Todd May

Todd May Takes Deputy Director Role at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center; Patrick Scheuermann Comments

Todd May Todd May, formerly manager of NASA’s Space Launch System program, has been named deputy director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center. May will succeed 35-year ...
RQ-4-Global-Hawk-UAS

NASA, NOAA to Fly Global Hawk for Hurricane Research Mission

A NASA-owned unmanned aircraft system will fly above hurricanes and other severe storms for studies through the end of September in an effort to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
satellite

NASA, University of Michigan Start Hurricane-Tracking Microsatellite Development

NASA and the University of Michigan have started to build a new satellite network to help scientists examine hurricanes’ inner core from space and forecast changes in storm intensity. The ...
SpaceExplorationTech

NASA to Fund 8 Space Exploration Tech Research Projects; Steve Jurczyk Comments

Eight university-led research teams could receive up to $600,000 in grants from NASA over three years to experiment with space exploration technologies for the agency. NASA said Friday ...
CubeSat

NASA Unveils Next CubeSat Launch Program for Nanosatellite Developers

NASA has launched the next round of a program for CubeSat developers to have an opportunity to launch their nanosatellites as auxiliary payloads on planned space exploration missions. The space ...
Surface Water and Ocean Topography spacecraft

NASA Renews Crew Space Launch Deal with Russia

NASA has inked a $490 million contract with Russia to keep sending American astronauts to the International Space Station aboard Russian-built space vehicles. The deal was sealed after ...
deep_space

NASA Picks 5 Mission Proposals for Explorers Program; John Grunsfeld Comments

NASA has picked five mission proposals for a program that aims to create instruments and conduct further studies into space. The space agency said Friday it selected two Explorer Missions ...
drone

FAA Clears Medical Delivery Test Flight of NASA Drone; Frank Jones Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized the initial test flight of a NASA-operated unmanned aircraft system and a drone designed to deliver medical supplies to a remote ...
International Space Station

GAO Recommends Performance Measures for NASA-CASIS Work on ISS Research

The Government Accountability Office has urged NASA to establish measurable performance targets and document its assessment of the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space’s ...
research and development RD

NASA, Agriculture Department to Forge Research Alliance

NASA and the Agriculture Department are set to ink an interagency research agreement on Earth science and agriculture. The partnership is meant to establish a collaboration framework ...