NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for the Psyche Mission

NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Psyche mission. The Psyche mission currently is targeted to launch in July 2022 on a Falcon Heavy rocket from Launch Complex 39A at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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NASA, Boeing to Provide Outcome of Starliner Orbital Flight Test Reviews

NASA and Boeing will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Friday, March 6, to discuss the outcome of the joint independent review team investigation into the primary issues detected during the company’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test in December as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

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NASA Selects New Instrument to Continue Key Climate Record

NASA has selected a new space-based instrument as an innovative and cost-effective approach to maintaining the 40-year data record of the balance between the solar radiation entering Earth’s atmosphere and the amount absorbed, reflected, and emitted.

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How to Live a Good Life on Earth

Recently a friend of mine showed me pictures of his past life — there were too many to count.  He’d met his wife at a young age (very early 20s), they married, had children, purchased homes, vacationed, lived life, made mistakes and then divorced.  He was pretty devastated by the divorce, but had recovered pretty well over the last few years.  I cried.  I cried for him, I cried for them, I cried for their mistakes and I cried for my own failures…

We Can’t Dwell on Loss.

One of the things my friend did was to mourn deeply for what he and his family lost as a result of the divorce.  Then he moved on. Continue reading

NASA Selects Proposals for Student Aeronautics, Space Projects

NASA has awarded more than $39.8 million through the agency’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Project to increase student and faculty engagement in STEM at community colleges, technical schools and universities across the nation.

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Explorers Wanted: Media Invited to Experience Artemis Astronaut Training

NASA is offering media a glimpse of astronaut training at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25, before the application process opens March 2 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts.

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