Tag: This Week at NASA

President Signs NASA Transition Authorization Act on This Week @NASA – March 24, 2017

President Signs NASA Transition Authorization Act on This Week @NASA – March 24, 2017

On March 21, President Trump signed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017. The bipartisan

Read More...
Oceans Beyond Earth on This Week @NASA – April 14, 2017

Oceans Beyond Earth on This Week @NASA – April 14, 2017

Two long-running NASA missions are providing new details about ocean bearing moons of Jupiter and Saturn – further heightening

Read More...
Webb Telescope Passes Important Optical Test on This Week @NASA – May 5, 2017

Webb Telescope Passes Important Optical Test on This Week @NASA – May 5, 2017

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has successfully passed the center of curvature test at Goddard Space Flight Center,

Read More...
Milestone Spacewalk on the Space Station on This Week @NASA – May 12, 2017

Milestone Spacewalk on the Space Station on This Week @NASA – May 12, 2017

On May 12, Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer conducted a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. This was the

Read More...
Pence Visits Mars InSight Facility on This Week @NASA – October 27, 2017

Pence Visits Mars InSight Facility on This Week @NASA – October 27, 2017

On Oct. 26, Vice President Mike Pence joined our Associate Administrator for Science, Thomas Zurbuchen for a close-up view

Read More...
Webb Space Telescope Update on This Week @NASA – January 12, 2018

Webb Space Telescope Update on This Week @NASA – January 12, 2018

The James Webb Space Telescope’s cryogenic vacuum testing at our Johnson Space Center verified it’s ready for the cold,

Read More...
Human Exploration Rover Challenge on This Week @NASA – April 13, 2018

Human Exploration Rover Challenge on This Week @NASA – April 13, 2018

A challenge for the next generation of explorers, an eye-popping virtual tour of the Moon, and introducing the public

Read More...
Feel the Rumble! RS-25 Engine Test on This Week @NASA – January 19, 2018

Feel the Rumble! RS-25 Engine Test on This Week @NASA – January 19, 2018

Firing the engine that will power humans to deep space, testing a potential source of power for future exploration,

Read More...
Going EVA Outside the Space Station on This Week @NASA – January 26, 2018

Going EVA Outside the Space Station on This Week @NASA – January 26, 2018

The first space station spacewalk of the new year, launching GOLD to study Earth’s near-space environment, and – read

Read More...
Celestial Triple Treat on This Week @NASA – February 2, 2018

Celestial Triple Treat on This Week @NASA – February 2, 2018

Super Blue Blood Moon – a rare triple treat up in the sky, celebrating America’s first explorer in space,

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu