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NASA Is Going To Study Those UAP/UFO Things
NASA Is Going To Study Those UAP/UFO Things

NASA to Discuss New Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Study Today, NASA “NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT today – Thursday, June 9 – to discuss a new study team the agency is commissioning to examine unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs). The purpose of the study is to examine UAPs – observations of events in the sky that cannot be identified as aircraft or known natural phenomena – from […]

  • NASA Watch
  • June 9, 2022
Soft Power: NASA Soars – And Crashes – On The Same Day
Soft Power: NASA Soars – And Crashes – On The Same Day

The Power Of Ten: Meet The 10 Winners Of NASA’s 10th Annual Space Apps Challenge “The level of global participation and team dynamics underscored NASA’s efforts to ensure that the Space Apps Challenge community reflected the level of diversity that exists globally. The challenges spanned a wide range of topics, talents, and interests creating an environment where anyone and everyone could participate and add value. Of the participating 4,534 teams, […]

  • NASA Watch
  • February 9, 2022
It Takes More Than Logos On T-shirts For NASA To Fully Realize Its Branding Potential
It Takes More Than Logos On T-shirts For NASA To Fully Realize Its Branding Potential

Sometimes it seems that everyone on Earth is wearing a NASA T-shirt, Washington Post “Go to any college campus, Ulrich said, and there are “kids there with NASA shirts on. You see it on the subway. You see it on the street. It’s just proliferating.” It sure is. Last year, Ulrich said, the agency received 11,000 merchandising requests from companies that wanted to use the logo on some sort of […]

  • NASA Watch
  • January 16, 2022
Holiday Schedule

Keith’s note: We’re going to mostly take the next week or so off. But I’ll be updating on the Webb mission on a daily basis and I will be on TV here and there as well talking about that. Or not. Hope y’all take some time to truly relax.

  • NASA Watch
  • December 24, 2021
George W.S. Abbey Rocket Park
George W.S. Abbey Rocket Park

NASA to Dedicate, Rename Rocket Park for Former Director George Abbey “Media are invited to attend the dedication of Rocket Park at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston for former director George W.S. Abbey in a ceremony at 10 a.m. CST Friday, Dec. 10. Home to one of only three Saturn V rockets on display in the world, the facility will now be known as George W.S. Abbey Rocket Park. […]

  • NASA Watch
  • December 9, 2021
Yet Another NASA Town Hall
Yet Another NASA Town Hall

NASA Invites Media to Discuss Future of NASA “NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and other senior agency leaders will host an employee town hall for all civil servant and contractor employees at noon EDT, Tuesday, Sept. 21, to provide updates about the agency’s human spaceflight programs, projects, and activities to the workforce. The town hall will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, the agency’s website, and multiple agency social […]

  • NASA Watch
  • September 21, 2021
False Alarm At NASA HQ and KSC. Everyone Is Fine.

Keith’s note: NASA PAO just sent me this statement on the NASA Kennedy and NASA HQ security events which were connected after all. FWIW sources inside NASA say that the false alarm happened when a mistake was made in a training exercise in advance of a formal training event next week at NASA HQ as we reported earlier. “A false alarm indicating an active shooter was set off at 11:05 […]

  • NASA Watch
  • September 10, 2021
Michoud Hurricane Status (Update)
Michoud Hurricane Status (Update)

NASA Michoud Hurricane Ida Status Report Aug. 31, 2021 4:30 p.m. (with images) “Assessments continue at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility following Hurricane Ida. Damage to the roofs of several buildings have been confirmed and includes loose panels, panels removed during the storm, debris and water damage. Michoud remains on limited generator power for essential areas. Due to no power in the factory, assessments inside have been limited and by flashlight […]

  • NASA Watch
  • September 1, 2021
NASA's New Odd Transparency

Unfortunately @NASA PAO is now holding "virtual briefings" where news media can no longer ask the briefers questions directly. Instead reporters have to email their questions in. This allows #NASA to filter the questions before they are asked – should they so desire #transparency https://t.co/iI00WAH2KO — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) August 31, 2021 While #NASA PAO has started to not allow news media to directly ask #NASA briefers questions at media […]

  • NASA Watch
  • August 31, 2021
NASA PAO Revises Its Media Accreditation Policy
NASA PAO Revises Its Media Accreditation Policy

NASA Posts Agencywide Media Accreditation Policy, NASA “NASA has issued a formal policy that standardizes the criteria and process for media accreditation to cover events and activities at all agency locations. As written into the agency’s mission with the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, NASA is charged to “…provide for the widest practicable and appropriate dissemination of information concerning its activities and the results thereof.” As a publicly […]

  • NASA Watch
  • July 2, 2021
NASA Wallops – America's Stealth Space Port

LAUNCH ALERT ? We're launching another sounding rocket tomorrow at 8 am ET carrying 40 student experiments. For those in the Delmarva region, weather permitting, you could catch a glimpse of the Terrier Improved Orion in the sky. ? Tune in tomorrow: https://t.co/KjQlf85AZM pic.twitter.com/9YWN3dPZJy — NASA Wallops (@NASA_Wallops) June 23, 2021 Keith’s note: This tweet was posted around 1:00 pm EDT on 23 June. The launch is scheduled for the […]

  • NASA Watch
  • June 23, 2021
Lockheed Martin and GM Team up for Human Lunar Terrain Vehicle

Lockheed Martin, General Motors Team-up to Develop Next-Generation Lunar Rover for NASA Artemis Astronauts to Explore the Moon, Lockheed Martin Corporation “Lockheed Martin and General Motors Co. are teaming up to develop the next generation of lunar vehicles to transport astronauts on the surface of the Moon, fundamentally evolving and expanding humanity’s deep-space exploration footprint.” “NASA’s Artemis program is sending humans back to the Moon where they will explore and […]

  • NASA Watch
  • May 26, 2021
On Hiatus

Keith’s note: I am taking a few days off. Marc will be checking in on things. See you next week.

  • NASA Watch
  • May 26, 2021
The Launch Site That NASA Likes To Ignore

Oddly @pinballme @NASA has made no mention whatsoever of the Wallops launch since Monday. Much of the account's 46 million followers can see it when it does launch. You even released a map that says so. Not everyone in Indiana and Maine knows to follow @NASA_Wallops Just sayin' pic.twitter.com/vkA3yeyA8c — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) May 12, 2021 LAUNCH SCRUBBED ? Tonight's launch of the KiNET-X sounding rocket has been scrubbed due […]

  • NASA Watch
  • May 11, 2021
JSC's Warp Drive Gizmo Fails More Tests
JSC's Warp Drive Gizmo Fails More Tests

EmDrive, a Supposed Fuel-less Engine, Is Knocked Down Again, Gizmodo “Five years ago, NASA researchers experimented with an object called the EmDrive (or electromagnetic drive), a Y-shaped metal chamber in which, they reported, thrust could be produced without propellant. Such a contraption would refute core principles of physics as we know them and eliminate a huge barrier to deep space travel by nullifying the need to carry fuel. … If […]

  • NASA Watch
  • April 8, 2021