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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to Begin New Demonstration Phase

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has a new mission. Having proven that powered, controlled flight is possible on the Red Planet, the Ingenuity experiment will soon embark on a new operations demonstration phase, exploring how aerial scouting and other functions could benefit future exploration of Mars and other worlds. April 30, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/3vwJuea via IFTTT

Biden-Harris Administration Shows Strong Support for NASA in First 100 Days

In the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris Administration, NASA has taken bold steps to expand America’s exploration and scientific frontiers, advancing the nation’s commitment to build back better through innovation, combat climate change, re-establish America’s standing abroad, and inspire the next generation. April 29, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/3t7EoTQ via IFTTT

With Goals Met, NASA to Push Envelope with Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

Now that NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has accomplished the goal of achieving powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on the Red Planet, and with data from its most recent flight test, on April 25, the technology demonstration project has met or surpassed all of its technical objectives. April 28, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/3gMRYd2 via IFTTT

NASA Updates Live Coverage of Agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 Return to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission with NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is now targeting a return to Earth at 11:36 a.m. EDT Saturday, May 1, in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. April 27, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/2S13uXD via IFTTT

NASA to Air Live Coverage of SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts’ Return to Earth

NASA will provide live coverage of the upcoming return activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission with NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) from the International Space Station. April 24, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/2PoYNGo via IFTTT

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Succeeds in Historic First Flight

Monday, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet. The Ingenuity team at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California confirmed the flight succeeded after receiving data from the helicopter via NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover at 6:46 a.m. EDT (3:46 a. April 19, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/3tA8sIT via IFTTT

As Artemis Moves Forward, NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Next Americans on Moon

NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface. April 16, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/32nN91o via IFTTT

NASA to Announce Selection of Human Lander for Artemis Moon Mission

NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT today, Friday, April 16, to announce the company or companies selected to move forward in developing a modern human landing system (HLS) that will carry the next two American astronauts to the surface of the Moon and pave the way for sustainable lunar exploration under the Artemis program. April 16, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/3ggk67P via IFTTT

NASA Awards Communications Program Mission Network Services Task Order

NASA has awarded a task order to AT&T Corporation of Virginia to provide support of the agency’s Communications Mission Network Services, including the highest quality, cost-effective telecommunications services for the transmission of data, video, and voice for the agency. April 01, 2021 from NASA https://ift.tt/39Bm4vr via IFTTT