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NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Future Mega Moon Rocket Boosters

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Dec 2, 2021

NASA has awarded the Booster Production and Operations Contract (BPOC) to Northrop Grumman of Brigham City, Utah, to build boosters for the agencys Space Launch System (SLS) rocket to support nine SLS flights. Read full story.

NASA Selects Companies to Develop Commercial Destinations in Space

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Dec 2, 2021

NASA has signed agreements with three U.S. companies to develop designs of space stations and other commercial destinations in space. Read full story.

Public Provides NASA Ideas for Engaging Untapped Communities

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Dec 2, 2021

NASA is currently reviewing 195 comments it received from the public aimed at addressing the barriers that potentially Read full story.

NASA to Announce Americas Next Class of Astronaut Candidates

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Dec 2, 2021

After evaluating more than 12,000 applications, NASA will introduce its 2021 astronaut candidates at 12:30 p.m. EST Monday, Dec. 6, from Ellington Field near NASAs Johnson Space Center in Houston. Read full story.

Vice President Highlights STEM in First National Space Council Meeting

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Dec 1, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris chaired the first National Space Council meeting of the Biden-Harris Administration Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington. Read full story.

NASA Education News

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Vice President Highlights STEM in First National Space Council Meeting

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Dec 1, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris chaired the first National Space Council meeting of the Biden-Harris Administration Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington. Read full story.

La NASA traduce al espaol La primera mujer

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Nov 19, 2021

La NASA public la traduccin al espaol de una novela grfica digital el viernes. Read full story.

Houston, We Have a Groundlink

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Nov 17, 2021

Through a new program called Groundlinks, students can directly ask questions to crew inside the NASAs Human Exploration Research Analog, or HERA. Read full story.

NASA Day Highlights STEM Activities for Hundreds of Afghan Evacuees

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Nov 17, 2021

NASA Langley personnel visited the living support area as part of Operations Allies Welcome, to promote STEM education through hands-on activities at Fort Lee, Virginia, for hundreds of Afghan evacuees. Read full story.

NASA Administrator Hosts Crew-1 Astronauts, Exhibit on Capitol Hill

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Nov 16, 2021

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and the agencys SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will visit Capitol Hill Wednesday, Nov. 17, to meet with members of Congress, discuss work aboard the International Space Station, tour the Destination Station exhibit, and highlight Americas future deep space exploration plans. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Photographing Mars

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Dec 2, 2021

NASAs Curiosity Mars rover used its black-and-white navigation cameras to capture panoramas of this scene at two times of day on Nov. 16, 2021. Read full story.

Eagle, Omega Nebula, Trifid, and Lagoon: Four Famous Nebulae

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Dec 1, 2021

These four nebulae are known for their breathtaking beauty: the Eagle Nebula (which contains the Pillars of Creation), the Omega Nebula, the Trifid Nebula, and the Lagoon Nebula. Read full story.

Dragons-Eye View

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Nov 30, 2021

As the Crew-2 mission departed the International Space Station aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour, the crew snapped this image of the station. Read full story.

Hubbles View of Planetary Nebula Reveals Complex Structure

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Nov 29, 2021

NGC 6891 is a bright, asymmetrical planetary nebula in the constellation Delphinus, the Dolphin. Read full story.

Black Hole Collision May Have Exploded With Light

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Nov 26, 2021

This artist's concept shows a supermassive black hole surrounded by a disk of gas. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

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ISS Daily Summary Report 12/01/2021

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Dec 1, 2021

Payloads: Actiwatch Plus: Actiwatch Plus devices were connected to the HRF-1 rack using a USB Hub in preparation for ground commanding and battery charging. The Actiwatch is a waterproof, nonintrusive, sleep-wake activity monitor worn on the wrist of a crewmember. The device contains a miniature uniaxial accelerometer that produces a signal as the subject moves. …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/30/2021

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Nov 30, 2021

ExtraVehicular (EVA) Status: Due to a late debris notification Monday night, the P1 SASA R&R EVA was deferred today. The USOS crew was provided an uplinked list of activities to work from in lieu of the scheduled timeline. These activities were accelerated from later in the week to accommodate the open time on todays plan. …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/29/2021

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Nov 29, 2021

Payloads: ISS HAM: The crew completed an ISS HAM pass with Colegio Pumahue Temuco, Temuco, Chile. The school is part of the international group of Cognita Schools and a certified Cambridge International School. ISS Ham Radio provides opportunities to engage and educate students, teachers, parents, and other members of the community in science, technology, engineering, …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/26/2021

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Nov 26, 2021

Russian Node Module Docking (6R): The newest Russian docking port, the Prichal module, docked to the ISS today at 9:20 am CST. The five-ton docking module automatically docked to the Multipurpose Laboratory Module (MLM) successfully after launching from Kazakstan on Wednesday, November 24th. Prichal, also referred to as the 6R Node Module, will provide five …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 11/24/2021

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Nov 24, 2021

Payloads: Acoustic Diagnostics: The crew set up the Acoustic Diagnostic instrumentation with a goal of performing calibration and science measurements. Unfortunately, these activities ran over their scheduled time and will need to be deferred to a later day. The Acoustic Upgraded Diagnostics In-Orbit (Acoustic Diagnostics) investigation tests the hearing of ISS crew members before, during, …  Read full story.

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