Venture Class Rockets First Class Flights for CubeSats
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For years, tiny CubeSat satellites could only fly into space as hitchhikers, riding along with larger, primary payloads. Now, thanks to Venture Class ...
NASA Explorers: The Launch
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It's 5 a.m. on a normal September day and #NASAExplorers have gathered in a California field to watch a rocket launch light up the pre-dawn sky. On bo...
NASA Live: Earth Views from the Space Station
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Behold, the Earth! See live views of Earth from the International Space Station coming to you by NASA's High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experimen...
Apollo 8: A Story of Christmas Around the Moon
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50 years ago, three NASA astronauts embarked on a journey that would take them “Round the moon and back”. The Apollo 8 mission proved the performa...
NASA Explorers: Permafrost
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This week, #NASAExplorers head back in time…by going underground. In the Arctic, a frozen layer of soil – permafrost – trapped dead plants and a...
New Crewmembers Onboard the Space Station on This Week @NASA – December 7, 2018
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The space station's newest crew members are safely onboard, our first asteroid sample return mission arrives at its destination, and the first sounds ...
SpaceX's CRS-16 Mission to the Space Station: What's On Board?
NASA 2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 44,036
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft will carry crew supplies, scientific research and hardware to the orbiting laboratory to support the Expedition 57 and 58 c...
How and Why Is NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission Visiting Asteroid Bennu?
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On Dec. 3, 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrives at its target, near-Earth asteroid Bennu. Here, the team explains mission goals and the process of ...
NASA Explorers: High Mountain Glaciers
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They're rivers of ice, slowly flowing down the sides of mountains, and they currently have an outsized role in sea level rise. This week, #NASAExplore...
How Do You Assemble the Largest Rocket Ever Made?
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At the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center, technicians practice and prepare to stack NASA's Space Launch System rocket. The SLS fueled-...
InSight Mission Lands Safely on Mars on This Week @NASA – November 30, 2018
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Our InSight mission arrives at Mars, announcing the companies that will help us get to the Moon, and the space station's next crew wraps up prelaunch ...
How Will NASA's InSight Spacecraft Land on Mars?
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When NASA's InSight descends to the Red Planet on Nov. 26, 2018, it's guaranteed to be a white-knuckle event. Rob Manning, chief engineer at NASA's Je...
Landing Site Selected for Mars 2020 Mission on This Week @NASA – November 23, 2018
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A landing site is selected for our next Mars rover, our InSight mission is in the home stretch of its journey to the Red Planet, and a week of celebra...
NASA Explorers: Frozen World
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You have to start somewhere when looking for life away from Earth. Many #NASAExplorers look for places with water ice, including distant moons like .....
Happy Thanksgiving From the International Space Station
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Astronauts Alex Gerst of ESA and Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA wish you a happy Thanksgiving! On station, the crew will share a holiday meal of tu...