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NASA Announces Updated Crew Assignments for Space Station Missions

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Jan 18, 2018

NASA is announcing an addition to the NASA lineup for upcoming launches, and making changes to some assignments for International Space Station missions in 2018. Read full story.

Long-Term Warming Trend Continued in 2017: NASA, NOAA

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Jan 18, 2018

Earths global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA. Read full story.

NASA Briefing Thursday Will Preview Upcoming US Spacewalks

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Jan 16, 2018

American and Japanese astronauts aboard the International Space Station will embark on a pair of spacewalks Jan. 23 and 29 to service the stations robotic arm. Experts from NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will preview this work in a briefing at 2 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 18, at NASAs Johnson Space Center in Houston. Read full story.

Massachusetts Students to Speak with Astronauts on Space Station

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Jan 16, 2018

Students at Framingham State University (FSU) in Massachusetts will speak with astronauts living, working, and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:15 p.m. EST Friday, Jan. 19. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agencys website. Read full story.

NASA, NOAA to Announce 2017 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions

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Jan 12, 2018

Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will provide the annual release of data on global temperatures and discuss the most important climate trends of 2017 during a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 18. Read full story.

NASA Education News

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Massachusetts Students to Speak with Astronauts on Space Station

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Jan 16, 2018

Students at Framingham State University (FSU) in Massachusetts will speak with astronauts living, working, and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:15 p.m. EST Friday, Jan. 19. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agencys website. Read full story.

Idaho Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

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Jan 12, 2018

Students from 10 schools in Idaho will speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:25 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 17. Read full story.

NASA Marshall to Host FIRST Robotics Kick-Off Event Jan. 6 at U.S. Space & Rocket Center; Media Invited

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Jan 4, 2018

More than 400 area students are expected to attend the 2018 FIRST Robotics Kick-Off event Jan. 6, from 9-11 a.m., at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Read full story.

NASA Announces 2018 BIG Idea Challenge Finalists

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Dec 15, 2017

NASA, in partnership with the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), has chosen five finalist teams for the last phase of the 2018 Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge. Read full story.

Washington Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station Today

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Dec 12, 2017

Students from nine school districts in Port Orchard, Washington, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:10 p.m. EST today. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Jupiters Swirling South Pole

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Jan 18, 2018

This image of Jupiters swirling south polar region was captured by NASAs Juno spacecraft as it neared completion of its tenth close flyby of the gas giant planet. Read full story.

Even in the Desert

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Jan 17, 2018

For the second time in three years, snow has accumulated in the desert near the northern Algerian town of An Sfra. Read full story.

Three of the 'Thirty-Five New Guys'

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Jan 16, 2018

On January 16, 1978, NASA announces the first astronaut class in nine years, which included the first African Americans. Read full story.

Jupiters Colorful Cloud Belts

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Jan 12, 2018

Colorful swirling cloud belts dominate Jupiters southern hemisphere in this image captured by NASAs Juno spacecraft. Read full story.

All the Glittering Stars

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Jan 11, 2018

A new analysis of about 10,000 normal Sun-like stars in the Milky Way's galactic bulge reveals that our galaxy's hub is a dynamic environment. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

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ISS Daily Summary Report 1/16/2018

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Jan 16, 2018

Rodent Research 6 (RR-6): In support of the on-going RR-6 investigation, today the crew refilled the rodent habitat water supply using the water refill kit and later remove the mice and restocked the rodent habitats with new food bars in addition to cleaning the lids and interiors cages of the habitats. The Rodent Research-6 (RR-6) … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 1/16/2018" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/15/2018

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Jan 15, 2018

Vascular Echo: With ground team assistance, a 53S crewmember performed a Vascular Echo protocol, which included scans of his neck, thigh, portal vein, and heart. Following the scanning activity, the subject completed three consecutive blood pressure measurements using the Cardio-lab Holter Arterial blood pressure unit. Vascular Echo examines changes in blood vessels, and the heart, … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 1/15/2018" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/12/2018

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Jan 12, 2018

SpaceX (SpX)-13 Dragon Unberth: Today, the crew completed the final packing of critical items into the Dragon Spacecraft. They then egressed the vehicle and removed utility jumpers, followed by the depressurization of the Node 2 to Dragon vestibule. Ground teams then utilized the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to unberth and maneuver Dragon to … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 1/12/2018" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/11/2018

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Jan 11, 2018

Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) Zero Robotics (ZR): Today the crew provided support for a SPHERES ZR Challenge competition between students from High Schools around the world. The SPHERES-Zero-Robotics investigation establishes an opportunity forhigh school students to design research for the International Space Station (ISS). As part of a competition, students write … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 1/11/2018" Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/10/2018

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Jan 10, 2018

Airway Monitoring Measurement Operations: Using the Portable Pulmonary Function System (PPFS) for guidance, today two crewmembers performed two different measurement protocols; the low Nitric Oxide (NO) protocol which determines how much NO is exhaled with the respiration, and the high NO protocol, which determines how much NO is diffused into the blood. The protocols were … Continue reading "ISS Daily Summary Report 1/10/2018" Read full story.

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