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Two NASA Astronauts Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
Fri, 19 May 2017 13:45 EDT
Two veteran NASA astronauts, Ellen Ochoa and Michael Foale, joined the ranks of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Friday.
NASA Highlights Science on Next Resupply Mission to International Space Station
Thu, 18 May 2017 17:37 EDT
NASA will host a media teleconference at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, May 26, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
NASA Selects Facilities Operations, Maintenance Support Services Contractor
Thu, 18 May 2017 16:00 EDT
NASA has selected URS Federal Services Inc. of Germantown, Maryland, to provide facilities operations and maintenance support services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Utah Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on International Space Station
Wed, 17 May 2017 13:27 EDT
Utah students will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 12:40 p.m. EDT Friday, May 19. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
NASA Astronauts Inducted into Hall of Fame, Live May 19 on NASA Television
Mon, 15 May 2017 10:06 EDT
Two NASA astronauts, both with one-of-a-kind career credits, will be honored Friday, May 19, when they are inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. The ceremony will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at 1 p.m. EDT.
NASA Holds Media Teleconference Today on Exploration Mission-1 Status
Fri, 12 May 2017 10:00 EDT
NASA will provide an update on the status of Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft, during a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT today, May 12.
Honeywell and NASA Fuse Hip-Hop and Physics to Inspire Middle School Students
Wed, 10 May 2017 14:10 EDT
Honeywell and NASA are bringing FMA Live! Forces in Motion, an award-winning hip-hop educational experience, to middle school students along the east coast this spring.
NASA TV Coverage Set for 200th Spacewalk at International Space Station
Tue, 09 May 2017 13:12 EDT
NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will perform a landmark 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station Friday, May 12. Live coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
MIT to Participate in Live Q&A with International Space Station
Mon, 08 May 2017 12:49 EDT
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students will participate in a live question-and-answer session with an alumnus astronaut aboard the International Space Station on Wednesday, May 10.
NASA News Conference, Media Availability with Next Space Station Crew
Thu, 04 May 2017 17:39 EDT
NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei and their Russian crewmate Alexander Misurkin, who are part of an upcoming International Space Station crew, will conduct a news conference and be available for media interviews Wednesday, May 10, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.