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NASA Conducts SLS Green Run Hot Fire Test

| Industry News, Molly Kearns, Space Times | No Comments
On Saturday January 16, NASA conducted the final Green Run test of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stage, marking the conclusion of an eight-stage approach to testing the…

A Look at Artemis: How This Twin Will Go Further – Panel Recap

| Amir S. Gohardani, Events, Industry News, Space Times | No Comments
NASA’s ambitious goal of landing American astronauts, including the first woman and the next man, on the Moon by 2024 is one of the key objectives of their Artemis program.

Adapting STEM Competitions in Midst of Pandemic — CanSat Goes Virtual

| Industry News, Linda Grimm, Space Times | No Comments
AAS’ 2021 CanSat Competition will take place virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Space Times article shares more information about participating teams’ mission and how the competition will adapt…

NASA’s First Asteroid Sample Return Mission, OSIRIS-Rex, is a Success

| Amir S. Gohardani, Industry News, Space Times | No Comments
At 23:00 UTC on 8 September 2016, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) spacecraft was onboard an Atlas V rocket, waiting for lift-off.

Aerospace Leadership in the 21st Century

| Amir S. Gohardani, Industry News, Omid Gohardani, Space Times | No Comments
Next-Generation aerospace leaders will face many unprecedented challenges. Preparation for these challenges is essential for advancing societies and the capabilities of mankind into future centuries.

Demo-2 Mission Brings Crewed Launches Back to U.S. Soil

| Industry News, Linda Grimm, Space Times | No Comments
NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission made history this year, ending a 9-year hiatus in manned spaceflight launches from U.S. soil. This article recaps mission highlights, from launch day to crew accomplishments…

NASA Embarks on Mars 2020 Mission

| Gregory Blaney, Industry News, Space Times | No Comments
NASA will to continue to seek life on Mars with its Mars 2020 Mission, part of the Mars Exploration Program (MEP). The mission includes the Mars Perseverance Rover, manufactured by…

Boeing Launches Starliner Commercial Crew Capsule

| Emily Cavanagh, Industry News, Space Times | No Comments
As 2019 comes to an end, the commercial spaceflight industry has hit a major milestone: Boeing has launched the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for the first time. The launch of this…
New artwork released by NASA for the Artemis Program. CREDIT/NASA

NASA is Revolutionizing the Role of Women in Space

| Emily Cavanagh, Industry News, Space Times | No Comments
On October 18 at 7:38 EDT, NASA accomplished a feat the world has never seen before: the first all-women spacewalk.