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NASA Administrator Statement on Space Policy Directive-3

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Jun 18, 2018

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Mondays signing of Space Policy Directive-3 by President Donald Trump: Read full story.

NASA, NSF Plunge Into Ocean Twilight Zone to Explore Ecosystem Carbon Flow

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Jun 18, 2018

A large multidisciplinary team of scientists, equipped with advanced underwater robotics and an array of analytical instrumentation, will set sail for the northeastern Pacific Ocean this August. Read full story.

Brooklyn Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

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Jun 18, 2018

Students from Brooklyn, New York, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASAs Year of Education on Station. Read full story.

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires

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Jun 15, 2018

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the U.S. record for most cumulative time in space, is retiring from the agency, effective Friday. Read full story.

Ramp-Up in Antarctic Ice Loss Speeds Sea Level Rise

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Jun 13, 2018

Ice losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, increasing global sea levels by 0.12 inch (3 millimeters) in that timeframe alone, according to a major new international climate assessment funded by NASA and ESA (European Space Agency). Read full story.

NASA Education News

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Brooklyn Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

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Jun 18, 2018

Students from Brooklyn, New York, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASAs Year of Education on Station. Read full story.

NASA Selects Three Informal Learning Institutions to Inspire Next Generation

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Jun 5, 2018

NASAs Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) has selected three informal education organizations to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning to inspire the next generation of explorers. Read full story.

NASA Glenn Selects Organizations for Engineering Design Challenge

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Jun 4, 2018

NASAs Glenn Research Center recently selected 13 after-school programs to implement science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) content using NASAs Engineering Design Challenge: Powered and Pumped Up Read full story.

Students to Drill Deep in NASAs Mars Ice Challenge

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May 30, 2018

News Media Invited to NASAs Mars Ice Challenge Read full story.

California Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

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May 21, 2018

Students from Pacoima and San Fernando, California, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 22, as part of NASAs Year of Education on Station. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Another Day at the Office

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Jun 18, 2018

"Space was our office yesterday. #EVA51," said International Space Station astronaut Ricky Arnold on Friday. Read full story.

Bang and Whoosh!

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Jun 15, 2018

This HiRISE image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) captures a new, dated (within about a decade) impact crater that triggered a slope streak. Read full story.

A Deep Space Communications Hub in the Desert

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Jun 14, 2018

When NASA engineers were looking for a place to build a network of large radio antennas in the 1950s, they knew they needed somewhere quiet. Read full story.

Shades of Martian Darkness

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Jun 13, 2018

Science operations for NASA's Opportunity rover have been temporarily suspended as it waits out a dust storm on Mars. This series of images shows simulated views of a darkening Martian sky blotting out the Sun from NASA's Opportunity rover's point of view,. Read full story.

Evaluating the Noise of Future Aircraft

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Jun 12, 2018

To address the expected noise levels of future aircraft, NASAs Commercial Supersonic Technology project is already developing technologies focused on reducing the noise produced by an aircrafts engine exhaust. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

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ISS Daily Summary Report 6/15/2018

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Jun 15, 2018

Post Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Activities: Following yesterdays successful US EVA #51 Node 2 (N2) Forward External Wireless Communications (EWC), the crew began stowing the tools and cameras used during the EVA and conducted an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) water recharge. The crew also participated in an EVA debrief with ground specialists. Gravitational References for Sensitomotor …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/14/2018

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Jun 14, 2018

USOS Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #51: Today Ricky Arnold (EV-1) and Drew Feustel (EV-2) completed US EVA #51 Node 2 (N2) Forward External Wireless Communications (EWC) with a Phased Elapsed Time (PET) of 6h 49m. Todays EVA tasks included: Routing EWC power and Ethernet cables between the US Lab and N2. Installing Worksite Interface (WIF) #16 …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/13/2018

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Jun 13, 2018

Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Preparations:In preparation for tomorrows US EVA #51 Node 2 External Wireless Communications (EWC), the crew finalized their EVA tool configurations and completed an audit of EVA equipment. After a final review of the EVA briefing package, the crew participated in an EVA Procedures Conference, configured the Robotics Work Stations (RWSs), and readied …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/12/2018

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Jun 12, 2018

Solidification Using Baffles in Sealed Ampoules (SUBSA): Today, the crew troubleshot the SUBSA experiment that is currently located in the Microgravity Science Glovebox (MSG). The crew removed the sample ampoule, which was lodged inside the chamber bore. Additional troubleshooting is being discussed among the ground teams. The objective of the SUBSA investigation is to advance …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/11/2018

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Jun 11, 2018

Grip: Today a crewmember deployed Grip hardware in the Columbus module central aisle and performed dynamic seated operations. ESAs Grip investigation tests how the nervous system takes into account the forces due to gravity and inertia when manipulating objects. Results from this investigation may provide insight into potential hazards for astronauts as they manipulate objects …  Read full story.

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