Category: Space

NASA Awards University Research Projects to Support Agency Missions

Credits: NASA

NASA announced the recipients of the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) grants, which will support scientific and technical research projects for

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NASA’s Compact Infrared Cameras Enable New Science

A new, higher-resolution infrared camera outfitted with a variety of lightweight filters could probe sunlight reflected off Earth’s upper atmosphere and surface, improve forest fire

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NASA, Mission Partners to Discuss Starliner Crew Flight Test Progress

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft aboard is seen as it is rolled out of the Vertical Integration Facility
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NASA to Provide Coverage of Progress 88 Launch, Space Station Docking

The Progress 85 cargo craft is seen shortly after undocking from International Space Station on Feb. 12 as it was orbiting 260 miles above the
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NASA Updates Coverage for Boeing’s Starliner Launch, Docking

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner crew ship approaches the International Space Station on the company’s Orbital Flight Test-2 mission before automatically docking to the Harmony module’s forward
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Space Station Research Advances NASA’s Plans to Explore the Moon, Mars

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Space Station Research Advances NASA’s Plans to Explore the Moon, Mars

The full moon is pictured as the International Space Station orbited
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Hurricane Season Begins

NASA

June 1 marks the beginning of the 2024 hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean. NASA observes and studies hurricanes from space, both with views

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Rayos X en el firmamento

NASA/NICER

Esta imagen de todo el cielo muestra 22 meses de datos de rayos X registrados por la carga útil del Explorador de la Composición

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NASA Updates Coverage for Crew Flight Test Launch, Docking to Station

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is pictured from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in
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NASA to Change How It Points Hubble Space Telescope

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NASA to Change How It Points Hubble Space Telescope

This image of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope was taken on May 19, 2009
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Welcome Back to Planet Earth, Expedition 70 Crew! 

On May 16, 2024, a crowd of more than 500 people gathered at Space Center Houston’s IMAX theater for the Expedition 70 crew debrief and

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Moon Tree Planted at U.S. Capitol Marks Enduring NASA, Artemis Legacy

NASA astronaut and Artemis II Commander Reid Wiseman provides remarks at a Moon Tree dedication ceremony Tuesday, June 4, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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NASA Astronauts Practice Next Giant Leap for Artemis 

The physics remain the same, but the rockets, spacecraft, landers, and spacesuits are new as NASA and its industry partners prepare for Artemis astronauts to

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New Energy Source Powers Subsea Robots Indefinitely

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Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater)

NASA’s Aquarius instrument aboard the joint U.S. and Argentinian Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas mapped
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NASA Sets Coverage for Dragon Spacecraft Relocation on Space Station

The SpaceX Dragon crew spacecraft pictured from the International Space Station.
Credit: NASA

In preparation for the arrival of NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test, four

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NASA Sets Coverage for Boeing Starliner’s First Crewed Launch, Docking

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft approaches the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams will launch aboard Starliner on a United Launch Alliance Atlas
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NASA Mission Strengthens 40-Year Friendship 

As NASA astronaut Butch Wilmore launches aboard Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station Monday, May 6 on its first crewed flight, one of

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Tech Today: Stay Safe with Battery Testing for Space

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Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater)

On the space shuttle Columbia flight STS-93, the first lithium-ion battery flown on a
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Big Science Drives Wallops’ Upgrades for NASA Suborbital Missions

Large amounts of data collected by today’s sensitive science instruments present a data-handling challenge to small rocket and balloon mission computing systems.

“Just generally, science

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NASA Selects Commercial Service Studies to Enable Mars Robotic Science

This mosaic is made up of more than 100 images captured by NASA’s Viking 1 orbiter, which operated around Mars from 1976 to 1980. The
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By Their Powers Combined

MDSCC/INTA, Francisco “Paco” Moreno

This April 20, 2024, image shows a first: all six radio frequency antennas at the Madrid Deep Space Communication Complex, part

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Hi-C Rocket Experiment Achieves Never-Before-Seen Look at Solar Flares

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Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater)

The High-Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C, launches aboard a Black Brant IX sounding rocket
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Researchers Develop ‘Founding Document’ on Synthetic Cell Development

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Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater)

Synthetic cell development could lead researchers to new developments in food and medical sciences
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2024 Total Solar Eclipse: Prediction vs. Reality

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2024 Total Solar Eclipse: Prediction vs. Reality

Image Before/After

Before a total solar eclipse crossed North America on April 8, 2024, scientists

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NASA Research Park Public Documents

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Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater)

Economic Benefits Study:

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Hubble Hunts Visible Light Sources of X-Rays

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Hubble Hunts Visible Light Sources of X-Rays

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image features the dwarf galaxy IC 776.
ESA/Hubble & NASA,
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A Moonlit Trio

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Moon (left), Saturn, and Jupiter (lower right; Saturn is above and to the left of Jupiter) were seen in the sky above

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Former NASA Center Director, Scientist to Receive Presidential Medals

Medals of Freedom are displayed Thursday, July 7, 2022, before a ceremony at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith)

President Joe

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ARMD Solicitations

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Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater)

Illustration showing multiple future air transportation options NASA researchers are studying or working to
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Sols 4173-4174: Reflections

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Sols 4173-4174: Reflections

This image was taken by Left Navigation Camera onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 4171 (2024-04-30 19:41:16 UTC).
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