NASA Breaking News

NASA Tests Urban Drone Traffic Management in Nevada, Texas

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:15 EST

NASA has selected two organizations to host the final phase of its four-year series of increasingly complicated technical demonstrations involving small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones.

Florida Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard International Space Station

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:32 EST

University and high school students from Florida will have an opportunity to talk with a NASA astronaut on the International Space Station next week.

NASA Selects New Mission to Explore Origins of Universe

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:00 EST

NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy’s planetary systems.

NASA's Record-Setting Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:51 EST

One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA's Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars and helping lay the groundwork for NASA’s return to the Red Planet.

NASA Astronauts Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:24 EST

NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch will be available for live satellite interviews Friday, Feb. 22, as they undergo final training before their launch to the International Space Station, scheduled for March 14.

NASA to Share Results of Effort to Recover Mars Opportunity Rover

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:30 EST

NASA will discuss the status of its Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity in a media briefing at 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. PST) Wednesday, Feb. 13, from the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. The briefing will air live on NASA Television, the agency's website and YouTube.

Media Invited to Talk Tech with NASA Administrator at World Ag Expo

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 17:56 EST

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will speak to, and take questions from, media about how technologies originally developed for space exploration now are used to cultivate farms, predict crop yields, manage water resources, and more, during his Tuesday, Feb. 12, visit to World Ag Expo in Tulare, California.

NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2018 Annual Report

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 17:16 EST

The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, issued its 2018 annual report Friday examining the agency’s safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns.

NASA Administrator Hosts Media, Industry Forum on Lunar Exploration Plans

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:15 EST

NASA invites media to its headquarters in Washington Thursday, Feb. 14, to learn more about agency partnership opportunities with American companies to develop reusable systems that can land astronauts on the Moon.

NASA Awards Contract for End-user IT Services, Technologies

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:00 EST

NASA has awarded Leidos of Reston, Virginia, a contract for information technology (IT) end-user services to support the agency’s headquarters, centers and other performance sites.