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Consumer Electronics Association Extends Support to New UAS “Know Before You Fly” Safety Campaign

Consumer Electronics Association Extends Support to New UAS “Know Before You Fly” Safety Campaign

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced its support of the new UAS safety campaign, “Know Before You Fly,” today during the 2015 International CES®. The campaign provides prospective operators of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with the information and guidance they need to fly safely and responsibly. [More]
Moon Express Selected for NASA's Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown Initiative

Moon Express Selected for NASA's Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown Initiative

NASA is working with U.S. industry to develop the capabilities and cutting-edge technologies that will help send astronauts beyond low-Earth orbit. To achieve this goal, space travelers will need the resources to survive during long-duration missions to an asteroid, Mars and other outer planets. [More]
Two Missouri S&T Students Part of Team to Design Mars Landing Mission

Two Missouri S&T Students Part of Team to Design Mars Landing Mission

Two Missouri University of Science and Technology students and one recent graduate are part of a team that has been selected as a finalist to design part of a Mars landing mission in 2018. [More]
NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Views ‘Alexander Hills’ Bedrock

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Views ‘Alexander Hills’ Bedrock

This view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows a swath of bedrock called "Alexander Hills," which the rover approached for close-up inspection of selected targets. [More]
Committee on Space Research 2018 Meeting to be Hosted by JPL and Caltech

Committee on Space Research 2018 Meeting to be Hosted by JPL and Caltech

The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), an international scientific organization, will have its 2018 meeting in Pasadena, California, hosted by the California Institute of Technology and supported by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. [More]
Team Synergy Moon to Live-Stream Soft-Landing of Planetary Rover through Hang w/ Video Social Media Platform

Team Synergy Moon to Live-Stream Soft-Landing of Planetary Rover through Hang w/ Video Social Media Platform

Hang w/announced today that Google Lunar X PRIZE Competitor, Team Synergy Moon, will use the live-streaming video social media platform to bring viewers along on their journey to soft-land a planetary rover on the Moon. [More]
NASA Begins ATLO Phase of InSight Mars Lander Mission

NASA Begins ATLO Phase of InSight Mars Lander Mission

NASA's InSight mission has begun the assembly, test and launch operations (ATLO) phase of its development, on track for a March 2016 launch to Mars. [More]
Philae Lander Doing a Marvelous Job After Landing

Philae Lander Doing a Marvelous Job After Landing

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission successfully landed on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Descending at a speed of about 2 mph (3.2 kilometers per hour) the lander, called "Philae," first touched down and its signal was received at 8:03 a.m. PST (11:03 a.m. EST). [More]
Team Registration Opens for 2015 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Team Registration Opens for 2015 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

NASA has opened team registration for the 2015 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. Organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, the event will be held April 16-18, 2015, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, also in Huntsville. [More]
NASA's Partners Continue Development of Safe, Reliable Crew Space Transportation Systems

NASA's Partners Continue Development of Safe, Reliable Crew Space Transportation Systems

NASA's industry partners continue to complete development milestones under agreements with the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. The work performed by Blue Origin, Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corporation and SpaceX during partnership and contract initiatives are leading a new generation of safe, reliable and cost-effective crew space transportation systems to low-Earth orbit destinations. [More]
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