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NEW YORK | Katherine Johnson, at age 100, is telling her life story

NEW YORK— Retired NASA mathematician Katharine Johnson, who turned 100 last summer, has waited long enough to tell her own story. Johnson’s “Reaching for the Moon” is an autobiography for middle graders that will be published next fall, Atheneum Books for Young Readers announced Thursday.  Johnson was one of the pioneering black women featured in … Continue reading NEW YORK | Katherine Johnson, at age 100, is telling her life story

NASA News: NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Returns to Earth After 197-Day Mission in Space

WASHINGTON DC – Three members of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, including NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, returned to Earth Thursday, safely landing at 12:02 a.m. EST (11:02 a.m. local time) in Kazakhstan. Auñón-Chancellor and her crewmates, Expedition 57 Commander Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency) and Soyuz Commander Sergey Prokopyev, launched June … Continue reading NASA News: NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Returns to Earth After 197-Day Mission in Space

NASA News: Bettina Inclán Named to Head NASA Office of Communications

WASHINGTON – Bettina Inclán has been named by Administrator Jim Bridenstine to be NASA’s Associate Administrator for Communications. Inclán comes to NASA with over 15 years of experience as a communications specialist and strategist — building winning coalitions and crafting messages and crisis communications in the political, commercial and nonprofit spheres.  She has worked with … Continue reading NASA News: Bettina Inclán Named to Head NASA Office of Communications

NASA News: Coverage Set for Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station

WASHINGTON – Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 11, to conduct a six-hour spacewalk.  Live coverage will begin at 10 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Expedition 57 Flight Engineers Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos will use this spacewalk to examine … Continue reading NASA News: Coverage Set for Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station

NASA News: NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the passing of former President George Herbert Walker Bush: “NASA and the nation mourn the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush, a leader who was a passionate advocate for space exploration. “President Bush is a personal hero of mine and a … Continue reading NASA News: NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush

NASA News: NASA Administrator to Announce New Moon to Mars Partnerships with US Companies

WASHINGTON – NASA invites media to its headquarters in Washington for the announcement of new Moonpartnerships with American companies at 2 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 29.  NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make the announcement, which will air live on NASA Televisionand the agency’s website. Working with U.S. companies is the next step to achieving long-term … Continue reading NASA News: NASA Administrator to Announce New Moon to Mars Partnerships with US Companies

Business News: Lockheed Martin And NASA JPL Successfully Land On Mars

Lockheed Martin-built InSight Lander successfully lands on the surface of the Red Plant to study the deep interior of Mars DENVER, CO – NASA has a new spacecraft operating on the surface of Mars.  This afternoon, the InSight Mars Lander, which was designed, built and tested by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), navigated the dramatic entry … Continue reading Business News: Lockheed Martin And NASA JPL Successfully Land On Mars

NASA News: International Team, NASA Make Unexpected Discovery Under Greenland Ice

An international team of researchers, including a NASA glaciologist, has discovered a large meteorite impact crater hiding beneath more than a half-mile of ice in northwest Greenland.  The crater — the first of any size found under the Greenland ice sheet — is one of the 25 largest impact craters on Earth, measuring roughly 1,000 … Continue reading NASA News: International Team, NASA Make Unexpected Discovery Under Greenland Ice