raises concerns about SpaceX satellite deployment plan

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) raised concerns about SpaceX's plan to deploy about 30,000 satellites for its Starlink, as have some...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

02/09/2022

Saturn's polar winds flummoxed NASA, fuel strong auroras

Saturn's aurora borealis, unlike auroras on other planets, is driven by a powerful weather system. The winds drag Saturn's magnetic field lines.

Source: Business Insider

02/09/2022

Nasal Spray Coronavirus Vaccine Booster Keeps COVID-19 at Bay

In mice, a vaccination strategy that uses an mRNA coronavirus vaccine injection followed by a nasal spray booster generates immune protection in the airways. A new coronavirus vaccine guards one body part especially vulnerable to infection: the nose. Dosing m…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/09/2022

NASA awards contract to build first rocket designed to launch from Mars

NASA has selected Lockheed Martin, an American aerospace and defense company, to build the Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV), a tiny rocket that will likely become the first to launch from another planet. “Committing to the Mars Ascent Vehicle represents an early and…

Source: Teslarati

02/08/2022

Torturous Martian terrain is chewing through NASA Curiosity's tires

NASA isn't too worried though

Source: TechRadar

02/08/2022

NASA picks Lockheed Martin to build a rocket that will return from Mars

The agency wants to bring some of Perseverance rover's samples back to Earth..

Source: Engadget

02/08/2022

Nasal Spray Booster Keeps COVID-19 at Bay

In mice, a vaccination strategy that uses an mRNA coronavirus vaccine injection followed by a nasal spray booster generates immune protection in the airways.

Source: Hhmi.org

02/08/2022

NASA picks Lockheed Martin to build rocket to carry Mars samples back to Earth

The Mars Ascent Vehicle contract has a potential value of $194 million.

Source: Space.com

02/08/2022

NASA picks Lockheed Martin to build rocket that can launch samples of dirt off of Mars

On February 7th, NASA announced that it had awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to build the Mars Ascent Vehicle, or MAV, which will take off from Mars someday to bring samples of dirt back to Earth.

Source: The Verge

02/08/2022

NASA Selects Lockheed Martin Space To Build Rocket To Retrieve First Samples From Mars

The award brings NASA a step closer to the first robotic round trip to bring samples safely to Earth through the Mars Sample Return Program. NASA has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin Space of Littleton, Colorado, to build the Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV), a…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/07/2022

NASA Selects Developer for Rocket to Retrieve First Samples from Mars

NASA has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin Space of Littleton, Colorado, to build the Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV), a small, lightweight rocket to launch rock, sediment, and atmospheric samples from the surface of the Red Planet.

Source: NASA

02/07/2022

NASA's Mars Lander Believed to Be Dying After Furious Dust Storm

After accruing even more dust during a recent storm, NASA scientists believe that the InSight Mars lander may finally be on its last legs.

Source: Futurism

02/07/2022

NASA asteroid detector 'looks up' to scan entire sky every 24 hours

The addition of two southern hemisphere telescopes will enable ATLAS to do full sky scans.

Source: Live Science

02/07/2022

Will Covid-19 Vaccine Nasal Sprays Be the Pandemic Game-Changer We Need?

Promising results from a study at Yale University are still undergoing peer-review — but offer hope for managing Covid-19 in the future

Source: Rolling Stone

02/07/2022

Astra's Cape Canaveral debut with ELaNa 41 targeted for Monday - NASASpaceFlight.com

Astra is preparing to launch the ELaNa 41 mission for NASA no earlier than February…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/07/2022

How NASA Helped ‘Moonfall’ Make the Moon Fall

When Roland Emmerich set out to enact lunar mayhem on the big screen, there was only one guy to call

Source: The Ringer

02/06/2022

NASA outlines cost savings from ISS transition

NASA expects that retiring the ISS in favor of leasing capacity on commercial space stations will ultimately save the agency up to $1.8 billion per year.

Source: SpaceNews

02/06/2022

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is cooling down for its next trick: Observing the universe

The telescope's chief scientist discussed its nearly 40 days in space so far.

Source: Space.com

02/06/2022

NASA approved Axiom Space astronauts for Ax-1 mission to ISS

NASA and its international partners approved the astronaut crew for Axiom Space's first private mission to the ISS scheduled to launch in March.

Source: Business Insider

02/05/2022

This Is Real: NASA Camera – A Million Miles Away – Shows Moon Crossing Face of Earth

Although it looks fake, this viral footage of the Moon orbiting Earth is actually real. It's just not new, despite making the rounds again this week; it actually was captured over 6 years ago. Back in 2015, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observat…

Source: SciTechDaily

02/05/2022

SpaceX, NASA investigating parachute problems on last 2 flights

SpaceX and NASA are looking into a parachute issue that occurred on the last two of the organizations' capsule flights.

Source: Fox Business

02/05/2022

NASA hands future of space stations to private sector

NASA plans to retire the International Space Station in 2031 by crashing it into the Pacific Ocean. Retired astronaut Cmdr. Chris Hadfield joins New Day Weekend to talk about the stations past, and the future of space stations.

Source: CNN

02/05/2022

SpaceX, NASA looking into sluggish chutes on last 2 flights

SpaceX and NASA are investigating a parachute issue that occurred on the last two capsule flights.

Source: Phys.Org

02/05/2022

NASA targets March rollout for SLS moon rocket, launch later this spring – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/04/2022

NASA and SpaceX studying parachute issue but don’t see major safety concern

"This is a super chance for us to learn."

Source: Ars Technica

02/04/2022

SpaceX and NASA eye Dragon parachute issue ahead of next astronaut launch

But it doesn't seem like a big deal.

Source: Space.com

02/04/2022

NASA confirms the Webb Telescope has successfully detected its first photons

The James Webb Space Telescope has captured its first photons — the genesis of its scientific mission to image the universe in new ways.

Source: Inverse

02/04/2022

NASA and SpaceX say lagging parachutes on Dragon capsule are not a problem

During the two most recent landings of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule, one of the four main parachutes deployed more slowly than the rest. NASA and SpaceX say they’re looking into it, but they claim it’s not a cause for concern.

Source: The Verge

02/04/2022

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope captures its first PHOTONS of starlight

The infrared observatory launched on Christmas Day last year, taking off from the European Space Agency spaceport in French Guiana, on an Ariane 5 rocket.

Source: Daily Mail

02/04/2022

New NASA Chandra X-Ray Photos Hint at Future Astronomy Through James Webb Telescope and More

It’s just a taste of the kind of regular eye-candy we can expect later this decade.

Source: Daily Beast

02/04/2022

The International Space Station will plunge into the sea in 2031, NASA announces

It will splash-land near its final resting place at Point Nemo in the Pacific Ocean.

Source: Live Science

02/04/2022

What picture did Nasa take on my birthday? How to find your Hubble Telescope photo using APOD calendar

Nasa has collated Hubble's images, and selected one for each day of the year, so you can find one to match with your birthday

Source: inews

02/03/2022

NASA Satellite Captures Epic GIF of Moon Transiting the Earth

NASA has captured this rarely seen sequence and now we can all see it.

Source: My Modern Met

02/03/2022

PICTURE NASA TOOK ON MY BIRTHDAY: How To See The Photo Of NASA On Birth Day? (Updated)

Picture Nasa Took On My Birthday: How to See Photo of NASA on Birth Day? Revealed: Nowadays social media has become the hot platform where new trends take off

Source: Getindianews.com

02/03/2022

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Space Station Mission

NASA will host a media call at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 10, to discuss the science and technology demonstrations bound for the International Space Station aboard Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft on the company’s 17th commercial resupply mission.

Source: NASA

02/03/2022

NASA reveals details of the first all civilian crew going to visit the ISS

They will launch on Wednesday, March 30, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Source: Daily Mail

02/03/2022

NASA delays SLS rollout for launch rehearsal

NASA is postponing the rollout of the first Space Launch System for a final pre-launch test by a month to give more time to complete vehicle preparations.

Source: SpaceNews

01/25/2022

NASA's Artemis 1 lunar mission finishes countdown test

The agency hopes to send the uncrewed mission around the moon later this year, in preparation for future astronaut missions.

Source: Space.com

01/25/2022

What's next for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope now that it's reached its parking spot

Now that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has reached its final destination in space, there are still at least five months left of tweaks and testing before the vehicle can start observing the Universe properly.

Source: The Verge

01/25/2022

Nasa reveals NEW plan to stop ‘doomsday asteroid’ from wiping out humanity...

Source: The-sun.com

01/25/2022

NASA reveals the real world products to come from its inventions and research

The Spinoff 2022 list includes an air purifier that could grow plants in space, underwear for race car drivers, and new biometric technologies.

Source: Daily Mail

01/25/2022

What's next for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope after its nearly million-mile journey to destination

Science operations are expected to begin in late June or early July.

Source: Space.com

01/25/2022

Tonga eruption was 'hundreds of times' more powerful than Hiroshima atomic bomb, NASA says

The eruption this month of an underwater volcano near Tonga was hundreds of times more powerful than the Hiroshima atomic bomb, according to NASA.

Source: CNN

01/25/2022

NASA's new space telescope reaches destination in solar orbit

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, designed to give the world an unprecedented glimpse of infant galaxies in the early stages of the universe, arrived at its gravitational parking spot in orbit around the sun on Monday, nearly a million miles from Earth.

Source: Reuters

01/24/2022

NASA Pays Tribute to Fallen Heroes with Day of Remembrance

NASA honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the crews of Apollo 1, Challen...

Source: YouTube

01/24/2022

NASA Pays Tribute to Fallen Heroes with Day of Remembrance

NASA will honor members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, during the agency's annual Day of Remembrance Thursday, Jan. 2…

Source: NASA

01/24/2022

NASA Spinoffs Help Fight Coronavirus, Clean Pollution, Grow Food, More

NASA's mission of exploration requires new technologies, software, and research – which show up in daily life.

Source: NASA

01/24/2022

Solar Sails Like on NASA's NEA Scout Mission Could Be the Key to Future Interstellar Space Travel

We might one day travel to distant worlds just by catching rays of light.

Source: Daily Beast

01/24/2022

NASA Will Pay You $1 Million to Find Out How to Feed Astronauts on Mars and Beyond

If you have an idea that could feed astronauts once they reach Mars, NASA might owe you a healthy sum. This week, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration updated the public on its Deep Space Challenge, a million-dollar challenge looking for ideas fr…

Source: ComicBook.com

01/24/2022

NASA cameras discover boulder tracks proving evidence of recent earthquakes on Mars

The pictures were captured between 2006 and 2020 by a camera onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE, which was launched in 2005.

Source: Daily Mail

01/24/2022

NASA's Webb Space Telescope: Capturing All That Glitters in Galaxies

An international research team will survey the stars, star clusters, and dust that lie within 19 nearby galaxies. To understand galaxies, you have to understand how stars form. Over 100 researchers from around the world have collaborated to bring together obs…

Source: SciTechDaily

01/23/2022

NASA Perseverance Rover Spits Out Martian Pebbles Stuck in Its Belly

Source: Google News

01/23/2022

NASA shares a look at an explosive solar flare firing out of the sun

A space weather report.

Source: Mashable

01/23/2022

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has reached its destination. Now what?

Its million-mile journey is complete. Now comes the hard part.

Source: TechRadar

01/23/2022

NASA will do THIS if an asteroid was about to hit Earth

Here is what NASA will do if an asteroid was about to hit Earth. A horrific tragedy will play itself out if asteroid impacts Earth

Source: Hindustan Times

01/23/2022

NASA Solar Sail Spacecraft to Chase Tiny Asteroid After Artemis I Launch

NEA Scout will visit an asteroid estimated to be smaller than a school bus – the smallest asteroid ever to be studied by a spacecraft. Launching with the Artemis I uncrewed test flight, NASA’s shoebox-size Near-Earth Asteroid Scout will chase down what will b…

Source: SciTechDaily