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April 24, 2020

NASA Contributes Expertise, Ingenuity to COVID-19 Fight

NASA has joined the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) with efforts underway across the country to augment the national response, a few of which were highlighted in […]
April 22, 2020

Buzz Aldrin selling autographed Apollo 11 quarantine photos in coronavirus fundraiser

They’re $599 apiece, but it’s for a good cause.They’re $599 apiece, but it’s for a good cause. Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is leveraging his famous Apollo 11 quarantine experience […]
April 21, 2020

NASA to Host Preview Briefings, Interviews for First Crew Launch with SpaceX

  With the first mission to return human spaceflight launches to American soil now targeted to lift off May 27, NASA will highlight the historic flight […]
April 20, 2020

UAE Mars mission to ship to launch site

WASHINGTON — A Mars orbiter developed by the United Arab Emirates will ship to its launch site in Japan this week, its launch preparations affected by […]
April 19, 2020

NASA announces first SpaceX crewed flight for May 27

A SpaceX rocket will send two American astronauts to the International Space Station on May 27, NASA announced on Friday, the first crewed spaceflight from the […]
April 16, 2020

Mars 2020 remains on track for July launch

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission, one of the agency’s highest priorities during the coronavirus pandemic, remains on schedule for a launch in mid-July, officials […]
April 15, 2020

Air Force eyeing technology to monitor space traffic near the moon

A team of space startups received an Air Force contract to develop a concept to collect and manage lunar intelligence. WASHINGTON — Under a U.S. Air […]
April 14, 2020

Bridenstine says Crew Dragon could launch with astronauts at end of May

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says he is “fairly confident” that astronauts can fly to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship at the end […]
April 12, 2020

Virgin Orbit’s VOX Space wins $35 million U.S. Space Force launch contract

The contract is for three dedicated launches to deliver 44 small satellites to low Earth orbit. WASHINGTON — VOX Space, a subsidiary of Virgin Orbit that […]