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Image of a Supermoon

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 09:48
A supermoon occurs when the Moon’s orbit is closet (perigee) to Earth.
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SpaceX's Dragon Launches to Space Station

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 11:22
A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft lifted off on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 11:50 p.m. EST Friday, March 6.
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Celebrating the Life of Katherine Johnson

Sat, 03/07/2020 - 15:48
A Celebration of Life service was held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 for NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson at the Hampton University Convocation Center.
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Hubble Spies Galactic Traffic Jam

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 08:33
NGC 3887 is one of many galaxies in our universe with spiral arms, just like our own Milky Way. Until the 1960s, the behavior of spiral arms was an astronomical puzzle. The arms emanate from a spinning core and "should" therefore become wound up ever more tightly over time. Instead, they move more slowly, like an interstellar traffic jam.
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Jupiter as Never Seen Before!

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 11:06
See Jupiter’s Great Red Spot as you’ve never seen it before in this work of art.
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Artemis I's Orion Capsule Undergoing Testing

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 09:02
NASA’s Orion spacecraft, a critical part of the agency’s Artemis I mission, is nearing the end of a three-month testing campaign at the agency's Plum Brook Station.
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Artemis I's Orion Capsule Completes Testing

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 09:02
NASA’s Orion spacecraft, a critical part of the agency’s Artemis I mission, has completed three months of testing at the agency's Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.
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Amelia Earhart Visits the NACA (And Gets Her Coat Caught in a Wind Tunnel!)

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 09:04
Amelia Earhart visits Langley in November 1928.
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Astronaut Jessica Meir Configures the Light Microscopy Module

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 09:08
NASA astronaut and International Space Station Expedition 62 crew member Jessica Meir configures the Light Microscopy Module inside the Fluids Integrated Rack.
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Tracy Drain: Systems Engineer

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 06:17
Tracy Drain, with one of her childhood inspirations … Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura
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Tracy Drain: Flight Systems Engineer

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 06:17
Tracy Drain, with one of her childhood inspirations … Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura
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First Flight of Saturn IB

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:18
On Feb. 26, 1966, AS-201, the first Saturn IB rocket, lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
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Gullies on Mars

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 09:59
Gullies on Mars form during the winter, made liquid by carbon dioxide frost.
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Angela Mason-Butcher: Multidisciplinary Engineer

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:42
Angela Mason-Butcher is the Capabilities Manager for the Integration and Management Office in the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate.
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Celebrating the Life and Career of Katherine Johnson

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 09:57
Katherine Johnson passed away Feb. 24, 2020, after living a life filled with trail-blazing achievements.
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Connie Moore and Sheva Moore: Keepers of NASA's Imagery

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 08:23
Connie Moore (left) and Sheva Moore are not related but they share a passion for helping the public find just the right image or film clip for projects.
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Celebrating John Glenn's Historic Mission

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 09:27
On February 20, 1962, NASA launched one of the most important flights in American history.
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Jupiter's Equator

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:57
Thick white clouds are present in this JunoCam image of Jupiter's equatorial zone.
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Kenneth Harris: From Teen Intern to Engineer

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 05:33
In this image, Kenneth Harris II works in the clean room at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
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Spitzer's View of the Tarantula Nebula

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 09:58
This image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Tarantula Nebula in three wavelengths of infrared light, each represented by a different color.
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