The Year Ahead: 2021 Poses Risks, Challenges, Rewards (Part 2)

@Space_Station promises to be a busy place in 2021, as @Commercial_Crew hits its stride & @NASA_SLS & #Artemis prepares to return humans to the Moon. […]

Year in Review 2020: Humans into Deep Space (Part 2)

As @NASA selects #ArtemisTeam for @NASA_SLS missions beyond low-Earth orbit, the @Space_Station entered a new era of utilization in 2020 with the arrival of Commercial Crew. […]

Crew-1's Glover Sets New Records for African-American Astronauts

At 7:13 p.m. EST Monday, #Crew1 & #ArtemisTeam member @AstroVicGlover becomes the most flight-experienced African-American astronaut with 43 days in space, passing @Astro_Stephanie. […]

Artemis Team Draws on American Space Experience, Talent, Expertise

@NASAArtemis names 18 @NASA_Astronauts to support early missions to the Moon. Among their number are the most experienced African-American astronaut, two members of the in-space Expedition 64 crew and a former schoolteacher. […]

NASA's SOFIA Observatory Makes First Direct Detection of Water in Sunlit Lunar Soil

Illustration depicting water molecules trapped in lunar soil, along with SOFIA onboard a modified Boeing 747SP jetliner. Image Credit: NASA/Daniel Rutterit

The Moon is generally thought of as a very dry place, with no surface water or even water vapor clouds. Nothing but arid, dusty regolith and rocks. That’s true for the most part, […]

SLS Core Stage Completes Sixth Green Run Test, Eyes Early Nov Test-Fire

@NASA_SLS has completed its 6th of 8 #GreenRun tests of the Artemis-1 core stage. Mark your calendars for Hot Fire Test in early Nov. […]

Green Run Test 6 Set to Begin Next Week, As Stennis Aims for Early November Hot Fire

@NASAStennis teams are ready to begin the first of three “operational” Green Run tests next week, leading to the long-awaited Hot Fire of @NASA_SLS #Artemis core stage in early Nov. […]

NASA Discusses Exploration, Inspiration and Funding for 2024 Moon Landing and Beyond

@NASA talks exploration & inspiration ahead of Lunar South Pole landing by #Artemis astronauts in 2024, amid lingering worries about HLS funding. […]

FSB-1 Test Fire Completed for Future SLS Artemis Deep-Space Missions

@NASA_SLS & @NorthropGrumman have successfully fired the #FSB1 test motor, ahead of #Artemis1 […]

Critical Artemis-1 SLS Component Arrives in Florida

Another critical component for NASA’s SLS heavylift rocket arrived in Florida on Wednesday, for launch on the Artemis-1 mission late next year. […]