Currently, live views from the International Space Station (ISS) are streaming from an external camera mounted on the ISS module called Node 2. Node 2 is located on the forward part of the ISS. The camera is looking forward at an angle so that the International Docking Adapter 2 (IDA2) is visible. If the Node […]
The newest #Artemis generation astronauts revealed the advice they’d give to their younger selves: “Work on things that you think matter.” “It’s okay to dream big.” “Keep that curiosity alive.” “Find mentors early.” Ready to #BeAnAstronaut? Today, March 31, is the last day to apply: www.nasa.gov/astronauts.
A special space science presentation at NASA Headquarters highlights the contributions of the two Voyager spacecraft as they continue their multi-decade journey to the boundaries of our solar system and beyond.
Loaded with more than four tons of supplies and experiments, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency’s unpiloted H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-6) arrived at the International Space Station Dec. 13 four days after its launch from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. Dubbed “Kounotori”, the Japanese word for “white stork”, the resupply craft completed its rendezvous […]
NASA’s GRAIL spacecraft launched to the moon aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket on Sept. 10, 2011, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. GRAIL’s primary science objectives are to determine the structure of the lunar interior, from crust to core, and to advance understanding of the thermal evolution of the moon.
Actor William Shatner narrates this thrilling video about NASA’s Curiosity rover, from its entry and descent through the Martian atmosphere to its landing and exploration of the Red Planet in NASA’s hardest planetary science mission to date.
“I really liked to build things and I really liked going fast. And to do these things, I needed to understand science and technology.” Our newest #Artemis generation astronauts remember how they got interested in STEM. Applications for the next class are open until March 31: www.nasa.gov.astronauts
An extended stay in space for one of our astronauts, a new resupply mission to the space station, and locating the universe’s first type of molecule … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2019_0419_An%20Extended%20Stay%20Onboard%20The%20Space%20Station%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20April%2019,%202019.html
NASA announced May 26, it has selected nine science instruments for a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to investigate whether the icy moon has conditions suitable for life. The instruments, targeted for launch aboard a robotic probe in the 2020s, include cameras and spectrometers to collect high-resolution imagery; an ice penetrating radar to measure surface […]