Coverage Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.
Space Station Science Highlights: Week of March 29, 2021
Scientific activities conducted aboard the International Space Station the week of March 29 included testing the use of capillary fluidics to water plants, demonstrating a small optical communications system, and measuring tiny particles with a miniature scanning electron microscope.
Seven Ways the International Space Station Helps Us Study Plant Growth in Space
As NASA plans long-duration missions to the Moon and Mars, a key factor is figuring out how to feed crews during their weeks, months, and even years in space.
Gigantic Jet Spied from Black Hole in Early Universe
Astronomers have discovered evidence for an extraordinarily long jet of particles coming from a supermassive black hole in the early universe, using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.
First X-rays from Uranus Discovered
Astronomers have detected X-rays from Uranus for the first time, using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. This result may help scientists learn more about this enigmatic ice giant planet in our solar system.
NASA Names Robyn Gatens Director for International Space Station
NASA has named Robyn Gatens as director of the International Space Station for the agency following about seven months of her serving as acting director of the program.