Revised Launch Date Targeted for Parker Solar Probe

NASA and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory are now targeting launch of the agency’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft no earlier than Aug. 4, 2018. Originally scheduled to launch on July 31, additional time is needed to accommodate further software testing of spacecraft systems. The Parker Solar Probe will Read full post

Lueders Featured in NASA Podcast

Manager of the Commercial Crew Program, Kathy Lueders, is featured on Episode 49 of “Houston We Have a Podcast.” The episode discusses a brief history of the space program, how it started, and where it is now. Lueders talks about two commercial partners, Boeing and SpaceX, and the work they Read full post

Spacewalkers Complete HD Camera Installation

Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA completed the sixth spacewalk at the International Space Station this year at 2:55 p.m. EDT, lasting 6 hours, 49 minutes. The two astronauts installed new high-definition cameras that will provide enhanced views during the final phase of approach and docking of the SpaceX Crew Dragon and Read full post

Spacewalkers Complete HD Camera Installation Work

Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA completed the sixth spacewalk at the International Space Station this year at 2:55 p.m. EDT, lasting 6 hours, 49 minutes. The two astronauts installed new high-definition cameras that will provide enhanced views during the final phase of approach and docking of the SpaceX Crew Read full post

NASA EXPRESS: Your STEM Connection for June 14, 2018

  Got a Space Question? Ask an Astronaut! Audience: All Educators Event Date: June 15, 2018, at 3:15 p.m. EDT Contact: JSC-STEMonStation@mail.nasa.gov  #TeacherOnBoard Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei are back and ready to answer your questions! Join in on “Periscope” as they talk about STEMonstrations, Year of Education on Station and all the great Read full post

Astronauts Begin Sixth Spacewalk at Station This Year

Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA switched their spacesuits to battery power at 8:06 a.m. EDT, signifying the official start of today’s planned six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Watch the spacewalk live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Arnold, embarking on his fifth spacewalk, is extravehicular crew member 1 (EV1). His spacesuit has red stripes, Read full post

Watch Veteran Spacewalkers Live on NASA TV Now

NASA Television and the agency’s website have begun the broadcast of today’s spacewalk. Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA are preparing to exit the International Space Station to make improvements and repairs to the orbiting laboratory. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin about 8:10 a.m. EDT and last about Read full post

NASA TV Set to Broadcast Spacewalk Live on Thursday

Veteran NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will head outside the International Space Station just after 8 a.m. EDT Thursday to begin a planned six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk. Live coverage will be available on NASA Television and the agency’s website beginning at 6:30 a.m. During Thursday’s spacewalk, Feustel and Arnold will install new cameras to provide Read full post