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NASA to Start Designing More Sustainable Jet Engine Core

By |2024-05-18T06:00:00-04:00May 18th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

4 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) This artist concept shows a NASA-developed small-core jet engine installed in General Electric Aerospace’s CFM RISE jet engine design. The more fuel-efficient small core powers a large open turbofan, which also helps increase efficiency. The effort is part of NASA’s Sustainable Flight National Partnership [...]

NASA Awards Contracts for Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition Services

By |2024-05-17T16:04:00-04:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA has selected four companies to provide spacecraft and related services, including acquiring spacecraft components and equipment, in support of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The multiple awards, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity base contracts, are firm-fixed-price with a total combined value of $6 billion. These multi-agency contracts may support other NASA centers and federal [...]

Dr. Lori Glaze to begin six-month Detail as Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for ESDMD

By |2024-05-17T16:04:00-04:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

3 min read Dr. Lori Glaze to begin six-month Detail as Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for ESDMD May 17, 2024 I am pleased to share some exciting news regarding senior executive detail backfills to provide broadening opportunities for some of our leadership team. Agency leadership has chosen Dr. Lori Glaze to begin a six-month [...]

NASA Around the World: Interns Teach Virtual Lessons in Kenya

By |2024-05-17T08:17:00-04:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

2 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) Video Credit: NASA/Dennis Brown, TechLit Africa When it comes to inspiring the next generation, NASA interns know no bounds. Interns at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland taught students 7,600 miles away in Mogotio, Kenya, but thanks to technology, they didn’t travel a single [...]

Sols 4186-4188: Almost there…

By |2024-05-17T07:43:00-04:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

3 min read Sols 4186-4188: Almost there… NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI), located on the turret at the end of the rover’s robotic arm, on May 14, 2024, Sol 4184 of the Mars Science Laboratory Mission, at 06:58:35 UTC. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Earth planning day: Wednesday, May [...]

Hubble Views Cosmic Dust Lanes

By |2024-05-17T07:24:00-04:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

2 min read Hubble Views Cosmic Dust Lanes This Hubble Space Telescope image showcases a nearly edge-on view of the lenticular galaxy NGC 4753. ESA/Hubble & NASA, L. Kelsey Featured in this new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is a nearly edge-on view of the lenticular galaxy NGC 4753. Lenticular galaxies have [...]

Aviary: A New NASA Software Platform for Aircraft Modelling

By |2024-05-17T06:00:00-04:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

4 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) Christopher Bennett, left, and Jason Kirk are seen in an Aeronautics Systems Analysis Branch laboratory at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia, discussing computer code that is part of Aviary, a new digital modeling tool that helps engineers innovate new aircraft designs. NASA has [...]

NASA Earns Best Place to Work in Government for 12 Straight Years

By |2024-05-16T18:31:00-04:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

2023 image capturing the Sun’s glint in between a cloudy stretch of the south Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Argentina.Credits: NASA NASA was named Thursday as the 2023 Best Place to Work in the Federal Government – large agency – for the 12th year in a row by the Partnership for Public Service. The [...]

NASA, European Space Agency Unite to Land Europe’s Rover on Mars

By |2024-05-16T14:54:00-04:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

NASA’s Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate Nicky Fox and ESA’s Director of Human and Robotic Exploration Daniel Neuenschwander sign an agreement on the Rosalind Franklin mission at ESA’s headquarters in Paris, France on May 16, 2024.Credits: ESA/Damien Dos Santos NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) announced Thursday they signed an agreement to expand [...]

How NASA Tracked the Most Intense Solar Storm in Decades

By |2024-05-16T14:01:00-04:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , |

5 Min Read How NASA Tracked the Most Intense Solar Storm in Decades NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured these images of the solar flare on May 14, 2024 — as seen in the bright flash on the right side. These images show a subset of extreme ultraviolet light that highlights the extremely hot material [...]

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