Observing a record Atlantic storm season, smoke from western fires seen moving east, and the start of a new solar cycle … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-Observing%20a%20Record%20Atlantic%20Storm%20Season%20from%20Space%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20September%2018,%202020
High above Earth, astronaut Don Pettit is about to become the first human to witness and photograph a transit of Venus from space. His images and commentary will be streamed to Earth during the crossing.
NASA wishes Apollo 11 astronaut General Tom Stafford a happy 90th birthday on Sept 17, 2020. Stafford commanded Apollo 10, the first flight of the lunar module to the Moon. He also flew our first rendezvous in space on Gemini 6, and piloted Gemini 9’s path to Earth with pencil and paper when the vehicle’s […]
“When you look at the team that put this robot together, and the team that put this launch vehicle together, that’s what they’ve done. They’ve persevered.” Go behind the scenes of our Perseverance Mars rover’s July 30, 2020 launch with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. On Feb. 18, 2021, the rover will land in Jezero Crater, […]
If astrobiologists find life beyond Earth in the solar system, it will most likely be in the form of tiny organisms called microbes – nothing that would talk to us. But the galaxy is a big place; the universe even bigger. Somewhere out there, life may have evolved to become as smart, or even much […]
A step toward sustainable lunar exploration, looking for science and tech delivery to the Moon, and gearing up for some extreme conditions … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-A%20Step%20Toward%20Sustainable%20Lunar%20Exploration%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20September%2011,%202020
The Sun goes through regular cycles of activity approximately every 11 years, and tracking these cycles is a key part of better understanding the Sun and mitigating its impacts on human technology and astronauts in space. Join NASA and NOAA experts Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 3:00 p.m. EDT as they discuss predictions for the upcoming […]
While NASA is working aggressively to meet our near-term goal of landing the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024, our Artemis program also is focused on taking steps that will establish a safe and sustainable lunar exploration architecture. NASA is taking a critical step forward by releasing a solicitation for commercial […]