New Orleans Plays Pivotal Role in the Future of NASA Spaceflight

November 16, 2022

Early Wednesday morning, NASA launched its Artemis I flight test - the first integrated flight test of the agency's new deep space exploration systems. Among those important systems is the Space Launch System rocket (SLS), the most powerful rocket ever built, and the Orion spacecraft - both of which are assembled right here in New Orleans.

50-Acre Louisiana Space Campus Coming to New Orleans East

March 11, 2021

On Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards and the State of Louisiana signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with NASA to explore the creation of the Louisiana Space Campus, a 50-acre business park located on NASA's 829-acre property in New Orleans East. 

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