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NASA KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The launch of the unmanned Artemis I mission, NASA’s first step in returning to the moon, is carrying a host of critical components that power the flight computers, flight-control systems, and payloads on both the Space Launch System (SLS) and the Orion spacecraft. NASA successfully launched the Artemis I from Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, November 16.
NASA KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA's uncrewed Orion spacecraft launched with the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket during the early hours of November 16, 2022, on its way to the moon as an initial flight test of NASA's deep-space exploration program.
DENVER, Colo. Lockheed Martin is under contract with NASA to deliver three Orion spacecraft for the NASA Artemis VI-VIII missions; the new contracts continue the delivery of exploration vehicles to the space agency to carry astronauts around the moon and further into deep space supporting the Artemis program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. GHGSat has won a contract to provide commercial small constellation satellite products to NASA for evaluation of their suitability for advancing the agency's science and application goals, NASA announced in a statement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. NASA will launch a third polar orbiting weather satellite in about two months to assist the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA announced in a statement.
GREENBELT, Maryland. NASA has awarded two firms contracts for the Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) Spacecraft Phase A Study, which will be used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for monitoring the ocean and the atmosphere, NASA announced in a statement.
WHITE SANDS, New Mexico. The Starliner Spacecraft completed its first flight test at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, according to officials from Boeing, the Starliner builder. This test of an uncrewed orbital flight vehicle was flown to demonstrate the quality and performance of the transportation system prior to crewed flights.