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A New Partnership to Power The Lunar Gateway on This Week @NASA – May 24, 2019
A key milestone for our lunar Gateway, “rolling out” for a critical Orion safety test, and a chance to send your name to Mars … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!
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NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station
Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory.
NASA's Gravity Assist Podcast Goes to the Moon
NASA's Chief Scientist, Jim Green, talks with some of the world's top lunar experts.
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What’s so special about our Moon? This season of Gravity Assist dives into the Moon’s history and mysteries, as well as NASA’s ...
Micro-Cameras and Space Exploration to join Pioneer-IODA project
Space cameras to monitor the deployment of satellites and check the health of spacecraft will be developed under the Pioneer-IODA project by Micro-Cameras and Space Exploration based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Week in images
Our week through the lens: 20 - 24 May 2019
Einstein's triumph
Celebrating a century of gravity experiments since the first test that proved Einstein’s theory during a solar eclipse on 29 May 1919
Earth from Space
In this week's edition, explore part of western Pakistan with Copernicus Sentinel-2
Earth from space: Western Pakistan
Copernicus Sentinel-2 takes us over western Pakistan and an important wetland area in this week's edition of the Earth from Space programme.
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Powering Our Return to the Moon
NASA announces the first partnership of its kind with MAXAR Technologies to power the future lunar orbiting station.
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NASA picks Maxar to build the first piece of its lunar space station NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to the moon and Mars
NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion
In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabilities for NASA’s lunar Gateway.
NASA Invites Media to Orion Abort Test Before Moon Missions with Crew
Media accreditation is open for an uncrewed flight test of the launch abort system of NASA’s Orion spacecraft on Tuesday, July 2.
NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM
NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years.
SpaceX is launching 60 satellites to start its global internet scheme On Thursday, SpaceX will launch 60 spacecraft on a single rocket to start a planned fleet of 12,000 broadband internet satellites
NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television and the ...
One hundred years of gravity
One hundred years ago this month, observations performed during a total solar eclipse proved for the first time the gravitational bending of light predicted by Albert Einstein’s new theory of gravity, general relativity. In this video, Günther Hasinger, ESA Director ...
NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover
Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents ...
Spot the International Space Station
Did you know there are six humans living in space, and you can see their home from your home? NASA astronaut Nick Hague shares how you can use to find out when the International Space Station will be visible ...
Amending the Budget to Support Humans on the Moon in 2024 on This Week @NASA – May 17, 2019
Amending the budget to support humans on the Moon in 2024, what may be causing possible Moonquakes, and a virtual flight over an area of scientific interest on Mars … a few of the stories to tell you about – ...
Apollo 10: ‘Tell the world, we have arrived’
Fifty years ago, Apollo 10 launched from Cape Kennedy on May 18, 1969. The Apollo 10 mission encompassed all aspects of an actual crewed lunar landing, except the landing. It was the first flight of a complete, crewed Apollo spacecraft ...
Earth from space: Po Valley
In this week's edition of the Earth from Space programme from the Living Planet Symposium in Milan, we feature a Copernicus Sentinel-2 image of the Po Valley.
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We Are Going
We are going to the Moon, to stay, by 2024. And this is how.
Special thanks to William Shatner for lending his voice to this project.
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Administrator Bridenstine on Budget Amendment Supporting Humans on Moon in 2024
As you know, the President has given our agency the bold charge to land the first woman and the next man on the lunar South Pole by 2024. And now, President Trump has extended his vote of confidence in our ...
Notice: Call for nominations: Chair, Science Programme Advisory Committee The UK Space Agency is seeking a new Chair for the Science Programme Advisory Committee (SPAC).

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