NASA Breaking News

NASA Breaking News Feed

NASA Awards Contract for Acquisition of Gaseous, Liquid Helium

-
Sep 29, 2022

NASA has selected three companies to supply 1.4 million liters of liquid helium and 87.7 million standard cubic feet of gaseous helium for use at facilities across the agency. Read full story.

NASA Invites Media to Discuss New Science, Commercial Study Today

-
Sep 29, 2022

NASA will hold a media teleconference today at 4:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 29, to discuss a new study exploring potential commercial space opportunities for NASA science missions. The agency will livestream audio of the teleconference on its website. Read full story.

NASA Awards Contracts in Support of Entry, Descent, Landing Technology

-
Sep 29, 2022

NASA has awarded a total of seven contracts to six companies including Airborne Systems North America of Santa, Ana California, CFD Research Corporation of Huntsville, Alabama, Jackson Bond Enterprises LLC of Dover, New Hampshire, Ryzing Technologies of Staunton, Virginia, Miller Scientific Inc. of Flagstaff, Arizona, and Anasphere Inc. of Manhatta Read full story.

NASA Awards Commercial Small Satellite Data Acquisition Agreement

-
Sep 28, 2022

NASA has selected GHGSat, Inc., of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to provide commercial small constellation satellite products for evaluation to determine the utility for advancing NASAs science and application goals. GHGSat will provide a comprehensive catalogue of Earth Observation data High Resolution Gas Detection Commercial Earth Observation Data Read full story.

NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grummans Antares Cargo Resupply Launch

-
Sep 28, 2022

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station. Read full story.

NASA Education News

NASA Education News Feed

NASA Langley STEM Outreach Pays Dividends with Virginia Beach Schools

-
Aug 1, 2022

Students took part in a variety of activities with Langley subject matter experts related to landing humans on the Moon via the Artemis mission and modeling a spacecraft docking station. Read full story.

SOAR High School Student Wins NASA Armstrong Scholarship

-
Jul 28, 2022

The NASA Armstrong Employee Exchange Council presented the 2022 John W. Russell Memorial Scholarship Award to Katelyn Perez. Read full story.

NASA Langley Welcomes Virginia Teachers as Part of 2022 MODSIM Program

-
Jun 30, 2022

Nearly a dozen middle- and high-school math educators from across Virginia spent June 23 at Langley - a culminating experience after a year of virtual online work in these areas using online sessions in Microsoft TEAMS, digital badges and other webinars. Read full story.

NASA Interns First Day at Goddard

-
Jun 14, 2022

From working at home to a hybrid internship, Goddard welcomes the triumphant return of some students. Read full story.

NASA Administrator, STEM Partner Connect Orlando Children with Artemis

-
Jun 8, 2022

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson helped hand out food with an extra serving of STEM activities to children and families at New Beginnings Church The Gathering Place in Orlando, Florida, on Friday, June 3. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

NASA Image of the Day Feed

Neptune Shows Off Its Rings in Near-Infrared Light

-
Sep 29, 2022

On Sept. 21, 2022, the James Webb Space Telescope delivered the clearest view of Neptunes rings in more than 30 years. Read full story.

Ellen Ochoa Suits Up

-
Sep 28, 2022

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa, STS-110 flight engineer, wears a launch and entry suit as part of water survival training in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in 2001. Read full story.

DART Team Celebrates Successful Collision

-
Sep 27, 2022

In this image from Sept. 26, 2022, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) team, Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, and guests at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory cheer as they receive confirmation of DARTs collision with Dimorphos. Read full story.

Golden DARTs Galactic Unboxing

-
Sep 26, 2022

Technicians prepare to move NASAs Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft from a shipping container onto a work stand inside the Astrotech Space Operations Facility at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California in this image from Oct. 4, 2021. Read full story.

John W. Youngs Lunar Salute

-
Sep 23, 2022

Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, leaps from the lunar surface as he salutes the United States flag at the Descartes landing site during the first Apollo 16 spacewalk. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

International Space Station Reports Feed

ISS Daily Summary Report 9/27/2022

-
Sep 27, 2022

Payloads: ISS Ham pass: The crew participated in an ISS Ham pass with New England Sci-Tech, Natick, MA. New England Sci-Tech is a non-profit STEM+ education center and makerspace dedicated to project-based, hands-on learning for youth and families across the New England community. They provide STEM education for both in-person and remote learning, for after-school …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 9/26/2022

-
Sep 26, 2022

Payloads: Autonomous Systems and Operations (AMO) EXPRESS-2.5 Ops: Experiment operations were continued, and a questionnaire filled out with feedback on the sessions. In these sessions, simulated commanding of EXPRESS rack 7 was conducted. AMO EXPRESS 2.5 conducts tests using automation and decision support software to help crew members manage spacecraft subsystems. The ability to perform …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 9/23/2022

-
Sep 23, 2022

Payloads: Foams and Emulsions: The final day of the Experiment 2 science sessions was performed, but despite multiple attempts, a suitable foam was not able to be generated. The ground team believes the chip in the system may be faulty. Foams (dispersions of bubbles in a liquid) and emulsions (dispersions of droplets in a liquid) …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 9/22/2022

-
Sep 22, 2022

Payloads: Acoustic Diagnostics: The Acoustic Diagnostic instrument hardware was set up and calibrated, and measurements were recorded. Following this, a questionnaire was filled out on the EveryWear device. The Acoustic Upgraded Diagnostics In-Orbit (Acoustic Diagnostics) investigation tests the hearing of ISS crew members before, during, and after flight. This study assesses the possible adverse effects …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 9/21/2022

-
Sep 21, 2022

68 Soyuz Launch/Dock: 68S successfully launched at 8:54 AM CT this morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitry Petelin launched alongside NASA astronaut Frank Rubio, who is participating on his first spaceflight to the Space Station. The trio docked to Mini-Research Module 1 at 12:07 PM CT beginning their six-month Space …  Read full story.

For a full list of all NASA news, video, and audio feeds, visit the NASA RSS lists.