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.

New Affordable Housing Planned for New Orleans East

October 13, 2021

Seven developers – all non-profit, minority or women–owned businesses – will be building new affordable housing units in eastern New Orleans. As part of the Orleans Housing Investment Program (OHIP), the City of New Orleans is partnering with the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority on the program. Eligible families must earn no more than 80 percent […]

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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