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NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries

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Jun 10, 2021

As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the Moons surface per year, the agency has selected three new scientific investigation payload suites to advance understanding of Earths nearest neighbor. Read full story.

Teams Engineer Complex Human Tissues, Win Top Prizes in NASA Challenge

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Jun 9, 2021

Two teams of scientists from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, have won first and second place in NASA's Vascular Tissue Challenge. Read full story.

NASA Administrator Statement on US Innovation and Competitiveness Act

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Jun 8, 2021

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson released the following statement Tuesday after the Senate passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness Act. Read full story.

NASA Selects Postdoctoral Program Research Support Contractor

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Jun 8, 2021

NASA has selected Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to provide the agency with administrative support and coordination of research opportunities between NASAs mission directorates and centers across the agency. Read full story.

NASA Highlights Winners of Challenge to Engineer Human Tissue

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Jun 7, 2021

NASA will announce the first- and second-place winners of the Vascular Tissue Challenge, a prize competition to grow and sustain functioning human tissue in a lab, Wednesday, June 9. Read full story.

NASA Education News

NASA Education News Feed

El nuevo reto estudiantil de la NASA ofrece un desarrollo tecnolgico prctico

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May 25, 2021

La NASA comenzar un nuevo concurso para el ao escolar 2021-22, dando a los equipos de estudiantes la oportunidad de disear, construir y lanzar experimentos en cohetes suborbitales y vuelos en globo de gran altitud. Read full story.

New NASA Student Challenge Offers Hands-On Tech Development

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May 25, 2021

NASA will initiate a new competition for the 2021-22 school year, providing student teams a chance to design, build, and launch experiments on suborbital rockets and high-altitude balloon flights. Read full story.

NASA, ESA, JAXA Host Hackathon to Study COVID-19s Environmental Effects

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May 20, 2021

The measures countries have taken in response to COVID-19, ranging from large-scale lockdowns to the mass deployment of personal protective equipment, have resulted in environmental effects. Read full story.

3 Students Named Winners of Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest

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May 19, 2021

NASA has named three students the winners of the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest for their creative visions of a pioneering journey to the Moon. Read full story.

Texas Students to Hear from Astronauts on International Space Station

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May 7, 2021

Students from Brownsville, Texas will hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station during a call at 10:15 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 11 that will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agencys website. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

NASA Image of the Day Feed

Flag Day 2021: Saluting the U.S. Flag

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Jun 14, 2021

June 14 of each year is celebrated as Flag Day in the U.S. Read full story.

Earth's Atmospheric Glow and Star Trails

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Jun 11, 2021

The beauty of our home planet is shown in this long exposure photograph, taken from the International Space Station. Read full story.

A Partial Solar Eclipse

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Jun 10, 2021

A partial solar eclipse is seen as the Sun rises behind the United States Capitol Building, Thursday, June 10, 2021, as seen from Arlington, Virginia. Read full story.

Galactic Goulash

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Jun 9, 2021

One definition for goulash, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is mixture of heterogeneous elements, jumble. This 2017 image of Arp 299 is just that. Read full story.

Earth Is a Water World

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Jun 8, 2021

In this view from aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour, a pair of the International Space Station's main solar seemingly arrays drape across the Earth's horizon. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

International Space Station Reports Feed

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/11/2021

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Jun 11, 2021

Payloads: AC Touch: Per standard procedure, the crew touched both the coated and uncoated coupons for this long-term investigation. Boeing Environment Responding Antimicrobial Coatings tests an antimicrobial coating on several different materials that represent high-touch surfaces. Some microbes change characteristics in microgravity, which could create new risks to crew health and spacecraft systems as well …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/10/2021

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Jun 10, 2021

Payloads: Bioculture system: The crew removed the Bioculture system from Dragon, installed it into EXPRESS rack 4, and successfully powered it up. This facility will be used to support the Cell Science-04 investigation in mid-July. The tardigrade (water bear) is the model organism for studying biological survival under the most extreme environmental stress conditions on …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/09/2021

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Jun 9, 2021

Payloads: AC Touch: Per standard procedure, the crew touched both the coated and uncoated coupons for this long-term investigation. Boeing Environment Responding Antimicrobial Coatings tests an antimicrobial coating on several different materials that represent high-touch surfaces. Some microbes change characteristics in microgravity, which could create new risks to crew health and spacecraft systems as well …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/08/2021

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Jun 8, 2021

Payloads: FIR/LMM (Fluids Integrated Rack/Light Microscopy Module): Following the completion of several weeks of observations of the ACE-T-2 science module, the crew performed the steps necessary to remove ACE-T-2 and install the ACE-T-11 science module. Advanced Colloids Experiment-Temperature Control and Gradient Sample-11 (ACE-T-11) involves the design and assembly of complex three-dimensional (3D) structures from colloids, …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/07/2021

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Jun 7, 2021

SpaceX (SpX)-22 Docking:Following last Thursdays successful launch, Dragon was docked on Saturday at 4:20 AM CT at the Node 2 Zenith port. Prior to docking the crew gathered and set up necessary tools required for the crew to monitor vehicle approach. After the vehicle docked, the crew completed Dragon International Docking Adapter (IDA) Vestibule pressurization …  Read full story.

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