Owen (South Pacific Ocean)

December 10, 2018 - NASA-NOAA Satellite Sees Tropical Cyclone Owen's Remnants Reorganizing The remnants of Tropical Cyclone have been lingering in the Southern Pacific Ocean for days. On Dec. 10, the storm finally appeared more organized on satellite imagery providing forecasters with a strong indication that it may be reborn as Read full post

NASA Participates in Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (oSTEM) Conference

From November 15-18, 2018, NASA participated in the Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (oSTEM) Conference at the Westin Galleria in Houston, TX. Since 2011, the oSTEM Annual Conference has brought together diverse students and professionals from various STEM fields in the interest of professional development and the creation Read full post

Dragon Attached to Station, Returns to Earth in January

Three days after its launch from Florida, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was installed on the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station’s Harmony module at 10:36 a.m. EST. The 16th contracted commercial resupply mission from SpaceX delivers more than 5,600 pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware to the orbiting laboratory. Read full post

Dragon in the Grips of Robotic Arm, Installation Occurs Next

While the International Space Station was traveling about 250 miles over the Pacific Ocean north of Papua New Guinea, Expedition 57 Commander Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency) and Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor, captured the Dragon spacecraft at 7:21 a.m. EST using the space station’s Canadarm2 robotic arm. Ground controllers will Read full post

New Target Date for SpaceX Demo-1

NASA and SpaceX have agreed to move the target launch date of the uncrewed Demo-1 flight test to the International Space Station. SpaceX coordinated with the Eastern Range for a launch on Thursday, Jan 17. This adjustment allows the return of the Dragon spacecraft from the company’s 16th commercial resupply Read full post

New Target Date for SpaceX Demo-1

NASA and SpaceX have agreed to move the target launch date of the uncrewed Demo-1 flight test to the International Space Station. SpaceX coordinated with the Eastern Range for a launch on Thursday, Jan 17. This adjustment allows the return of the Dragon spacecraft from the company’s 16th commercial resupply Read full post

On the Iceberg Highway

by Carol Rasmussen / NORTHWEST GREENLAND / If you remember the movie Titanic, this looks like a terrible place for a cruise. But to a captain with a lifetime of experience navigating around Greenland, it was a safe passage. And to scientist Ian Fenty of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Read full post

Students from the Florida School for the Deaf Visit Kennedy Space Center

A group of 5th grade students from the Florida School for the Deaf visited Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex recently. Several NASA employees met with them at the Center for Space Education to share their experiences working for NASA. It was great to see their excitement! https://www.magisto.com/album/video/JCZ4QFwFEAU6NSwHDmEwCXp-?l=vsm&o=w&c=e Read full post

Get Ready Stargazers: The Geminids Are Coming!

The second week of December heralds the beginning of the strongest meteor shower of the year – the Geminids. It's a good time to bundle up, go outside and watch one of Mother Nature’s best sky shows! The Geminids are active every December, when Earth passes through a massive trail of Read full post