NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-aw

American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-in

NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-as

Command Module pilot Michael Collins practices in the CM simulator on June 19, 1969, at Kennedy. nasa.gov/image-feature/countdo

NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019. nasa.gov/press-release/urban-a

Samples of spacesuit material will be flown on the Mars 2020 mission to study show they might degrade in the Martian environment. nasa.gov/image-feature/storm-r

Students from Kansas will have an opportunity this week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station who also hails from the Sunflower State. nasa.gov/press-release/kansas-

Scientific investigations conducted on the International Space Station last week included work that could improve design of life support systems and help keep astronauts healthy on long missions. nasa.gov/mission_pages/station

This flag accompanied NASA astronaut Alan B. Shepard on his 15-minute suborbital journey on May 5, 1961. nasa.gov/image-feature/the-sta

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-ad

"Years ago at the South Pole, I looked up to the aurora for inspiration through the 6-month winter night." Aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Christina Koch snapped this image of an aurora. nasa.gov/image-feature/seeing-

An 18-year-old high school senior has won a $250,000 prize for calculating the potential for finding more planets outside our solar system, called exoplanets, using data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope. nasa.gov/feature/high-school-s

A robust and competitive low-Earth orbit (LEO) economy is vital to continued progress in space. nasa.gov/leo-economy/vision-fo

After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and the formation of asteroids and comets. nasa.gov/press-release/spacex-

A D.C. Department of Transportation employee removes a paper cover from the "Hidden Figures Way" street sign in front of NASA Headquarters at the corner of 3rd and E Street SW. nasa.gov/image-feature/unveili

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be joined at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 12, by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, and author Margot Lee Shetterly for the renaming of the street in front of NASA Headquarters in Washington – E Street SW – to “Hidden Figures Way.” nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-in

Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moon to Mars exploration approach. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-in

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor is hugged by students after a presentation about her experience on Expeditions 56 and 57 onboard the International Space Station at Excel Academy Public Charter School in DC. nasa.gov/image-feature/astrona

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor is hugged by students after a presentation about her experience on Expeditions 56 and 57 onboard the International Space Station at Excel Academy Public Charter School in DC. nasa.gov/image-feature/astrona

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