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NASA, Northrop Grumman Launch Space Station, National Lab Cargo

NASA, Northrop Grumman Launch Space Station, National Lab Cargo

Northrop Grummans Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,400 pounds of cargo after launching at 4:01 a.m. EST Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of November 12, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of November 12, 2018

The Expedition 57 crew members aboard the International Space Station spent the week conducting scientific investigations and preparing for the arrival of Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus vehicle, currently scheduled for launch early Saturday morning.

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NASA to Air Launch of Russian Cargo Ship, Docking at International Space Station

NASA to Air Launch of Russian Cargo Ship, Docking at International Space Station

Loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies, a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:14 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16 (12:14 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Baikonur time), to ...

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New York Students to Speak with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

New York Students to Speak with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at New York’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of November 5, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of November 5, 2018

In addition to preparation for the arrival of cargo vehicles, the Expedition 57 crew members aboard the International Space Station spent time maintaining space-grown plants, continuing research on DNA and RNA sequencing in microgravity and ...

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NASA TV Coverage Set for Nov. 15 Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

NASA TV Coverage Set for Nov. 15 Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

NASA’s commercial partner Northrop Grumman is scheduled to launch its Antares rocket, carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station, at 4:49 a.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 15. The launch, as well as briefings preceding and ...

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Small Tissue Chips in Space a Big Leap Forward for Research

Small Tissue Chips in Space a Big Leap Forward for Research

A small device that contains human cells in a 3D matrix represents a giant leap in the ability of scientists to test how those cells respond to stresses, drugs and genetic changes.

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NASA Updates Media Invitation to Observe Quiet Supersonic Flight Series Operations

NASA Updates Media Invitation to Observe Quiet Supersonic Flight Series Operations

NASA has updated the date for the media day event at which journalists are invited to learn about the agency’s Quiet Supersonic Flights 2018 campaign.

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NASA Leads Urban Air Mobility ‘Grand Challenge Discussion with Industry

NASA Leads Urban Air Mobility ‘Grand Challenge Discussion with Industry

NASA officials welcomed more than 400 participants with a stake in the future of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to Seattle last week for a two-day gathering in which the agency presented its plans to host a series of Grand Challenges for the UAM community.

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Researchers Discuss Science Launching on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Researchers Discuss Science Launching on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 8, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Northrop Grumman commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

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