NASA Breaking News

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:15 EDT

Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2019 Planetary Defense Conference Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 at The Hotel at the University of Maryland.

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:49 EDT

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting no earlier than 4:22 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 30, for the launch of its next resupply mission to the International Space Station.

NASA Social Media Efforts Win Two Webby Awards

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:08 EDT

Agency digital properties also won five People's Voice Awards.

NASA’s InSight Lander Captures Audio of First Likely ‘Quake’ on Mars

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:37 EDT

NASA’s Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely “marsquake.”

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:15 EDT

This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country.

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:06 EDT

NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at the agency’s headquarters in Washington.

Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:00 EDT

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA, Blue Origin Agreement Signals Rocketing Growth of Commercial Space

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:59 EDT

Officials from NASA and the private space company Blue Origin have signed an agreement that grants the company use of a historic test stand as the agency focuses on returning to the Moon and on to Mars, and America’s commercial space industry continues to grow.

NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:15 EDT

NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, an extended stay for NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, and a record-setting flight for NASA astronaut Christina Koch.

NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:42 EDT

NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, April 22, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.