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NASA Attaches First of 4 RS-25 Engines to Artemis I Rocket Stage

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 13:52
Engineers and technicians at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have structurally mated the first of four RS-25 engines to the core stage for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will help power the first Artemis mission to the Moon.
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NASA and the 70th International Astronautical Congress

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 14:15
Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks during the opening ceremony of the 70th International Astronautical Congress.
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NASA Astronaut Christina Koch Conducts Repairs on the Space Station

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:42
NASA astronaut Christina Koch conducts her fourth spacewalk at the International Space Station with fellow NASA astronaut Jessica Meir
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The Tycho Supernova: Death of a Star

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:15
In 1572, Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe was among those who noticed a new bright object in the constellation Cassiopeia.
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Astronaut Christina Koch Works in the Vacuum of Space

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:54
NASA astronaut Christina Koch works while tethered near the Port 6 truss segment of the International Space Station.
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Artemis Generation Spacesuit Event

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 09:28
Amy Ross, a spacesuit engineer at Johnson Space Center, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, watch as Kristine Davis and Dustin Gohmert wear prototype spacesuits.
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Serena Auñón-Chancellor Talks to Girls About Life on the Station

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 02:15
NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor speaks about her experience on Expeditions 56 and 57 onboard the International Space Station (ISS) at Excel Academy Public Charter School, Monday, June 10, 2019.
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Serena Aunon-Chancellor Talks to Girls About Life on the Station

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 02:15
NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor speaks about her experience on Expeditions 56 and 57 onboard the International Space Station (ISS) at Excel Academy Public Charter School, Monday, June 10, 2019.
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NASA’s X-59 QueSST Airplane Takes Shape at Lockheed Martin Skunk Works

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 04:24
NASA’s X-59 QueSST, an experimental piloted aircraft designed to fly faster than sound without producing the annoying – if not alarming – sonic booms of previous supersonic aircraft is taking shape..
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NASA’s X-59 QueSST Airplane Takes Shape at Lockheed Skunkworks

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 04:24
NASA’s X-59 QueSST, an experimental piloted aircraft designed to fly faster than sound without producing the annoying – if not alarming – sonic booms of previous supersonic aircraft is taking shape..
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Revealing the Milky Way’s Center

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 10:05
Spitzer Space Telescope's infrared cameras penetrate much of the dust, revealing the stars of the crowded galactic center region of our Milky Way.
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A Glimpse of a Rocky Exoplanet's Surface

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 12:43
Discovered in 2018 by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Survey (TESS) mission, planet LHS 3844b is located 48.6 light-years from Earth and has a radius 1.3 times that of Earth.
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Replacing the Space Station’s Solar Array Batteries

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:39
After completing the first of 10 spacewalks to upgrade the station, astronaut Christina Koch, wrote: The great @Space_Station battery swap series of spacewalks is underway!
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Stephen Hawking and Our Changing Ideas of the Universe

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 03:00
Cosmologist Stephen Hawking changed our view of the universe with his remarkable theories and outreach even thought he suffered from ALS, which slowly paralyzed him over the years.
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Astronaut Nick Hague Returns to Earth After 203 Days Aboard the Space Station

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:12
NASA astronaut Nick Hague is seen outside the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft after he landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.
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Space Launch System Mock Up Arrives at Kennedy for Testing

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 13:41
NASA's Pegasus Barge arrives at the Launch Complex 39 turn basin wharf at Kennedy Space Center in Florida to make its first delivery to Kennedy in support of the agency's Artemis missions.
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Astronaut Nick Hague Soaks Up Views of Earth

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 09:14
Today is my last Monday living on this orbiting laboratory and I’m soaking up my final views, said astronat Nivk Hague.
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Viewing a Launch From Above

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 08:57
Expedition 60 astronaut Christina Koch photographed the Soyuz MS-15 crew ship ascending into space after its launch from Kazakhstan.
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Astronaut Candidate Frank Rubio

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 02:21
Frank Rubio was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class and reported for duty in August 2017.
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Finding Intermediate-Sized Black Holes

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 09:59
In this image, a galaxy called ESO 243-49 is home to an extremely bright object called HLX-1. Circled in this image, HLX-1 is the most likely example of a black hole in the intermediate mass range that scientists have found.
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