Tag: NASA Administrator Bill Nelson

Orion Snaps Staggeringly Beautiful Crescent Earth and Moon Selfie and Finishes Final Firing Targeting Home

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA’s Orion Artemis 1 spacecraft snapped a series of staggeringly beautiful selfie views with the cratered lunar surface and the crescent Earth rising against an eerie backdrop of the blackness of space as it conducted the critical return flyby powered (RPF) maneuver Monday, Dec. 5 – that irreversibly committed the capsule to

Orion Capsule Captures Stunning Imagery of Tortured Lunar Surface Terrain During 1st Close Flyby: Mosaics

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA’s Orion Artemis 1 spacecraft captured stunning up close imagery of the tortured lunar surface terrain during the unpiloted vehicles 1st close flyby orbiting around the Moon’s far side on Flight Day 6 of the test flight mission on 21 Nov. 2022. I’ve created a trio of up close lunar mosaics from

Orion Reaches Farthest Distance and Halfway Mark on Artemis 1 Mission Snaping Stunning Selfie with Earth and Moon

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA’s uncrewed Orion spacecraft reached the farthest distance from Earth it will travel during the groundbreaking Artemis 1 mission — while also reaching the halfway mark of the flight during Flight Day 13, on Monday, Nov. 28 of the 25.5 day long test flight. The spacecraft also captured stunning imagery of Earth and the

Astronomers Unveil Astounding ‘First Light’ Science Imagery from NASA’s Webb Telescope

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Gleeful astronomers unveiled an astounding suite of ‘First Light’ imagery captured by NASA’s massive new James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) revealing heretofore unseen vistas of massive cosmic cliffs, star birth in stellar nurseries, star death, evolving and merging galaxies smacking into one another,  and detailed spectra of an exoplanet detecting water vapor

President Biden Unveils Stunning 1st Science Image from NASA’s Webb Telescope

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – President Joe Biden unveiled an absolutely stunning first full color science image captured by NASA’s massive new James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) that peers further and deeper back in time in the Universe than ever before and in the highest resolution ever achieved, and showing thousands and thousands of galaxies in unimaginable clarity

Boeing Starliner Stunning Blast Off on Long Delayed Critical Uncrewed Test Flight for NASA to Space Station: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner human rated crew capsule magnificently blasted off at last atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, Wednesday evening, May 19,  on a long delayed and high stakes uncrewed test flight for NASA from launch pad 41 on Cape Canaveral Space Force Station