The newly upgraded NASA Mobile Operations Facility rests at its primary home at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. The specially outfitted mobile mission control center can travel to any flight testing site
To prepare for the Artemis era of research on the Moon, NASA will conduct two, multi-week field tests near Flagstaff, Arizona with astronauts, engineers, and scientists to practice mission scenarios for Artemis astronauts in a simulated lunar surface environment. The
Portraits of NASA astronauts Scott Tingle and Edward Michael (Mike) Fincke Credits: NASA NASA has added two astronauts to the agency’s Boeing Starliner-1 launch to the International Space Station, the spacecraft’s first mission following completion of its flight tests and
The complex, ice-covered surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft during a flyby on Sept. 29, 2022. At closest approach, the spacecraft came within a distance of about 219 miles (352 kilometers). Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SWRI/MSSS Observations from
Ingenuity has been busy lately. NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on the Martian surface. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS) NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter has taken flight again, staying aloft for nearly a minute this past weekend on its 33rd extraterrestrial sortie. Ingenuity, which is
The Crew Dragon Endurance spacecraft for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission arrives at the hangar at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A in Florida on Sept. 23, 2022. The capsule arrived at the launch complex after making the short journey from
Hurricane Ian is now major Category 4 storm as it made landfall near Cayo Costa, Florida. Hurricane Ian made landfall on the Gulf Coast of Florida as a dangerous Category 4 storm on Wednesday as NASA watched live from orbit.
NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard is seen atop the mobile launcher as it returns to the Vehicle Assembly Building from Launch Pad 39B, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The move will keep Artemis 1 safe from Hurricane Ian, should the storm slam Florida’s Atlantic coast. NASA’s Artemis 1 moon rocket rolls off the Launch Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sept. 26, 2022, to take
1 min ago “It’s so cute”: DART scientist describes first images of the asteroid Dimorphos A view of Dimorphos seconds before the DART spacecraft hit the asteroid on Monday. (NASA) 8 min ago Mission engineer: It will take 2 months