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NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

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Jan 27, 2020

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

NASA Selects First Commercial Destination Module for International Space Station

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Jan 27, 2020

NASA has selected Axiom Space of Houston to provide at least one habitable commercial module to be attached to the International Space Station as the agency continues to open the station for commercial use. Read full story.

NASA TV to Air Departure of Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft from Space Station

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Jan 24, 2020

More than two months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrop Grummans Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the SS Alan Bean, will depart the orbiting laboratory on Friday, Jan. 31. Read full story.

NASA to Pay Tribute to Fallen Heroes with Day of Remembrance

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Jan 24, 2020

NASA will honor members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, during the agency's annual Day of Remembrance Thursday, Jan. 30. Read full story.

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

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Jan 24, 2020

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 29, to discuss science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grummans 13th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station. Read full story.

NASA Education News

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NASA to Pay Tribute to Fallen Heroes with Day of Remembrance

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Jan 24, 2020

NASA will honor members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, during the agency's annual Day of Remembrance Thursday, Jan. 30. Read full story.

International Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

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Jan 21, 2020

International students in Panama will have an opportunity this week to talk with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Read full story.

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

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Jan 13, 2020

Students from Texas will have an opportunity this week to talk with three NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Read full story.

NASAs Newest Astronauts Ready for Space Station, Moon, and Mars Missions

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Jan 10, 2020

NASA welcomed 11 new astronauts to its ranks Friday, increasing the number of those eligible for spaceflight assignments that will expand humanitys horizons in space for generations to come. Read full story.

2020 FIRST Robotics Kickoff Event Returns to Rocket City Jan. 4

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Jan 2, 2020

More than 260 students are expected to attend the 2020 FIRST Robotics kickoff event Jan. 4, starting 8:30 a.m. at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Spitzer Observes TRAPPIST-1

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Jan 27, 2020

Spitzer Space Telescope, one of agencys great observatories, one of Spitzer's great discoveries was that of the TRAPPIST-1 star, an ultra-cool dwarf, which has seven Earth-size planets orbiting it. Read full story.

Setting the Stage for Artemis Testing

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Jan 24, 2020

All eyes are on south Mississippi with this months delivery and installation of NASAs Space Launch System. Read full story.

Martin Luther King Day of Service at NASA Headquarters

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Jan 22, 2020

The Amidon-Bowen Elementary School choir performs at the MLK Day of Service. Read full story.

Liftoff of SpaceX's In-Flight Abort Test

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Jan 21, 2020

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center at 10:30 a.m. EST on Jan. 19, 2020. Read full story.

Hubble Views Galaxy From Famous Catalog

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Jan 17, 2020

This bright, somewhat blob-like object seen in this image taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is a galaxy named NGC 1803. It is about 200 million light-years away, in the southern constellation of Pictor (the Painters Easel), and it was discovered in 1834 by astronomer John Herschel. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

International Space Station Reports Feed

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/24/2020

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Jan 24, 2020

Muscle Tone in Space (Myotones): The crew completed skin markings, ultrasound measurements, blood collection, and other activities to support the Myotones experiment. The ground team confirmed they have received the expected data and images. The Myotones investigation observes the biochemical properties of muscles during long-term exposure to the spaceflight environment. Results from this investigation are …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/23/2020

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Jan 23, 2020

ISS HAM pass: On Wednesday, the crew participated in two ISS HAM passes. The first was Morita Junior High School, Fukui, Japan and some of the questions included the effects of heating water in space, what happens if an astronaut has a toothache in space, and if the crew has ever had a serious disease …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/21/2020

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Jan 21, 2020

Food Acceptability: The crew completed a Food Acceptability Survey using the Data Collection Tool on an SSC (Station Support Computer). This investigation seeks to determine the impact of repetitive consumption of food currently available from the spaceflight food system. Results will be used in developing strategies to improve food system composition to support crew health …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/20/2020

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Jan 20, 2020

HERMES: The crew performed the periodic vacuum valve opening for HERMES. These operations maintain the desired vacuum levels for the granular/regolith experiments typically hosted by the HERMES facility. Hermes is a reconfigurable on-orbit facility capable of accommodating up to four user-configurable experiment volumes at a time. The facility provides long duration exposure to microgravity, vacuum …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 1/17/2020

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Jan 17, 2020

Acoustic Diagnostics: The crew set up the appropriate hardware, performed the audio measurements, and used the EveryWear application to answer the questionnaires. The investigation tests the hearing of ISS crew members before, during, and after flight. This study assesses the possible adverse effects of noise and the microgravity environment aboard the ISS on human hearing. …  Read full story.

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