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Twenty Years Ago, International Space Station Construction Begins

Twenty Years Ago, International Space Station Construction Begins

Nov 20, 2018
Twenty Years Ago, International Space Station Construction Begins The largest and most complex international construction ... read more
NASA Celebrates Orion’s European Service Module Arrival

NASA Celebrates Orion’s European Service Module Arrival

Nov 19, 2018
At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Nov. 16, a panel of leaders from NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) spoke live on NASA TV ... read more
The Faces of Johnson’s Veterans

The Faces of Johnson’s Veterans

Nov 15, 2018
While Veterans Day has passed, NASA’s Johnson Space Center honors those who have served in the Armed Forces and work with us each and every ... read more
Giving to Your Favorite Cause through CFC

Giving to Your Favorite Cause through CFC

Nov 12, 2018
What is your cause? The Combined Federal Campaign is designed so that you can direct your charitable donation to a cause that is close ... read more
Combined Federal Campaign FAQ

Combined Federal Campaign FAQ

Nov 7, 2018
Combined Federal Campaign is Underway! JSC’s 2018 Combined Federal Campaign is underway and runs through the end of November. The theme ... read more
European Service Module Lands Stateside

European Service Module Lands Stateside

Nov 6, 2018
On Nov. 6, the powerhouse that will help NASA’s Orion spacecraft venture beyond the Moon arrived on American soil from Germany at NASA’s ... read more
NASA has a new innovation tool

NASA has a new innovation tool

Oct 24, 2018
NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI) and its NASA@WORK team are excited to announce the launch of the new ... read more
Q&A: Seek(er) and NASA shall find

Q&A: Seek(er) and NASA shall find

Oct 23, 2018
Seeker, an X-Project that began practically yesterday in NASA years (OK, maybe 2017 if we’re being precise), hopes to demonstrate core ... read more
Fifty years ago, Apollo 7 ends—‘101% successful’

Fifty years ago, Apollo 7 ends—‘101% successful’

Oct 22, 2018
Apollo 7, with astronauts Walter M. Schirra Jr., Donn F. Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham aboard, splashed down on Oct. 22, 1968, ending a ... read more
Five things to know about Expedition 57 launch abort

Five things to know about Expedition 57 launch abort

Oct 18, 2018
On Oct. 11, astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. While their Soyuz MS-10 ... read more
Message from Mark Geyer

Message from Mark Geyer

Oct 18, 2018
The message below was sent to the Johnson workforce by Center Director Mark Geyer at 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. JSC ... read more
Need to Know: Open House Details

Need to Know: Open House Details

Oct 16, 2018
NASA Johnson Space Center is hosting Open House in celebration of NASA’s 60th anniversary. We invite the public to come to the center and ... read more
Q&A: AA-2 Crew Module Returns

Q&A: AA-2 Crew Module Returns

Oct 16, 2018
Ascent Abort-2 is a full-stress test of Orion’s launch abort system that will demonstrate the system can very quickly get astronauts ... read more
JSC Chief Technologist Champions Tech Innovation

JSC Chief Technologist Champions Tech Innovation

Oct 15, 2018
Johnson’s Chief Technologist Chris Culbert is a champion for innovation; and therefore, the JSC Chief Technologist Office (CTO) team ... read more
Updated CCP Target Test Flight Dates

Updated CCP Target Test Flight Dates

Oct 15, 2018
The next generation of American spacecraft and rockets that will launch astronauts to the International Space Station are nearing the final ... read more
Winners of Project Mars Competition Selected

Winners of Project Mars Competition Selected

Oct 15, 2018
Imagining NASA’s bold missions to the Moon and Mars just got a boost of creativity. Winners of the Project Mars International ... read more
Fifty years ago, NASA launched Apollo 7

Fifty years ago, NASA launched Apollo 7

Oct 11, 2018
Fifty years ago, Americans were in space again for the first time in 23 months. After months of preparation, Apollo 7—with Walter M. Schirra ... read more
A live podcast and a birthday cake

A live podcast and a birthday cake

Oct 9, 2018
On Oct. 1, NASA turned 60, and employees at NASA's Johnson Space Center gathered around the Teague Auditorium to celebrate the future of ... view gallery
Top 10 moments for Year of Education on Station

Top 10 moments for Year of Education on Station

Oct 9, 2018
The Year of Education on Station (YES) is an agencywide initiative celebrating educational opportunities on the International Space Station ... read more
Fireballs and wonder

Fireballs and wonder

Oct 4, 2018
Fireballs and wonder: Artist explores new trajectories for making NASA’s astromaterials accessible and relatable As an artist ... read more
New smoothie bar a sweet deal for post-workout nourishment

New smoothie bar a sweet deal for post-workout nourishment

Oct 4, 2018
Starport continues to refine offerings and expand capabilities to serve the NASA Johnson Space Center team, and a smoothie bar at the ... read more
A Good Boy in Space

A Good Boy in Space

Oct 3, 2018
Seaman Jr., NASA’s canine explorer, launched to the International Space Station on June 29 aboard the 15th Dragon resupply mission. ... read more
Kranz Junior High is ‘go for launch’

Kranz Junior High is ‘go for launch’

Oct 2, 2018
Dickinson Independent School District celebrated the opening of the district’s second junior high during a special dedication ... view gallery
October: Disability Employee Awareness and Conflict Resolution Months

October: Disability Employee Awareness and Conflict Resolution Months

Oct 2, 2018
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Sixty years ago, NASA opens for business

Sixty years ago, NASA opens for business

Oct 1, 2018
On Oct. 1, 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officially opened for business. President Dwight D. Eisenhower ... read more
Rubbernecking Building 35’s demolition

Rubbernecking Building 35’s demolition

Sep 28, 2018
Building 35 may have bitten the dust recently, but its demise is all part of a bigger picture. Rubberneck images of its destruction, ... read more
Employee opportunity: Get in on the action as NASA’s podcast goes live

Employee opportunity: Get in on the action as NASA’s podcast goes live

Sep 27, 2018
NASA is turning 60 on Oct. 1, and with that brings many great celebrations and events. That same day, NASA’s Johnson Space Center will ... read more
Get SIRIUS about helping NASA’s Human Research Program

Get SIRIUS about helping NASA’s Human Research Program

Sep 26, 2018
SIRIUS 18/19 is a joint project between NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) and Russia’s Institute for Biomedical Problems to help prepare ... read more
Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

Sep 25, 2018
Check out the schedule of events for Hispanic Heritage Month 2018 at NASA's Johnson Space Center. ... read more
Taking out the garbage

Taking out the garbage

Sep 25, 2018
RemoveDEBRIS holds possible answers for cleaning up low-Earth orbit  On June 20, NanoRacks released the largest satellite deployed to ... read more
Astros revelry (minus the cracker jacks)

Astros revelry (minus the cracker jacks)

Sep 24, 2018
On Sept. 20, the NASA Johnson Space Center team came out to root, root, root for the hooooome team—our Houston Astros. As the ... view gallery
An asteroid called John Young

An asteroid called John Young

Sep 24, 2018
John Young cemented his legacy at NASA as a Moon walker on Apollo 16 and Commander of the first space shuttle mission. He has now officially ... read more
Recap of Ivanka Trump’s visit

Recap of Ivanka Trump’s visit

Sep 21, 2018
Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump visited NASA’s Johnson Space Center on Thursday. She was joined by U.S. Representative Brian ... read more
Q&A: Meteorite Hunting with Marc Fries

Q&A: Meteorite Hunting with Marc Fries

Sep 19, 2018
Thousands of meteorites fall onto the Earth each year. When a fall occurs in an accessible area, scientists and amateur space enthusiasts ... read more
NASA interns connect with astronaut aboard space station

NASA interns connect with astronaut aboard space station

Sep 18, 2018
“NASA interns, welcome aboard the International Space Station. I hear you loud and clear!”   On July 30, NASA astronaut ... read more
NASA’s Gateway: A primer for everyone

NASA’s Gateway: A primer for everyone

Sep 18, 2018
With the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion Program on track for testing, America will soon send humans farther from Earth than anyone has ... read more
What to Watch: Our Destiny Lies Above Us

What to Watch: Our Destiny Lies Above Us

Sep 14, 2018
WARNING: The following content may give you goosebumps NASA's Commercial Crew Program is poised to return America's capability to ... read more
Final Orion parachute test a success!

Final Orion parachute test a success!

Sep 12, 2018
NASA has completed the final test to qualify Orion’s parachute system for flights with astronauts, checking off an important ... read more
Johnson highlights summer 2018 intern achievements

Johnson highlights summer 2018 intern achievements

Sep 12, 2018
Each year, thousands of students across the country submit online applications, hoping that they will be considered for an internship at ... read more
Harvey: One year later

Harvey: One year later

Sep 11, 2018
Even a year and some days later, the name still evokes chills for a majority of Houstonians and team members at NASA’s Johnson Space ... read more
Happening this week: JSC’s Hack-a-thon

Happening this week: JSC’s Hack-a-thon

Sep 10, 2018
For the third consecutive year, a NASA Johnson Space Center team is planning a whirlwind day where more than 60 people will filter into a ... read more
Tennis on station

Tennis on station

Sep 6, 2018
On Aug. 21, tennis made its official debut on the International Space Station. The crew on station held a little match of their own ahead of ... read more
JSC Feeds Families kicks off

JSC Feeds Families kicks off

Sep 5, 2018
Once again, the NASA Johnson Space Center team will work together to knock out hunger in our community through JSC Feeds Families. The ... read more
Testing verifies communications for Orion missions beyond the Moon

Testing verifies communications for Orion missions beyond the Moon

Aug 31, 2018
Engineers recently completed a series of tests of the Orion communications system to ensure the spacecraft and mission controllers in ... read more
All Hands recap: Dare. Unite. Explore.

All Hands recap: Dare. Unite. Explore.

Aug 30, 2018
The words “Dare. Unite. Explore.” have taken over the intranet and will be appearing all across campus is the coming days, but ... read more
Meteorites and golf balls

Meteorites and golf balls

Aug 30, 2018
It turns out that golf balls might just be key to understanding the solar system.   Planetary scientists at NASA’s Johnson ... read more
NASA, SpaceX agree on plans for crew launch ops

NASA, SpaceX agree on plans for crew launch ops

Aug 29, 2018
Plans are being finalized with SpaceX for launch day operations at Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center as they prepare ... read more
Forty-five years ago: JSC’s formal dedication

Forty-five years ago: JSC’s formal dedication

Aug 28, 2018
On Aug. 27, 1973, on what would have been President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 65th birthday, NASA held formal dedication ceremonies at the ... read more
Recap of the vice president’s visit

Recap of the vice president’s visit

Aug 23, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence visited NASA’s Johnson Space Center on Thursday. Here’s what happened.  Vice President Mike ... read more
What makes an astronaut a leader in safety?

What makes an astronaut a leader in safety?

Aug 23, 2018
When you are young, you think that astronauts are the ultimate daredevils, sitting on rockets with 1.2 million pounds of thrust underneath, ... read more
Rover inspires students as they head back to school

Rover inspires students as they head back to school

Aug 22, 2018
On Aug. 4, NASA’s Johnson Space Center teamed up with the Clear Lake Division of the Houston Police Department (HPD) to make sure ... read more
Space rocks

Space rocks

Aug 20, 2018
Since the start of the Apollo era, geoscience has been an integral part of astronaut training as the crews prepared for surface exploration ... read more
Worth watching: Meet the flight test crews

Worth watching: Meet the flight test crews

Aug 17, 2018
Hear from the five astronauts who will be the first to flying Boeing’s Starliner and SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to ... read more
Top 5 technologies needed for a spacecraft to survive deep space

Top 5 technologies needed for a spacecraft to survive deep space

Aug 16, 2018
Spacecraft built for human forays into deep space require an array of features to keep it and a crew inside safe. Both distance and duration ... read more
Hamming it up for NASA’s 60th anniversary

Hamming it up for NASA’s 60th anniversary

Aug 15, 2018
“It’s kind of like being a rock star, and everyone wants to line up to talk to us.” That’s how John Maca ... read more
Worth watching: Walkin" in space

Worth watching: Walkin' in space

Aug 14, 2018
Russian cosmonauts living and working on the International Space Station will venture outside Aug. 15 for a spacewalk expected to last ... read more
Johnson team completes Orion Ascent Abort-2 capsule outfitting

Johnson team completes Orion Ascent Abort-2 capsule outfitting

Aug 13, 2018
Engineers preparing for the Orion Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) flight test hit another milestone Aug. 13 when the test vehicle left ... read more
6 key takeaways from the NASA Administrator Town Hall

6 key takeaways from the NASA Administrator Town Hall

Aug 9, 2018
In the first few days of August, the arrival of NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine ushered in a whirlwind of activity that included the ... read more
Vanessa Wyche named next deputy director of Johnson

Vanessa Wyche named next deputy director of Johnson

Aug 8, 2018
Effective immediately, Vanessa Wyche is the next deputy director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Wyche will be responsible for ... read more
Christa’s lessons continued

Christa’s lessons continued

Aug 8, 2018
Christa McAuliffe launched on the Challenger STS-51L Teacher-in-Space mission with the goal of creating science lessons for students and ... read more
NASA family reaches out—Santa Fe Strong

NASA family reaches out—Santa Fe Strong

Aug 8, 2018
Sophomores, juniors and seniors from Santa Fe High School visited NASA’s Johnson Space Center July 24 and 26 for behind-the-scenes ... read more
Lunar mystery solved

Lunar mystery solved

Aug 7, 2018
An international mystery came to a thrilling conclusion earlier this summer when a planetary scientist at NASA’s Johnson Space Center ... read more
Commercial Crew releases target test flight dates

Commercial Crew releases target test flight dates

Aug 6, 2018
The next generation of American spacecraft and rockets that will launch astronauts to the International Space Station are nearing the final ... read more
4 updates to the Stuff to Know site you need to know

4 updates to the Stuff to Know site you need to know

Aug 6, 2018
For the past two years, employees have benefited from the resources provided by the original Stuff to Know site on the Roundup Web internal ... read more
Crews assigned to first Commercial Crew flights

Crews assigned to first Commercial Crew flights

Aug 3, 2018
The first astronauts who will fly to space on American-made commercial spacecraft were announced on Friday at NASA’s Johnson Space ... read more
Breaking: Astronauts for Commercial Crew Announced

Breaking: Astronauts for Commercial Crew Announced

Aug 3, 2018
The first crews that will launch to space aboard the Boeing CST-100 and the SpaceX Crew Dragon in partnership with the Commercial Crew ... read more
Johnson’s version of a vehicle show

Johnson’s version of a vehicle show

Aug 2, 2018
Employees made the trek by foot, by bike and by car on the first day of August to view an anomaly of the best kind: three mock-ups of the ... view gallery
Root causes, lessons learned and pizza

Root causes, lessons learned and pizza

Aug 2, 2018
Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) hosts a co-op and intern (co-tern) movie night    On July 31, nearly a hundred NASA Johnson ... read more
A must-read about parking for those driving on-site Aug. 3

A must-read about parking for those driving on-site Aug. 3

Aug 1, 2018
Due to a Commercial Crew Program announcement center event scheduled for Friday, Aug. 3, the parking lot south of Building 2S will be closed ... read more
Three Apollo 11 moments that all of Houston can relate to

Three Apollo 11 moments that all of Houston can relate to

Aug 1, 2018
Nearly 20,000 hours of previously unreleased audio was revealed through a collaboration between NASA and the University of Texas at Dallas. ... read more
2018 NASA Honor Awards Ceremony

2018 NASA Honor Awards Ceremony

Jul 31, 2018
Follow link below to the 2018 NASA Honor Awards Ceremony Program 2018 Program Click Here... read more
Attend the Expedition 54/55 Crew Debrief - Aug. 7

Attend the Expedition 54/55 Crew Debrief - Aug. 7

Jul 31, 2018
Attend the Expedition 54/55 Crew Debrief at Space Center Houston on Aug. 7. Details are below. Get your free tickets here! If you ... read more
Rare selfie opportunity: Orion, Crew Dragon and Starliner on display

Rare selfie opportunity: Orion, Crew Dragon and Starliner on display

Jul 29, 2018
The JSC team is invited to Connect to the Mission Aug. 1 and experience the full fleet of NASA crewed vehicles. View the Orion, Crew ... read more
Need to know: Commercial crew assignments to be announced Friday

Need to know: Commercial crew assignments to be announced Friday

Jul 27, 2018
Assignments for the first four crewed flights of the Commercial Crew Program will be announced at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in ... read more
It’s #NationalInternDay—and there’s a Town Hall for interns

It’s #NationalInternDay—and there’s a Town Hall for interns

Jul 26, 2018
July 26, 2018, is #NationalInternDay. NASA Internships shared what Nathan Tat described it feels like to get a NASA ... read more
C2M: Last chance to see AA-2 crew module

C2M: Last chance to see AA-2 crew module

Jul 26, 2018
There are now very limited opportunities to see the Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) hardware being developed for the full-stress test of Orion's ... read more
Worth Watching: NASA Administrator Talks Webb Science with Nobel Laureate

Worth Watching: NASA Administrator Talks Webb Science with Nobel Laureate

Jul 25, 2018
NASA Television will air a conversation about the progress and promise of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope with Nobel Prize winner ... read more
Orion spacecraft at the White House for Made in America Showcase

Orion spacecraft at the White House for Made in America Showcase

Jul 23, 2018
NASA’s Orion spacecraft that flew Exploration Flight Test-1 on Dec. 5, 2014, is seen on the South Lawn of the White House on July 22, ... read more
Worth Watching: NASA Television on Roku

Worth Watching: NASA Television on Roku

Jul 19, 2018
There’s a new way for people to learn about NASA’s exciting missions and thought-provoking discoveries: The agency now has a ... read more
Worth watching: Critical conversations on science in space

Worth watching: Critical conversations on science in space

Jul 18, 2018
NASA will join counterparts from across government, industry, academia and international organizations for an in-depth conversation about ... read more
Crew Dragon arrives in Sunshine State

Crew Dragon arrives in Sunshine State

Jul 17, 2018
The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft that will be used for the company’s uncrewed flight test, known as Demonstration Mission ... read more
Team powers on AA-2 Orion module, preps for flight test simulation

Team powers on AA-2 Orion module, preps for flight test simulation

Jul 17, 2018
The team of engineers outfitting the Orion crew module for Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) have had a busy summer. Since the arrival of the empty ... read more
Houston, we now have a nomination!

Houston, we now have a nomination!

Jul 16, 2018
After a successful year of weekly episodes, “Houston, We Have a Podcast” is up for nomination for the People’s Choice ... read more
Q&A with Don Reed

Q&A with Don Reed

Jul 13, 2018
Shaneequa Vereen NASA Johnson Space Center ... read more
Student-designed spacewalk tool hitching a ride to the space station

Student-designed spacewalk tool hitching a ride to the space station

Jul 12, 2018
A student team from Lone Star College-Cy Fair created a novel new tool that will be flying to the International Space Station in spring ... read more
Houston, we have a birthday!

Houston, we have a birthday!

Jul 11, 2018
"Houston, We Have a Podcast,” the official podcast of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, recently reached an impressive ... read more
NASA and Peanuts: Collaborating again, but this time for deep space

NASA and Peanuts: Collaborating again, but this time for deep space

Jul 11, 2018
NASA and Peanuts Worldwide are joining forces to collaborate on educational activities that share the excitement of science, technology, ... read more
NASA names six new flight directors to lead mission control

NASA names six new flight directors to lead mission control

Jul 10, 2018
NASA has selected six women and men to join the elite corps of flight directors who will lead mission control for a variety of new ... read more
Testing refines requirements for deep space habitat design

Testing refines requirements for deep space habitat design

Jul 9, 2018
A team of NASA Johnson Space Center engineers and astronauts in Building 29 performed tests during the week of June 25 to help refine ... read more
Johnson External Relations Office earns PRSA Houston Grand Excalibur Award

Johnson External Relations Office earns PRSA Houston Grand Excalibur Award

Jul 2, 2018
From left to right: Deborah Denton-Misfeldt, Ralph Grau, John Stoll, Jenny Knotts, Deborah Acosta Conder, Brandi Dean, Isidro Reyna, Gary ... read more
NASA interns help ignite a passion for space and exploration during outreach visit

NASA interns help ignite a passion for space and exploration during outreach visit

Jul 2, 2018
On June 27, six NASA Johnson Space Center interns led an outreach event sponsored by the International Space Station Program. The volunteers ... view gallery
NASA completes Webb telescope review, commits to launch in early 2021

NASA completes Webb telescope review, commits to launch in early 2021

Jun 29, 2018
The Independent Review Board (IRB) established by NASA to assess progress on its James Webb Space Telescope has unanimously recommended that ... read more
HAS: Making an impact during the dog days of summer

HAS: Making an impact during the dog days of summer

Jun 28, 2018
High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS), an educational activity that takes place each summer through NASA Johnson Space Center’s Office ... read more
Johnson Human Health and Performance employees earn aerospace medical awards

Johnson Human Health and Performance employees earn aerospace medical awards

Jun 27, 2018
On May 10, the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) recognized individuals from the Human Health and Performance (HH&P) Directorate at ... read more
Worth watching: Launch of next station resupply mission

Worth watching: Launch of next station resupply mission

Jun 26, 2018
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting no earlier than 4:42 a.m. CDT Friday, June 29, for the launch of its 15th resupply ... read more
NASA’s final HERA Campaign 4 crew lands safely back on Earth. Well, sort of ...

NASA’s final HERA Campaign 4 crew lands safely back on Earth. Well, sort of ...

Jun 25, 2018
The landing was smooth, but they never actually left the ground. The 17th Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA) crew completed their ... read more
NASA@work challenge winner creates novel approach for future lunar landings

NASA@work challenge winner creates novel approach for future lunar landings

Jun 21, 2018
When Johnson Space Center intern Austin Joseph was a kid, all he wanted was to fly fighter jets in the U.S. Air Force. His childhood teemed ... read more
Mini-sims validate displays and procedures for future Orion flights

Mini-sims validate displays and procedures for future Orion flights

Jun 20, 2018
The Orion Rapid Prototype Lab (RPL) team conducted the fifth in a series of “mini-sims” with NASA astronauts and a small team of ... read more
Note on Pride Month from Johnson director

Note on Pride Month from Johnson director

Jun 19, 2018
From Johnson Space Center Director Mark Geyer to the center’s workforce: As you’ve seen with the banners at the gates and ... read more
New director Mark Geyer presents his first All Hands

New director Mark Geyer presents his first All Hands

Jun 18, 2018
NASA Johnson Space Center’s newest director, Mark Geyer, presented an all-hands event on June 11, where he discussed the busy schedule ... read more
The newest person to follow on Twitter

The newest person to follow on Twitter

Jun 18, 2018
You can now peek into JSC Director Mark Geyer’s innermost thoughts. Follow him on Twitter; his handle is @DirectorMarkG. ... read more
It’s hurricane season: What you need to know

It’s hurricane season: What you need to know

Jun 14, 2018
Last hurricane season was particularly traumatic for Houston and the surrounding areas, and the reality is that many of us are still not ... read more
Historic mentor-protégé agreement signed at Johnson

Historic mentor-protégé agreement signed at Johnson

Jun 13, 2018
Executives of PAE Applied Technology, LLC. (PAE) and Prairie View A&M University signed a historic NASA mentor-protégé ... read more
Worth Watching: NASA TV to air launch of new crew

Worth Watching: NASA TV to air launch of new crew

Jun 5, 2018
On June 6, a trio of space travelers will depart for the International Space Station. Live coverage of the launch will air live on NASA ... read more
NASA astronaut, crewmates safely return to Earth

NASA astronaut, crewmates safely return to Earth

Jun 4, 2018
Three members of the International Space Station Expedition 55 crew, including NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, returned to Earth June 3 after ... read more
NASA a perfect fit for the geekiest of gatherings—Comicpalooza

NASA a perfect fit for the geekiest of gatherings—Comicpalooza

Jun 4, 2018
NASA played a starring role from May 25 to 27 at the George R. Brown Convention Center during Comicpalooza, where celebrities, guest ... view gallery
Civil servants: T-minus one month to complete FEVS

Civil servants: T-minus one month to complete FEVS

Jun 1, 2018
The 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) is open through the end of June. Civil servants: You will have received an email from ... read more
June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month

May 31, 2018
Each year, Americans observe Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month during the month of June to celebrate the proud ... read more
An invitation to inspire

An invitation to inspire

May 30, 2018
University students from several minority-serving institutions will dine in the Building 3 collaboration area on Thursday, June 7, and ... read more
NASA remembers shuttle astronaut Don Peterson

NASA remembers shuttle astronaut Don Peterson

May 29, 2018
NASA today is remembering Don Peterson, who flew aboard the first flight of the Space Shuttle Challenger and took part in ... read more
NASA honors Alan Bean

NASA honors Alan Bean

May 29, 2018
Alan Bean walked on the moon on Apollo 12, commanded the second Skylab crew and then resigned after 18 years as an astronaut to paint ... read more
Worth Watching: "AMS: The Fight for Flight"

Worth Watching: 'AMS: The Fight for Flight'

May 25, 2018
NASA's "AMS: The Fight for Flight" documentary is now available. Find broadcast times and watch on NASA TV. It's ... read more
Sally Ride commemorated on a Forever stamp

Sally Ride commemorated on a Forever stamp

May 24, 2018
Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the ... read more
Orion program invites JSC team to All Hands

Orion program invites JSC team to All Hands

May 22, 2018
With support from organizations across Johnson Space Center, the Orion Program is flying two critical flight tests within two years and is ... read more
Johnson, local industries recognized for economic impact

Johnson, local industries recognized for economic impact

May 17, 2018
The Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Awards are some of the most prestigious honors in the technology transfer field, given out in ... read more
Starport is changing (and they have an open house to show it)

Starport is changing (and they have an open house to show it)

May 16, 2018
Starport is ever evolving, and they have made some recent renovations, updates and program additions that many will appreciate. To get ... read more
Warbirds take to the skies during annual gathering

Warbirds take to the skies during annual gathering

May 16, 2018
On April 28, pilots from all across Texas assembled at the Building 14 antenna range at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, taking over ... view gallery
Joreen Lee receives Diversity Excellence Award

Joreen Lee receives Diversity Excellence Award

May 15, 2018
The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) announced the winners of the 2018 FAPAC Civilian Awards in recognition of ... read more
Mark Geyer selected as Johnson Space Center director

Mark Geyer selected as Johnson Space Center director

May 14, 2018
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has announced that Mark Geyer has been selected as the next director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center ... read more
An out-of-this-world simulation—right here, right now

An out-of-this-world simulation—right here, right now

May 10, 2018
HERA Campaign 4, Mission 5 (XVII) is underway The crew members of NASA Johnson Space Center’s newest Human Exploration Research ... read more
#ThankATeacher

#ThankATeacher

May 9, 2018
This week, NASA’s Johnson Space Center reflects on how simple—but, nevertheless, how important—a thank you ... read more
Houston Texans’ star JJ Watt surprises Ellen Ochoa

Houston Texans’ star JJ Watt surprises Ellen Ochoa

May 8, 2018
If pictures are worth a thousand words, the expression we didn’t get to see on NASA Johnson Space Center Director Ellen Ochoa’s ... read more
Worth watching: Genes in Space

Worth watching: Genes in Space

May 8, 2018
On May 10, Boeing will host a televised downlink with NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Scott Tingle at Space Center Houston, NASA Johnson ... read more
Johnson Director Ellen Ochoa elected to Vice Chair of National Science Board

Johnson Director Ellen Ochoa elected to Vice Chair of National Science Board

May 4, 2018
On May 4, the National Science Board (NSB Board), the governing body of the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced a new chair and ... read more
Worth watching: HERA XVII Ingress May 4

Worth watching: HERA XVII Ingress May 4

May 3, 2018
NASA’s Johnson Space Center will hold a Facebook Live event May 4 from 7:20 to 7:35 p.m. for the Human Exploration Research Analog ... read more
RITF shows high school students about fiber optics

RITF shows high school students about fiber optics

May 2, 2018
The training room at NASA Johnson Space Center’s Receiving, Inspection and Test Facility (RITF) is usually crowded with NASA ... read more
Downlink showcases teachers on Earth—and off

Downlink showcases teachers on Earth—and off

May 2, 2018
The children at Brookwood Elementary had anything but library voices while waiting for a call from the International Space Station to come ... read more
NASA sets sights on May 5 launch of InSight Mars mission

NASA sets sights on May 5 launch of InSight Mars mission

Apr 30, 2018
NASA’s next mission to Mars, Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight), is scheduled to ... read more
NASA Flight Surgeon promoted to U.S. Air Force Major General

NASA Flight Surgeon promoted to U.S. Air Force Major General

Apr 27, 2018
Josef Schmid, a Flight Surgeon at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, has a résumé filled with incredible accomplishments and ... read more
Little-known piece of NASA history

Little-known piece of NASA history

Apr 26, 2018
Members of Gallaudet 11 visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center The year is 1964, and NASA is in the height of the Space Race. Spacecraft ... read more
Back to (nucleic) bases

Back to (nucleic) bases

Apr 25, 2018
Johnson Space Center celebrates National DNA Day with genomics research April 25 is National DNA Day, and this year NASA’s Johnson ... read more
C2M: Update on NASA’s deep space exploration program

C2M: Update on NASA’s deep space exploration program

Apr 25, 2018
At 9 a.m. on April 26, the JSC team has another special opportunity to connect to the mission (C2M), but this time with a media briefing. ... read more
Jim Bridenstine sworn in as NASA Administrator

Jim Bridenstine sworn in as NASA Administrator

Apr 19, 2018
On April 19, Rep. Jim Bridenstine was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 13th Administrator for NASA. He was sworn in on April ... read more
NASA celebrates contractors for safe practices

NASA celebrates contractors for safe practices

Apr 18, 2018
How does NASA and its industry partners keep their employees safe? Some organizations use inspections. Some use toolboxes. And some use ... read more
Chili with a side of antics

Chili with a side of antics

Apr 17, 2018
On April 7, the 40th Annual JSC Chili Cookoff at the Gilruth provided a festive—and unseasonably chilly—backdrop for ... view gallery
Five things to know about the restoration of the Apollo MCC

Five things to know about the restoration of the Apollo MCC

Apr 16, 2018
You’ve heard rumblings about the historic Apollo Mission Control Center (MCC) restoration, but here’s what you really need to ... read more
Today"s the day: Get social with NASA

Today's the day: Get social with NASA

Apr 16, 2018
Today, April 16, you have not only one, but two opportunities to socialize with NASA on social media. At noon CDT, take part in a ... read more
New NASA e-book offers inside look at station flight controllers

New NASA e-book offers inside look at station flight controllers

Apr 13, 2018
Behind every great space mission is a great flight control team. Since Nov. 2, 2000, humans have been living in space continuously aboard ... read more
Large outreach visit entertains, educates local students

Large outreach visit entertains, educates local students

Apr 13, 2018
On April 6, 16 NASA Johnson Space Center interns and one additional team member participated in an intern-organized outreach event sponsored ... view gallery
Worth Watching: First-ever Instagram Live from station

Worth Watching: First-ever Instagram Live from station

Apr 12, 2018
Update: Re-watch this popular Instagram Live broadcast during the next 24 hours, before it ... read more
Astronaut Drew Feustel honors Holocaust Remembrance Day

Astronaut Drew Feustel honors Holocaust Remembrance Day

Apr 12, 2018
Astronaut Drew Feustel, who is currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, took with him to space a copy of a ... read more
First JSC CIO Expo is April 19

First JSC CIO Expo is April 19

Apr 11, 2018
The Information Resources Directorate (IRD) at NASA’s Johnson Space Center is hosting its first-ever JSC Chief Information Officer ... read more
Expedition 54 breaks previous records for research

Expedition 54 breaks previous records for research

Apr 10, 2018
Congratulations to Expedition 54 on achieving a new record! During Week 24 of their mission, the team completed more than 100 hours of ... read more
Latest All Hands features JSC 2.018 and more

Latest All Hands features JSC 2.018 and more

Apr 9, 2018
On April 3, NASA Johnson Space Center Director Ellen Ochoa and Acting Deputy Director Melanie Saunders presented an all-hands event focused ... read more
C2M: Legal Office walks on the wilder side with Center Ops

C2M: Legal Office walks on the wilder side with Center Ops

Apr 5, 2018
As part of NASA Johnson Space Center’s recent upswing in activities to Connect to the Mission (C2M), Johnson’s Legal Office went ... read more
Johnson team readying Orion for abort flight test

Johnson team readying Orion for abort flight test

Mar 29, 2018
NASA Johnson Space Center’s team of human spaceflight experts are used to designing spacecraft, planning missions and training crew, ... read more
Johnson hosts information day on PRA for oil and gas

Johnson hosts information day on PRA for oil and gas

Mar 28, 2018
What does NASA have to offer the oil and gas industry in regards to risk calculation and management? A lot, it turns out.   NASA ... read more
Looking for a few good flight directors

Looking for a few good flight directors

Mar 27, 2018
NASA accepting applications for mission control leaders How would you like to sit at the helm of human spaceflight, responsible for the ... read more
New launch window under review for Webb

New launch window under review for Webb

Mar 27, 2018
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope currently is undergoing final integration and test phases that will require more time to ensure a ... read more
Two NASA astronauts among crew heading to station

Two NASA astronauts among crew heading to station

Mar 21, 2018
Three crew members, including NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, are on their way to the International Space Station after ... read more
A bit of egress success

A bit of egress success

Mar 21, 2018
After 45 days, the latest Human Research Exploration Analog (HERA) crew has egressed their habitat to rejoin the outside world. The study ... read more
C2M: Lunchtime with a ‘launch time’ this Wednesday

C2M: Lunchtime with a ‘launch time’ this Wednesday

Mar 20, 2018
Johnson team members have another opportunity to connect to the mission (C2M)—Expedition 55, to be exact—on March 21 at ... read more
Johnson in bloom

Johnson in bloom

Mar 20, 2018
Though March 20 officially heralds spring on the calendar, the flowers are minding their own internal clocks at NASA’s Johnson Space ... view gallery
Unfolding at Johnson: MgUE

Unfolding at Johnson: MgUE

Mar 15, 2018
Ten teams of teachers and students from across the country are travelling to NASA’s Johnson Space Center to test an ... read more
C2M: Planes (but no trains) and a test article

C2M: Planes (but no trains) and a test article

Mar 7, 2018
With two recent opportunities to Connect to the Mission (C2M), JSC 2.0 style, NASA’s Johnson Space Center was serious about putting ... view gallery
The planet hunter—launching April 16

The planet hunter—launching April 16

Mar 6, 2018
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is targeted to launch no earlier than 5:32 p.m. CST April 16 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 ... read more
Meet the women of curation

Meet the women of curation

Mar 5, 2018
In honor of Women's History Month, meet the women of curation. This article is a reprint from the last issue of the Roundup ... read more
AA-2 is here: Everything you need to know

AA-2 is here: Everything you need to know

Mar 5, 2018
March 2 marks the arrival of the Orion crew module. It portends an exciting time for the Johnson Space Center team, who will begin ... read more
NASA: 60 and counting

NASA: 60 and counting

Mar 2, 2018
In 2018, NASA will mark the 60th anniversary of its establishment as a U.S. government agency. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed ... read more
Worth watching: Briarhill downlink goes over the top

Worth watching: Briarhill downlink goes over the top

Mar 1, 2018
“Routine” for NASA usually translates to out of this world and, therefore, still not quite commonplace. But though what we do ... read more
Touchdown! Three Exp. 54 crewmates back on Earth

Touchdown! Three Exp. 54 crewmates back on Earth

Mar 1, 2018
Three members of the Expedition 54 crew aboard the International Space Station, including NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba, have ... read more
A tradition steeped in cuteness

A tradition steeped in cuteness

Feb 28, 2018
The Texas Independence Trail Ride trekked through NASA’s Johnson Space Center on Feb. 20, bringing with it tradition, history, ... view gallery
#StateofNASA 2018 opens doors—literally

#StateofNASA 2018 opens doors—literally

Feb 26, 2018
On Feb. 12, NASA and its field centers threw open the doors to social media followers and the news media during a “State of ... read more
New wearable technology takes on the human shoulder

New wearable technology takes on the human shoulder

Feb 21, 2018
You’ve heard of NASA’s X1 robotic exoskeleton, right? It’s the robot a human can wear over their body to either assist or ... read more
Expedition special event - Feb. 21

Expedition special event - Feb. 21

Feb 13, 2018
Get your free tickets here for the expedition special event in the Space Center Houston Theater on Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. See details ... read more
At long last—final, commemorative Roundup

At long last—final, commemorative Roundup

Feb 12, 2018
Let's get digital! The Roundup brand is now in action, bringing clean, simple and integrated internal communications ... read more
Ringing in the new Roundup

Ringing in the new Roundup

Feb 5, 2018
It’s a new year—and a new chapter for Roundup. Johnson Space Center internal communications products have been unified as a ... read more
Exploring an asteroid ... without leaving Earth

Exploring an asteroid ... without leaving Earth

Feb 4, 2018
Hop on NASA's Tumblr account to see how Human Research Exploration Analog (HERA) crew members will explore an asteroid from ... read more
Outreach effort feeds students’ hunger for space and STEM

Outreach effort feeds students’ hunger for space and STEM

Feb 2, 2018
Thanks to a collaboration with Johnson Space Center’s External Relations Office, Speaker’s Bureau volunteer and former Apollo ... read more
Revenge of the super blue blood moon

Revenge of the super blue blood moon

Jan 31, 2018
It may sound like the name of a horror flick, but the celestial show on Jan. 31 of the super blue blood moon (#SuperBlueBloodMoon for the ... read more
Look up—or tune in—to upcoming rare lunar eclipse

Look up—or tune in—to upcoming rare lunar eclipse

Jan 30, 2018
Sky-gazers are in for a rare treat very early on Jan. 31 when three celestial events combine to create a super blue blood moon. ... read more
ERO casting call - connecting to the mission

ERO casting call - connecting to the mission

Jan 24, 2018
Want to help bring NASA’s story to the world? Johnson Space Center's External Relations Office (ERO) is looking for new faces and ... read more
Look and learn: First All Hands of 2018

Look and learn: First All Hands of 2018

Jan 22, 2018
At the first All Hands of 2018 on Jan. 19, Johnson Space Center Director Ellen Ochoa delved into topics such as current missions, ... read more
Exploration Mission-1 now has a patch

Exploration Mission-1 now has a patch

Jan 19, 2018
You can now envision Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1) through art. The new EM-1 patch showcases the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket ... read more
Updated crew lineup announced for space station

Updated crew lineup announced for space station

Jan 19, 2018
NASA announced an addition to the NASA lineup for upcoming launches and made changes to some assignments for International Space ... read more
Trusty Apollo Lunar Module led the way for Moon landings

Trusty Apollo Lunar Module led the way for Moon landings

Jan 18, 2018
The Apollo Lunar Module (LM), built by the Grumman Corporation in Bethpage, New York, was the vehicle that would take two astronauts down to ... read more
Dragon ends mission with a splash

Dragon ends mission with a splash

Jan 15, 2018
The SpaceX Dragon was released from the International Space Station on Jan. 13 at 3:58 a.m. CST, splashing into the Pacific Ocean at 9:37 ... read more
Hot off the presses: Commercial Crew Program target test flight dates

Hot off the presses: Commercial Crew Program target test flight dates

Jan 11, 2018
The next generation of American spacecraft and rockets that will launch astronauts to the International Space Station are nearing the final ... read more
NASA deep space exploration systems look ahead to action-packed 2018

NASA deep space exploration systems look ahead to action-packed 2018

Jan 11, 2018
Engineers preparing NASA’s deep space exploration systems to support missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond are gearing up for a busy ... read more
NASA remembers agency’s most experienced astronaut

NASA remembers agency’s most experienced astronaut

Jan 8, 2018
John Young, the only agency astronaut to go into space as part of the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs and the first to fly into ... read more
Massively impressive

Massively impressive

Jan 4, 2018
On Dec. 20 and again on Jan. 2 due to overwhelming response, vast employee and family crowds lined up to get a view of history in the making ... view gallery