NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station

Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2JCJuW8

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion

In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabilities for NASA’s lunar Gateway.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2M8QXOC

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2M50INL

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover

Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet.

from NASA Breaking News https://go.nasa.gov/2QhWe4L