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August 16, 2019

Burst test at JSC this morning

Engineers at JSC will be conducting a burst test this morning between 9am and 11am. This test is of a much smaller magnitude than the last test, and any impact... More »

August 3, 2019

Successful Burst Test Today

NASA/JSC Engineering Directorate conducted a successful burst test on site today which caused a singular high decibel noise event that could be heard in the neighboring communities around  12:30pm.  No... More »

August 2, 2019

Heave Equipment Move will Impact Traffic in JSC Area

A heavy equipment haul will take place in our area beginning late Monday evening, August 5th, through the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 6th.  Movement of the heavy equipment... More »

July 31, 2019

Fire at Exxon-Mobile in Baytown

The Office of Emergency Management is monitoring a fire at the Exxon-Mobile plant in Baytown. At this time, there are no expected impacts to JSC. Authorities in Baytown have issued... More »

July 12, 2019

Tropical Weather Update from the Spaceflight Meteorology Group

At 10AM CDT, Tropical Storm Barry was located at 28.2N 90.4W or 300 miles ESE of JSC, moving WNW at 5 MPH. Maximum sustained winds were 65 MPH. Barry is... More »

July 11, 2019

JSC Roundup Special on Tropical Storm Barry

Center Management continues to monitor Tropical Storm Barry. Currently the forecast track takes the storm well east of JSC into central Louisiana. There are no plans to proceed with hurricane... More »

July 11, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry Forms in Gulf

At 10:00 AM CDT, Tropical Storm Barry formed with a a center located at 27.8N 88.7W or 405 miles SE of JSC, moving west at 5 MPH. Maximum sustained winds... More »

July 11, 2019

Tropical Weather Statement from the Spaceflight Meteorology Group

At 7:00 AM CDT, the apparent center of a weather disturbance expected to become a tropical depression or storm today was located at 27.6 N 88.5 W, moving west at... More »

July 10, 2019

Time to Plan

The outlook and forecast of potential tropical development is very uncertain at this time. The forecast track of future Barry is too close to Texas to rule out impacts from... More »

July 10, 2019

Gulf Update from the Spaceflight Meteorology Group

The National Hurricane Center has begun issuing advisories for a potential tropical depression/storm that is expected to develop in the northern Gulf of Mexico later today or tomorrow.  Should this... More »