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NASA Investigates How Dormant Viruses Behave During Spaceflight

NASA Investigates How Dormant Viruses Behave During Spaceflight

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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.

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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