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NASA Mission Reveals Asteroid Has Big Surprises

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Mar 19, 2019

A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroids surface. Read full story.

NASA Television to Air Three Upcoming Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

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Mar 15, 2019

Four astronauts are preparing for their first spacewalks outside the International Space Station, scheduled for March 22, March 29 and April 8. Read full story.

NASA Invites Media to 17th SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

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Mar 15, 2019

Media accreditation now is open for the next SpaceX delivery of supplies, equipment and science investigations to the International Space Station. Read full story.

NASA Astronauts Hague, Koch Arrive Safely at Space Station

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Mar 14, 2019

Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft Thursday. Read full story.

NASA to Host Media Teleconference on Asteroid Sample Return Mission

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Mar 14, 2019

NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 19, to announce new science from the agencys first mission to return to Earth an asteroid sample that may contain unaltered material from the very beginning of our solar system. Read full story.

NASA Education News

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NASA Announces Tenth Round of Candidates for CubeSat Space Missions

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Mar 14, 2019

NASA has selected and prioritized 16 small research satellites from 10 states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard space missions planned to launch in 2020, 2021 and 2022. Read full story.

NASAs Destination Station to Visit Dallas with Astronauts Chris Cassidy and Shannon Walker

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Mar 14, 2019

NASAs Destination Station will visit Dallas from March 19 through 22 to highlight the work being done on the International Space Station and to return humanity to the Moon and then to Mars. Read full story.

NASA Administrator Speaks at Robotics Competition in Oklahoma

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Mar 8, 2019

NASA Administrator, and Oklahoma native, Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak to media Saturday, March. Read full story.

Arizona Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

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Mar 4, 2019

Students from Arizona will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut on the International Space Station. Read full story.

BIG Idea Challenge 2019 Finalists to Develop Planetary Greenhouse Concepts

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Feb 4, 2019

No drive-through? No problem. University students are designing greenhouses so astronauts can grow their own food on Mars. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Waxing Gibbous Moon Above Earth's Limb

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Mar 20, 2019

The waxing gibbous moon is pictured above Earth's limb as the International Space Station was orbiting 266 miles above the South Atlantic Ocean. Read full story.

Preparing for Apollo 11

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Mar 19, 2019

Apollo 11 backup crew members Fred Haise (left) and Jim Lovell prepare to enter the Lunar Module for an altitude test. Read full story.

Going Where the Wind Takes It

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Mar 18, 2019

Electronics technician Anna Noe makes final checks to the Doppler Aerosol Wind Lidar (DAWN) before it begins a cross-country road trip for use in an upcoming airborne science campaign. Read full story.

Liftoff! A New Crew Heads to the Space Station

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Mar 15, 2019

The Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft lifted off with Expedition 59 crewmembers on a journey to the International Space Station. Read full story.

The Soyuz at Dawn

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Mar 14, 2019

The Soyuz rocket is seen at dawn on launch site 1 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

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ISS Daily Summary Report 3/19/2019

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Mar 19, 2019

Medical Proteomics: The crew performed a blood collection in support of the JAXA Medical Proteomics investigation which evaluates changes of proteins in blood serum, bone and skeletal muscles after space flight, and also supports identification of osteopenia-related proteins. By combining research results for space mice, astronauts and ground patients, proteins related to osteopenia can be …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 3/18/2019

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Mar 18, 2019

Combustion Integrated Rack (CIR) Fuel Oxidizer Management Assembly (FOMA): The crew performed the FOMA calibration preparatory activities which consisted of closing and opening the appropriate valves on manifold bottles and the GIP (gas interface panel). The FOMA calibration is a periodic activity required to support CIR science operations.CIR provides sustained, systematic microgravity combustion research and …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 3/14/2019

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Mar 14, 2019

58 Soyuz (58S) Launch and Docking: The 58S Soyuz launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome this afternoon at 2:14 PM CT and completed a nominal 4 orbit rendezvous and docking to the ISS MRM1 Port at 8:01 PM CT. The 58S crew Aleksey Ovchinin, Nick Hague, and Christina Koch returned ISS to 6-crew operations after hatch …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 3/13/2019

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Mar 13, 2019

Combustion Integrated Rack (CIR) Manifold Bottle Replacement: The crew removed a 50% ethylene fuel bottle and replaced it with a 100% ethylene bottle. They also installed a 100% helium bottle. This is in support of the ongoing BRE (Burning Rate Emulator) experiment, which is part of the ACME (Advanced Combustion via Microgravity Experiments) suite of …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 3/12/2019

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Mar 12, 2019

SBC (Spaceborne Computer) Inverter Replacement: Today the crew replaced the failed Spaceborne Computer-1 power inverter. The inverter was subsequently powered up and showed all green lights. Spaceborne Computers goal is to run a yearlong experiment of high performance commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) computer systems on the ISS. During high radiation events, they intend to verify if …  Read full story.

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