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- Serena Auñón-Chancellor Talks to Girls About Life on the Stationon October 11, 2019 at 6:15 am
NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor speaks about her experience on Expeditions 56 and 57 onboard the International Space Station (ISS) at Excel Academy Public Charter School, Monday, June 10, 2019.
NASA Announces Changes to Spacewalk Schedule, First All-Female Spacewalk
on October 15, 2019 at 5:19 pm
NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 4:30 p.m. EDT today to discuss this week’s first all-female spacewalk at the International Space Station. Audio of the teleconference will stream live on the agency’s website.
NASA Spacecraft Launches on Mission to Explore Frontier of Space
on October 11, 2019 at 2:29 am
After successfully launching Thursday night, NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft is in orbit for a first-of-its-kind mission to study a region of space where changes can disrupt communications and satellite orbits, and even increase radiation risks to astronauts.
NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station
on October 10, 2019 at 5:06 pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 17, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman’s 12th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station.
NASA Invites Media to Events Highlighting Spacesuits for Moon to Mars
on October 9, 2019 at 7:41 pm
Media are invited to NASA Headquarters in Washington Tuesday, Oct. 15 to get an up-close look at the next generation spacesuits the first woman and next man to explore the Moon will wear as part of the agency’s Artemis program.
NASA Invites Media to Final Orion Jettison Motor Test in Huntsville, Alabama
on October 9, 2019 at 5:54 pm
Media are invited to witness the final test for a motor on the launch abort system of NASA’s Orion spacecraft prior to the first crewed Artemis missions to the Moon. The test will take place Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Redstone Test Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
NASA Administrator to Visit SpaceX Headquarters
on October 7, 2019 at 7:43 pm
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will tour SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, on Thursday, Oct. 10, to see the progress the company is making to fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station from American soil as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.
Ocean-Monitoring Satellite Mission Ends After 11 Successful Years
on October 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm
The Jason-2/Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM), the third in a U.S.-European series of satellite missions designed to measure sea surface height, successfully ended its science mission on Oct. 1.