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Space Day 2017 at the State Captiol

Space Day 2017 at the State Captiol

Mar 22, 2017
Every two years, experts from NASA’s Johnson Space Center make the nearly 200-mile journey from Houston to Austin to participate in ... read more
Symphonizing the science: NASA Twins Study team begins integrating results

Symphonizing the science: NASA Twins Study team begins integrating results

Mar 21, 2017
It begins with one instrument. Then another joins in. Before you know it, a grand symphony is playing before your eyes. NASA Twins Study ... read more
If you build it, they will come

If you build it, they will come

Mar 20, 2017
How the NASA Johnson Space Center community worked together to overcome the crazy ant crisis If you take a moment to admire the blooming ... read more
New beginnings—2.017

New beginnings—2.017

Mar 15, 2017
Spring is upon us with more changes than just noncommittal weather patterns. At NASA’s Johnson Space Center, spring is bringing forth ... read more
Art and STEM: Unlikely accomplices in the quest for innovation

Art and STEM: Unlikely accomplices in the quest for innovation

Mar 14, 2017
Known for its workforce of “rocket scientists” who demonstrate immense technical aptitude while catapulting humankind regularly ... read more
Be it spacesuit boots, pumps or sneakers—be sure to leave footprints in your wake

Be it spacesuit boots, pumps or sneakers—be sure to leave footprints in your wake

Mar 3, 2017
“Success Always Leaves Footprints” is the Black History Month (BHM) 2017 theme; however, no matter the footwear, NASA Johnson ... read more
NASA CIO Ask Me Anything recording available

NASA CIO Ask Me Anything recording available

Mar 2, 2017
In case you missed it, the Information Technology (IT) Business Services Assessment (BSA) Ask Me Anything with NASA’s Chief ... read more
Rodeo comes to town

Rodeo comes to town

Mar 1, 2017
The Texas Independence Trail Ride hoofed it through NASA Johnson Space Center roadways on Feb. 28 on their way to an overnight campout at ... view gallery
Johnson Space Center does give a hoot—about wildlife

Johnson Space Center does give a hoot—about wildlife

Feb 27, 2017
On Feb. 2, a crowd gathered outside of Building 11 to watch wildlife rehabilitator Merrell Skipper reveal an Eastern Screech Owl, Red-Tailed ... read more
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