Roundup Reads

2019 Roundup Reads

S&MA Hosts Third Annual Movie Night Celebrating National Intern Day

S&MA Hosts Third Annual Movie Night Celebrating National Intern Day

By Christie Reiser | Aug 21, 2019
NASA’s Johnson Space Center was abuzz in July with events and special appearances by the agency’s own extraordinary members—those part of ... read more
Bold Steps: Financial Team Awardee Strengthens NASA’s Moon to Mars Mission

Bold Steps: Financial Team Awardee Strengthens NASA’s Moon to Mars Mission

By Caleb L. Lovejoy | Aug 20, 2019
When Arden Robertson took the initiative to submit an idea for using software to track critical spaceflight items that need to be ... read more
A New Crew: Meet Johnson’s Anti-Harassment Coordinators

A New Crew: Meet Johnson’s Anti-Harassment Coordinators

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Aug 19, 2019
At NASA’s Johnson Space Center, doing the hard things is no alien concept. But sometimes, building an ideal culture and ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: NASA Preps for Apollo 12’s Encore Moon Landing

Fifty Years Ago: NASA Preps for Apollo 12’s Encore Moon Landing

By John Uri | Aug 16, 2019
Still basking in the afterglow from the first lunar landing, in August 1969, NASA was busy preparing for its second mission to land ... read more
HERA XX ‘Takes Off’ Aug. 16

HERA XX ‘Takes Off’ Aug. 16

By Monica Edwards | Aug 15, 2019
The Human Exploration Research Analog, commonly known as HERA, has come to have a reputation as one of the coolest things at NASA’s ... read more
Summer Students Get Parting Advice

Summer Students Get Parting Advice

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Aug 15, 2019
After an invigorating summer gaining work experience at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, some of the outgoing interns attended a culminating ... read more
Download the Artemis Wallpaper!

Download the Artemis Wallpaper!

By NASA | Aug 14, 2019
NASA recently unveiled the new Artemis program identity, a bold look that embodies the determination of the men and women who will carry our ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11 Astronauts Leave Quarantine …

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11 Astronauts Leave Quarantine …

By John Uri | Aug 13, 2019
… and America celebrates their accomplishment Following their arrival in Houston in the early morning hours of July 27, 1969, Apollo ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (GA)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (GA)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | Aug 12, 2019
Returning the crew home safely—the most critical element of human space exploration.As NASA prepares to send astronauts deeper into space ... read more
Hot Fire! Orion’s Service Module Completes Critical Propulsion Test

Hot Fire! Orion’s Service Module Completes Critical Propulsion Test

By | Aug 7, 2019
NASA is building a system to send astronauts to the Moon for Artemis missions, and that includes tests to make sure the Orion spacecraft is ... read more
The Dynamic Duo: Dynamo and NASA Team Up

The Dynamic Duo: Dynamo and NASA Team Up

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Aug 7, 2019
As part of Apollo 50th anniversary celebrations around the country, Houston’s soccer team, the Dynamo, joined in honoring humankind’s ... view gallery
NASA Astromaterials Digitizes Moon Rock

NASA Astromaterials Digitizes Moon Rock

By | Aug 5, 2019
When Neil Armstrong became the first human to stand on the Moon, he had a three-dimensional view that allowed him to select samples to ... read more
JSC External Relations Takes Home the Gold

JSC External Relations Takes Home the Gold

By Hayley Fick | Aug 1, 2019
JSC External Relations Honored by PRSA HoustonIn a ceremony with industry peers at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria on June 27, NASA ... read more
Celebrations Continue for Apollo 50th at University of Houston

Celebrations Continue for Apollo 50th at University of Houston

By Jenny Knotts | Jul 31, 2019
On July 24, 50 years after the Apollo 11 splashed down inthe Pacific Ocean, NASA’s Johnson Space Center made a splash of its own at ... view gallery
When Encountering Launch Fever

When Encountering Launch Fever

By Christie Reiser | Jul 30, 2019
“You have to ask yourself the John-common-sense question. Why would you ever launch a rocket in a thunderstorm?” asked Wayne Hale, ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (EA)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (EA)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | Jul 29, 2019
Building a Team for the FutureEngineering may be the largest directorate at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, but it feels like a small team. ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11’s Return to Houston

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11’s Return to Houston

By John Uri | Jul 26, 2019
Apollo 11 splashed down 950 miles southwest of Hawaii on July 24, 1969. The Command Module (CM) Columbia and the crew of Neil A. ... read more
NASA’s Always Seeking the Next HERA Crew. Could it Be You?

NASA’s Always Seeking the Next HERA Crew. Could it Be You?

By Monica Edwards and Laurie Abadie | Jul 26, 2019
No sun on your skin, breeze on your face or favorite meals for 45 days and nights. Seclusion from family and friends. Sounds painful, ... read more
Michael Collins Returns for Splashdown

Michael Collins Returns for Splashdown

By Katherine Herrick | Jul 25, 2019
Michael Collins’ presence in real life is just as charming and witty as it is in his writing—if you haven’t read the hilarious Q&A Collins ... read more
That Time the Astros Coincidentally Honored Apollo 11

That Time the Astros Coincidentally Honored Apollo 11

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Jul 24, 2019
Time for the tinfoil hats—or party hats—whichever your preference. Only July 22, Space City’s hometown baseball team, the Houston Astros, ... view gallery
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11 and Hornet + 3

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11 and Hornet + 3

By John Uri | Jul 24, 2019
See an Apollo legend referenced in this article (Michael Collins) on July 24 at NASA's Johnson Space Center, in the Teague ... read more
Christopher C. Kraft Oral History - August 2014

Christopher C. Kraft Oral History - August 2014

By NASA History Office | Jul 23, 2019
NASA Headquarters NACA Oral History Project - Edited Oral History TranscriptChristopher C. KraftInterviewed by Rebecca WrightHouston, ... read more
Apollo 50th Celebrations, from Downtown to the Gilruth

Apollo 50th Celebrations, from Downtown to the Gilruth

By | Jul 22, 2019
Last week was a whirlwind of celebration. Check out some of the highlights from Discovery Green and the Gilruth's Apollo Meet and Mingle ... view gallery
Relive the Apollo 50th Car Parade at JSC

Relive the Apollo 50th Car Parade at JSC

By | Jul 22, 2019
Check out the legendary cars that took JSC by storm last week during the Apollo 11 Car Parade celebration, brought to you by the Dare. ... view gallery
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11—The Journey Home

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11—The Journey Home

By John Uri | Jul 21, 2019
“Tranquility Base, Tranquility Base, Houston,” called Capcom Ronald E. Evans on July 21, 1969, to awaken Apollo 11 astronauts Neil ... read more
One Small Step, One Giant Leap

One Small Step, One Giant Leap

By John Uri | Jul 19, 2019
Words such as these were emblazoned in dozens of languages on the front page of newspapers around the world, echoing the first part ... read more
Watch Launch, Arrival of Astronaut Andrew Morgan at Station

Watch Launch, Arrival of Astronaut Andrew Morgan at Station

By NASA | Jul 18, 2019
A multinational crew of space travelers, including NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, is scheduled to arrive at the International Space ... read more
Landmark Independence Day Event Celebrates NASA and Apollo

Landmark Independence Day Event Celebrates NASA and Apollo

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Jul 18, 2019
Fifty years after man first set foot on the Moon, NASA’s Johnson Space Center was the featured guest at Houston’s signature Independence ... view gallery
Grab Popcorn: Apollo Anniversary Events on NASA TV

Grab Popcorn: Apollo Anniversary Events on NASA TV

By NASA | Jul 17, 2019
NASA is offering opportunities for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission ... read more
Here Then, Here Now: Some Apollo Employees Still at Johnson 50 Years Later

Here Then, Here Now: Some Apollo Employees Still at Johnson 50 Years Later

By Katherine Herrick | Jul 17, 2019
This story highlights a few of the dedicated Americans who have worked at the Johnson Space Center since the Apollo 11 Moon landing on ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: The Journey to the Moon Begins

Fifty Years Ago: The Journey to the Moon Begins

By John Uri | Jul 16, 2019
An estimated 1 million people gathered on the beaches of central Florida to witness, firsthand, the launch of Apollo 11, while more ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (AA)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (AA)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | Jul 15, 2019
50 Years ForwardFifty years ago a trio of brave explorers set out on a voyage that would forever change our perspective of who we are and ... read more
Are You ‘GO’ to Celebrate Apollo 11 with Space Center Houston?

Are You ‘GO’ to Celebrate Apollo 11 with Space Center Houston?

By Space Center Houston | Jul 14, 2019
This Saturday, July 20, Space Center Houston (SCH) will host an outdoor festival featuring a concert by WALK THE MOON and ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: National Goal Nears Fulfillment

Fifty Years Ago: National Goal Nears Fulfillment

By John Uri | Jul 9, 2019
In July 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins were ready to embark on their ... read more
A Cockpit with a View … of AA-2

A Cockpit with a View … of AA-2

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Jul 8, 2019
It seems like only yesterday but, on July 2 at 6 a.m. CDT, NASA successfully demonstrated the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11 Passes Countdown Test

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11 Passes Countdown Test

By John Uri | Jul 5, 2019
The major activity at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center the first week of July 1969 was the Countdown Demonstration Test (CDDT) for the ... read more
Star Solvers: Hugo Shelley

Star Solvers: Hugo Shelley

By Sarah Schlieder | Jul 3, 2019
The NASA Tournament Lab (NTL) has gathered a wide array of inspiring ideas from some of the world’s brightest and most ... read more
AA-2 Launch A Success!

AA-2 Launch A Success!

By NASA | Jul 2, 2019
NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety ... read more
History Awakens as Apollo Mission Control Takes Center Stage

History Awakens as Apollo Mission Control Takes Center Stage

By Katherine Herrick | Jul 2, 2019
The aroma of old banana peels, burnt coffee, pizza boxes and fried chicken hung in the air, masked underneath the heavy smell of ... read more
NASA Makes a Colorful Appearance at Pride Festival, Parade

NASA Makes a Colorful Appearance at Pride Festival, Parade

By Abigail Coleman | Jul 2, 2019
The theme for the 2019 Houston Pride celebration was “The Summer of ’69,” celebrating the 50th anniversary of both the Stonewall Riots ... view gallery
JSC AA-2 Watch Party  - Tomorrow

JSC AA-2 Watch Party - Tomorrow

By | Jul 1, 2019
Join fellow JSC employees to celebrate the major mission milestone of the Ascent Abort-2 launch on Tuesday, July 2nd with the launch window ... read more
A Timely Reminder That Hurricanes are Bad News; Ditto for Excessive Rain

A Timely Reminder That Hurricanes are Bad News; Ditto for Excessive Rain

By Christie Reiser | Jun 28, 2019
“We had wildfires, chemical spills, the Tax Day flood and the Memorial Day flood. But nothing prepared us for Harvey.” – Judge Ed ... read more
AA-2 Crew Module/Separation Ring Project Team

AA-2 Crew Module/Separation Ring Project Team

By Katherine Herrick | Jun 26, 2019
Join your co-workers and enjoy donuts and coffee as we celebrate the Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) test launch at the JSC AA-2 Watch Party the ... read more
NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, Crewmates are Back on Earth

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, Crewmates are Back on Earth

By NASA | Jun 25, 2019
NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Expedition 59 crewmates returned to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (AH)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (AH)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | Jun 24, 2019
All About the PeopleUsually traffic impedes people from getting to work, but had it not been for a bottleneck at a government career fair, ... read more
Coming Soon! Time Travel Back to 1969

Coming Soon! Time Travel Back to 1969

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Jun 21, 2019
OK, so maybe NASA Johnson Space Center team members won’t be able to exactly do that … But soon, you can achieve something pretty ... read more
Achieving a Mission Tempo

Achieving a Mission Tempo

By Sandra Jones | Jun 20, 2019
For this JSC team, the contributions are critical ...  ... read more
Johnson Wins NASA Small Business Administrator’s Cup

Johnson Wins NASA Small Business Administrator’s Cup

By NASA's Johnson Space Center | Jun 19, 2019
Congratulations! Johnson Space Center is the 2019 winner of the agency’s prestigious Small Business Administrator’s Cup – the first time ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (VA)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (VA)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | Jun 19, 2019
Preparing to LaunchSteve Stich was preparing for flight from the time he could read. “By the time I reached fifth grade, I think I had ... read more
It"s Pride Month! Here"s How to Participate

It's Pride Month! Here's How to Participate

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Jun 18, 2019
For Pride Month (June), the Out & Allied Employee Resource Group will host and take part in many events commemorating the month. Check ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: Nearly One Month to Boots in Lunar Dust

Fifty Years Ago: Nearly One Month to Boots in Lunar Dust

By John Uri | Jun 14, 2019
The achievement of President John F. Kennedy’s goal of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth was just one ... read more
Flying High: The Stars and Stripes in Space

Flying High: The Stars and Stripes in Space

By John Uri | Jun 13, 2019
(This article is in honor of Flag Day, June 14.)Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag at Tranquility Base. Image ... read more
Johnson-Built Device to Help Mars 2020 Rover Search for Signs of Life

Johnson-Built Device to Help Mars 2020 Rover Search for Signs of Life

By Charlie Plain | Jun 12, 2019
Next summer, NASA is launching the Mars 2020 robotic rover to the Red Planet, loaded with equipment to search for signs that there once was ... read more
NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts

NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts

By NASA HQ | Jun 7, 2019
NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a ... read more
Festival Celebrates Culture, Traditions of Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders

Festival Celebrates Culture, Traditions of Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Jun 7, 2019
On May 29, NASA Johnson Space Center team members flocked to the Teague Auditorium lobby around lunchtime to take part in an annual ... view gallery
Get Involved with Apollo Celebrations!

Get Involved with Apollo Celebrations!

By External Relations Office | Jun 5, 2019
From center celebrations to city wide events, there are dozens of ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo. As we prepare to ... read more
Fifty Years of NASA and ‘Star Trek’ Connections

Fifty Years of NASA and ‘Star Trek’ Connections

By John Uri | Jun 5, 2019
Fans of the television science-fiction series Star Trek were saddened when the show’s final episode aired on June 3, 1969. It seemed ... read more
Your Name … on Mars!

Your Name … on Mars!

By NASA | Jun 4, 2019
Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (SA)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (SA)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | Jun 3, 2019
The Human TouchAs an engineer and former flight director, Cathy Koerner understands the dangers and complexities of human spaceflight and ... read more
Cyclists Show Off Environmentally Friendly Commuting

Cyclists Show Off Environmentally Friendly Commuting

By Catherine Ragin Williams | May 30, 2019
On May 16, NASA Johnson Space Center cyclists demonstrated environmentally friendly commuting during the Annual Bike to Work Day event. ... view gallery
A Visual Voyage of Apollo 10

A Visual Voyage of Apollo 10

By John Uri | May 28, 2019
Apollo 10 lifted off on May 18, 1969. Aboard were astronauts Thomas Stafford, Eugene Cernan and John Young. They designated their ... view gallery
(Birthday) Wishes Can Come True

(Birthday) Wishes Can Come True

By Catherine Ragin Williams | May 24, 2019
Ms. Reggie Gibson returned to NASA’s Johnson Space Center earlier this month for a tour of the Mission Control Center for her 100th ... view gallery
Celebrate Apollo Anniversaries with Space Center Houston

Celebrate Apollo Anniversaries with Space Center Houston

By Space Center Houston | May 23, 2019
Space Center Houston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission this summer. Join NASA Johnson Space Center's ... read more
NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion

By | May 23, 2019
In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, ... read more
Today: Mars City Design Exhibit in Teague

Today: Mars City Design Exhibit in Teague

By | May 23, 2019
Today in the Teague, the Human Systems Integration (HSI) Employee Resource Group (ERG) will host an exhibit from Mars City Design, ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11 Rolls Out to the Pad

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 11 Rolls Out to the Pad

By John Uri | May 22, 2019
On May 20, 1969, while Apollo 10 was on its way to the Moon, the Saturn V that carried Apollo 11 on its historic journey took the ... read more
What is Artemis?

What is Artemis?

By NASA | May 21, 2019
Artemis was the twin sister of Apollo and goddess of the Moon in Greek mythology. Now, she personifies our path to the Moon as the ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (IA)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (IA)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | May 19, 2019
Electrical engineering is not usually a field dominated by women of color, but Annette Moore was inspired from an early age to embrace ... read more
Comicpalooza Brings the Drama, Moon Plans to Sci-Fi Crowd

Comicpalooza Brings the Drama, Moon Plans to Sci-Fi Crowd

By Catherine Ragin Williams | May 17, 2019
A convention centered around science fiction, anime, gaming, comics and pop culture was not only a natural fit for geeks (and we mean ... view gallery
Johnson’s Newest Special Delivery

Johnson’s Newest Special Delivery

By Jenny Knotts | May 16, 2019
As we prepare to return to the Moon by 2024, American companies are busy developing deep space habitat prototypes. These prototypes are ... view gallery
College Students Learn How to Find Their Place in Space

College Students Learn How to Find Their Place in Space

By Nilufar Ramji | May 15, 2019
The next generation of explorers are in classrooms right now learning the necessary skills and expertise to make their contribution to ... read more
Administrator Budget Town Hall Immediate Reaction

Administrator Budget Town Hall Immediate Reaction

By Noah J. Michelsohn | May 14, 2019
On Monday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine hosted an agency town hall to discuss the additional $1.6 billion to the FY2020 budget request ... read more
Clowning Around Lightens the Load: NASA Studies Team Dynamics in Antarctica

Clowning Around Lightens the Load: NASA Studies Team Dynamics in Antarctica

By Monica Edwards and Laurie Abadie | May 14, 2019
Often called “White Mars” because of its desolation and extreme environment, teams working in Antarctica are ripe for psychological ... read more
Roundup Recipes: Space Launch Salad

Roundup Recipes: Space Launch Salad

By Noah Michelsohn | May 13, 2019
While Café 3 is shut down over the summer for upgrades to the kitchen that will allow Starport to continue providing high quality food and ... view gallery
HAS Alumni: From Participants to Summer 2019 Mentors

HAS Alumni: From Participants to Summer 2019 Mentors

By Hayley Fick | May 10, 2019
For six NASA employees, the journey to their dream job began when they were just high school students interested in High School Aerospace ... read more
First Annual Human Systems Integration Workshop a Success

First Annual Human Systems Integration Workshop a Success

By Nicole Schoenstein | May 9, 2019
The Human Systems Integration (HSI) Employee Resource Group (ERG) hosted its first annual HSI Workshop on April 9. Per the ... read more
Daring to Innovate: 15 ICA Project Finalists Awarded

Daring to Innovate: 15 ICA Project Finalists Awarded

By Catherine Ragin Williams | May 8, 2019
More than 40 innovators from NASA’s Johnson Space Center and White Sands Test Facility answered the call to provide bold, revolutionary ... read more
Thirty Years Ago: Magellan Off to Map Venus

Thirty Years Ago: Magellan Off to Map Venus

By John Uri | May 7, 2019
Venus has often been called Earth’s sister planet, mainly because the two are roughly the same size.  And there … the similarity ends. ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (AJ)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (AJ)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | May 3, 2019
Daring to UniteDeborah Urbanski still recalls the moment Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the Moon.“I was 10 years old, and I ... read more
JSC Deputy Director Inducted into Clemson Academy

JSC Deputy Director Inducted into Clemson Academy

By Isidro Reyna | May 2, 2019
NASA Johnson Space Center Deputy Director Vanessa Wyche was inducted into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists at ... read more
It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane! Er—Many Planes …

It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane! Er—Many Planes …

By Catherine Ragin Williams | May 2, 2019
If the tiny mannequin pilots could have felt something about their flights above NASA’s Johnson Space Center, that feeling would ... view gallery
Apollo 50th Volunteer Opportunities

Apollo 50th Volunteer Opportunities

By | May 1, 2019
Looking for fun ways to celebrate the Apoll0 50th Anniversary summer? Head on over to NASA JSC’s internal volunteer website V-CORPs and ... read more
Apollo 11 Documentary Viewing - July 17, 18

Apollo 11 Documentary Viewing - July 17, 18

By | May 1, 2019
The Apollo 11 documentary will be played on July 17th and July 18th in the Teague Auditorium to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 ... read more
 Meet, Mingle and Apollo Memorabilia - July 18

Meet, Mingle and Apollo Memorabilia - July 18

By | May 1, 2019
Apollo alumni and the current NASA team will come together on July 18th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for an evening of meeting, mingling, and ... read more
Moonshot: Apollo 50th JSC  - July 9

Moonshot: Apollo 50th JSC - July 9

By | May 1, 2019
On July 9th, JSC will host Rice University professor Dr. Douglas Brinkley who is the author of a new book titled American Moonshot: John F. ... read more
Apollo 50th Center Celebration - July 16th

Apollo 50th Center Celebration - July 16th

By | May 1, 2019
On July 16th, JSC will host a celebration honoring the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and ... read more
Legends of Apollo 10 (and Snoopy"s tour of JSC)

Legends of Apollo 10 (and Snoopy's tour of JSC)

By Noah Michelsohn | May 1, 2019
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 10 mission, Johnson Space Center hosted a Lessons and Legacies panel on Thursday, April ... view gallery
Hermes Brings Asteroid Research to the ISS

Hermes Brings Asteroid Research to the ISS

By Charlie Plain | May 1, 2019
SpaceX CRS-17 is scheduled to launch hundreds of pounds of science materials to the international Space Station no earlier than Fri. May 3, ... read more
A SIRIUS International Isolation Study

A SIRIUS International Isolation Study

By | Apr 29, 2019
A NASA researcher is participating in an international isolation study hosted by the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute ... read more
Building 3 Café to Shut Down for Months

Building 3 Café to Shut Down for Months

By | Apr 26, 2019
The pathway you may normally tread to get food and nourishment during the workday will soon change after today, as the Building 3 café ... read more
Administrator Town Hall Postponed

Administrator Town Hall Postponed

By | Apr 25, 2019
The Johnson Town Hall that was scheduled to take place with Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday, April 26 has been postponed to a future ... read more
CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine Recognizes Johnson Manager with Diversity Award

CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine Recognizes Johnson Manager with Diversity Award

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Apr 25, 2019
Benjamin Tracy Minish was recently recognized as one of CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine’s employees of the year. Minish, who has ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 10 ‘a Great Amount of Teamwork’

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 10 ‘a Great Amount of Teamwork’

By John Uri | Apr 24, 2019
Less than three weeks before their mission, Apollo 10 astronauts Thomas P. Stafford, Eugene A. Cernan and John W. Young met with the ... read more
Come Meet Snoopy at the Apollo 10 Lessons and Legacies Panel

Come Meet Snoopy at the Apollo 10 Lessons and Legacies Panel

By Madison Mondich and Abbey Michaels | Apr 23, 2019
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 10 mission, Johnson Space Center will be hosting a Lessons and Legacies panel on ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (BA)

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series (BA)

By Noah J. Michelsohn | Apr 21, 2019
Open for BusinessDebra Johnson got her first taste of business at an early age, helping her parents run a chain of corner stores in east ... read more
All About That Earth, "Bout That Earth—This Earth Day

All About That Earth, 'Bout That Earth—This Earth Day

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Apr 19, 2019
We asked for it, and you delivered! This Earth Day, we're not only celebrating the amazing images of our precious planet that NASA has ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 10 … ‘to Sort Out the Unknowns’

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 10 … ‘to Sort Out the Unknowns’

By | Apr 19, 2019
About one month before their mission, Apollo 10 astronauts Thomas P. Stafford, Eugene A. Cernan and John W. Young held a press ... read more
Recap Geyer"s All Hands

Recap Geyer's All Hands

By | Apr 18, 2019
On Friday, April 12 Mark Geyer held an All Hands to recap successes and talk about daring new missions to the Moon. If you were unable to ... read more
Listening for Apollo - Houston, We Have a Podcast

Listening for Apollo - Houston, We Have a Podcast

By | Apr 18, 2019
“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” Neil Armstrong’s historic words have reverberated through history for the past 50 ... read more
Project X - Seeker

Project X - Seeker

By | Apr 17, 2019
NASA’s Johnson Space Center is poised to launch Seeker, an external, free-flying robot debuting a more agile, quick-turnaround-type of ... read more
Q&A: HERA through the Eyes of the Crew

Q&A: HERA through the Eyes of the Crew

By | Apr 17, 2019
The Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA), located at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, is a simulated environment that produces ... read more
Landmark Twins Study Releases Results

Landmark Twins Study Releases Results

By | Apr 15, 2019
NASA's Twins Study moved into the final stages of integrated research with the release of a combined summary paper published in ... read more
Annual Chili Cook-Off Brings an Explosion of Flavor and Camaraderie

Annual Chili Cook-Off Brings an Explosion of Flavor and Camaraderie

By | Apr 12, 2019
On April 6, 50 exuberantly decked out teams competed to lay claim to the honor of having the best-tasting chili NASA’s Johnson Space Center ... view gallery
New Hobby Airport Display Encapsulates Spacesuit Evolution

New Hobby Airport Display Encapsulates Spacesuit Evolution

By | Apr 11, 2019
Travelers passing through Hobby Airport will enjoy new eye candy showcasing why Houston is affectionately dubbed “Space City.” This ... read more
Standin" in the Hall of Fame

Standin' in the Hall of Fame

By | Apr 10, 2019
NASA had a big week for Hall of Fame inductions at the Space Foundation's 35th Space Symposium. Two veteran NASA astronauts were ... read more
Sixty Years Ago: NASA Introduces Mercury 7 Astronauts

Sixty Years Ago: NASA Introduces Mercury 7 Astronauts

By | Apr 9, 2019
On April 9, 1959, NASA formally introduced to the nation and the world its seven Mercury astronauts.  The event took place in the ballroom ... read more
Roundup Presents: The Directors Series

Roundup Presents: The Directors Series

By Noah J. Michelsohn | Apr 8, 2019
A Daring Approach to SafetyAs a child, Russ DeLoach would climb a chain-link fence in his backyard to catch a glimpse of the Saturn V ... read more
Wounded Warriors Cycle Through Johnson

Wounded Warriors Cycle Through Johnson

By | Apr 4, 2019
On March 29, the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride-Houston wound its way through NASA’s Johnson Space Center after an early-morning ... view gallery
Stuff of Legends

Stuff of Legends

By | Apr 3, 2019
What is the most exciting thing 75 interns did at NASA’s Johnson Space Center on March 27? They heard the “stuff of legends!” These ... read more
The International Space Station Through the Eyes of Little Earth!

The International Space Station Through the Eyes of Little Earth!

By | Apr 2, 2019
Greetings fellow Earthlings! Curious about my first week on the International Space Station? What does a normal day look like when ... read more
Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebrations

By | Apr 1, 2019
The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 was a worldwide celebration. Now let's keep the excitement growing as we march toward Artemis missions to ... read more
Recap: Administrator Town Hall on Lunar Missions

Recap: Administrator Town Hall on Lunar Missions

By | Apr 1, 2019
On Monday, April 1, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine hosted an agencywide town-hall meeting to address employee questions stemming from ... read more
Women in STEM: From NASA HAS Students to Space Industry Professionals

Women in STEM: From NASA HAS Students to Space Industry Professionals

By | Mar 29, 2019
Every dream job starts somewhere, and each journey unfolds one decision at a time. For three women, it all began when they were just high ... read more
Spacewalk Reassignments: What’s the Deal?

Spacewalk Reassignments: What’s the Deal?

By | Mar 28, 2019
On Friday, March 29, Christina Koch and Anne McClain were scheduled to perform a spacewalk together to upgrade the power systems of ... read more
NASA Welcomes NCAS Students for Four-Day Workshop

NASA Welcomes NCAS Students for Four-Day Workshop

By | Mar 27, 2019
From March 11 to 14, NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement welcomed students from the National Community College Aerospace Scholar (NCAS) ... read more
Celebrating Women’s History Month: Science Highlights from Female Astronauts

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Science Highlights from Female Astronauts

By | Mar 26, 2019
For Women’s History Month, NASA and the International Space Station celebrate the women who conduct science aboard the orbiting ... read more
Johnson Hosts Inaugural MUREP Innovative and Tech Transfer Idea Competition

Johnson Hosts Inaugural MUREP Innovative and Tech Transfer Idea Competition

By | Mar 25, 2019
NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement welcomed nearly 50 students and professors from five states and one U.S. territory to NASA’s Johnson ... read more
NASA Investigates How Dormant Viruses Behave During Spaceflight

NASA Investigates How Dormant Viruses Behave During Spaceflight

By | Mar 20, 2019
In preparation for continued human spaceflight missions farther into space to the Moon and Mars, NASA continues to investigate how the ... read more
Three Times the Charm—Three Spacewalks Coming Up

Three Times the Charm—Three Spacewalks Coming Up

By | Mar 20, 2019
Four astronauts are preparing for their first spacewalks outside the International Space Station, scheduled for March 22, March 29 and ... read more
Forty Years Ago: Columbia Arrives at Kennedy

Forty Years Ago: Columbia Arrives at Kennedy

By | Mar 19, 2019
Apollo 16 astronaut John W. Young, along with his crewmate Charles M. Duke, were walking on the Moon in April 1972 when mission ... read more
Earth Brings the Drama in New Book

Earth Brings the Drama in New Book

By | Mar 19, 2019
If looking at beautiful things is your thing, NASA has a book for you. Swirling white clouds, deep blue oceans and multicolored ... read more
Expedition 59 Welcomes Three New Crew Members

Expedition 59 Welcomes Three New Crew Members

By | Mar 15, 2019
NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch, and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos joined NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Expedition 59 ... read more
How to Watch: Expedition 59 Launch

How to Watch: Expedition 59 Launch

By | Mar 13, 2019
Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut are set to join the crew aboard the International Space Station on Thursday, March 14. ... read more
A Home for a Habitat

A Home for a Habitat

By Catherine Ragin Williams | Mar 13, 2019
One of the next stops in NASA’s quest to refine requirements for a U.S. habitat module perfect for deep space exploration is happening ... view gallery
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 9 Completes its Mission

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 9 Completes its Mission

By | Mar 12, 2019
This is a continuation of parts I and II, which you can read here and here. During the first five days of its mission, the Apollo 9 ... read more
Crew Dragon Returns From ISS

Crew Dragon Returns From ISS

By | Mar 8, 2019
The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft splashed down at 8:45 a.m. EST about 200 miles off Florida’s east coast, returning from the uncrewed ... read more
3 … 2 … 1 Thing(s) to Know About Expedition 59

3 … 2 … 1 Thing(s) to Know About Expedition 59

By | Mar 7, 2019
As Expedition 59 readies for launch on March 14 to the International Space Station, here are a few fun facts about the crew and what their ... read more
How to Watch: SpaceX Undocking, Splashdown

How to Watch: SpaceX Undocking, Splashdown

By | Mar 6, 2019
SpaceX’s inaugural flight with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program wraps up March 8—and you can watch as history unfolds. Tomorrow, ... read more
Fifty Years Ago:  Spider, Gumdrop and Red Rover in Space

Fifty Years Ago: Spider, Gumdrop and Red Rover in Space

By | Mar 5, 2019
This is a continuation of part I, which you can read here. The third day in space for the Apollo 9 crew of Commander James A. ... read more
BREAKING: Roundup Live is here

BREAKING: Roundup Live is here

By | Mar 4, 2019
Since Johnson’s internal communications were consolidated into the Roundup last year, External Relations has been creating new ... read more
SpaceX DM-1 Launch Successful, Docks to ISS

SpaceX DM-1 Launch Successful, Docks to ISS

By | Mar 3, 2019
SpaceX Demo-1 (DM-1) is underway following a successful launch on Saturday from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. ... read more
Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 9 Launched to Test the Lunar Module

Fifty Years Ago: Apollo 9 Launched to Test the Lunar Module

By | Mar 3, 2019
At precisely 11 a.m. EST on March 3, 1969, five F-1 engines roared to life, and the 7.5 million pounds of thrust they generated ... read more
Everything You Need to Know About SpaceX DM-1

Everything You Need to Know About SpaceX DM-1

By | Mar 1, 2019
On Sat. March 2, at 1:49 a.m. CT the first demonstration mission of NASA's Commercial Crew Program will launch to the International Space ... read more
6 Can’t-Miss Space Day Moments

6 Can’t-Miss Space Day Moments

By | Feb 28, 2019
On Feb. 26, NASA’s Johnson Space Center and the agency headed back to the Texas Capitol for Space Day, an annual celebration highlighting ... read more
The Countdown Begins—Tune in for SpaceX DM-1

The Countdown Begins—Tune in for SpaceX DM-1

By | Feb 27, 2019
This Saturday, the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft will launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Space Center ... read more
Mayor Turner Visits JSC for Black History Month

Mayor Turner Visits JSC for Black History Month

By | Feb 26, 2019
In celebration of Black History Month, the African-American Employee Resource Group (AAERG) hosted Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at NASA’s ... view gallery
Johnson Now Leading the (Gate)way Forward to the Moon

Johnson Now Leading the (Gate)way Forward to the Moon

By | Feb 25, 2019
NASA is going forward to the Moon. With our Orion and Space Launch System programs moving full steam ahead and our commercial ... read more
HERA Mission XVIII Lifts Off to Begin Campaign 5

HERA Mission XVIII Lifts Off to Begin Campaign 5

By | Feb 22, 2019
The fifth Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA) Campaign began on Feb. 15 with lift off of HERA XVIII in Houston. HERA XVIII is also ... read more
Trail riders bring Western flair to Johnson

Trail riders bring Western flair to Johnson

By | Feb 21, 2019
In what’s become an annual occurrence, the Texas Independence Trail Ride clip-clopped through the streets of NASA’s Johnson Space ... view gallery
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day: Meet Paromita Mitra

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day: Meet Paromita Mitra

By | Feb 20, 2019
As we celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, part of the broader National Engineers Week, NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement ... read more
Four Things to Know About Astrobee

Four Things to Know About Astrobee

By | Feb 20, 2019
Astrobee is a little game-changing robot that will soon buzz around the International Space Station, aiding astronauts with routine ... read more
Six Things to Know About NASA"s Opportunity Mars Rover

Six Things to Know About NASA's Opportunity Mars Rover

By | Feb 19, 2019
After 15 years, the mission of NASA's Opportunity rover has come to an end, but its successes on Mars have earned it a spot in the robot ... read more
Never Forgotten—NASA’s Day of Remembrance

Never Forgotten—NASA’s Day of Remembrance

By | Feb 15, 2019
For those at NASA and beyond, the crews sacrificed while serving America’s space program live on in our memories and traditions A ... view gallery
Which NASA Valentine Will You Use?

Which NASA Valentine Will You Use?

By | Feb 13, 2019
Forgot that Valentine's Day was tomorrow? Don't worry, we've got you covered with cards for the all the special people in your life!For the ... read more
Get Your Free Tickets for Expedition Special Event

Get Your Free Tickets for Expedition Special Event

By | Feb 12, 2019
Get your free tickets now for the Expedition Special Event at Space Center Houston on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. For those unable to ... read more
Gold Coin for Apollo 11"s Golden Anniversary

Gold Coin for Apollo 11's Golden Anniversary

By | Feb 11, 2019
The 50th anniversary has been deemed the golden anniversary, well NASA is getting their gold to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo ... read more
Forty-Five Years Ago: Splashdown of Third and Final Skylab Crew

Forty-Five Years Ago: Splashdown of Third and Final Skylab Crew

By | Feb 8, 2019
The longest human spaceflight—at the time—ended on Feb. 8, 1974. The Skylab 4 crew of Commander Gerald P. Carr, Pilot William R. Pogue ... read more
Join Johnson for NASA"s Day of Remembrance at 10 a.m.

Join Johnson for NASA's Day of Remembrance at 10 a.m.

By | Feb 6, 2019
On Feb. 7 at 10 a.m., NASA will commemorate the men and women lost in the agency's space exploration program by celebrating their lives, ... read more
Need to Know: Commercial Crew Launch Dates Updated

Need to Know: Commercial Crew Launch Dates Updated

By | Feb 6, 2019
NASA and its Commercial Crew Program providers Boeing and SpaceX have agreed to move the target launch dates for the upcoming inaugural test ... read more
Letter from the CFC: Thank You Johnson!

Letter from the CFC: Thank You Johnson!

By | Feb 5, 2019
Dear JSC,Thank you for your contributions to the Combined Federal Campaign. Your generosity will make a difference in many lives, locally ... read more
New Innovative Technology to Keep Astronauts Healthy

New Innovative Technology to Keep Astronauts Healthy

By | Feb 4, 2019
NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, German astronaut Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency) and Russian cosmonaut Sergey ... read more
Bronze Eagles Inspire Youth to Take Flight at Ellington Field

Bronze Eagles Inspire Youth to Take Flight at Ellington Field

By Catherine Williams | Feb 1, 2019
There are many ways to make a difference in the lives of young people—but perhaps none as unique as what the Bronze Eagles Flying Club of ... view gallery
Recap: Back in the Saddle with Jim Wetherbee

Recap: Back in the Saddle with Jim Wetherbee

By | Jan 31, 2019
On Jan. 31, NASA’s Johnson Space Center was visited by retired astronaut and former center deputy director Jim Wetherbee for a ... read more
Updated Crew Assignment for Boeing Flight Test

Updated Crew Assignment for Boeing Flight Test

By | Jan 31, 2019
NASA astronaut Mike Fincke has been added to the crew of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner’s Crew Flight Test, scheduled to launch later this ... read more
The Lowdown on the Shutdown—and How We Press Ahead

The Lowdown on the Shutdown—and How We Press Ahead

By | Jan 30, 2019
At an agency Town Hall with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine front and center, followed by a NASA Johnson Space Center All Hands with ... read more
Return to Work Helpful Information

Return to Work Helpful Information

By | Jan 28, 2019
Welcome back Johnson! Hopefully you have made a safe return to your duty station and have taken the proper steps to return to work. Due to ... read more