Latest Johnson Space Center Stories

2010-07-29 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A remote Canadian island is being used to simulate isolated space flight conditions for a NASA-funded medical research study that could produce important information to assist astronauts in potential long duration flights to Mars or an asteroid. The Haughton-Mars Project Research Station on Devon Island, well above the Arctic Circle, has many features of isolation and terrain that make it an ideal environment to simulate some conditions of space...

2008-01-09 09:00:12

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation announced today that it has won a contract to provide facility support services at the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) Johnson Space Center (JSC), located in Houston, Texas.

2005-07-03 11:04:21

Each man had an intimate tie to the Columbia disaster. Two were in Mission Control trying to save the shuttle and its crew, and two were 900 miles away at the Florida landing strip waiting for a spacecraft that would never come.

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