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NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test Stacking Up For Launch

By |2024-02-27T12:35:00-05:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Crews raise a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to a vertical position at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024. Photo credit: NASA/Frank MichauxNASA, Boeing, and ULA (United Launch Alliance) are readying the rocket that will launch the first [...]

NASA SpaceX Crew-8 Flight Readiness Review Concludes, Teleconference to Follow

By |2024-02-25T19:20:00-05:00February 25th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mission managers with NASA, SpaceX, and international partners gather on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to complete a Flight Readiness Review for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 mission as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. Photo credit: NASA/Kim ShiflettThe Flight Readiness Review (FRR) for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 mission [...]

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 Astronauts Touch Down at Florida Spaceport

By |2024-02-25T14:01:00-05:00February 25th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Crew members of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 mission to the International Space Station from right to left, NASA astronauts Jeanette Epps, Matthew Dominick, and Michael Barratt, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Grebenkin, stand before members of the news media at the Launch and Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. [...]

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 Astronauts Depart Houston for Florida

By |2024-02-25T12:25:00-05:00February 25th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Members of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 from right to left, NASA astronauts Jeanette Epps, mission specialist; Matthew Dominick, commander; Michael Barratt, pilot; and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Grebenkin, mission specialist; will launch to the International Space Station no earlier than 12:04 a.m. EST Friday, March 1, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in [...]

NASA Science Touches Down on Moon with Intuitive Machines’ Mission

By |2024-02-22T22:55:00-05:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |

Carrying NASA science and technology to the Moon, Intuitive Machines’ uncrewed lunar lander touched down at 5:23 p.m. CST on Thursday. The instruments aboard Odysseus will prepare NASA for future human exploration of the Moon under Artemis. Additional updates will be available Friday, Feb. 23.

Intuitive Machines Prepares to Land on the Moon with NASA Science Ready to Begin Operations

By |2024-02-22T17:02:00-05:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |

After a successful lunar orbit insertion, Odysseus is currently orbiting the Moon, approximately 12 miles above the lunar surface. Carrying six NASA science investigations and technology demonstrations, the Intuitive Machines lander is expected to land at 6:24 p.m. EST near Malapert A in the south polar region of the Moon. Watch now on NASA+, [...]

Intuitive Machines Updates IM-1 Mission Landing Time

By |2024-02-22T14:40:00-05:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |

NASA science is taking another orbit around the Moon. Flight controllers chose to complete an additional orbit before beginning the IM-1 Mission landing sequence. The updated landing time is 6:24 pm. EST. NASA coverage of the mission will begin at 5 p.m. on NASA+, NASA TV, and the agency’s website. [...]

Intuitive Machines Updates IM-1 Landing Time, Carrying NASA Science

By |2024-02-22T11:33:00-05:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |

Carrying NASA science instruments to the Moon, Intuitive Machines’ flight controllers conducted a lunar correction maneuver to raise the orbit for Odysseus overnight. As a result, the anticipated landing time is now 4:24 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 22. NASA coverage of the mission will begin at 3 p.m. on NASA+, NASA TV, and [...]

Intuitive Machines, NASA Science Progress Toward Moon Landing

By |2024-02-21T17:08:00-05:00February 21st, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |

Odysseus passes over the near side of the Moon after entering lunar orbit insertion on February 21. Credit: Intuitive MachinesIntuitive Machines’ Odysseus lander has completed lunar orbit insertion successfully and is currently orbiting the Moon. Odysseus continues to be in excellent health and is approximately 60 miles (92km) from the Moon.  The spacecraft will [...]

Crew-8 Enters Quarantine for Mission to Space Station

By |2024-02-20T09:19:00-05:00February 20th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Members of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 from right to left, NASA astronauts Jeanette Epps, mission specialist; Matthew Dominick, commander; Michael Barratt, pilot; and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Grebenkin, mission specialist; participate in the Crew Equipment Interface Test at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024. Photo credit: SpaceXCrew members slated to [...]

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