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NASA Awards Aerospace Model Systems Fabrication Follow-On Contract

NASA has awarded the Reliance Consolidated Models VI (RECOM VI) contract to Advanced Technologies Inc. and Eagle Aviation Technologies, LLC, both of Newport News, Virginia, to support the fabrication of aerospace model systems and developmental test hardware managed by the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

By |2023-09-26T16:00:00-04:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

All Engines Added to NASA’s Artemis II Moon Rocket Core Stage

Engineers and technicians from NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne, and Boeing at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have installed all four RS-25 engines to the core stage for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket that will help power the first crewed Artemis mission to the Moon. The yellow core stage is seen in a horizontal [...]

By |2023-09-25T12:14:00-04:00September 25th, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |

NASA Names New Head of Technology, Policy, Strategy

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced Monday Charity Weeden will serve as associate administrator for the agency’s Office of Technology, Policy, and Strategy (OTPS), effective immediately. Weeden succeeds Bhavya Lal, who left the agency in July, and Ellen Gertsen, who had been serving as the office’s acting leader since then. [...]

By |2023-09-25T10:06:00-04:00September 25th, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA’s First Asteroid Sample Has Landed, Now Secure in Clean Room

After years of anticipation and hard work by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security – Regolith Explorer) team, a capsule of rocks and dust collected from asteroid Bennu finally is on Earth. It landed at 8:52 a.m. MDT (10:52 a.m. EDT) on Sunday, in a targeted area of the Department of Defense’s [...]

By |2023-09-24T17:00:00-04:00September 24th, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA Scientists to Discuss Oct. 14 ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse

NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to discuss the upcoming annular solar eclipse. The annular eclipse will cross the U.S. from Oregon to Texas on Saturday, Oct. 14, with a partial solar eclipse visible throughout the contiguous U.S.

By |2023-09-22T15:03:00-04:00September 22nd, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Soon Returns to Earth; Watch Live

Now the record-holder for the longest single spaceflight by an American, NASA astronaut Frank Rubio is scheduled to depart the International Space Station and return to Earth Wednesday, Sept. 27. The agency will provide full coverage from hatch closing through landing.

By |2023-09-22T09:53:00-04:00September 22nd, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Artemis II Astronauts Successfully Conduct Launch Day Demonstration   

Artemis II astronauts, from left, NASA astronaut Victor Glover (left), CSA (Canadian Space Agency) astronaut Jeremy Hansen, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Reid Wiseman stand on the crew access arm of the mobile launcher at Launch Pad 39B as part of an integrated ground systems test at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, [...]

By |2023-09-20T15:05:00-04:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |
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