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2017 JSC Features

Clearing the canal

Clearing the canal

Feb 21, 2017
Grounds team works to protect the people and native environment   Sun blazing and machines roaring, NASA Johnson Space Center’s ... read more
Ready to go

Ready to go

Feb 17, 2017
NASA provider SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft are vertical at Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in ... read more
NASA Johnson Space Center Director Ellen Ochoa to be inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

NASA Johnson Space Center Director Ellen Ochoa to be inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Feb 14, 2017
Veteran NASA astronaut Ellen Ochoa, Ph.D., the first Hispanic woman to go to space and 11th director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in ... read more
Yeah, we were ready for some football

Yeah, we were ready for some football

Feb 8, 2017
Before the New England Patriots made liars of statistics and history—completing what everyone originally thought they were going to do ... view gallery
Rob Navias to receive RNASA’s 2017 Space Communicator Award

Rob Navias to receive RNASA’s 2017 Space Communicator Award

Feb 7, 2017
The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation has selected Rob Navias, NASA Johnson Space Center Public Affairs ... read more
Johnson Space Center to host Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter science meeting

Johnson Space Center to host Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter science meeting

Feb 6, 2017
NASA’s Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division will host planetary scientists and lunar experts from the Lunar ... read more
A safe walk on the wild side

A safe walk on the wild side

Feb 6, 2017
On Feb. 2, Johnson Space Center’s Sustainability team received support from some feathery and reptilian friends while promoting ... view gallery
Innovation is in the air—especially for Buildings 2N and 2S

Innovation is in the air—especially for Buildings 2N and 2S

Feb 5, 2017
Some people get discouraged about the small actions that are encouraged for more sustainable business. Recycling aluminum cans, unplugging ... read more
Accepting the risks of safety

Accepting the risks of safety

Feb 1, 2017
Like a parent’s steady hands behind their child as they learn to ride a bike, the Safety and Mission Assurance (S&MA) Directorate ... read more
Johnson Space Center’s director to serve on National Science Board

Johnson Space Center’s director to serve on National Science Board

Jan 30, 2017
Science has always had an advocate in Dr. Ellen Ochoa, director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Now, it is official, as Ochoa has been ... read more
NASA simulates Orion spacecraft launch conditions for crew

NASA simulates Orion spacecraft launch conditions for crew

Jan 26, 2017
In a lab at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, engineers simulated conditions that astronauts in spacesuits would experience when ... read more
Out from the ashes

Out from the ashes

Jan 20, 2017
“We built a new spacecraft from the ashes of Apollo 1, and here 21 months later we’re flying people to the moon.” Jerry C. ... read more
Are you ready for some football?

Are you ready for some football?

Jan 19, 2017
The countdown is on and Houston is readying for the Super Bowl LI headed to NRG Stadium on Feb. 5. With the Space City hosting the big game, ... read more
Remembering Gene Cernan

Remembering Gene Cernan

Jan 17, 2017
"We leave as we came, and, God willing, we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind." -- Cernan's closing words on ... read more
Houston Green Office Challenge announces 2016 winners—and we’re one!

Houston Green Office Challenge announces 2016 winners—and we’re one!

Jan 12, 2017
For the 2016 challenge, the city of Houston engaged corporations, local businesses and nonprofit organizations through a variety of ... read more
All about sustainability? You can count on it (and our birds!)

All about sustainability? You can count on it (and our birds!)

Jan 10, 2017
This female summer tanager (Piranga rubra) arrived at Johnson Space Center in the spring after spending the winter in Central or South ... read more
NASA assigns upcoming space station crew members

NASA assigns upcoming space station crew members

Jan 4, 2017
NASA is assigning veteran astronaut Andrew Feustel and first-flight astronaut Jeanette Epps to missions aboard the International Space ... read more