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2024 NASA News Releases

NASA Names New Station Manager, Space Operations Deputy
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NASA has selected Dana Weigel as the International Space Station Program manager, based at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Weigel succeeds Joel Montalbano, who has accepted a position as deputy associate administrator for the agency’s Space Operations Mission…

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NASA Tech Contributes to Soft Moon Landing, Agency Science Underway
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Editor’s note: This release was updated Feb. 23, 2024, to add an image from the news conference and participant titles. For the first time in more than 50 years, new NASA science instruments and technology demonstrations are operating on the…

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NASA Sets Coverage for Agency’s SpaceX Crew-8 Launch, Docking
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Editor’s note: This advisory was updated Feb. 25, 2024, with a new time for the Flight Readiness Review media teleconference NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-8 mission with astronauts to…

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NASA, Intuitive Machines to Discuss Historic Moon Mission Today
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NASA and Intuitive Machines will host a televised news conference at 5 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 23, to detail the Odysseus lander’s historic soft Moon landing. With the last-minute assistance of a NASA precision landing technology, the first CLPS, or…

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NASA Awards Spaceflight Development, Operations Contract
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NASA has selected Sierra Lobo Inc. of Fremont, Ohio, to support spaceflight hardware design, development, testing, and operations at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.  The Space Flight Systems Development and Operations Contract III is a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract featuring a…

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NASA Invites Media to Speak with Artemis II Moon Crew, Recovery Team
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Media are invited to speak with the four Artemis II astronauts on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Naval Base San Diego in California. The crew will fly around the Moon next year as part of NASA’s Artemis campaign, marking the first…

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NASA Invites Media to First Astronaut Launch Aboard Boeing’s Starliner
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Editor’s note: This advisory was updated Feb. 22, 2024, to include a target launch date. As part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, the agency opened media accreditation for the launch of NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test to the International Space…

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NASA Sets Coverage of First US Uncrewed Commercial Moon Landing
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Editor’s Note: This advisory was updated Feb. 22, 2024, to reflect updated times for target landing and NASA coverage of the event. Editor’s Note: This advisory was updated Feb. 21, 2024, to reflect updated times for the target landing of Intuitive…

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NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Prior to Space Station Mission
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NASA astronaut Tracy C. Dyson is available in limited opportunities to discuss her mission beginning at 8 a.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 26. The interviews will take place ahead of Dyson launching to the International Space Station in March. The…

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NASA Administrator to Discuss Science with Crew Aboard Space Station
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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson will discuss recent science research and technology demonstrations aboard the International Space Station at 10:35 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 21, with astronauts living and working aboard the microgravity laboratory. During the Earth-to-space call, leadership and the…

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La NASA recibe al ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Uruguay para la firma de los Acuerdos de Artemis
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Read this release in English here. En una ceremonia celebrada el jueves 15 de febrero en la sede de la NASA en Washington, Uruguay se convirtió en el trigésimo sexto país en firmar los Acuerdos de Artemis. El administrador de la…

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Martians Wanted: NASA Opens Call for Simulated Yearlong Mars Mission
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NASA is seeking applicants to participate in its next simulated one-year Mars surface mission to help inform the agency’s plans for human exploration of the Red Planet. The second of three planned ground-based missions called CHAPEA (Crew Health and Performance…

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NASA Welcomes Uruguay Foreign Minister for Artemis Accords Signing
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Lee esta nota de prensa en español aquí. During a ceremony at NASA Headquarters in Washington Thursday, Uruguay became the 36th country to sign the Artemis Accords. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson participated in the signing ceremony for the agency, and Omar…

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NASA Joins Group to Advance Wildfire Coordination, Capabilities
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NASA is now an associate member of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, giving the agency new opportunities to collaborate with federal agencies and other partners to better understand wildland fires and leverage technology and innovation to prevent and manage them…

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NASA Selects Texas A&M as First Approved Exploration Park Facility
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Feb. 15, 2024 RELEASE: J24-003 NASA Selects Texas A&M as First Approved Exploration Park Facility NASA and the Texas A&M University System announced an agreement Thursday, Feb. 15, to lease underutilized land in Exploration Park, a 240-acre development at the…

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NASA Artemis Science, First Intuitive Machines Flight Head to Moon
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A suite of NASA science instruments and technology demonstrations is on the way to our nearest celestial neighbor for the benefit of humanity. Through this flight to the Moon, they will provide insights into the lunar surface environment and test…

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Plan de acción para la equidad 2023 de la NASA se centrará en educación STEM/CTIM
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Read this release in English here. La NASA publicó su Plan de acción para la equidad 2023 el miércoles, en el cual describe los logros clave en el aumento de la diversidad, la equidad, la inclusión y la accesibilidad en toda…

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NASA Updates Equity Action Plan, Adds Focus on STEM Education, More
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Lee esta nota de prensa en español aquí. NASA published its 2023 Equity Action Plan Wednesday, which outlines key accomplishments in increasing equity across the agency, and new commitments to continue removing inequitable barriers and challenges facing underserved communities. “At NASA,…

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NASA Johnson Director to Discuss Exploration Park at ASCENDxTexas
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Feb. 13, 2024 MEDIA ADVISORY: J24-002 NASA Johnson Director to Discuss Exploration Park at ASCENDxTexas Media are invited to attend an event with NASA taking place as part of ASCENDxTexas on Thursday, Feb. 15. Vanessa Wyche, director of NASA’s Johnson…

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New NASA Mission will Study Ultraviolet Sky, Stars, Stellar Explosions
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As NASA explores the unknown in air and space, a new mission to survey ultraviolet light across the entire sky will provide the agency with more insight into how galaxies and stars evolve. The space telescope, called UVEX (UltraViolet EXplorer),…

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NASA Invites Media to SpaceX’s 30th Resupply Launch to Space Station
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Editor’s note: This advisory was updated Feb. 14, 2024, to remove and add new information about the NASA and partner science flying aboard the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft. Media accreditation is open at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for…

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NASA to Provide Coverage of Progress 87 Launch, Space Station Docking
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NASA will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Roscosmos cargo spacecraft carrying about three tons of food, fuel, and supplies for the crew aboard the International Space Station. The unpiloted Progress 87 resupply spacecraft is scheduled…

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NASA Administrator Names New Head of Small Business Programs
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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced Monday Dwight Deneal will serve as the new assistant administrator for the Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, effective immediately. In this role, Deneal provides executive leadership, policy direction,…

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NASA Welcomes Greece as Newest Artemis Accords Signatory
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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson participated in a signing ceremony Friday with Greece’s foreign minister, Giorgos Gerapetritis, as his country became the 35th country to sign the Artemis Accords. The accords establish a practical set of principles to guide space exploration…

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NASA Awards Inaugural Grants to Support Emerging Research Institutions
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NASA has awarded $3.7 million to 11 teams to support new collaborations between the agency and United States institutions not historically part of the agency’s research enterprise. These are the first awards given through a new program from the agency’s…

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