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  • newIs NASA Leading A Shift In Administration Climate Change Views?
    Trump's NASA Administrator: 'No Reason' to Dismiss U.N. Climate Report, The Atlantic "Koren: The United Nations recently released a troubling new report on climate change that outlined some of the devastating effects the planet should expect to see i…
    - 12 hours ago 19 Oct 18, 4:14pm -
  • Soyuz Launcher Recovery Plan Starts To Emerge
    Roscosmos to make three unmanned launches before next manned flight, TASS "Russia's space corporation Roscosmos will carry out three unmanned launches by the end of the year before the next manned mission will be put in space, Roscosmos's executive d…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 18, 7:38pm -
  • Morhard Sworn In As NASA Deputy Administrator
    Jim Morhard was just sworn in as the 14th Deputy Administrator of NASA. I'm excited to have him join the @NASA family at this crucial time in our agency's history.— Jim Bridenstine (@JimBridenstine) October 17, 2018..…
    - 2 days ago 17 Oct 18, 9:46pm -
  • Tabloid Headlines At New Scientist
    For the third day in a row @Newscientist wins the stupid space headline of the day award. They said they'd fix it but its still wildly inaccurate clickbait @jjaron— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) October 17, 2018 As I said,…
    - 2 days ago 17 Oct 18, 5:47pm -
  • NASA Wallops Plays Games With The News Media Once Again
    Wallops is excited and proud to welcome @RocketLab to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. Have a question? Use #AskAboutLC2 or watch live:— NASA Wallops (@NASA_Wallops) October 17, 2018 Keith's note: Great commercial sp…
    - 3 days ago 17 Oct 18, 3:59pm -
  • Paul Allen
    It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of @PaulGAllen, our founder and noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician and supporter of the arts. All of us who worked with Paul feel an inexpressible loss t…
    - 4 days ago 16 Oct 18, 1:05am -
  • NASA MSFC Employee Tries To Make Serkan Golge's Past Disappear
    Keith's note: You all may be familiar with Serkan Golge, a NASA JSC employee who has been imprisoned in Turkey for bogus reasons for a long time. A NASAWatch reader noticed that someone at NASA is using the agency's...
    - 4 days ago 15 Oct 18, 9:31pm -
  • Global Politics And Space Commerce Collide
    Virgin's Richard Branson, tech investor Steve Case distance themselves from Saudi Arabia over alleged Khashoggi killing, Washington Post "Branson said he was suspending his work as a director of two Saudi tourism projects and suspending discussions w…
    - 4 days ago 15 Oct 18, 5:58pm -
  • Chandra Goes In And Out Of Safe Mode
    NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory Update: Out Of Safe Mode "The cause of Chandra's safe mode on October 10 has now been understood and the Operations team has successfully returned the spacecraft to its normal pointing mode. The safe mode was...
    - 5 days ago 15 Oct 18, 3:11pm -
  • BoeingLockheedMartin Spokesmouth Bashes OIG SLS Report
    FYI @BoeingSpace Saturn V contracts awarded 1961/62. First flight Nov 1967. Moon landing Jul 1969. 13 flights between 69-73. Maybe you can compare this to @NASA_SLS progress in your #PoliticoSpace PR thing. Not bad for "rickety metal buckets&quo…
    - 7 days ago 12 Oct 18, 8:12pm -
  • BoeingPolitico Dumps On Saturn V
    It is pretty pathetic when the only response that @BoeingSpace can muster via @BKingDC at its #politicospace PR effort in response to a damning @NASA_SLS report by @NASAOIG is to dump on the Saturn V - a rocket that...
    - 7 days ago 12 Oct 18, 6:05pm -
  • Next National Space Council Meeting To Discuss #SpaceForce
    .@POTUS has rightly called for the creation of a 6th branch of the Armed Forces to advance US dominance in space. #SpaceForce is an idea whose time has come. On 10/23, the National Space Council will meet @NDU_EDU to...
    - 7 days ago 12 Oct 18, 5:26pm -
  • Morhard Confirmed As NASA Deputy Administrator
    "The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the Senate confirmation of James Morhard as the agency's deputy administrator: "Congratulations to Jim Morhard! He was confirmed as the 14th Deputy Administrator of NASA on T…
    - 7 days ago 12 Oct 18, 5:06pm -
  • Soyuz MS-10 Aborted In Flight
    NASA Statement on Soyuz MS-10 Launch Abort (With video) "The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 11 (2:40 p.m. in Baikonur) carrying American as…
    - 8 days ago 12 Oct 18, 12:20pm -
  • USAF Awards EELV Launch Service Agreements
    Air Force awards three Launch Service Agreements, USAF "The U.S. Air Force announced today the award of three Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Launch Service Agreements to (in alphabetical order) Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman Innovation Syste…
    - 9 days ago 10 Oct 18, 9:43pm -


NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

Halo of the Cat s Eye
Halo of the Cat s Eye
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Summer to Winter Milky Way
Summer to Winter Milky Way
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Cherenkov Telescope at Sunset
Cherenkov Telescope at Sunset
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M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster
M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster
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Jupiter in Ultraviolet from Hubble
Jupiter in Ultraviolet from Hubble
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M16: In and Around the Eagle Nebula
M16: In and Around the Eagle Nebula
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