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  • NASA to Announce America’s Next Class of Astronaut Candidates
    on 2 December 2021 at 12:43

    After evaluating more than 12,000 applications, NASA will introduce its 2021 astronaut candidates at 12:30 p.m. EST Monday, Dec. 6, from Ellington Field near NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

  • Vice President Highlights STEM in First National Space Council Meeting
    on 1 December 2021 at 22:40

    Vice President Kamala Harris chaired the first National Space Council meeting of the Biden-Harris Administration Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington.

  • NASA to Air VP Harris’ First National Space Council Meeting
    on 1 December 2021 at 14:36

    NASA will air live coverage of the first National Space Council Meeting held under the Biden-Harris Administration at 1:30 p.m. EST today, Wednesday, Dec. 1, from the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington.

  • December: Geminid Meteors & Comet Leonard
    by J. Kelly Beatty on 1 December 2021 at 09:06

    December’s solstice brings the longest northern nights, and it’s a busy month for stargazers: the Geminid meteors, a visit from Comet Leonard, and a plethora of bright stars and constellations. The post December: Geminid Meteors & Comet Leonard appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  • NASA TV to Air IXPE Prelaunch Activities, Launch
    on 30 November 2021 at 20:24

    NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, the first satellite dedicated to measuring the polarization of X-rays from a variety of cosmic sources, such as black holes and neutron stars.