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  • newExit Interview With Jim Bridenstine
    Keith's note: I just did a 30 minute exot interview with jim Bridenstine. I will try and have the transcript online in the next day or so. Here's a portion: NASAWATCH: Most people who become NASA Administrator tend to...
    - 5 hours ago 19 Jan 21, 7:41pm -
  • newSLS Green Run Update
    Green Run Update: Data and Inspections Indicate Core Stage in Good Condition "The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket Green Run team has reviewed extensive data and completed preliminary inspections that show the rocket's hardware is in excellent condit…
    - 9 hours ago 19 Jan 21, 4:04pm -
  • You Done Good Jim Bridenstine
    Keith's note: Jim Bridenstine has announced that he is leaving NASA. His last day will be 20 January 2021. I really did not know much about Jim Bridenstine when his name started to bubble up as a possible NASA...
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 21, 8:42pm -
  • SLS Green Run Test Update: We Don't Know What Happened
    Keith's note: In summary NASA is not sure how long the engines fired. Seriously - they said that they do not know. They saw a flash near engine 4 and moments later the rocket commanded itself to shut down....
    - 3 days ago 17 Jan 21, 1:47am -
  • Columbia
    Sadly with all the fluff on NASA TV, no one has noted that this is the 18th anniversary of the launch of Columbia on the ill-fated STS-107 flight. Has the agency forgotten those lessons? Or is the seriousness of this...
    - 3 days ago 17 Jan 21, 12:24am -
  • SLS Green Run test Halted Early
    Keith's note: The 4 engines lit up and ran for 2 minutes or so before there was a MCF (major component failure call) and then they continued to fire for a few more seconds before they shut down. This...
    - 3 days ago 16 Jan 21, 10:49pm -
  • Bill Thornton
    NASA Remembers Astronaut William Thornton "NASA is saddened to learn of the loss of former physician-astronaut, Dr. William Thornton, who died last week at his home in Boerne, Texas, at the age of 91. Thornton was selected as an astronaut...
    - 4 days ago 15 Jan 21, 10:14pm -
  • Cliff Feldman
    Keith's note: Cliff Feldman was a Production Supervisor at NASA Television at NASA HQ. More to follow. Ad Astra, Cliff. Cliff Feldman, LinkedIn...
    - 4 days ago 15 Jan 21, 10:04pm -
  • Biden Elevates OSTP And Announces Science Team
    President-elect Biden Announces Key Members of his White House Science Team "Today, President-elect Joe Biden announced his White House science team -- a deeply respected group of diverse and eminently qualified scientists who will marshal the force…
    - 4 days ago 15 Jan 21, 7:54pm -
  • National Space Council Issues Its Greatest Hits
    National Space Council Releases Report on Space Policy Accomplishments "Over the past four years, it has been my great privilege to serve as chair of the National Space Council, and I am proud of the tremendous progress our Administration has...
    - 4 days ago 15 Jan 21, 5:39pm -
  • GAO: NASA Has Significant Environmental Liabilities
    Environmental Liabilities: NASA's Reported Financial Liabilities Have Grown, and Several Factors Contribute to Future Uncertainties, GAO "NASA's reported fiscal year 2019 environmental liabilities estimate for restoration projects does not include ce…
    - 4 days ago 15 Jan 21, 5:37pm -
  • Capt. Lovell: Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine Shots

    - 5 days ago 15 Jan 21, 2:58am -
  • Kathy Lueders "Gets It"
    "How do we have the @NASA mission be a multiplier? We do that by creating new connections. Finding ways to work with people who are creating their own value. We used to only go out to do our own...
    - 5 days ago 14 Jan 21, 7:35pm -
  • NASA HQ Communications Office Reorganizes A Week Before The Inauguration
    NASA OCOMM Leadership Updates "Over the last two years, NASA Communications has undergone a transformation focused on providing the agency a united and strategic direction for communications. Since March 2019, we have taken bold steps to integrate fu…
    - 5 days ago 14 Jan 21, 7:10pm -
  • NASA Town Hall (Update)
    Keith's 11 January note: There is a agency wide Town Hall coming up soon. Nothing is online yet and NASA PAO has not responded to my inquiry. Usually when Administrators depart and the White House changes hands there is...
    - 5 days ago 14 Jan 21, 5:00pm -

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NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

A Lunar Corona with Jupiter and Saturn
A Lunar Corona with Jupiter and Saturn
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The Medulla Nebula Supernova Remnant
The Medulla Nebula Supernova Remnant
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Jets from Unusual Galaxy Centaurus A
Jets from Unusual Galaxy Centaurus A
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The Mountains of NGC 2174
The Mountains of NGC 2174
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A Plutonian Landscape
A Plutonian Landscape
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Aurora Slathers Up the Sky
Aurora Slathers Up the Sky
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