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NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman Cygnus Launch from Virginia
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:05 EDT
Media accreditation now is open for the launch from Virginia of Northrop Grumman’s 10th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space Station aboard its Cygnus spacecraft.
NASA to Host Briefings, Events for ICON Launch to Study Space Weather
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:32 EDT
NASA will host a series of media briefings leading up to the Friday, Oct. 26, launch of its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission to study the dynamic zone high in the atmosphere where terrestrial weather from below meets space weather above.
New NASA Podcast Shares ‘Invisible’ Stories of Spaceflight
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:30 EDT
Today, NASA released a new, limited-edition podcast called The Invisible Network, the first NASA podcast to embrace narrative storytelling. All six episodes can be downloaded and binged on NASA’s website, SoundCloud and Apple Podcasts.
NASA Television to Air Live Interviews with Astronaut Nick Hague
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:05 EDT
NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who has returned home to Houston this weekend after his launch to the International Space Station was aborted, will be interviewed by media about his experience at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 16.
NASA Administrator Statement on Deputy Administrator Confirmation
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:03 EDT
Statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the Senate confirmation of James Morhard as the agency’s deputy administrator
Missouri, Colorado Students to Speak with Astronaut on Space Station
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:49 EDT
Elementary school students from Missouri and Colorado will talk live with an astronaut on the International Space Station next week.
NASA to Air International Space Station Update Briefing Today
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:23 EDT
NASA will hold a news conference at noon EDT today, to provide a status update on the International Space Station following this morning’s Soyuz spacecraft abort during launch that ended with the safe landing of two Expedition 57 crew members.
NASA Statement on Soyuz MS-10 Launch Abort
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:27 EDT
The following is a statement about Thursday’s Soyuz MS-10 launch abort to the International Space Station:
NASA to Televise Two Spacewalks, Preview Briefing
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:29 EDT
Astronauts on the International Space Station will conduct spacewalks Friday, Oct. 19, and Thursday, Oct. 25, to continue power system upgrades, and experts will preview the work during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 16, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
NASA Television to Air Launch of NASA Astronaut on First Space Mission
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:04 EDT
Astronaut Nick Hague, who joined NASA’s astronaut corps in 2013, is preparing to launch Thursday, Oct. 11, on his first space mission – a six-month stay on the International Space Station. The launch and arrival at the space station will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.