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NASA's Gateway Program

NASA's Gateway Program NASA and its partners are building the Gateway space station that will orbit the Moon

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International Space Station 🤝 GatewayBuilding on more than 20 years of experience and international partnership, Gateway...
12/28/2022

International Space Station 🤝 Gateway

Building on more than 20 years of experience and international partnership, Gateway is extending the legacy of the International Space Station from low-Earth orbit to deep space.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3uhdZGc

Christmas came early for the Gateway Program! 🎁: The Habitation and Logistics Outpost mockup was delivered to NASA's Joh...
12/25/2022

Christmas came early for the Gateway Program! 🎁

: The Habitation and Logistics Outpost mockup was delivered to NASA's Johnson Space Center earlier this week, where NASA Artemis astronauts will train for future missions to deep space.

Learn more about HALO: https://go.nasa.gov/3WlDpzx

Gateway: An assembly of elements in lunar orbit.Each Gateway module is built with a specific purpose and will collective...
12/24/2022

Gateway: An assembly of elements in lunar orbit.

Each Gateway module is built with a specific purpose and will collectively enable a long-term human presence in deep space as part of NASA Artemis missions.

Learn more: nasa.gov/gateway/overview

Around the Moon, we’ll learn more about the Sun! ☀️Inside and outside of Gateway, initial science payloads will conduct ...
12/20/2022

Around the Moon, we’ll learn more about the Sun! ☀️

Inside and outside of Gateway, initial science payloads will conduct year-round studies on space weather and radiation in a deep space environment.

Learn more about some of the instruments flying on Gateway: https://go.nasa.gov/3e3kTdo

All together, one last time in 2022.The Gateway Program, including international partners, came together to evaluate the...
12/16/2022

All together, one last time in 2022.

The Gateway Program, including international partners, came together to evaluate the Gateway space station’s design as part of work to conclude Gateway’s Preliminary Design Review, a major milestone on the road toward launch.

The Gateway Program presented USM with a plaque and ISS flown patch for their diligent efforts in the build of the Habit...
12/14/2022

The Gateway Program presented USM with a plaque and ISS flown patch for their diligent efforts in the build of the Habitation and Logistics Outpost training mock-up. The mock-up will be delivered to NASA's Johnson Space Center later this month for testing and crew training for future NASA Artemis missions.

Congratulations to NASA’s Orion Spacecraft on a successful landing! On future missions, NASA Artemis crew will depart on...
12/12/2022

Congratulations to NASA’s Orion Spacecraft on a successful landing! On future missions, NASA Artemis crew will depart on Orion from Gateway for splashdown on Earth, returning with new knowledge and experience from deep space.

POV: You’re an astronaut in Gateway’s ESPRIT Refueling Module, or ERM.The ERM will provide fuel resupply, cargo storage,...
12/08/2022

POV: You’re an astronaut in Gateway’s ESPRIT Refueling Module, or ERM.

The ERM will provide fuel resupply, cargo storage, and windows for Earth and Moon observation, among many other capabilities.

Learn more about ERM: https://bit.ly/3FiDLjF

Our international partners NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Canadian Space Agency, ESA - European S...
12/05/2022

Our international partners NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Canadian Space Agency, ESA - European Space Agency, 文部科学省 MEXT, and JAXA(宇宙航空研究開発機構) met for the 2nd Gateway Multilateral Coordination Board to review status of Gateway's development and schedule.

Gateway will be a unique platform for science utilization in deep space: http://bit.ly/3XYkDyR

The Gateway program is proud to recognize two team members honored at the 2022 Space Flight Awareness Silver Snoopy Awar...
12/02/2022

The Gateway program is proud to recognize two team members honored at the 2022 Space Flight Awareness Silver Snoopy Awards.

Congrats to Gateway’s very own Dan Garguilo and Jim Scheib on receiving the Silver Snoopy award- The NASA astronauts’ award for outstanding performance.

"There's a huge sense of pride and accomplishment knowing that my minor role is contributing to the overall larger goal ...
11/30/2022

"There's a huge sense of pride and accomplishment knowing that my minor role is contributing to the overall larger goal of sending astronauts to live and work in deep space on Gateway. For my children and their generation, walking on the Moon may seem like just a fact in a history book, so I’m excited that Gateway will bring lunar exploration into a modern era.” – Laura Spayd, Configuration and Data Management Lead for Gateway’s Power and Propulsion Team at NASA's Glenn Research Center.

Learn more about Spayd: go.nasa.gov/3VpitXs

11/29/2022

How far will Gateway be from home? 🌍

Gateway will orbit the Moon in a special near rectilinear halo orbit, bringing the space station about 356,000 km from Earth at its closest as it flies through deep space.

Learn more about NRHO: http://go.nasa.gov/3powwy7

11/22/2022
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It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s a Logistics Module!

To support deep space NASA Artemis missions, Gateway’s Deep Space Logistics will deliver critical supplies to the space station to support crewed missions and advance science investigations.

Learn more about Gateway DSL: https://go.nasa.gov/3oBE2VP

Congratulations to our NASA Artemis program partners NASA's Space Launch System, NASA’s Orion Spacecraft, and NASA's Exp...
11/17/2022

Congratulations to our NASA Artemis program partners NASA's Space Launch System, NASA’s Orion Spacecraft, and NASA's Exploration Ground Systems for your hard work, dedication, and successful Artemis I launch - we look forward to flying with you on future missions with our international partners!

In this week’s episode of , Gateway’s Diane Davis shares why the near-rectilinear halo orbit is the right fit for the sp...
11/10/2022

In this week’s episode of , Gateway’s Diane Davis shares why the near-rectilinear halo orbit is the right fit for the space station.

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We've never had a spacecraft fly in near-rectilinear halo orbit—until now. Learn how , which is set for lunar orbital insertion THIS Sunday, will help pave the way for NASA's Gateway Program and future NASA Artemis missions.🌕 Listen here: https://bit.ly/3A2eQxG

11/07/2022

We’re going back to the Moon - TOGETHER!

Built with international and commercial partners, the Gateway space station will use next-generation technology to advance science and push the boundaries of deep space exploration during future NASA Artemis missions.

Around the Moon, astronauts will work from home! 🌑🏠💼In Gateway’s Habitation and Logistics Outpost module, astronauts wil...
11/04/2022

Around the Moon, astronauts will work from home! 🌑🏠💼

In Gateway’s Habitation and Logistics Outpost module, astronauts will conduct science, prepare meals, exercise, and rest while orbiting the Moon.

Read more about Gateway’s habitation elements: go.nasa.gov/3WlDpzx

Happy Halloween from Gateway! A spooky space station has been built at NASA's Johnson Space Center today. The Vehicle Sy...
10/31/2022

Happy Halloween from Gateway! A spooky space station has been built at NASA's Johnson Space Center today. The Vehicle Systems Manager team members dressed up to replicate the Moon-orbiting station.

10/26/2022

Did you know Gateway’s Power and Propulsion Element will make the space station one of the most powerful solar electric spacecraft ever flown?

Maxar is assembling key elements of PPE at facilities in Palo Alto, California.

Learn more about Gateway: https://go.nasa.gov/3jTVRNu

Recently at JAXA(宇宙航空研究開発機構), teams hosted a Preliminary Design Review of the JAXA-provided Environmental Control and Li...
10/21/2022

Recently at JAXA(宇宙航空研究開発機構), teams hosted a Preliminary Design Review of the JAXA-provided Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) for the International Habitat (I-HAB). Great progress was demonstrated with a close-out review in the near future.

The International Habitation Module has contributions from all of Gateway’s international partners. Recently, teams from...
10/19/2022

The International Habitation Module has contributions from all of Gateway’s international partners. Recently, teams from ESA - European Space Agency, Canadian Space Agency, and JAXA(宇宙航空研究開発機構) traveled to Thales Alenia in Italy, to refine the layout of external components on Gateway’s I-HAB.

What will the Moon look like from Gateway? Teams at NASA's Johnson Space Center use virtual reality to get to know the G...
10/07/2022

What will the Moon look like from Gateway?

Teams at NASA's Johnson Space Center use virtual reality to get to know the Gateway space station before it launches to lunar orbit. The ESPRIT Refueling Module’s windows, shown here, will permit unprecedented observations of the Moon and Earth.

From the lab, to the Moon! The Gateway Power Test Lab (GPWR) has many roles in testing and verifying Gateway’s power cap...
10/07/2022

From the lab, to the Moon! The Gateway Power Test Lab (GPWR) has many roles in testing and verifying Gateway’s power capabilities. Teams demonstrated how crew support equipment and laptops will be tested on Gateway before heading to the Moon.

Gateway is pushing boundaries with next-generation Vehicle Systems Manager (VSM) software that enables autonomous contro...
10/05/2022

Gateway is pushing boundaries with next-generation Vehicle Systems Manager (VSM) software that enables autonomous control of the space station for extended periods of time. VSM recently achieved its milestone critical design review - congrats to this amazing team!

Successfully completing the critical design review means that the Gateway Program is ready to turn VSM software designs into reality. It’s another step on Gateway’s journey to becoming humanity’s first space station in lunar orbit

Gateway is coming together🤩 Following structural welding, the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) module will ship f...
10/03/2022

Gateway is coming together🤩

Following structural welding, the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) module will ship from Italy to Gilbert, Arizona, where Northrop Grumman Corporation will outfit various components to support future NASA Artemis missions.

Last week, Thales Alenia Space hosted Gateway teams from NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, ESA - Eur...
09/28/2022

Last week, Thales Alenia Space hosted Gateway teams from NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, ESA - European Space Agency, and Northrop Grumman Corporation to discuss the technical integration of the HALO Lunar Communication System (HLCS) onto Gateway’s Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) module.

The HLCS, provided by ESA - European Space Agency, will provide multiple paths of communication between expeditions on the lunar surface and Gateway, and serve as a communications relay to Earth including live HD video streaming.

Gateway’s Deep Space Logistics, based at NASA's Kennedy Space Center will be a commercial supply chain supporting scienc...
09/16/2022

Gateway’s Deep Space Logistics, based at NASA's Kennedy Space Center will be a commercial supply chain supporting science and exploration around the NASA Moon. 💫

Learn more: go.nasa.gov/3oBE2VP

What scientific studies will take place on Gateway?Gateway will carry both internal and external science experiments to ...
09/12/2022

What scientific studies will take place on Gateway?

Gateway will carry both internal and external science experiments to study the unique space weather and radiation in deep space. Data collected from these instruments will help scientists better understand how to keep crew and equipment safe around the Moon.

Learn more: go.nasa.gov/3e3kTdo

"Seeing astronauts utilize the hardware for the first time, aboard Gateway, will be an unforgettable yet overwhelming mo...
09/09/2022

"Seeing astronauts utilize the hardware for the first time, aboard Gateway, will be an unforgettable yet overwhelming moment when I can proudly say 'I helped accomplish that.'"

Leading the software team currently evaluating which hardware would be most viable in deep space, Veronica Pruneda shares more on her role as Software Project Lead for the Gateway Program: go.nasa.gov/3d5oHuE

Gateway around the Moon will be a gateway to Mars!  The space station will serve as a technology test bed and docking st...
09/06/2022

Gateway around the Moon will be a gateway to Mars!

The space station will serve as a technology test bed and docking station around the lunar surface enabling future missions into deep space and eventually Mars.

Gateway is a ⚡ powerhouse ⚡ The Power and Propulsion Element will use solar electric propulsion and roll out solar array...
08/31/2022

Gateway is a ⚡ powerhouse ⚡

The Power and Propulsion Element will use solar electric propulsion and roll out solar arrays to provide power, maneuvering, and attitude control for Gateway in deep space.

Learn more: go.nasa.gov/3Q33wXm

This week Gateway teams from NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Age...
08/26/2022

This week Gateway teams from NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), and Northrop Grumman Corporation held a review to accept the first flight batteries developed by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation before they are shipped to the US for integration into Gateway's Habitation and Logistics Outpost Module.

Gateway will play a vital role in future NASA Artemis missions.The small space station will push boundaries in deep spac...
08/23/2022

Gateway will play a vital role in future NASA Artemis missions.

The small space station will push boundaries in deep space exploration, including solar electric propulsion, roll out solar arrays, robotics, and autonomous vehicle system management.

Learn More: https://go.nasa.gov/3zBZ3pJ

Do you know why Gateway’s Near Rectilinear Halo Orbit is so special? NRHO offers unique opportunities for human health, ...
08/17/2022

Do you know why Gateway’s Near Rectilinear Halo Orbit is so special?

NRHO offers unique opportunities for human health, heliophysics, space biology and life sciences, as well as lunar, Earth, astrophysics, and fundamental physics investigations, among many other benefits.

Learn more about NRHO: go.nasa.gov/3sMcijE

As it orbits the Moon, Gateway will enable deep space exploration with a variety of visiting spacecraft, including NASA’...
08/15/2022

As it orbits the Moon, Gateway will enable deep space exploration with a variety of visiting spacecraft, including NASA’s Orion Spacecraft.

Orion will dock to Gateway, where crew will live and work during missions in deep space.

Ahead of the Artemis I launch, we showed off Gateway’s Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) mockup to be used for Ast...
08/09/2022

Ahead of the Artemis I launch, we showed off Gateway’s Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) mockup to be used for Astronaut trainings for future NASA Artemis missions. Built by Northrop Grumman Corporation, HALO will be a deep space home-away-from-home.

Learn More: go.nasa.gov/3u4mrJT

International collaboration is in Gateway’s DNA.🧬We’re building on international partnerships with ESA - European Space ...
08/08/2022

International collaboration is in Gateway’s DNA.🧬

We’re building on international partnerships with ESA - European Space Agency, JAXA(宇宙航空研究開発機構) and Canadian Space Agency to advance human exploration in deep space.

Learn more: go.nasa.gov/3BpLhIa

Let’s go Gateway!⭐⚾Last night we shared how NASA Artemis is advancing deep space exploration and Gateway was honored alo...
08/02/2022

Let’s go Gateway!⭐⚾

Last night we shared how NASA Artemis is advancing deep space exploration and Gateway was honored along with our partners JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), ESA - European Space Agency, & Canadian Space Agency to receive an official Astros game ball.

Gateway is swinging for the stars!

“Bonded by a pursuit of exploration that’s greater than ourselves, the Gateway team shares similar traits as we work tog...
07/27/2022

“Bonded by a pursuit of exploration that’s greater than ourselves, the Gateway team shares similar traits as we work together to accomplish this really big mission of returning to the surface of the Moon in a new and unique way.”
- Kay Bond, Gateway Contract, Resource, and Export Control Manager at NASA's Johnson Space Center

More on Bond: nasa.gov/feature/i-am-artemis-kay-bond/

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