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NASA

NASA is a space-related agency of the United States government.

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is an independent space-related agency of the United States government that is headquartered in Washington D.C. and was formed on July 29, 1958. NASA is responsible for the civilian space program, aeronautics research, and aerospace research for the United States government.

Centers and Facilities

The following centers and facilities are part of NASA: Ames Research Center, Armstrong Slight Research Center, Glenn Research Center, Goddard Space Flight Center, Goldstone Observatory, Headquarters, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Johnson Space Center, Kennedy Space Center, Langley Research Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, Stennis Space Center, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility, Michoud Assembly Facility, NASA Engineering and Safety Center, NASA Shared Services Center, and Wallops Flight Facility.

Missions

Notable missions by NASA include the International Space Station, Hubble Space Telescope, Curiosity Mars Rover, InSight Mars Lander, Parker Solar Probe, Artemis Program, Commercial Crew, Juno: Mission at Jupiter, OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission, James Webb Space Telescope, New Horizons: Pluto and Beyond.

Timeline

July 2021
Two sounding rockets will be launched this month under Nasa's Dynamo-2 mission to team up with a satellite to study the giant electric current in Earth's ionosphere.
June 29, 2021
NASA's Artemis I Mission launches "Commander Moonikin Campos", the official name of the manikin flying around the moon.
June 2, 2021
Nasa plans return to Venus with two missions by 2030.
April 23, 2021
Four astronauts bound for the International Space Station launch from the Florida coast as part of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission.
February 9, 2021
NASA picks SpaceX Falcon Heavy for $332M mission to launch lunar Gateway components in 2024.
November 16, 2020
NASA and SpaceX successfully launch four astronauts to space for first operational Dragon crew mission.
November 15, 2020
NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 mission launches on a Falcon 9 rocket from the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
June 24, 2020
NASA announces its intent to name the building the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters building.
August 29, 2019
NASA's Kennedy Space Center said it will move its 400 foot (122 meters) tall, $650 million mobile launcher structure used to assemble the agency's rocket for future moon missions from a launchpad and into the Vehicle Assembly Building, a 526 foot (160 meters) tall complex built to withstand winds of up to 125 miles per hour (201 kph).
August 23, 2019
Northrop Grumman Corporation, along with NASA and Lockheed Martin, announces that it successfully completed the second qualification test of its Attitude Control Motor (ACM) for NASA's Orion spacecraft Launch Abort System (LAS).

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Further Resources

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Bringing Mars To Earth. The Plans For a Mars Sample Return Mission - Universe Today

Fraser Cain

Web

August 28, 2019

Kathy Lueders Is The First Woman To Head Human Spaceflight

Sakshi Post

Web

June 14, 2020

Listen to the first sounds recorded from the surface of Mars

Neel Patel

Web

February 23, 2021

NASA Live: Official Stream of NASA TV's Media Channel

Web

February 14, 2019

NASA shares a stunning Hubble Space Telescope photo of Saturn's rings

Mathew Katz

Web

September 13, 2019

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Eric Berger
October 1, 2021
Ars Technica
"A flight-ready suit remains years away from completion."
Robert Sanders
August 23, 2021
phys.org
An interplanetary mission led by the University of California, Berkeley, to put two satellites--dubbed "Blue" and "Gold"--into orbit around Mars has been officially authorized to prepare for launch in October 2024.
August 12, 2021
WebWire
In a study, NASA researchers used precision-tracking data from the agency's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer ( OSIRIS-REx ) spacecraft to better understand movements of the potentially hazardous asteroid Bennu through the year 2300, significantly reducing uncertainties related to its future orbit, and improving scientists' ability to determine the total impact probability and predict orbits of other asteroids. The study, titled "Ephemer...
Science X staff
August 11, 2021
phys.org
In a study released Wednesday, NASA researchers used precision-tracking data from the agency's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to better understand movements of the potentially hazardous asteroid Bennu through the year 2300, significantly reducing uncertainties related to its future orbit, and improving scientists' ability to determine the total impact probability and predict orbits of other asteroids.
Julia Musto
July 22, 2021
Fox News
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is preparing to collect its first-ever sample.
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