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NASA Awards Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-2 Spacecraft Contract

NASA has awarded the Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-2 (TSIS-2) Spacecraft contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group of San Diego, California.

July 4, 1997: Sojourner Arrives on the Red Planet

Hitching a ride on the Mars Pathfinder mission, the Sojourner rover arrived on Mars on July 4, 1997.

A Day’s Work: Robert Behnken Updates Power Systems on the Station

On June 26, 2020, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Chris Cassidy conducted the first of two spacewalks to swap batteries and upgrade power systems...

NASA Names Joel Montalbano International Space Station Program Manager

Kathy Lueders, NASA’s associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, has named Joel Montalbano as manager of the International Space Station Program. The appointment...

NASA Science Hosts Public Town Hall to Provide Updates

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a virtual community town hall with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and other members of the Science...

NASA Invests $51 Million in Innovative Ideas from US Small Businesses

NASA has selected 409 technology proposals for the first phase of funding from the agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology...

Deep Space 1 Spacecraft at 2.3 Million Miles from Earth

June 30 is Asteroid Day.

NASA Plans for More SLS Rocket Boosters to Launch Artemis Moon Missions

NASA has taken the next steps toward building Space Launch System (SLS) solid rocket boosters to support as many as six additional flights, for...

An Astronaut’s View of Work

Spacewalkers Bob Behnken (left) and Chris Cassidy (right) in the Quest Airlock on June 26, 2020, before beginning a spacewalk to replace batteries on...

Hubble Captures Galaxy on Edge

We don’t see the beautiful spiral arms of galaxy NGC 5907 in this Hubble image because we are viewing it edge-on, like looking at...

‘Britain is a reluctant host’ – how the US reacted to...

America's cable news shows have been offering rolling coverage of Donald Trump's State Visit to the UK, revelling in the pomp and circumstance of...

Jimkata Return From Hiatus With New Single, “Wanna Go” [Video]

After taking a two-and-a-half year hiatus following the release of six studio albums and the successful building of a vibrant, grassroots fanbase, Jimkata are...