NASA, Citizen Scientists Discover Potential New Hunting Ground for Exoplanets - Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:44 EDT

Via a NASA-led citizen science project, eight people with no formal training in astrophysics helped discover what could be a fruitful new place to search for planets outside our solar system – a large disk of gas and dust encircling a star known as a circumstellar disk.

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Available for Interviews Before Space Station Launch - Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:36 EDT

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson will be available for live satellite interviews from the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, on Thursday, Oct. 27, before her launch to the International Space Station. She will answer questions about her upcoming mission aboard the world-class orbiting laboratory from 7-8 a.m. EDT.

Media Invited to Rare View of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors - Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32 EDT

Media are invited to join NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Wednesday, Nov. 2, for an update about what’s in store for NASA’s next great observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, and a rare glimpse of the telescope’s mirrors.

NASA, Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Host Discussion on Solar Hazards in Exploration - Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:10 EDT

Understanding the hazards of space weather on crewed and robotic missions is vital to informing plans for NASA’s Journey to Mars and other missions into our solar system, and beyond. Veteran NASA astronaut John Grunsfeld and solar experts will discuss that and more during a panel discussion at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Oct. 25.

NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, Crewmates Launch to Space Station to Continue Research - Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:21 EDT

Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:05 a.m. EDT Wednesday (2:05 p.m. Baikonur time).

NASA Space Station Cargo Launches from Virginia on Orbital ATK Resupply Mission - Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:18 EDT

The crew of the International Space Station soon will be equipped to perform dozens of new scientific investigations with cargo launched Monday aboard NASA’s latest commercial resupply services mission from the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

NASA’s Juno Team to Discuss Jupiter Mission Status, Latest Science Results - Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:30 EDT

Team members of NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter will discuss the latest science results, an amateur imaging processing campaign, and the recent decision to postpone a scheduled burn of its main engine, during a media briefing at 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 19. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and stream on the agency’s website.

Media Invited to First Test of Multiple Drones Flying Beyond Line-of-Sight - Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:30 EDT

Media are invited to watch the first test of NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) research platform from noon to 2:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Reno-Stead Airport in Reno, Nevada.

Next Space Station Crew Set for Launch, Live on NASA TV - Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:47 EDT

Three crew members of Expedition 49/50 are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station at 4:05 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 19 (2:05 p.m. Baikonur time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Live launch coverage will begin at 3:15 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Atlantic Storm System Delays NASA Resupply Launch to Space Station - Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:28 EDT

NASA and its partner Orbital ATK have postponed the launch of the company’s next commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than Sunday, Oct. 16, as the agency prepares for Tropical Storm Nicole at its tracking site in Bermuda.