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NASA, Boeing target new launch date for next Starliner flight test

NASA and Boeing are targeting no earlier than March 25, for the launch of Starliner’s second uncrewed flight test as part of the agency’s...

NASA lends Moon rock for Oval Office display

In symbolic recognition of earlier generations’ ambitions and accomplishments, and support for America’s current Moon to Mars exploration approach, a Moon rock now sits...

NASA Day of Remembrance

Each year, at the end of January or the beginning of February, NASA marks a Day of Remembrance to honor those who gave their...

NASA conducts test of SLS rocket core stage for Artemis I...

NASA conducted a hot fire Jan. 16 of the core stage for the agency’s Space Launch System rocket that will launch the Artemis I mission to the Moon....

Northrop Grumman’s NG-14 Cygnus completes primary mission to ISS

Northrop Grumman announced Jan. 6 that the company has completed the first phase of its 14th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station...
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NASA Space Launch System rocket proceeding with green run hot fire

NASA is targeting the final test in the Green Run series, the hot fire, for as early as Jan.17. The hot fire is the culmination...

A new home for Chandra X-ray Observatory operations

Designed and built by Northrop Grumman, the Chandra X-ray Observatory is part of NASA's fleet of "Great Observatories,” allowing scientists from around the world to explore...

NASA’s Webb sunshield successfully unfolds, tensions in final tests

Lengthened to the size of a tennis court, the five-layer sunshield of NASA’s fully assembled James Webb Space Telescope successfully completed a final series...

Space Station 20th: Celebrating the holidays in space

The Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s holidays are typically joyful events spent with family and friends. Astronauts and cosmonauts who happen to be in space...
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On This Date

Dec. 24, 1968: In the most watched television broadcast at the time, the crew of Apollo 8 read from the Book of Genesis as they orbited the Moon. Astronauts Bill Anders, Jim...