NASA Invites Media to First Astronaut Launch Aboard Boeing’s Starliner

Editor’s note: This advisory was updated Feb. 22, 2024, to include a target launch date. As part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, the agency opened media accreditation for the launch of NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test to the International Space Station. The mission will be the company’s first Starliner spacecraft mission with crew. NASA astronauts …

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NASA, Sierra Space Invite Media to See Spaceplane for Cargo Missions

As part of NASA’s efforts to expand commercial resupply in low Earth orbit, media are invited to view Sierra Space’s uncrewed commercial spaceplane ahead of its first demonstration flight for the agency to the International Space Station in 2024. The Dream Chaser event is scheduled to begin at 10:15 a.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 1, at …

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NASA Sets Briefings for Crew-8, International Space Station Missions

NASA will host a pair of news conferences Thursday, Jan. 25, from the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston to highlight upcoming crew rotation missions to the International Space Station. A mission overview news conference will begin at 1 p.m. EST and cover NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 mission to the microgravity laboratory and Expeditions 70/71. A …

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NASA to Talk Science Highlights of First Artemis Robotic Moon Landing

NASA will host a What’s on Board media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 29, to discuss the science payloads flying aboard the first commercial robotic flight to the lunar surface as part of the agency’s CLPS (Commercial Lunar Payload Services) initiative under the Artemis program. Carrying NASA and commercial payloads to the Moon, …

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