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NASA Awards Contract to Deliver Science, Tech to Moon Ahead of Human Missions

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Apr 8, 2020

NASA has selected Masten Space Systems of Mojave, California, to deliver and operate eight payloads with nine science and technology instruments to the Moons South Pole in 2022, to help lay the foundation for human expeditions to the lunar surface beginning in 2024. Read full story.

NASA Selects Early-Stage Technology Concepts for New, Continued Study

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Apr 7, 2020

Future technologies that could enable quicker trips to Mars and robotic exploration of ocean worlds might have started out as NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC). Read full story.

NASA Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13, A Successful Failure

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Apr 6, 2020

As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission which has become known as a successful failure that saw the safe return of its crew in spite of a catastrophic explosion the agency is sharing a variety of resources, recognizing the triumph of the mission control team and the astronauts, and looking at how those lessons learned can Read full story.

New NASA Podcast Helps Listeners Explore Our Curious Universe

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Apr 6, 2020

NASAs newest podcast is taking listeners on an adventure to explore the wonders of Earth and help unravel the mysteries of the universe. Read full story.

NASA Coverage Set for Chris Cassidy, Crewmates Flight to Space Station

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Apr 6, 2020

A trio of space travelers, including NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Thursday, April 9. Read full story.

NASA Education News

NASA Education News Feed

Food, Technology for ISS at the Judges Table at Annual HUNCH Competition

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Mar 13, 2020

Teams of high school students took part in a nationwide program to put their best entre and technologies forward as part of NASAs HUNCH program. Read full story.

New York City Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

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Mar 11, 2020

Students from New York City will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Read full story.

#BeAnAstronaut: NASA Seeks Applicants to Explore Moon, Mars

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Mar 2, 2020

For the first time in more than four years, NASA began accepting applications Monday for future astronauts. Aspiring Moon to Mars explorers have until 11:59 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 31, to apply. Read full story.

NASA Highlights Minority STEM Education Outreach at CIAA Basketball Tournament

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Feb 26, 2020

Billed as Education Day, the CIAA partners with science, technology, education and math educators to bring interactive STEM outreach to mostly minority students. Read full story.

Florida Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

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Feb 25, 2020

Florida students will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

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Assembling the X-59 QueSST Wing

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Apr 8, 2020

The X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology, or QueSST, wing assembly is lifted by a crane and moved to another area of the manufacturing floor in preparation for wing skin installation. Read full story.

Cardiac Research on the Space Station

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Apr 7, 2020

Aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir conducts cardiac research inside the Life Sciences Glovebox. Read full story.

Eagle Nebulas Pillars of Creation in Infrared

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Apr 6, 2020

In this Hubble Space Telescope image, researchers has revisited one of Hubble's most iconic and popular images: the Eagle Nebulas Pillars of Creation. Read full story.

Hubble Captures a Cannibal Galaxy

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Apr 3, 2020

This remarkable spiral galaxy, known as NGC 4651, may look serene and peaceful as it swirls in the vast, silent emptiness of space, but dont be fooled it keeps a violent secret. Read full story.

Rosette Nebula Gives Birth to Stars

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Apr 2, 2020

This 2010 image from the Herschel Space Observatory shows dust clouds associated with the Rosette Nebula, a stellar nursery about 5,000 light-years from Earth in the Monoceros, or Unicorn, constellation. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

International Space Station Reports Feed

ISS Daily Summary Report 4/06/2020

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Apr 6, 2020

The crew will work late into the nominal crew work day today to prepare Dragon for unberth and release tomorrow morning. The next daily report will resume on Wednesday, April 8th. Payloads Over the weekend: CASIS PCG 10: The crew transferred five sample cards into MELFI to freeze in preparation for a return on SpX-20. …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 4/02/2020

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Apr 2, 2020

Veggie PONDS Validation: The crew removed the Germination Cap from each Veggie Ponds Module and added water to reservoirs of each module in both facilities. Photos were taken and plant thinning was performed as needed. Organisms grow differently in space, from single-celled bacteria to plants and humans. Future long-duration space missions will require crew members …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 4/01/2020

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Apr 1, 2020

Fluid Shifts: The crew performed the setup for baselining eye Fundoscope images. Fluid Shifts is a NASA investigation, divided into Dilution Measurements, Baseline Imaging, and Imaging with Chibis. The Chibis hardware is used to perform the Lower Body Negative Pressure (LBNP) part of the experiment. The Fluid Shifts experiment investigates the causes for severe and …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 3/31/2020

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Mar 31, 2020

Vascular Echo: A crewmember doffed the Vascular Echo Mobil-O-Graph Cuff and upload the recorded 13-hour BP data to the EPM Laptop, then stowed Mobil-O-Graph Kit. Cardiac and Vessel Structure and Function with Long-Duration Space Flight and Recovery (Vascular Echo) examines changes in blood vessels, and the heart, while the crew members are in space, and …  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 3/30/2020

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Mar 30, 2020

JAXA MHU-5 (JAXA Mouse Habitat Unit-5): The crew performed routine mouse habitat maintenance activities for the continuing Mouse Mission-5 investigation. JAXA Mouse Habitat Unit-5 (MHU-5) examines the effects of partial G on mice using the JAXA-developed mouse habitat cage units (HCU) that can be installed in the newly developed Centrifuge-equipped Biological Experiment Facility-L (CBEF-L) on …  Read full story.

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