NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine

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NASA officially certifies SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft for human spaceflights

12 Nov 2020

NASA officially certifies SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft for human spaceflights

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US has officially certified Elon Musk-owned SpaceX to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) on its Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket.

NASA chief to step down when President-elect Biden takes office

11 Nov 2020

NASA chief to step down when President-elect Biden takes office

The Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jim Bridenstine, is planning to step down from the position when Joe Biden becomes the President of the United States, said reports.

Major breakthrough: NASA finds water on moon's sunlit surface

27 Oct 2020

Major breakthrough: NASA finds water on moon's sunlit surface

While there have been signs of water being present on the moon, NASA's new findings suggest the lunar water isn't just restricted to shadowy areas of Earth's only natural satellite.

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

01 May 2020

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use.

SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

20 Jan 2020

SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

Just recently, SpaceX demonstrated the capabilities of the launch escape system built into Crew Dragon, its dedicated spacecraft for manned flights.

Apparently, debris from India's anti-satellite missile is still orbiting Earth

29 Jun 2019

Apparently, debris from India's anti-satellite missile is still orbiting Earth

Back in March, India reaffirmed its position as a space power by demonstrating the ability to destroy a satellite in low-Earth orbit.

NASA heading to Saturn's largest moon in search for life

28 Jun 2019

NASA heading to Saturn's largest moon in search for life

NASA has confirmed Saturn's largest moon, Titan, as the next destination in its quest to find signs of primordial/extant life.

India's #ASATMissile test 'terrible thing'; created 400 debris pieces: NASA

02 Apr 2019

India's #ASATMissile test 'terrible thing'; created 400 debris pieces: NASA

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine termed India's destruction of its own satellite as part of ASAT missile test under Mission Shakti a "terrible thing".

Laborer's son to NASA scientist: Incredible story of Odisha boy

12 Feb 2019

Laborer's son to NASA scientist: Incredible story of Odisha boy

Hard work and determination never ditch you, and stories on a similar theme rarely fail to inspire us.

NASA releases first detailed images of faraway 'world', Ultima Thule

03 Jan 2019

NASA releases first detailed images of faraway 'world', Ultima Thule

2019 seems to have started on a high note for NASA.

SpaceX, Boeing to carry out human spaceflights in mid-2019

07 Oct 2018

SpaceX, Boeing to carry out human spaceflights in mid-2019

After several delays, Elon Musk's SpaceX will carry out its first human spaceflight in June 2019 by sending astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on board one of its rockets, confirmed NASA.

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

04 Aug 2018

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA who will fly the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules, built and operated by The Boeing Company and SpaceX, starting next year.