TDRS

NASA Completes Critical Space Communications Network with Spectacular Launch of Final TDRS Science Relay Satellite

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Today marked the end of an era for NASA as the last of the agency’s…

5 years ago

NASA’s Tracking Data Relay Satellite-M Vital for Science Relay Poised for Liftoff Aug. 18 – Watch Live

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - The last of NASA’s next generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TRDS) that looks like…

5 years ago

How Do Astronauts on the Space Station Stay in Touch with Earth?

Gemini 8 was in trouble. The spacecraft was spinning rapidly, the astronauts were fighting to stay conscious, and worst of…

9 years ago

Next Generation TDRS Satellite Launches to Orbit

NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System will get an upgrade as the first of a new generation of communications…

9 years ago