Robert-Braun

Robert Braun: NASA to Use Falcon 9 Rocket Thermal Images for Retro-Propulsion

Robert Braun NASA has gathered thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket as it descended to Earth and plans to use the engineering data for future Mars exploration efforts. NASA’s ...
mentor

NASA Picks 4 Teams for Tech Engagement Program; Michael Gazarik Comments

NASA has chosen four teams of early career technologists to engage in echnology development for future agency missions. The space agency said Friday it wants to create a collaborative work ...
Dava Newman

MIT Professor Dava Newman to be Nominated NASA Deputy Administrator

Dava Newman Dava Newman, an aeronautics and astronautics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be nominated by President Barack Obama for the no. 2 position at ...
acquisition policy

DoD, GSA, NASA Publish Final Rule on Federal Procurement Instrument ID System

The Defense Department, General Services Administration and NASA have released the final rule on establishing a uniform identification system to standardize procurement activities across ...
AirportRunway

NASA, Air Force Agree on X-37B Program Move to Kennedy Space Center

The U.S. Air Force and NASA have signed an agreement that allows the military branch to process an unmanned space plane inside two former shuttle hangars at the Kennedy Space Center ...
drone

NASA Langley, FWS to Use Small UAS Fire Detectors at Great Dismal Swamp

NASA has partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to test the capability of small unmanned aerial systems to detect brush or forest fires at the Great Dismal Swamp National ...
deep_space

Report: US Gov’t Eyes Nuclear Arm Retention to Handle Asteroids

Government agencies such as the National Nuclear Security Administration and NASA are taking measures to protect the Earth from potential collision with asteroids and other large ...
Steve-Volz

Stephen Volz to Lead NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service; Kathryn Sullivan Comments

Stephen Volz, formerly associate director for flight programs within NASA‘s earth science division, has joined the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as assistant ...
Federal aviation administration (FAA)

FAA Releases Document on Human Space Flight Safety Framework

The Federal Aviation Administration has released a report on safety best practices for commercial human space flight missions based on information from existing government and industry ...
Chris-Singer

Chris Singer: NASA Tests 3D-Designed Rocket Engine Injector

NASA has tested a rocket engine injector the agency’s engineers built through three-dimensional printing. The rocket engine part works to send propellant into the engine and two injectors ...