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The First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids on This Week @NASA – October 16, 2021

The first mission to the Trojan asteroids, a prelaunch milestone for our Artemis I mission, and highlighting a few of our NASA centers … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-The%20First%20Mission%20to%20the%20Trojan%20Asteroids%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20October%2016,%202021...

International #ObserveTheMoon Night with NASA

On Sat., Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. EDT (23:30 UTC), join lunar enthusiasts around the world for International #ObserveTheMoon Night, an annual celebration of Earth's neighbor in space! Our live hosts will guide you on a scientific and cultural expedition to the Moon. Enjoy a close-up view of the lunar surface, watch flyovers of lunar features, and learn...

NASA Science Live: Launching Lucy to the Trojan Asteroids

Going where no spacecraft has gone before, NASA’s Lucy mission will embark on a 12-year journey to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids. As time capsules to the early solar system, these ancient remnants could give scientists vital clues about how the planets formed 4.5 billion years ago. Join mission experts on Friday, October 15 at 3:30 p.m. EDT as they take...

Launch of NASA's Lucy Mission to Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids

Set a reminder: Our Lucy mission is scheduled to launch on Sat., Oct. 16 at 5:34 a.m. EDT (9:34 UTC) to ancient asteroids called Trojans. The Trojan asteroids are rocky worlds as old as our solar system, and they share an orbit with Jupiter around the Sun. They're thought to be remnants of the primordial material that formed the outer planets. On...

We Asked a NASA Scientist – Did Mars Ever Look Like Earth?

Did Mars ever look like Earth? We think it did! Ancient Mars may have been wetter and warmer — similar to our home planet. So what happened? Scientists like Dr. Becky McCauley Rench are trying to find out. Keep up with our Martian exploration efforts: www.nasa.gov/Mars

A Change of Command Aboard the Space Station on This Week @NASA – October 8, 2021

A change of command aboard the space station, getting curious for World Space Week, and expanding commercial opportunities in space … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-A%20Change%20of%20Command%20Aboard%20the%20Space%20Station%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20–%20October%208,%202021

Launching Lucy, NASA's First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids

On Oct. 16, 2021, our Lucy spacecraft will begin its journey to visit a record-breaking number of asteroids. The 12-year mission starts from NASA's Kennedy Space Center where it'll launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket. From there, Lucy will be the first spacecraft to visit a record number of destinations in independent orbits around...

Launching Lucy, NASA's First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids

On Oct. 16, 2021, NASA's Lucy spacecraft will begin its journey to visit a record-breaking number of asteroids trapped in Jupiter's orbit around the Sun. The 12-year mission starts from NASA's Kennedy Space Center where it'll launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket. From there, Lucy will become the first spacecraft to study eight of...

Vice President Kamala Harris and an Astronaut? What A Day! | Get Curious with Vice President Harris

In honor of World Space Week, we’re visiting the Naval Observatory in Washington to talk to none other than Vice President Kamala Harris about the National Space Council. We also hear from NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, who joins us from the International Space Station - that’s right, from space! Plus, we’re building a DIY telescope that you can make...

NASA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage: El Ayer y El Mañana

Join host and award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien for NASA’s “Hispanic Heritage: El Ayer y El Mañana” (The Past and the Future) event, a conversation about the upcoming Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino, NASA's influence on Hispanic-American culture, and the pioneering spirit of Latinos. Participants include Dr. Ellen R. Stofan,...

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