NASA Breaking News

NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Space Station Resupply Mission with SpaceX

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:34 EST

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 21st commercial resupply services (CRS-21) mission to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA, US and European Partners Launch Mission to Monitor Global Ocean

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 12:55 EST

A joint U.S.-European satellite built to monitor global sea levels lifted off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Saturday at 9:17 a.m. PST (12:17 p.m. EST).

NASA Hosts Virtual Event to Leverage STEM, Small Business Opportunities with Minority Colleges

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 17:19 EST

Media are invited to NASA’s 15th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Technology Infusion Road Tour, a virtual event Nov. 18 and 19.

NASA Highlights Science, New Airlock on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 10:36 EST

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 20, to discuss science investigations and a new privately funded airlock launching on SpaceX’s 21st commercial cargo resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station.

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Arrive at Space Station, NASA Leaders and Crew to Discuss Mission

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 22:44 EST

The SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience successfully docked to the International Space Station at 11 p.m. EST Monday, transporting NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi.

NASA Receives 10th Consecutive Clean Financial Audit Opinion

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 22:20 EST

NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2020 financial statements, marking the 10th consecutive "clean" opinion from an external auditor – the highest opinion that may be received.

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Headed to International Space Station

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 20:56 EST

An international crew of astronauts is en route to the International Space Station following a successful launch on the first NASA-certified commercial human spacecraft system in history.

NASA Updates TV Coverage for First Crew Rotation Flight on US Commercial Spacecraft

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 19:22 EST

NASA and SpaceX are now targeting 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 15, for liftoff of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with astronauts to the International Space Station.

NASA TV to Air Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 10:49 EST

NASA is targeting 12:17 p.m. EST (9:17 a.m. PST) Saturday, Nov. 21, for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, the first of two identical satellites to head into Earth orbit five years apart to continue sea level observations for at least the next decade.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Russian Spacewalk

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:51 EST

Two Russian cosmonauts are scheduled to go outside the International Space Station Wednesday, Nov. 18, to conduct a spacewalk that will initiate preparations for the arrival of a new Russian research module.