Artemis

Artemis I: About Orion

A new era of space exploration has begun, and with it a new spacecraft designed to carry humans where we have never gone before. Take a closer look at the upcoming Artemis I flight, a mission that will pave the way for future lunar exploration, in our newest blog series.

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Neutralizing Gravity on Earth

Gravitational force varies significantly from Earth, to the Moon, and Mars. In order to prepare astronauts to work in a variety of environments, NASA must continuously develop innovative training systems. NASA Johnson Space Center is home to the Active Response Gravity Offload System (ARGOS), which simulates reduced gravity environments. Learn

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Matthew Dominick

Artemis astronaut feature: Matthew Dominick

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Matthew Dominick.  

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Landsat 9

Launch Pad: Landsat 9 continues nearly 50-year legacy

Each month, in our new Launch Pad series we will cover notable spaceflight missions set to liftoff soon. What’s up next? The Landsat 9 launch, currently scheduled for September. Next month, Landsat 9 will launch, continuing almost a 50-year legacy of documenting our changing world. The satellite will liftoff in

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Artemis underwater training

Artemis I: Dive into Artemis Training

Take a closer look at the upcoming Artemis I flight, a mission that will pave the way for future lunar exploration, in our newest blog series. Last time we shared the Artemis I mission overview with you. This week, we are diving into Artemis training. While the Artemis I mission

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Artemis I: Mission Overview

Take a closer look at the upcoming Artemis I flight, a mission that will pave the way for future lunar exploration, in our newest blog series. Later this year, Artemis I will launch, kicking off a highly anticipated return to the Moon. It will be the first step in NASA’s

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Training in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

Our July Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), features spacesuits. Learn about the suits astronauts wear when they step out into the cosmos for a spacewalk. How does NASA train astronauts to walk in space? It sends them under the waves of an indoor

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Space Center Houston selected to receive $1 million from Blue Origin’s Club for the Future

Space Center Houston was selected to receive a $1 million grant from Blue Origin’s Club for the Future. “Our recent auction for the first seat on New Shepard resulted in a donation of $28 million to our nonprofit foundation, Club for the Future,” said Bob Smith, Blue Origin CEO. “This

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Jonny Kim

Artemis astronaut feature: Jonny Kim

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Jonny Kim. Kim

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Celebrating Pride Month: Highlighting Diversity & Inclusion

On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space. That wasn’t the only barrier she broke that day, but it wasn’t until her obituary almost 30 years later that she shared with the world her partner of 27 years, Tam O’Shaughnessy. Not only was Ride the

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