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NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station

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Aug 22, 2019

Filled with almost 2,700 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Tuesday, Aug. 27. NASA Television and the agencys website will broadcast its departure live beginning at 10:15 a.m. EDT. Read full story.

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Available for Last Interviews Before Space Mission

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Aug 22, 2019

NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 4, for her final live satellite interviews before launching on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. Read full story.

NASA Administrator to Tour New Colorado Aerospace Complex, Discuss Artemis Program

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Aug 21, 2019

Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 10 a.m. MDT Friday, Aug. 23, during his visit to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he will tour a newly-completed aerospace engineering complex. Read full story.

NASA Television to Broadcast Sixth Meeting of the National Space Council

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Aug 19, 2019

NASA Television and the agencys website will provide live coverage of the sixth meeting of the National Space Council at 9:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 20, from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museums Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Read full story.

NASA Administrator, Members of Congress to Discuss Ohios Role in Artemis Program

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Aug 19, 2019

Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio Wednesday, Aug. 21, as they visit the agencys Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, to view progress on the agencys Artemis program. Read full story.

NASA Education News

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NASA Seeks BIG Ideas from Universities for Tech to Study Dark Regions on the Moon

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Aug 21, 2019

NASA plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program. Before astronauts step on the lunar surface again, new technology instruments will study the surface. Read full story.

NASA Administrator to Tour New Colorado Aerospace Complex, Discuss Artemis Program

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Aug 21, 2019

Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 10 a.m. MDT Friday, Aug. 23, during his visit to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he will tour a newly-completed aerospace engineering complex. Read full story.

Students from Texas Make History and Celebrate a Historic Moment

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Aug 8, 2019

While a team of students from Lone Star College-CyFair in Texas reflected on this moment in history, they were getting ready to visit NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida to make their own mark. Read full story.

Virginia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

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Aug 6, 2019

The next generation of explorers in Virginia will have an opportunity to talk live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Read full story.

Teachers Immersed in Modeling and Simulation Training

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Jul 31, 2019

Teachers Immersed in Modeling and Simulation Training Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Wildfires in the Brazilian Rainforest Creating Cross Country Smoke

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Aug 21, 2019

Amazon rainforest fires causing smoke to drift across the whole of Brazil. Read full story.

A View of the National Space Council

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Aug 21, 2019

A member of the audience takes a picture with their phone as Vice President Mike Pence is introduced during the sixth meeting of the National Space Council. Read full story.

SpaceX Dragon Crew Emergency Evacuation Rehearsal

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Aug 19, 2019

A quick moving storm passes as teams from NASA and SpaceX practice procedures for medical emergency evacuation onboard the GO Searcher ship, Friday, August 15, 2019. Read full story.

3D Printing and the Future of Aeronautics

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Aug 19, 2019

Today is National Aviation Day and progress is ongoing in the next evolution of air mobility all thanks to emerging 3D printing technology. Read full story.

Hubbles Portrait of Stars Gaseous Glow

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Aug 16, 2019

Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded object, named NGC 2022, is certainly not algae or tiny, blobby jellyfish. Instead, it is a vast orb of gas in space, cast off by an aging star. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

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ISS Daily Summary Report 8/21/2019

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Aug 21, 2019

International Docking Adapter (IDA)3 Extravehicular Activity (EVA): Crewmembers Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan successfully executed USOS EVA #55 within 6 hours and 31 minutes in order to accomplish the following tasks: IDA3 cable routing and connections IDA3 installation IDA3 Multi-Layer Insulation (MLI) removal IDA3 outfitting. Install Hemispherical (HEMI) reflectors (2) Install H-Fixture MLI Install PMA3 …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 8/20/2019

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Aug 20, 2019

Biorock: The crew removed the Biorock container samples from Kubik 5 and 6 and placed them into cold stowage after imagery was taken. The interaction between microbes and rocks in a liquid phase can be affected by reduced gravity in several ways. The reduction of thermal convection in low-gravity, and its absence in microgravity, minimizes …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 8/19/2019

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Aug 19, 2019

Vascular Aging: The crew performed glucose tests and blood draws in support of the Vascular Aging study. Emerging data indicates links among cardiovascular health risk, carotid artery aging, bone metabolism and blood biomarkers, insulin resistance, and radiation. Data indicate that aging-like changes are accelerated in many ISS crew members, particularly with respect to their arteries. …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 8/16/2019

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Aug 16, 2019

Bio-Monitor: A crewmember removed and stowed the Garment hardware. Although the ISS is equipped with health and life sciences research tools, the existing instrumentation for continuous and simultaneous recording of several physiological parameters is lacking. To address this issue, the Bio-Monitor Commissioning activity tests the Bio-Monitor facility; a wearable garment capable of monitoring relevant physiological …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 8/14/2019

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Aug 14, 2019

Bio-Monitor: The crew replaced the Data Unit on the Bio-monitor garment. Although the ISS is equipped with health and life sciences research tools, the existing instrumentation for continuous and simultaneous recording of several physiological parameters is lacking. To address this issue, the Bio-Monitor Commissioning activity tests the Bio-Monitor facility; a wearable garment capable of monitoring …  Read full story.

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