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Stephanie Duchesne: Leading with Integrity and Openness for CLDP

Of all the lessons learned throughout her NASA career, the importance of relationship and personal integrity is one that has been repeatedly reinforced for Stephanie Duchesne, a Commercial Low Earth Orbit Development Program (CLDP) project executive. “Each person you work with has their own unique perspectives and concerns, and in order to solve a problem [...]

By |2024-06-20T10:00:00-04:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

First of Its Kind Detection Made in Striking New Webb Image

6 Min Read First of Its Kind Detection Made in Striking New Webb Image The Serpens Nebula from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Alignment of bipolar jets confirms star formation theories For the first time, a phenomenon astronomers have long hoped to directly image has been captured by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s Near-Infrared [...]

By |2024-06-20T10:00:00-04:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Sandy and the Moon Halo

Photo of the Day Last April's Full Moon shines through high clouds near the horizon, casting shadows in this garden-at-night skyscape. Along with canine sentinel Sandy watching the garden gate, the wide-angle snapshot also captured the bright Moon's 22 degree ice halo. But June's bright Full Moon will cast shadows too. This month, the [...]

By |2024-06-20T09:09:35-04:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: NASA News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

NASA Preserves Its Past at Kennedy While Building Future of Space

From the left, NASA Kennedy Space Center’s, Maui Dalton, project manager, engineering; Katherine Zeringue, cultural resources manager; Janet Petro, NASA Kennedy Space Center director; and Ismael Otero, project manager, engineering, unveil a large bronze historical marker plaque at the location of NASA Kennedy’s original headquarters building on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Approved in April 2023 [...]

By |2024-06-20T08:57:00-04:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Marshall Star for June 18, 2024

20 Min Read The Marshall Star for June 18, 2024 California Teams Win $1.5 Million in NASA’s Break the Ice Lunar Challenge By Savannah Bullard After two days of live competitions, two teams from southern California are heading home with a combined $1.5 million from NASA’s Break the Ice Lunar Challenge.  Since 2020, competitors [...]

By |2024-06-18T17:58:00-04:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

High-Speed Market Studies

2 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) Artist concept of a high-speed point-to-point vehicle.NASA Langley Owing to NASA’s Quesst mission and Commercial Supersonic Technology project, there is growing industry interest in commercial aircraft that fly faster than the speed of sound. In 2020, NASA funded two independent studies to investigate the [...]

By |2024-06-18T17:31:00-04:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA Releases Hubble Image Taken in New Pointing Mode

2 min read NASA Releases Hubble Image Taken in New Pointing Mode This NASA Hubble Space Telescope features the galaxy NGC 1546. NASA, ESA, STScI, David Thilker (JHU) NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has taken its first new images since changing to an alternate operating mode that uses one gyro. The spacecraft returned to science [...]

By |2024-06-18T17:25:00-04:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

Artemis, Architecture, and Lunar Science: SMD and ESDMD Associate Administrators visits Tokyo

3 min read Artemis, Architecture, and Lunar Science: SMD and ESDMD Associate Administrators visits Tokyo June 18, 2024 At NASA we always say that exploration enables science, and science enables exploration. During a recent, quick trip to Tokyo, Japan with our Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate (ESDMD), Cathy Koerner, I [...]

By |2024-06-18T17:02:00-04:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA Awards Logistic Services, Management Contract

Credits: NASA NASA has awarded the Goddard Logistics Services Contract to TRAX International Corporation of Las Vegas to provide logistics services and management for NASA missions. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes a base period and up to five options with a potential contract value of approximately $265 million if all options are exercised. The basic period [...]

By |2024-06-18T16:51:00-04:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA Selects Lockheed Martin to Build Next-Gen Spacecraft for NOAA

Conceptualization of the GeoXO constellation.Credits: NOAA NASA, on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has selected Lockheed Martin Corp. of Littleton, Colorado, to build the spacecraft for NOAA’s Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) satellite program. This cost-plus-award-fee contract is valued at approximately $2.27 billion. It includes the development of three spacecraft as well [...]

By |2024-06-18T16:16:00-04:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |
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