- Two Space Probes to Pass by Venus Next Weekby Emily Lakdawalla on 2 August 2021 at 18:41
Two spacecraft are heading for a close Venus encounter: Solar Orbiter passes by on August 9th and BepiColombo on August 10th. The post Two Space Probes to Pass by Venus Next Week appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
- Welcome, Jupiter & Saturn!by J. Kelly Beatty on 1 August 2021 at 11:00
The Perseids are upon us — and as you’re looking out for shooting stars, look for Jupiter and Saturn low in the southeast as soon as night begins to fall. The post Welcome, Jupiter & Saturn! appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
- NASA Updates Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Starliner Launchon 31 July 2021 at 20:24
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch, launch, and docking activities for the agency’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station.
- Statements on Senate Confirmation of Margaret Vo Schaus as NASA CFOon 30 July 2021 at 23:31
The following are statements from Margaret Vo Schaus, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy on Friday’s U.S. Senate confirmation of Schaus as NASA’s chief financial officer:
- NASA Statement on GAO Ruling Regarding Human Landing System Proteston 30 July 2021 at 20:16
The following is the NASA statement in response to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) decision released Friday on the human landing system protest: