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‘Woman in Motion’/ Nichelle Nichols & NASA Documentary Trailer

‘Woman in Motion’/ Nichelle Nichols & NASA Documentary Trailer

If you're a fan of STEM, Star Trek, and the trailblazing pioneer known as Nichelle Nichols, check out the trailer for Woman in Motion. Premiering on Paramount + on June 3rd, the documentary focuses on, "The inspiring true story of Nichelle Nichols' determination to...

NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

Press Release Mary Winston Jackson (1921–2005) successfully overcame the barriers of segregation and gender bias to become a professional aerospace engineer and leader in ensuring equal opportunities for future generations.Credits: NASA NASA Administrator Jim...

NASA to Provide Coverage of SpaceX Commercial Crew Flight Test

NASA to Provide Coverage of SpaceX Commercial Crew Flight Test

Press Release NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the SpaceX Demo-1 flight test to the International Space Station for the agency’s Commercial Crew Program, which is working with the U.S. aerospace industry to...

Experience High-Res Science in First 8K Footage from Space

Experience High-Res Science in First 8K Footage from Space

https://youtu.be/7k2uKb9vCOI Caption: Science gets scaled up with the first 8K ultra high definition (UHD) video from the International Space Station. Get closer to the in-space experience and see how the international partnership-powered human spaceflight is...

Twin Spacecraft to Weigh in on Earth’s Changing Water

Twin Spacecraft to Weigh in on Earth’s Changing Water

Press Release April 30, 2018- A pair of new spacecraft that will observe our planet’s ever-changing water cycle, ice sheets, and crust is in final preparations for a California launch no earlier than Saturday, May 19. The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment...

US Cargo Spaceship Set for Departure from International Space Station

US Cargo Spaceship Set for Departure from International Space Station

Press Release After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to depart the International Space Station on Wednesday, May 2. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live...

Does New Horizons’ Next Target Have a Moon?

Does New Horizons’ Next Target Have a Moon?

From NASA.gov Scientists were already excited to learn this summer that New Horizons’ next flyby target – a Kuiper Belt object a billion miles past Pluto -- might be either peanut-shaped or even two objects orbiting one another. Now new data hints that 2014 MU69 might...

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 11:46 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 12. Mission coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Monday,...

NASA Brings Journey to Mars and Beyond to ESSENCE Festival

NASA Brings Journey to Mars and Beyond to ESSENCE Festival

Press Release Visitors to the 2016 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans will have a chance to explore the universe through a range of activities, including first-ever festival stage presentations, during NASA Week, a celebration of space exploration to be held June 29-July...

Nichelle Nichols: A True Trend Setter, #TBT

Nichelle Nichols: A True Trend Setter, #TBT

BlackSci-fi.com celebrates Women’s History Month! Join us in our month long celebration of the history makers past, present, and future. For Throw Back Thursday (#TBT) we've gone to the BlackSci-Fi.com archives and pulled a fantastic interview with Nichelle Nichols of...

Record Number of Americans Apply to #BeAnAstronaut at NASA

Record Number of Americans Apply to #BeAnAstronaut at NASA

  News Release Feb. 19, 2016 16-018 NASA Johnson More than 18,300 people applied to join NASA’s 2017 astronaut class, almost three times the number of applications received in 2012 for the most recent astronaut class, and far surpassing the previous record of...

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