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  • newHLS Contract: Sore Losers In Big Aerospace
    Coalition for Deep Space Comment As NASA Continues Path to Return to Moon "The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration (Coalition) applauds NASA for awarding a Human Landing System (HLS) contract for the Artemis program. Along with the Space Launch Syst…
    - 5 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 12:56am -
  • newCongressional Reaction To HLS Announcement
    Chairwoman Johnson Statement on NASA's Artemis Human Landing System Award "I am disappointed that the Acting NASA leadership decided to make such a consequential award prior to the arrival of a new permanent NASA Administrator and Deputy Administrato…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Apr 21, 9:50pm -
  • newAll SpaceX Starship Tests Are Now NASA Artemis Tests
    When @SpaceX sticks a #Starship landing (SN15?) then the HLS selection will become more real & attention is going to drift toward SpaceX. Its going to be up to @NASA to catch up with that shifting trend toward new...
    - 8 hours ago 16 Apr 21, 9:40pm -
  • newFormal NASA Human Lander Announced
    NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Next Americans on Moon "At least one of those astronauts will make history as the first woman on the Moon. Another goal of the Artemis program includes landing the first person of color on the...
    - 9 hours ago 16 Apr 21, 8:50pm -
  • newWelcome back to NASA, Pam. Nothing Has Changed
    Keith's note: Apparently neither NASA or the White House are inclined to issue a formal press release about the nomination of Pam Melroy to be NASA's new Deputy Administrator. Nothing on NASA.gov. I guess its not a big deal...
    - 11 hours ago 16 Apr 21, 6:39pm -
  • newNASA Human Landing System Announcement Soon
    SpaceX bid $2.9 billion for the NASA lunar lander system--far below Blue Origin and Dynetics--and won the contract, according to a source selection document obtained by The Post. Story TK— Christian Davenport (@wapodavenport) April 16, 2021 Tun…
    - 13 hours ago 16 Apr 21, 4:39pm -
  • Pam Melroy Deputy Administrator Nomination Due On Friday
    Sources report that the nomination of Pam Melroy @Astro_Pam by the White House to be Deputy Administrator of @NASA will be announced tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/mBZI8D0s33— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) April 15, 2021...
    - 1 day ago 15 Apr 21, 8:48pm -
  • NASA Ames And NASA HQ STEM Ignore Each Other
    NASA Lands in Oakland! New Partnership with Chabot Space & Science Center Will Create NASA Learning Opportunities in the East Bay, NASA Ames "A new partnership between NASA's Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley and Chabot Space & Scie…
    - 1 day ago 15 Apr 21, 8:09pm -
  • Bill Nelson Confirmation Hearing Date Set
    Bill Nelson's confirmation hrg to be NASA Admin will be next Wed, Apr 21, at 10:00 am ET. [Same time as "Countdown Clock" bfg prior to Crew-2 launch the next day.] Cmte will also consider nomination of Lina Khan to...
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 21, 4:53pm -
  • Stupid Mars Headline Goes Global And NASA Sits On Its Hands (Update)
    And today's NASAWatch Stupid Space Headline of the Day Award goes to ... The Sun (again) with actual #NASA web post as a reality benchmark https://t.co/MJrTYU2XxW #Mars #countdowntomars pic.twitter.com/ywuAvbjlg4— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) Ap…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 21, 3:49pm -
  • Sierra Nevadą Is Creating A New Space Company
    Sierra Nevada Memo Announcing New Company "Sierra Space" "To achieve this growth and even greater impact more quickly, today we are announcing our space business area will transition to become an independent, commercial space company - Sierra Space.…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 21, 1:00pm -
  • Review: The High Frontier: The Untold Story Of Gerard K. O'Neill
    The High Frontier: The Untold Story Of Gerard K. O'Neill: A Review As the size of satellites shrinks and the ubiquity of the technology expands it is close to being possible to build a rocket in a garage and put...
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 21, 2:51am -
  • Yet Another Stealth NASA New Business Event
    IMEC and Cook County Partner with NASA to Bring New Business Opportunity Event to Manufacturers "Cook County Board President Preckwinkle, the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC), and IMEC will host a 3-Day virtual event with NASA and its prime cont…
    - 4 days ago 12 Apr 21, 5:47pm -
  • Book Review: "The Mission: A True Story"
    "The Mission: A True Story" By David W. Brown: A Review "To most people outside of NASA, a space mission that is making the news often appears out of nowhere. Sometimes there may be a little news when it is...
    - 5 days ago 12 Apr 21, 1:22pm -
  • My STS-1 Story
    Video of #STS1 launch #OTD 12 April 1981 At 3:47 you can see @SenBillNelson in the VIP area shouting "GO". I was standing 10 feet away (I was Jerry Brown's advance man) and you can see me in the lower...
    - 5 days ago 12 Apr 21, 12:55pm -

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NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

Inside the Flame Nebula
Inside the Flame Nebula
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The Doubly Warped World of Binary Black Holes
The Doubly Warped World of Binary Black Holes
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The Galaxy, the Jet, and a Famous Black Hole
The Galaxy, the Jet, and a Famous Black Hole
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The Pencil Nebula Supernova Shock Wave
The Pencil Nebula Supernova Shock Wave
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Confirmed Muon Wobble Remains Unexplained
Confirmed Muon Wobble Remains Unexplained
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Alnitak and the Flame Nebula
Alnitak and the Flame Nebula
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