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New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

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Nov 22, 2017

Students at U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 9:15 a.m. EST Monday, Nov. 27. Read full story.

NASA to Highlight Science on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

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Nov 21, 2017

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 29, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments launching to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission. Read full story.

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

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Nov 20, 2017

NASA astronaut Scott Tingle will be available at 6 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 1 for live satellite interviews one last time prior to his upcoming launch to the International Space Station Dec. 17, on what will be his first mission in space. Read full story.

NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

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Nov 18, 2017

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days. Read full story.

NASA Selects Instrument for Future International Mission to Martian Moons

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Nov 16, 2017

NASA has selected a science instrument for an upcoming Japan-led sample return mission to the moons of Mars planned for launch in 2024. Read full story.

NASA Education News

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New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

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Nov 22, 2017

Students at U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 9:15 a.m. EST Monday, Nov. 27. Read full story.

New Challenges Await Competitors in NASAs 25th Annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge

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Nov 20, 2017

Registration is now open for the newly designed Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The new format requires teams to think like mission planners and explorers by giving them tasks to complete and the option to decide which tasks and obstacles to complete and which to bypass. Read full story.

ELaNa XIV CubeSats Launch on JPSS-1 Mission

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Nov 18, 2017

Four CubeSats Launch on JPSS-1 Mission Read full story.

Tennessee Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

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Nov 16, 2017

Students at Southside Elementary School in Lebanon, Tennessee, will have the opportunity to speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:05 a.m. EST Monday, Nov. 20. Read full story.

NASAs Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Audit Result

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Nov 15, 2017

NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 2017) financial statements, making this the seventh consecutive year of "clean" opinions. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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The Beauty of Ice

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Nov 22, 2017

Ice can be stunningly beautiful and also quite varied in its appearance. Read full story.

Tending Your Garden ... In Space

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Nov 21, 2017

If you plant it, will it grow (in space)? The answer is yes, at least for certain types of plants. Read full story.

Behold! Observing the Sun

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Nov 20, 2017

A broad hole in the corona was the Sun's dominant feature November 7-9, 2017. Read full story.

Jovian Tempest

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Nov 17, 2017

This color-enhanced image of a massive, raging storm in Jupiters northern hemisphere was captured by NASAs Juno spacecraft. Read full story.

Sunrise Flight to the Space Station

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Nov 16, 2017

Orbital ATK's Cygnus resupply ship with its cymbal-ike UltraFlex solar arrays approaches the International Space Station on Nov. 14, 2017. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

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ISS Daily Summary Report 11/20/2017

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Nov 20, 2017

NanoRack CubeSat Deployer (NRCSD) #13 Deploy: Today three NRCSD #13 deployers were individually ground commanded by JAXA to deploy from the International Space Station (ISS). Due to the configuration of single- and double-wide deployers, NRCSD #13 has a total five deployers (silos 1, 3, 5, 7, and 8).There are no deployers for silos 2, 4, … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 11/20/2017" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/17/2017

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Nov 17, 2017

NanoRack Cubesat Deployer (NRCSD) #13: Installation: This morning, the JEM A/L inner hatch was opened and the slide table was extended to the JPM side. The crew then installed the NRCSD #13 deployer onto the Multipurpose Experiment Platform (MPEP). The slide table was retracted from the JPM side and the inner hatch was closed. The … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 11/17/2017" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/16/2017

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Nov 16, 2017

Marrow: Upon wakeup, a 52S crewmember conducted breath and ambient air sample collections for the Marrow investigation, which looks at the effect of microgravity on bone marrow. It is believed that microgravity, like long-duration bed rest on Earth, has a negative effect on the bone marrow and the blood cells that are produced in the … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 11/16/2017" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/15/2017

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Nov 15, 2017

Probiotics Operations: The crew completed the second half of the second sampling phase that began on GMT 316 with fecal sample collections. Todays activities included saliva sample collections, a questionnaire, and a capsule intake. This sampling phase was the second of four sampling phases for the JAXA Probiotic experiment. Some species of harmful bacteria such … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 11/15/2017" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/14/2017

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Nov 14, 2017

Orbital 8 (OA-8) Capture/Berthing: Monday night, Robotics Ground Controllers maneuvered the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to inspect the Node 1 Nadir Active Common Berthing Mechanism (CBM).They then maneuvered the SSRMS to the Cygnus high hover position in preparation for Cygnus capture. Early this morning, the crew monitored the Cygnus approach from the Cupola … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 11/14/2017" Read full story.

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