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SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

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Dec 5, 2019

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m. EST Wednesday. Dragon will deliver more than 5,700 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations, including studies of malting barley in microgravity, the spread of fire, and bone and muscle loss. Read full story.

First NASA Parker Solar Probe Results Reveal Surprising Details About Our Sun

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Dec 4, 2019

The Sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form and behave throughout the universe all thanks to NASA's Parker Solar Probe. Read full story.

NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

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Dec 3, 2019

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 4:15 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 6. Read full story.

NASA to Present First Findings of Solar Mission in Media Teleconference

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Dec 2, 2019

NASA will announce the first results from the Parker Solar Probe mission, the agency's revolutionary mission to "touch" the Sun, during a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4. Read full story.

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

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Nov 27, 2019

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting 12:29 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 19th resupply mission to the International Space Station under contract with the agency. Read full story.

NASA Education News

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Interns Express Themselves Through NASA Projects

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Nov 20, 2019

Interns Express Themselves Through NASA Projects Read full story.

NASA, University of Alabama to Collaborate on Advanced, In-space Manufacturing

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Nov 8, 2019

NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is expanding its partnership with the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, to collaborate on advanced and in-space manufacturing. Read full story.

NASA Selects Minority-Serving Institutions to Advance Aerospace Manufacturing

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Oct 30, 2019

The Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) of NASAs Office of STEM Engagement is partnering with the agencys Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate to provide students at minority-serving institutions the education and experience needed to help address manufacturing needs in the U.S. aerospace sector. Read full story.

NASA Deputy Administrator, Astronaut Candidate to Visit University of North Carolina

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Oct 29, 2019

NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard and astronaut candidate Zena Cardman will visit the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) Wednesday to Thursday, Nov. 6-7, to discuss the agencys Artemis program. Read full story.

Maine Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

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Oct 25, 2019

Students from Maine will have an opportunity next week to talk live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Luca Parmitano Works to Upgrade a Cosmic Particle Detector

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Dec 5, 2019

European Space Agency astronaut and current International Space Station Commander Luca Parmitano and crewmate Andrew Morgan (out of frame) performed the third spacewalk to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. Read full story.

Carina Nebula's 'Mystic Mountain'

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Dec 4, 2019

Within the tempestuous Carina Nebula lies Mystic Mountain. Read full story.

Robot Hotel Launching to the International Space Station

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Dec 3, 2019

Robots need a place to stay in space, too. NASA is attaching a robot hotel to the outside of the International Space Station with the upcoming launch of the Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS). Read full story.

Glancing Back

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Dec 2, 2019

Just after its close flyby of Jupiter on Nov. 3, 2019, NASA's Juno spacecraft caught this striking view of Jupiter's southern hemisphere as the spacecraft sped away from the giant planet. This image captures massive cyclones near Jupiter's south pole, as well as the chaotic clouds of the folded filamentary region. Read full story.

Black Hole Nurtures Baby Stars a Million Light-Years Away

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Nov 29, 2019

Black holes are famous for ripping objects apart, including stars. But now, astronomers have uncovered a black hole that may have sparked the births of stars over a mind-boggling distance, and across multiple galaxies. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

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ISS Daily Summary Report 12/03/2019

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Dec 3, 2019

Rodent Research-14 (RR-14): The crew completed cleaning and teardown of the Life Science Glovebag. Rodent Research14, Microgravity as a Disruptor Of The 12-hour Circatidal Clock (RR-14), uses mice to test the hypothesis that disruptions in a microgravity environment to the circadian rhythm sleep/wake cycle will affect the body on a cellular and key organ level. …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 12/02/2019

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Dec 2, 2019

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #61 (AMS EVA3): Today, ISS CDR Luca Parmitano (EV-1) and FE-9 Drew Morgan (EV-2) completed US EVA #61 (AMS EVA #3) and performed the following tasks: Upgraded Tracker Thermal Pump System (UTTPS) Install Power and Data Cable Install Open Refill Valve Vertical Support Beam (VSB) Tube Clean Cut …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/27/2019

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Nov 27, 2019

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Preparation: The crew continued preparation for the third AMS repair EVA with procedure reviews. The AMS-02 repair EVAs are being performed with the goal of recovering a series of cooling pumps within the AMS-02 experiment. The first and second of the AMS EVAs were completed successfully and went …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/26/2019

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Nov 26, 2019

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Preparation: The crew continued preparation for the third AMS repair EVA with procedure reviews. The AMS-02 repair EVAs are being performed with the goal of recovering a series of cooling pumps within the AMS-02 experiment. The first and second of the AMS EVAs were completed successfully and went …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/25/2019

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Nov 25, 2019

AMS EVA preparation: The crew continued preparation for the third AMS repair EVA with procedure reviews. The multiple AMS-02 repair EVAs are being performed to recover a series of cooling pumps within the AMS-02 experiment. The first and second of the AMS EVAs were completed successfully and went very well. The third EVA is currently …  Read full story.

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